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Minnesota one of few states with nobody charged in the U.S. Capitol insurrection

People from at least 42 states have been charged.
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Minnesota is one of few states in which a resident has not yet been charged with a crime in connection to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. 

That's according to a USA Today database, which is tracking all the people who have been charged connected to the riot, which left five people dead including a police officer, while two more officers involved in the police response have since died by suicide.

On Jan. 6, pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol as Congress tallied the Electoral College vote certifying Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump.

CBS News says as of March 16, 304 people from 42 states have been charged. The state with the most residents charged in connection to the riot is Texas, with 29 Texans charged thus far. 

Two people from Wisconsin and four people from Iowa have been charged, the USA Today database shows, while no one from the Dakotas has been charged as of this writing. 

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Of those charged, nearly 20 people are affiliated with the Proud Boys, a right-wing extremist group, CNN said

The cost to repair damages on the attack on the Capitol and related security expenses has topped $30 million, NPR reported in late February

Investigations into the attack on the Capitol continue, with the FBI regularly issuing images of those wanted for questioning in connection with the events of January 6.

The attack followed weeks of baseless claims by President Donald Trump and his supporters that his Nov. 3 election loss was fraudulent, with the president subsequently impeached by the House for inciting an insurrection, though was later acquitted by the Senate in a 57-43 vote, 10 votes short of the two-thirds majority required to convict.

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