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Department of Homeland Security was ‘unprepared’ for Portland response during summer unrest, watchdog finds

Department of Homeland Security was ‘unprepared’ for Portland response during summer unrest, watchdog finds

The Trump administration’s Department of Homeland Security surged hundreds of federal agents to Portland, Oregon, last summer with incomplete training and missing equipment, a new watchdog report says. The department’s inspector general flagged several major concerns with the deployment of more than 700 officers, including failure to properly train them to police riots and to…MORE

Key senators to watch on infrastructure negotiations

Key senators to watch on infrastructure negotiations

As discussions over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal ramp up, Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over the scope, size and potential price tag of any plan, in addition to how to pay for it. Democrats say they are willing to compromise and negotiate but won’t water down a key legislative priority, while Republicans argue…MORE

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022

Three months into President Joe Biden‘s term, the candidate fields are taking shape and the first early data is emerging about the fight for control of the chamber that will ultimately determine how successful he can be. On every hot-button issue of the day, whether on gun control or police reform, the evenly divided US…MORE

Pelosi tweets new response to Chauvin verdict after thanking George Floyd ‘for sacrificing your life for justice’

Pelosi tweets new response to Chauvin verdict after thanking George Floyd ‘for sacrificing your life for justice’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, “George Floyd should be alive today,” after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year, “for sacrificing your life for justice.” “George Floyd should be alive…MORE

Obamas on Derek Chauvin verdict: ‘We cannot rest’

Obamas on Derek Chauvin verdict: ‘We cannot rest’

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama praised Tuesday’s guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, but emphasized that more work must be done to achieve justice. “True justice requires that we come to terms with the fact that Black Americans are treated differently, every day,” the Obamas said in a statement.…MORE

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