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Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discussed philanthropy, inequality and justice at a Duke University event in Durham, North Carolina. Sponsor: Duke University | Sanford School of Public Policy
Topics: harlem, andrew carnegie, duke, mr. walker, darren walker, terry sanford, jefferson, durham, new...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the federal government's coronavirus response. Committee members questioned Dr. Redfield on a range of issues including contact tracing, CDC coronavirus data reporting, vaccine development and efforts to address health disparities in minority communities. On COVID-19 contact tracing, the CDC director said the U.S. needs a public health workforce of 30,000 to...
Topics: cdc, redfield, new york, fda, white house, fema, cms, trump, washington, illinois, cummings, the...
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John Jay College of Criminal Justice Lecturer and former NYPD officer Eugene O'Donnell discussed policing in the U.S. following George Floyd's killing and ensuing protests. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: chicago, eugene o'donnell, new york, regina, new york city, washington, trump, minneapolis,...
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Dr. Michael Saag, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Professor & Infectious Disease Division Director, discussed the latest on the U.S. coronavirus response. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: birmingham, cdc, washington, pennsylvania, alabama, amazon, virginia
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Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discussed philanthropy, inequality and justice at a Duke University event in Durham, North Carolina. Sponsor: Duke University | Sanford School of Public Policy
Topics: florida, jefferson, darren walker, harlem, north carolina, new york, new york city, queens, andrew,...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the federal government's coronavirus response. Committee members questioned Dr. Redfield on a range of issues including contact tracing, CDC coronavirus data reporting, vaccine development and efforts to address health disparities in minority communities. On COVID-19 contact tracing, the CDC director said the U.S. needs a public health workforce of 30,000 to...
Topics: cdc, redfield, new york, cms, white house, washington, fda, fema, illinois, california, clark, new...
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John Jay College of Criminal Justice Lecturer and former NYPD officer Eugene O'Donnell discussed policing in the U.S. following George Floyd's killing and ensuing protests. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: chicago, new york, eugene o'donnell, new york city, washington, fbi, philly, philadelphia,...
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Dr. Michael Saag, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Professor & Infectious Disease Division Director, discussed the latest on the U.S. coronavirus response. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: michael saag, alabama, wuhan, birmingham, renfield, minneapolis, amazon, washington
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The Senate Judiciary Committee met to consider authorizing subpoenas for individuals involved in the FBI's "Crossfire Hurricane" investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. The committee debated the subpoenas and the manner in which they were seeking to authorize them, however, Chair Lindsey Graham (R-SC) decided to postpone the vote until the following week. The committee also debated and voted on the nomination of Judge Justin Walker to serve...
Topics: fbi, mueller, joe biden, russia, feinstein, justin walker, cia, muller, white house, michael flynn,...
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The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on how infrastructure legislation can help the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Senators and panelists discussed the best way to fund infrastructure, providing jobs to those laid off due to coronavirus and the importance of public transportation. Throughout the hearing, there was bipartisan agreement for solutions to the various issues surrounding infrastructure. Sponsor: Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
Topics: louisville, inhofe, carper, delaware, kentucky, indiana, fisher, george floyd, mcgough,...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the federal government's coronavirus response. Committee members questioned Dr. Redfield on a range of issues including contact tracing, CDC coronavirus data reporting, vaccine development and efforts to address health disparities in minority communities. On COVID-19 contact tracing, the CDC director said the U.S. needs a public health workforce of 30,000 to...
Topics: cdc, redfield, new york, white house, fda, fema, cms, trump, washington, illinois, italy, cummings,...
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[LIVE] Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL), St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and NAACP President Derrick Johnson join Axios for a conversation on policing and racial inequality. Sponsor: Axios
Topics: new york, george floyd, minneapolis, naacp, minnesota, margaret, rochester, illinois, sarah,...
