Politics live updates: Capitol Police official describes siege as 'worst of the worst'

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WASHINGTON – Senators are questioning the current and former leaders of four law enforcement agencies about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The hearing before two Senate committees is the officials’ first public testimony about the deadly riots.

Meanwhile, senators are also holding confirmation hearings for several of President Joe Biden’s nominees: Attorney general nominee Merrick Garland, Interior secretary nominee Deb Haaland and Health and Human Services secretary nominee Xavier Becerra. The Senate is also slated to vote on the confirmation of Linda Thomas Greenfield for United Nations ambassador.

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HHS nominee Xavier Becerra’s confirmation hearing begins

The Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor & Pensions began its hearing for California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the Biden administration’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.

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