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Below is a curated selection of key profiles of individuals and organizations who participated in, or directly supported the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. They are in positions of public trust or are actively campaigning for elected office.

We recently became aware that due to a database error, some individuals were mistakenly included in a prior version of the Insurrection Index. A full list of these individuals can be found here.

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    • Arrested

    Donald Pearston

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Omaha, Nebraska
    • Charged on September 13, 2023
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    • Ran for Office

    Charles Herbster

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    • U.S. Representative

    • Running for office

    Adrian Smith

    Currently Running For
    • Running for re-election
    • Primary election on May 14, 2024
    Current Office Held
    • U.S. House Representative, Nebraska District 03
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    • Convicted

    Brandon Straka

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Omaha, Nebraska
    • Sentenced on December 17, 2021

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