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Viewer calls. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: george floyd, marshall, minneapolis
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Rev. Al Sharpton was among those who spoke at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis. While delivering his eulogy, Rev. Sharpton indirectly addressed the president's photo op in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. "We cannot use bibles as a prop. And for those that have agendas that are not about justice, this family will not let you use George as a prop," he said. Sponsor: North Central University
Topics: george floyd, george, minneapolis, washington, naacp, minnesota, houston, amy klobuchar, white...
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Attorney General William Barr and federal officials held a news conference on the government's response to protests across America in response to the death of George Floyd. The attorney general said federal law enforcement continues to protect Americans who are peacefully protesting but is actively pursing those who are using this moment to loot and cause violence. He said law enforcement agencies are investigating extremist groups that have been accused of instigating violence and vandalism....
Topics: fbi, george floyd, washington, white house, dea, minnesota, minneapolis, atf, lafayette park,...
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The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on colleges and universities. Several college and university presidents testified about their plans to reopen in the fall and the challenges they face. They discussed the importance of the financial assistance provided by the CARES Act, and stressed the importance of addressing the hardships that minority students and those of lower socio-economic status are facing due to...
Topics: paxson, hampton, benjamin, daniels, murray, purdue, washington, brown, tennessee, cdc, jackson,...
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Sen. Cotton spoke about the Chinese Government's crack down on protesters 31 years ago in Tiananmen Square and currently in Hong Kong, and calls for the U.S. to admit Hong Kong immigrants. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, hong kong, beijing
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell started the day by talking about the passage of revisions to the Paycheck Protection Program. He went on to pay tribute to those killed in Tiananmen Square 31 years ago and talked about current Chinese policy. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, beijing, hong kong, ccp, tiananmen square, florida, wto, rubio, collins, maine, clinton
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Kentucky Republican Rand Paul spoke about his amendment to an anti-lynching bill, saying that the current bill is too broad and that laws already exist to deal with lynching. He was followed by California Democrat Kamala Harris who says that the idea that the Senate isn't taking lynching seriously was offensive. She went on to describe the incidents that led to the orignial anti-lynching bill, and questioned why Sen. Paul felt the need to amend the bill at this time. She was followed by Sen....
Topics: paul, booker, mr. booker, kentucky, new jersey, tim scott, mitch mcconnell, georgia, lynch, kamala,...
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The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held a virtual hearing on racial health disparities and the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical doctors and health care advocates shared data and research on disparities among communities of color, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian and Pacific Americans, and Native Americans. One emergency medicine physician on the panel told members that racial health disparities were "profound and persistent" and that "living in this...
Topics: new york, cdc, clyburn, michigan, baltimore, george floyd, scalise, new york city, louisiana,...
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The Senate Budget Committee held a confirmation hearing for Russell Vought to serve as White House Budget Director. Mr. Vought is currently the deputy director. Topics discussed included the debt and deficit, the budget process, health care costs and coronavirus funding oversight. Sponsor: Senate Budget Committee
Topics: omb, michigan, ukraine, trump, vought, louisiana, sanders, gao, virginia, murray, mnuchin,...
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Kentucky Republican Rand Paul spoke about his amendment to an anti-lynching bill, saying that the current bill is too broad and that laws already exist to deal with lynching. He was followed by California Democrat Kamala Harris who says that the idea that the Senate isn't taking lynching seriously was offensive. She went on to describe the incidents that led to the orignial anti-lynching bill, and questioned why Sen. Paul felt the need to amend the bill at this time. She was followed by Sen....
Topics: paul, booker, mr. booker, kentucky, new jersey, tim scott, ms. murkowski, lynch, mitch mcconnell,...
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Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol to honor the life of George Floyd and other African Americans who have died in recent weeks. The senators were led in prayer by Barry Black, the Senate chaplain, before remaining silent for 8:46 - the amount of time a police officer kneeled on George Floyd's neck. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) also delivered remarks. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Rev. Al Sharpton was among those who spoke at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis. While delivering his eulogy, Rev. Sharpton indirectly addressed the president's photo op in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. "We cannot use bibles as a prop. And for those that have agendas that are not about justice, this family will not let you use George as a prop," he said. Sponsor: North Central University
Topics: george floyd, george, washington, minneapolis, naacp, al sharpton, eric garner, martin, jackson,...
