Protest

Protesters stormed the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday in an attempt to overturn the results of the presidential election. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

WASHINGTON — Capitol Police have evacuated staffers from the Madison and Cannon buildings at the U.S. Capitol complex amid protests in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

The evacuations from the buildings come amid protests over Congress’s certification of the Electoral College vote. Inside the chamber has remained calm.

Video posted to Twitter shows protesters breaching the Capitol and fighting to get through police.

No other information has been released.

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