U.S. Capitol

Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., and Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., hand pizzas to members of the National Guard gathered at the Capitol Visitor Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Washington. as the House of Representatives continues with its fast-moving House vote to impeach President Donald Trump, a week after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/CP)

A respite for the U.S. Capitol. But how long will it last?

Image of the Week: After last week’s riots and renewed threats of violence around Joe Biden’s inauguration, these soldiers must not be caught napping
Maryland National Guard members stand guard around the Russell Senate Office Building a day after a pro-Trump mob broke into the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 07, 2021 (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The attack on the Capitol and how to protect ’the home of the people’

Former Sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers talks to Marie-Danielle Smith about the difficult balance between security and openness, and the dangers of building walls
Congress Holds Joint Session To Ratify 2020 Presidential Election

’This is a shot at our country and our democracy’

Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada, on the storming of the Capitol, Trump’s incitement and where America goes from here
Trump loyalists storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

So when do we start promoting democracy?

Paul Wells: If the sacking of a capital by forces loyal to a failed autocrat was happening in any other country it’s hard to imagine Canadian officials would stay this quiet
Congress Holds Joint Session To Ratify 2020 Presidential Election

Bats, tats and buffalo horns: Trump’s would-be insurgents storm the Capitol

Images of the Week: A gallery of scenes from Congress, where rioters stopped the vote to confirm Joe Biden as president