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The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held a virtual hearing on racial health disparities and the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical doctors and health care advocates shared data and research on disparities among communities of color, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian and Pacific Americans, and Native Americans. One emergency medicine physician on the panel told members that racial health disparities were "profound and persistent" and that "living in this...
Topics: new york, george floyd, michigan, cdc, new england, britain, henrietta, osha, mexico, baltimore,...
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Kentucky Republican Rand Paul spoke about his amendment to an anti-lynching bill, saying that the current bill is too broad and that laws already exist to deal with lynching. He was followed by California Democrat Kamala Harris who says that the idea that the Senate isn't taking lynching seriously was offensive. She went on to describe the incidents that led to the orignial anti-lynching bill, and questioned why Sen. Paul felt the need to amend the bill at this time. She was followed by Sen....
Topics: paul, tim scott, new jersey, booker, kentucky, nfl, mitch mcconnell
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Rev. Al Sharpton was among those who spoke at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis. While delivering his eulogy, Rev. Sharpton indirectly addressed the president's photo op in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. "We cannot use bibles as a prop. And for those that have agendas that are not about justice, this family will not let you use George as a prop," he said. Sponsor: North Central University
Topics: george floyd, george, minneapolis, houston, washington, chris, white house, eric garner, obama,...
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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) discussed economic disparities and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual conversation hosted by Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Sen. Brown spoke about passing legislation to address inequities facing essential workers and help Americans who have lost their job because of the coronavirus. He also talked about his expectations for the 2020 general election and the importance of secure voting. Sponsor: Stanford University | School of...
Topics: brown, ohio, stanford, mitch mcconnell, cdc, trump, graham, california, cleveland, obama, clinton,...
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) held a news conference to address protesting and civil unrest across the state. Governor Wolf said, "the protests have done their intended job" as he announced several steps he would be taking to address potential police misconduct in Pennsylvania. His plan includes a review of police training curriculum, as well as the creation of a police advisory board, a state-level law enforcement commission to look into police misconduct, a deputy inspector...
Topics: pennsylvania, tom wolf, minneapolis, brown, philadelphia, harrisburg, george floyd, washington
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The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held a virtual hearing on racial health disparities and the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical doctors and health care advocates shared data and research on disparities among communities of color, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian and Pacific Americans, and Native Americans. One emergency medicine physician on the panel told members that racial health disparities were "profound and persistent" and that "living in this...
Topics: new york, cdc, clyburn, michigan, baltimore, george floyd, scalise, washington, louisiana, white...
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Kentucky Republican Rand Paul spoke about his amendment to an anti-lynching bill, saying that the current bill is too broad and that laws already exist to deal with lynching. He was followed by California Democrat Kamala Harris who says that the idea that the Senate isn't taking lynching seriously was offensive. She went on to describe the incidents that led to the orignial anti-lynching bill, and questioned why Sen. Paul felt the need to amend the bill at this time. She was followed by Sen....
Topics: paul, mr. mcconnell, kentucky, tim scott, booker, mitch mcconnell, george floyd, new jersey,...
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[LIVE] Senators will resume debate on the nomination of Michael Pack to be Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Agency for Global Media, formerly known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, paul, alaska, washington, booker, kentucky, mr. booker, cardin, new jersey, d.c.,...
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[LIVE] Senators will resume debate on the nomination of Michael Pack to be Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Agency for Global Media, formerly known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, trump, i.r.s., maryland, washington, hong kong, michael, holte, mcconnell, north dakota,...
