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Congressman McCaul talks barricading himself in his office during the Capitol riots—and what happens now

U.S. House Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, met with members of the Texas National Guard on Friday.

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, spent the afternoon of Jan. 6 barricaded in his office in the Rayburn House Office Building, with a sofa and a baseball bat as protection against what he called the terrorists on the other side of the door.

"It was a really dark day for the United States," he told Austonia.

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Black Pumas - Colors (Biden Inauguration Performance)

The Black Pumas brought soul to President Joe Biden's and Vice President Kamala Harris' inauguration special, "Celebrate America," on Wednesday evening.

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Austin's finest buzz with excitement on Inauguration Day
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Inauguration Day is upon us and Austinites—famous or otherwise—are celebrating the peaceful transfer of power between former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden, as well as the end to a chaotic and controversial election season.

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