States declare emergencies, close capitols ahead of rallies

Members of the Washington National Guard stand at a sundial near the Legislative Building, Jan. 10, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Responding to warnings of potentially violent demonstrations, governors across the nation are calling out National Guard troops, declaring states of emergency and closing their capitols to the public ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.