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Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: elijah, baltimore, george floyd, floyd, elijah cummings, cummings, trump, mr. floyd
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Senators Joni Ernst and Shelley Moore Capito spoke about the pandemic response. Sen. Capito also commented on the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country, and quotes a recent statement from former Pres. George W. Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: virginia, iowa, george floyd
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Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz spoke about the death of George Floyd and the resulting protests. He said there were "zero" law enforcement justifications for what happened, quotes Martin Luther King, Jr., and sympathizes with the outraged protesters. He goes on to criticize those who are taking advantage of the unrest to commit criminal acts. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, houston, philadelphia, new york, david patrick underwood, david dorn, new york city,...
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Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the need for international cooperation in finding a vaccine for Covid-19, and tried to introduce a resolution to that effect. He was followed by Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Jim Risch, who defended recent actions to withdraw from the WHO and other international organizations, and objected to Sen. Durbin's motion. The Minority Whip and the Chair then had a back and forth on the issue, before Sen. Durbin makes comments about protests across...
Topics: trump, china, illinois, white house, wuhan, washington, gavi, lafayette, murphy, pepfar, lincoln,...
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Senate Democratic Leader Schumer spoke about the protests across the country, and called for police and criminal justice reform. He went on to talk about coronavirus response efforts, before returning to the protests, including the recent confrontations in Lafayette Park. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell, lincoln, mike, donald trump
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell opened the day by talking about the coronavirus response and the Senate's recent work despite the pandemic. He goes on to talk about the situation in Afghanistan. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: afghanistan, iran, isis, iraq, syria, trump
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Former President Barack Obama participated in a virtual town hall on racial justice and police reform hosted by My Brother's Keeper Alliance, a program of the Obama Foundation. This was the first time the former president responded publicly to the death of George Floyd while in police custody and the ongoing nationwide protests that have erupted as a result. He said amid tragedy there's also hope and opportunity for people to act and work for change. He urged cities and police departments to...
Topics: minneapolis, obama, ferguson, george floyd, cunningham, ohio, king, britney, new york, breanna...
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual hearing on protecting voting rights during the coronavirus pandemic. Among the witnesses were Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D), Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, ACLU Voting Rights Project Director Dale Ho and Fair Fight Action Chair Stacey Abrams. Committee members largely questioned witnesses about the potential benefits and challenges of expanding mail-in voting for the...
Topics: georgia, wisconsin, michigan, texas, washington, pennsylvania, george floyd, virginia, columbia,...
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a briefing amid civil unrest following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. The press secretary fielded reporters' questions about President Trump's confidence in Defense Secretary Mark Esper, the administration's actions toward protesters near the White House and the president's walk to St. John's Episcopal Church. When asked if President Trump would deploy the U.S. military and federalize the National Guard in...
Topics: mcenany, white house, new york, esper, d.c., trump, washington, f.b.i., rosenstein, a.g. barr, st....
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) criticized the president's photo op with a bible in front of St. John's Church in Washington, DC. The criticism came during a news conference where he briefed the press on protests in the state following the death of George Floyd and the latest on the coronavirus pandemic response efforts. He urged protesters to demonstrate peacefully and with a face covering because COVID-19 is not gone.
Topics: new york, cuomo, new york city, mr. floyd, national
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Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: baltimore, elijah, george floyd, floyd, mr. floyd, trump, elijah cummings, cummings
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Senators Joni Ernst and Shelley Moore Capito spoke about the pandemic response. Sen. Capito also commented on the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country, and quotes a recent statement from former Pres. George W. Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: iowa, virginia, george floyd, mrs. capito, united states of america
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Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz spoke about the death of George Floyd and the resulting protests. He said there were "zero" law enforcement justifications for what happened, quotes Martin Luther King, Jr., and sympathizes with the outraged protesters. He goes on to criticize those who are taking advantage of the unrest to commit criminal acts. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, houston, david dorn, new york, philadelphia, new york city, texas, david patrick...
