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Pelosi cites Ecclesiastes in response to Trump, says it is a time for healing

Pelosi cites Ecclesiastes in response to Trump, says it is a time for healing

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday cited religious text in response to President Donald Trump’s photo opportunity with a Bible outside of St. John’s Church in Washington, DC, which came after law enforcement forcibly cleared peaceful protesters away from the White House using tear gas and riot shields. Holding a Bible at a Capitol Hill…MORE

READ: Joe Biden’s remarks on civil unrest and nationwide protests

Joe Biden delivered remarks Tuesday in Philadelphia on the civil unrest occurring across the nation following the death of George Floyd and condemned President Donald Trump for his response to protesters. Here are the remarks as prepared for delivery: “I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.” George Floyd’s last words. But they didn’t die with him.…MORE

How Atlanta’s mayor became the face and voice of her party amid protest and chaos

Keisha Lance Bottoms wasn’t one of the 28 Democratic candidates who ran for the presidential nomination this year. But in the last week, she has become the party’s most important voice. Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, has emerged more so than any other Democratic politician — including the party’s presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden —…MORE

Biden sharpens contrast with Trump: ‘I won’t traffic in fear and division’

Biden sharpens contrast with Trump: ‘I won’t traffic in fear and division’

Joe Biden issued a blistering condemnation of President Donald Trump on Tuesday and pledged to offer a break from the “selfishness and fear” that he said have marked Trump’s tenure in office and response to protests against racism and police brutality. In a speech in Philadelphia, the presumptive Democratic 2020 presidential nominee addressed systemic racism…MORE

Donald Trump’s twisted definition of toughness

On Monday night, after days of protests following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, President Donald Trump addressed the nation with a very simple message: I am tough as hell. “I am your President of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protesters,” Trump said. “Today, I have strongly recommended to every…MORE

2020 primaries: 5 things to watch today as 8 states go to the polls

The coronavirus pandemic halted much of the country’s voting in March, but primaries that were delayed will begin to make their return nearly three months later in eight states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday. Mail-in voting will be far more prevalent, and expectations are that turnout will be down due to coronavirus fears,…MORE