(NEW YORK) -- A year after George Floyd's murder sparked a national racial reckoning over police brutality, lawmakers in Washington have yet to pass any new policing reforms that might make a difference. But where Washington has failed to act, states and cities have taken... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — As 2024 presidential optics continue to loom over the current political landscape, at least two high-profile Republican governors and potential presidential hopefuls are at the forefront of an unfolding culture war aimed at social media companies. The governors of two Republican strongholds, Florida... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Activists are continuing their quest for police reform and social and racial justice on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd's death. Floyd was killed on May 25, 2020, by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he was accused of using a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to meet with members of George Floyd's family at the White House Tuesday, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Floyd's death while in police custody in Minneapolis. The meeting, which will happen behind closed doors at the White... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — As the anniversary of George Floyd's death approaches, negotiations over police reform have intensified after lawmakers revealed Congress will miss the Tuesday deadline to pass federal legislation -- a target President Joe Biden and top legislators were hoping to meet. Biden, in his... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of 20 senators introduced legislation Wednesday to provide financial relief to the struggling U.S. Postal Service while tightening accountability for mail delivery. The bill would provide the Postal Service with $46 billion in financial relief over 10 years, repeal $5... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill named after Army specialist Vanessa Guillen, who was allegedly murdered at the Fort Hood Army base last year, will be reintroduced Thursday in Washington, D.C. Guillen, 20, was allegedly killed by another soldier at the Killeen, Texas, base on April 22,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Joe Manchin is breaking with Democrats and throwing his weight behind a more measured voting rights bill in lieu of the sweeping Democratic voting reform bill that Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has labeled a top priority of the caucus. The Democrat from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The three key bipartisan negotiators on policing reform met for an hour Wednesday and appeared to have hit a setback over whether officers should continue to be protected from civil lawsuits, after a House Democratic leader said this weekend that so-called qualified... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- “He’s mental,” were some of the last words Walter Wallace Jr. heard before he was shot 14 times by a Philadelphia police officer. On Oct. 26, 2020, less than a month after marrying his pregnant wife Dominique, Wallace was shot by police... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- One day after President Joe Biden called for Congress to deliver compromise legislation on policing reform to his desk by May 25 -- the anniversary of George Floyd’s death -- the families of victims of police violence, including Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd,... Read More.