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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Urban Affairs Committee, came to the floor to talk about the pandemic response and the protests across the country. Sen. Brown discussed the President's response to the unrest saying "The President turned the arm of the state on peaceful protestors. We saw the video, tear-gassing the citizens he is supposed to serve, all so he would walk across the street and stage a photo op at a church he doesn't attend & hold up a bible he doesn't...
Topics: brown, washington, trump, mr. president
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Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the need for international cooperation in finding a vaccine for Covid-19, and tried to introduce a resolution to that effect. He was followed by Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Jim Risch, who defended recent actions to withdraw from the WHO and other international organizations, and objected to Sen. Durbin's motion. The Minority Whip and the Chair then had a back and forth on the issue, before Sen. Durbin makes comments about protests across...
Topics: mr. durbin, illinois, china, wuhan, trump, white house, washington, pepfar, springfield, lafayette...
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Majority Whip Sen. John Thune (R-SD) responded to charges that the Senate isn't doing relevant work during the pandemic. He also talked about the effect of the coronavirus on internet access to rural areas, and criticized China for their role in the spread of the disease. He was followed by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Urban Affairs Committee, who talked about the pandemic response and the protests across the country and the President's response to and comments about the...
Topics: china, george floyd, brown, trump, iran, white house, milley, hong kong, uk
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Senate Democratic Leader Schumer spoke about the protests across the country, and called for police and criminal justice reform. He went on to talk about coronavirus response efforts, before returning to the protests, including the recent confrontations in Lafayette Park. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: U.S. Senate Sen. Schumer on Protests & Pandemic, Television Program
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell opened the day by talking about the coronavirus response and the Senate's recent work despite the pandemic. He goes on to talk about the situation in Afghanistan. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual hearing on protecting voting rights during the coronavirus pandemic. Among the witnesses were Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D), Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, ACLU Voting Rights Project Director Dale Ho and Fair Fight Action Chair Stacey Abrams. Committee members largely questioned witnesses about the potential benefits and challenges of expanding mail-in voting for the...
Topics: georgia, wisconsin, michigan, texas, washington, pennsylvania, virginia, columbia, louisiana,...
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Former President Barack Obama participated in a virtual town hall on racial justice and police reform hosted by My Brother's Keeper Alliance, a program of the Obama Foundation. This was the first time the former president responded publicly to the death of George Floyd while in police custody and the ongoing nationwide protests that have erupted as a result. He said amid tragedy there's also hope and opportunity for people to act and work for change. He urged cities and police departments to...
Topics: minneapolis, ferguson, obama, cunningham, george floyd, chicago, new york, barack obama, britney,...
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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) held a news conference to announce additional criminal charges against the police officers accused in the death of George Floyd. The attorney general upgraded charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in addition to previous charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. He also announced charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder to the three other officers involved. Attorney...
Topics: george floyd, minnesota, evans, mike freedman, minneapolis, mike freeman, fbi
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Majority Whip Sen. John Thune (R-SD) responded to charges that the Senate isn't doing relevant work during the pandemic. He also talked about the effect of the coronavirus on internet access to rural areas, and criticized China for their role in the spread of the disease. He was followed by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Urban Affairs Committee, who talked about the pandemic response and the protests across the country and the President's response to and comments about the...
Topics: china, iran, trump, george floyd, brown, hong kong, millie, george boyd, ayatollah, luxembourg,...
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[LIVE] Senators will consider several nominations this week including James Anderson to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense For Policy,and Drew Tipton to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, trump, house, collins, cardin, rubio, esper, d.c., mr. schumer, new york
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[LIVE] Senators will consider several nominations this week including James Anderson to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense For Policy,and Drew Tipton to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: louisiana, texas, mr. johnson, mr. schumer, mexico, george floyd, indiana, new hampshire, schumer,...
