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Dec 22 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday called for “political debate” and protests to end until after the funerals of two police officers fatally shot last weekend by a man who cited the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of law enforcement.
Mr. de Blaiso, who has come under intense scrutiny for his support for protesters and a deteriorating relationship with police unions,Wall Street Journal (News)
Dec 14 2014
Protesters who have brought sections of cities across the nation to a standstill will descend on the nation's capital Saturday in hope of igniting federal action to bar racial profiling by police.
"This march is one of many demonstrations to show Congress, the country and the world that we will not stand down until systemic change, accountability and justice in cases of policeUSA TODAY
Dec 09 2014
As I write, New York City is witnessing its fifth day of demonstrations after a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the Eric Garner killing. Those demonstrations followed on the protests across the country over the police shootings of Akai Gurley, a 28-year-old father of two who was slain while walking with his girlfriend in Brooklyn, Tamir Rice, a 12-year-oldWashington Post
Dec 01 2014
Here, on the streets of Ferguson and St. Louis, you can already feel the rest of the world forgetting. Today, President Obama will hold in Washington a series of Ferguson-related meetings. He will meet with local law enforcement leaders, faith leaders, and focus on working together to “build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country.” What he will not do, evidently, is to come toPolitico
Nov 22 2014
Following up on sentiments first reported by the New York Times some days ago, today Obama used an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos to urge those protesting over an anticipated grand jury verdict in the death of Michael Brown of Ferguson , Missouri, to keep the peace. “This is a country that allows everybody to express their views. Allows them to peacefully assemble, to protestBreitbart News
Nov 04 2014
The GOP Beat Challenges in Wisconsin, Florida and Michigan, and Picked Up Three New States. Republicans won key gubernatorial races Tuesday as they beat back challenges in Wisconsin, Florida and Michigan, while picking up three new states, including the president’s home state of Illinois.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was re-elected in a boost for his presidential hopes in 2016, andWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 25 2014
This weekend, we devoted some time to addressing the chaos the nation has seen in America’s heartland over the last few weeks. The violence, looting and mayhem has been inflicted on America in the absence of concrete details in the case of Michael Brown, an 18-year old black man fatally shot by a white police officer. We invited Dr. Marc Lamont Hill to give us his perspective on theThe Blaze
Aug 25 2014
When discussing competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana; they all have tight contests. But now it seems even New Hampshire may be in play.
Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is a former long-time New Hampshire governor, finishing up her first term in the U.S. Senate. Polls consistently find she's still personally popular, evenNPR (Online News)
Aug 19 2014
Most of the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, are law-abiding citizens, but "instigators" have infiltrated the people protesting the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, said Sen. Claire McCaskill.
"The protesters have now been invaded. And embedded among them are a group of instigators — some coming from other states — that want a confrontation with the police," the senator fromNewsmax (News)
Aug 19 2014
The images of police in riot gear armed with heavy weaponry and tanks has at times become the alarming backdrop for the Ferguson story, with pictures that television can’t resist.
In these kinds of tinderbox situations, the right generally lines up behind the police and the left pounces on the police state.
But this time is different. A split is emerging among conservativeFox News (Online News)