Ryan Kelley climbed on scaffolding, helped a man who was moving a police barricade and repeatedly waved fellow protesters toward the Capitol riots in Washington on Jan. 6. Now he’s running for governor in Michigan. Several other people who participated in the riots are running for Congress or state office in Michigan. Jonathan Oosting and our grantees at Bridge Michigan reviewed photos, videos and social media posts to identify politicians who participated in the riots and are now running for office.
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