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Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) & Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, floyd, donald trump, minneapolis, minnesota
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Nine-term Rep. Steve King (R-IA) delivered brief remarks from his home after losing the Republican primary for his seat to Randy Feenstra, an Iowa state senator. Rep. King said he had spoken to Mr. Feenstra to congratulate him on his win. Rep. King was elected to nine terms in the U.S. House but was removed from his committee assignments in early 2019 by the Republican Steering Committee following comments he made on white nationalism. Sponsor: U.S. House of Representatives | King, S. (R-IA)
Topics: united states congress, floyd
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Laura Olson, a political reporter for the Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania was interviewed on the state of the 2020 presidential race in the Keystone State, where President Trump won by less than one-half percent in 2016. She talked about how Pennsylvania's political climate has changed since the 2016 election, and about the issues driving voter decisions at the polls, including the economy and the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Also discussed was the impact...
Topics: pennsylvania, philadelphia, joe biden, scranton, laura olson, allentown, trump
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[LIVE] The Washington Post holds a discussion with Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) on race and the protests that have erupted across the nation following the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Sponsor: [Washington Post] | Live
Topics: biden, joe biden, washington, trump, south carolina, george floyd, fbi, mitch mcconnell, james...
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Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee held a virtual discussion on the Trump administration's response to the spread of the coronavirus in prisons and jails. They discussed the high rate of COVID-19 infections in the prison system, the need for the release of some low-risk inmates, and the lack of care provided to prisoners during the pandemic. Joining the conversation with committee members were advocates for inmate rights and criminal justice reform. Sponsor: House Judiciary Committee
Topics: ms. caldwell, mr. patton, nadler, james, california, angela, jeffries, texas, david, ms. james,...
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[LIVE] British lawmakers return to the House of Commons following a two-week recess where they will question Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his government's response to the coronavirus pandemic and other domestic issues. Sponsor: British House of Commons
Topics: uk, george floyd, donald trump, nhs, liaison committee
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Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) & Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, minnesota, ms. klobuchar, minneapolis, mr. schumer, floyd, donald trump
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Senators Charles Schumer & Mitch McConnell spoke on the floor to offer legislation regarding the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke about the civil unrest across the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd. He implored the President to watch Speaker Pelosi's remarks from earlier in the day. He went on to comment on the clearing of protesters yesterday to allow the President's photo op in front of St. John's Church, and asked for an investigation into what happened. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Chaplain Barry Black opened the day with a prayer about the civil unrest in the nation. He was followed by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, who talked about the disruption caused by the pandemic. Majority Leader McConnell then spoke about the civil unrest and pandemic response, including comments on economic stimulus. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) discussed economic disparities and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual conversation hosted by Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Sen. Brown spoke about passing legislation to address inequities facing essential workers and help Americans who have lost their job because of the coronavirus. He also talked about his expectations for the 2020 general election and the importance of secure voting. Sponsor: Stanford University | School of...
Topics: ohio, stanford, brown, kennedy, bush, cdc, france, trump, obama, mcconnell, mitch mcconnell
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Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) was the featured speaker at a virtual event on diversity in politics hosted by Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service. She talked about the roles diverse leaders played in both political parties and legislative bodies, and why she believed diversity made lawmakers more aware of their constituents' needs. She also talked about why she was withdrawing from consideration as a potential running mate to 2020 Democratic presidential...
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Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke about the next coronavirus stimulus package and the White House response to George Floyd's death during a virtual conversation with Politico. Sen. Scott said the president's comments about Mr. Floyd's death were what the nation "needed to hear," but he expressed concern about using the U.S. military to control protesters. Sen. Scott also talked about his legislative priorities for the next coronavirus stimulus package and said he's spoken to the White House...
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Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, maryland, minneapolis, united states of america, milley, booker, st. john, washington
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Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, breonna taylor, stanford, washington, breonna taylor, floyd
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Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) spoke on the floor about the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: george floyd, st. louis, mr. booker
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Senators Charles Schumer & Mitch McConnell spoke on the floor to offer legislation regarding the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest across the country. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: floyd, mr. president, trump, white house, mr. mcconnell, new york city, george floyd
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