The Insurrection

The Effort to Overturn the Election

Reporting on the mob that attacked and breached the Capitol, the fallout from that day, and ongoing far-right violence.

Domestic Terrorism: A More Urgent Threat, but Weaker Laws

Authorities dissuaded some extremists from traveling to Washington, and shared intelligence with Capitol Police, but could not stop the mob that stormed the Capitol, a senior FBI official says.

Capitol Rioters Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight. The Police Weren’t Ready.

Insurrectionists made no effort to hide their intentions, but law enforcement protecting Congress was caught flat-footed.

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