One of the men indicted on federal charges allegedly messaged his co-defendants about desiring to "be on the front steps and be one of the first ones to breach the doors" of the Capitol.
The state's lieutenant governor has links to far-right militia members. The increase in state militia presence could lead to a rise in extremist violence, one expert says.
Steven Carrillo is alleged to have written extremist phrases on the hood of his car in his own blood before launching the deadly attack.
The Oath Keepers extremist militia believes that a global cabal is plotting to strip Americans of their rights.
A Republican proposal to block potential new federal gun laws from applying in South Carolina moved forward on Tuesday, one day after a deadly mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado left 10 people dead.
Local militias were spurred into action by the "rhetoric of the President, his congressional supporters, and the right-wing media," according to lawyers for Jessica Watkins.
Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are reported to be among the states with the highest risk, according to ACLED.
"Words matter," Gretchen Whitmer tweeted on Friday.
"Hate groups heard the president's words not as a rebuke but as a rallying cry, as a call to action," Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday, after 13 men associated with far-right militia groups were arrested for their part in an alleged plot to kidnap her.
"Facebook just banned our page and banned all admins from our gaming group. This is what censorship in the U.S. looks like!" the Free States Militia gaming group tweeted after the removal.
"Last night shows the threat of these 'militias' is a clear and present danger to those who protest," said leaders from the National Urban League and its Wisconsin affiliates on Wednesday.
The president campaigned on a vow to bring American troops home, but his standoff with Iran has seen thousands more soldiers deployed to the Middle East.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies said Tehran has established a regional network of some 200,000 fighters.
Turkey wants to clear Kurdish armed forces away from its southern border in "Operation Peace Spring."
Women, men, and children held in nightmarish detention centers in Libya face an even greater risk to life and limb as rival factions escalate their fight for the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said Tehran was responsible for 17 percent of all U.S. service personnel deaths between 2003 and 2011.
The Turks have sent forces into Iraq without consent from the Iraqi government.
Militias are loyal to the Quds Brigade and may have designs to fight for Shi'ites beyond Iraq.
Wahida Mohamed boasts of brutality after the murders of her two husbands, brothers and father.
Human Rights Watch says tribal militias are picking up children from displacement camps.
Shiite militias in Iraq detained, tortured and abused far more Sunni civilians during the American-backed capture of the town of Falluja in June than U.S. officials have publicly acknowledged.
Experts say the only truly vital fighting force is the Iraqi Special Forces, who have been fighting ISIS for two years.
The Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat domestic anti-government extremists.
The Malheur militants seem more interested in winning over the media than firing on the Feds.
The latest call to arms appears to have failed to resonate with like-minded groups.