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A crowd of about 1,500 protesters gather at the Multnomah County Justice center for a Black Lives Matter march on July 20, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Monday night marked 54 days of protests in the city. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) News
New Local Lawsuit Challenges 'Violent and Unlawful' Attacks on Portland Protesters by Trump's Secret Police Force
"There is no positive delegation of authority in any law that makes the federal government's recent forays into general policing in Portland either legal or constitutional."
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A protester wearing a mask holds a sign that reads, "American was never great! We need to Overthrow this system!" in front of a mural with New York Police Department officers in full riot gear and the banner above them that says, "Demilitarize The Police" during a march in Manhattan on July 18, 2020. (Photo: Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images) News
'Fascism Coming to a City Near You': Trump Pledges to Deploy Secret Police Units to Major US Cities
The president also praised federal agents for doing a "fantastic job" with a widely condemned crackdown on Portland, Oregon.
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Trump Threat to Unleash Secret Police in Other US Cities Slammed as Scheme to 'Steal the November Election'
"The exercise also has the advantage for Trump of entrenching a new form of secret police and of turning federal agents into instruments of his authoritarianism."
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Ocasio-Cortez, NY State Progressives Call on Cuomo to Pass Billionaires' Tax to Support Immigrants Left Out of Covid-19 Relief
"For so long we've been bailing out corporations. Covid has shown us that the most vulnerable people in our community, they too deserve to be bailed out."
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New York Police Department officers listen as Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York President Pat Lynch and representatives from other NYPD and law enforcement unions holds a news conference at the Icahn Stadium parking lot on June 9, 2020. News
Report on Broken Windows Spending Bolsters Call to Redirect $1 Billion of NYPD Budget to Harmed Communities
City leaders are urged to direct the money to "more relevant city agencies, harm reduction programs, and community-based organizations who are better trained and equipped to actually keep our communities safe."
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'Fight Like We're Down 10 Points,' Say Supporters as Poll Shows Bowman Up Double-Digits Over Engel in NY
"Jamaal is up!" wrote attorney Zephyr Teachout. "You know what to do. Work harder. Six days until voting ends."
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Former middle school principal Jamaal Bowman is running against 16-term Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) in the primary election for New York's 16th Congressional District. The election will take place June 23. News
New York Times Endorses Jamaal Bowman as a 'Promising New Face' Voters Can Send to Congress
The progressive former middle school principal is challenging longtime Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel in New York's 16th Congressional District.
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New Yorkers Confront de Blasio Over Defense of NYPD Violence as Calls Mount for Mayor's Resignation
"T he police could beat up de Blasio and he would say it didn't happen."
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'Deeply Disturbing': New York Supreme Court Judge Rules Protesters Can Be Detained Indefinitely
"This is suspension of habeas corpus, it is unconstitutional," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Jamaal Bowman's Progressive Primary Challenge Against Longtime Rep. Eliot Engel
"This moment requires renewed and revitalized leadership across the country AND at the ballot box."
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