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Sen. Josh Hawley raised his fist in solidarity with Capitol rioters on January 6, 2021.

On Thursday, the January 6 committee showed footage of Hawley running away from the crowd.

On Friday, Hawley said he wouldn't "run away" from a fight with "liberals" during a TPUSA speech.

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Republican Sen. Josh Hawley said he won't "run away" from his feud with liberals a day after the January 6 committee presented a video of him running away from a pro-Trump crowd during the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot.

Hawley was referencing being called a "traitor" for pushing for "election integrity" last year, referencing his "objection" to certifying the election last year.

"Senator Josh Hawley also had to flee," said Rep. Elaine Luria, a Virginia Democrat, who is helping lead Thursday's hearing. »

‘We are here, we will continue to be here:’ Drag Queen Story Hour in Helena moving forward

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Montana Pride is gearing up for a weekend filled with LGBTQ+ events including a Drag Queen Story Hour at the Montana Book Co. in Helena despite an online threat that’s under investigation.

​Drag Queen Story Hour celebrates reading “through the glamorous art of drag” in the U.S. and beyond, as described on the chapter network’s website.

This news comes a month after a Drag Queen Story Hour event at ZooMT in Billings was targeted with hateful rhetoric in the lead up to the event. »

PhD students told to consider selling Avon products to make ends meet

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The letter describes how PhD students can boost their finances with university level teaching and training, tutoring, and exam work, and goes on to suggest dog-walking, pet-sitting, paid-for clinical trials and selling Avon products as alternative sources of income.

Adriana Lowe, who was awarded a PhD from the University of Kent in 2019, said she was “outraged” at the suggestions.

“This is just another example of how PhD students are completely let down by the system. »

Nielsen says 17.7 million watched Thursday's Jan. 6 hearing

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NEW YORK – An estimated 17.7 million viewers watched Thursday night's hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The Nielsen Company said that is second to the 20 million who saw the first committee hearing on June 9, the only other one of the eight sessions held in prime time.

An estimated 13.6 million of Thursday's viewers, or 77 percent, were age 55 and older, Nielsen said. »