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Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, leader of the Proud Boys, holds a U.S. flag during a July protest in Miami as part of a show of solidarity for Cubans who were demonstrating against their government in Cuba. Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Arrests And Setbacks, Far-Right Proud Boys Press New Ambitions

One year ago Donald Trump infamously said of the far-right Proud Boys, "stand back and stand by." Some members are now in jail, but the once-fringe group hasn't gone away.

Michigan GOP Rep. Fred Upton is one of a small group of House Republicans publicly backing the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans Are Split On The Infrastructure Bill, But It's Mostly A Messaging Fight

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Demonstrators scatter fake money and prescription bottles of OxyContin in August outside of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in White Plains, where the Purdue bankruptcy hearings were held. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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The Purdue Pharma Deal Would Deliver Billions, But Individual Payouts Will Be Small

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Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, leader of the Proud Boys, holds a U.S. flag during a July protest in Miami as part of a show of solidarity for Cubans who were demonstrating against their government in Cuba. Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After Arrests And Setbacks, Far-Right Proud Boys Press New Ambitions

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