Bart Jansen, MyCentralJersey

Bart Jansen

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Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • MyCentralJersey
  • USA TODAY
Past:
  • The News Leader
  • Burlington TimesNews
  • The Progress-Index
  • Enquirer
  • The Tennessean
  • argusleader
  • Detroit Free Press
  • independentmail
  • El Paso Times
  • Rochester D and C
  • and more…

Recent articles by Bart:

US Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick died from strokes the day after riot, medical examiner rules

U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died from strokes a day after the Jan. 6 riot, the D.C. medical examiner ruled Monday. → Read More

Cause of death released for 4 of 5 people at Capitol riot – but not Officer Brian Sicknick

The causes of death for four people who died at the Capitol riot have been released, but results are still pending for Capitol officer Brian Sicknick. → Read More

'Can't wait for Jesus to come fix this': New Capitol attack reveals ongoing security gaps, depleted police force

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore said the Capitol "is the center of power in this country, and it needs to be protected like the gold in Fort Knox." → Read More

Friday's deadly attack at the US Capitol expected to reignite the debate over security fencing erected after riot

"It sucks. Nobody wants that there. But the question is, is the environment safe enough to be able to take it down?" asked Rep. Tim Ryan → Read More

'A nightmare scenario': Extremists in police ranks spark growing concern after Capitol riot

Racially biased policing was already a concern. Now, charges against officers in the Capitol riot inflame fears of extremists infiltrating law enforcement. → Read More

2 charged with assaulting Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after Jan. 6 riot

Two men have been arrested and charged with assaulting but not killing Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the Jan. 6 riot. → Read More

House panel weighs allowing newspapers, broadcasters to collectively negotiate ad rates with Big Tech

Newspaper officials and broadcasters facing catastrophic revenue losses urged Congress to allow collective negotiations with Google and Facebook → Read More

Senate passes Biden’s COVID relief bill, sending legislation with $1,400 stimulus checks to House

Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan survived more than 24 hours of debate in which Republicans challenged key aspects of the bill. → Read More

'Seconds mattered': While Capitol under siege, DC National Guard waited 3 hours for Pentagon approval

The commander of the D.C. National Guard said a delay in response during the Capitol riot was markedly different from the deployment to George Floyd protests last summer. → Read More

'Seconds mattered': While Capitol under siege, DC National Guard waited 3 hours for Pentagon approval

The commander of the D.C. National Guard said a delay in response during the Capitol riot was markedly different from the deployment to George Floyd protests last summer. → Read More

Lindsey Graham says Mitch McConnell speech slamming Trump could haunt Republicans in 2022

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's speech against former President Donald Trump could be used against GOP candidates in 2022. → Read More

Senate acquits Trump in historic second impeachment trial over Capitol riot

The Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump a second time, despite House managers describing him as a lingering threat to the country. → Read More

Live impeachment updates: Trump's legal team, House prosecutors eye closing arguments with witness question unanswered

Both sides are readying themselves for closing arguments in the Trump impeachment trial. But the decision on whether to call witnesses is unresolved. → Read More

'Political vengeance': Trump's defense blasts second House impeachment as partisan attack

Former President Donald Trump’s defense team blasted the House impeachment as a partisan attack and said Democrats wielded the same language as him. → Read More

Live impeachment updates: Trump's legal team aims to distance him from Capitol violence in opening arguments

Donald Trump's lawyers say Democratic prosecutors failed to connect the former president to the violence that unfolded at the Capitol on Jan. 6. → Read More

Live impeachment updates: Prosecutors to argue Trump failed to act during Capitol riots, showed no remorse

The nine managers will resume their arguments at noon in their final day of opening arguments. When they're done, Trump's team will begin. → Read More

'Bring out Pence.' Managers at Trump trial reveal new video of Capitol riot that shows threat to VP, lawmakers

House prosecutors wielded former President Donald Trump's words against him in arguing he should be convicted of inciting insurrection at the Capitol. → Read More

Live impeachment updates: Senators await Democratic evidence after emotional first day at Trump impeachment trial

Footage of the Capitol riots shown Tuesday at the opening of Trump's impeachment trial left some senators rattled. → Read More

Live politics updates: Historic second Trump impeachment trial begins with debate over whether it's constitutional

The Senate set aside four hours Tuesday to debate whether Donald Trump's impeachment trial is constitutional because he is no longer in office. → Read More

Senate shapes contours of Trump's second impeachment trial, wrestles with whether to call witnesses

The Senate outlined how the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on the same day his defense team called it "political theater." → Read More