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Multiple News Outlets Cite Recent UMass Amherst Poll Findings On The One-Year Anniversary Of The Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

Stories marking the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol examine continued political divisions in how the event is remembered, citing recent UMass poll findings that 71% of Republicans see Joe Biden’s victory as “illegitimate” and 62% call participants “protesters” and “martyrs.”(Boston Globe, Washington Times, Baltimore Sun, Fox46 [Charlotte, N.C.], Modesto Bee, 1/5/22; Slate, USA Today, MassLive, UPI, Mother Jones,, 1/6/22; News Office release

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