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Manhunt Intensifies as Authorities Warn Some Rioters May Face Sedition Charges

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Evidence emerged that top officials, including at the F.B.I., had warnings about violence before the riot at the Capitol.
WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials vowed on Tuesday to accelerate a nationwide manhunt for hundreds of people who committed serious crimes during last week's assault on the Capitol, even as new evidence surfaced that the F.B.I., police and White House were warned of potential violence that day.

Michael R. Sherwin, the acting U.S. attorney in Washington, called the investigation into the attack on the Capitol "unmatched" in scope and said it had…
Michael D. Shear, Adam Goldman, Katie Benner
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