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Joe Biden pulls in Julián Castro into campaign, asks for help to 'tackle police reform'

Added: 02.06.2020 22:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

As a Democratic presidential candidate, Castro put out a stand-alone police reform plan and cited names of police violence victims in his campaign speeches.

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Senate Republicans block move to condemn Trump on force against peaceful protesters

Added: 02.06.2020 22:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday failed to win passage of a resolution condemning President Donald Trump for his role in the use of force against peaceful demonstrators in Washington Monday night, after Republicans blocked the move.

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House Democrat moves to cut Attorney General Barr's budget by $50 million

Added: 02.06.2020 22:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

The Democrat who chairs the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary committee said on Tuesday he will introduce legislation this week to cut $50 million in funding from Attorney General William Barr's personal office.

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North Carolina governor says large-scale Republican convention 'very unlikely'

Added: 02.06.2020 22:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

North Carolina's Democratic governor on Tuesday refused Republican demands for a full-fledged presidential convention in the state this summer, telling organizers that planning for a scaled-down event was "a necessity" due to the coronavirus.

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Joe Biden says the moment has come for our country to deal with racism

Added: 02.06.2020 21:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Joe Biden gave an address in Philadelphia today about the protests around the country. CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright joined CBSN to discuss Biden's remarks. 

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Police groups criticize Biden suggestion that cops be trained to shoot knife-wielding attackers ‘in the leg’

Added: 02.06.2020 21:50 | 7 views | 0 comments

Police groups are criticizing a suggestion by presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden that cops, facing a knife-wielding attacker, should be trained to “shoot ‘em in the leg instead of the heart,” -- with one describing it as "misleading to the point of being deceitful."

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De Blasio slammed for halting prayer gatherings but not protests; mayor cites '400 years of American racism'

Added: 02.06.2020 21:33 | 10 views | 0 comments

Democratic New York City mayor Bill de Blasio raised eyebrows on Tuesday for his explanation as to why he continues to crack down on religious gatherings while allowing the George Floyd protests amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

Rep. Engel is criticized for hot-microphone comment at news conference on George Floyd protests

Added: 02.06.2020 21:21 | 10 views | 0 comments

The New York Democrat repeatedly asked to speak at a Bronx event on protests over the killing of George Floyd, then said near a live microphone, “If I didn’t have a primary, I wouldn’t care.”

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Center for Democracy and Technology files lawsuit against Trump's executive order on social media

Added: 02.06.2020 21:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Washington-based Center for Democracy and Technology filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order on social media, arguing it violates the First Amendment.

Engel, on hot mic, begs for speaking time at NY protest event: ‘If I didn't have a primary, I wouldn't care'

Added: 02.06.2020 20:59 | 7 views | 0 comments

Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., was caught on a hot mic Tuesday saying he “wouldn’t care” about not being allowed to speak at a news conference about the unrest in his Bronx district following the death of George Floyd -- if he wasn't in a competitive Democratic primary. 

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