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After a nearly yearlong investigation, the congressional committee examining the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will begin holding televised hearings on Thursday.

One focus of the hearings will be the Proud Boys. The trajectory of that group, which grew out of a drinking club in New York City for men who felt put upon by liberal culture, has now led to charges of trying to overthrow the United States government.


  • Alan Feuer, a reporter covering courts and criminal justice for The New York Times.

The role of the Proud Boys in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will be central to the narrative being pieced together by the House committee.
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Alan Feuer contributed reporting.

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