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Capitol rioter gets eight months in prison for Jan. 6 attack in first felony sentencing

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A diehard supporter of former President Donald Trump who marauded through the Capitol on Jan. 6 was ordered Monday to spend eight months in prison in the first felony sentencing for the attack that shook American democracy. Paul Alan Hodgkins got the relatively light sentence after pleading guilty in federal court and apologizing for his role in trying to prevent Congress from certifying President Biden’s election victory. “If I had any idea that the protest … would escalate (the way) it did … I would never have ventured farther than the sidewalk,” Hodgkins said in court. “This was a fooli…

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