House Democrats pass police reform deal ahead of midterm elections
The House passed a series of police reform bills Thursday after last-minute negotiations among Democrats delayed the effort.
The deal ultimately united centrist and progressive lawmakers in the party on a key issue ahead of the midterm elections. The Senate is unlikely to take up the deal before Nov. 8.
The bills resurrected a previous attempt to reach an agreement on a package of pro-policing bills centrists sought to counter the narrative that Democrats widely support “defund the police'' efforts embraced by some progressives.
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