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Minneapolis Mayor praises George Floyd: 'His life bettered our city'

Minneapolis Mayor praises George Floyd: ‘His life bettered our city’

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey praised George Floyd following the guilty verdict on Tuesday against former police officer Derek Chauvin for Floyd’s murder.”George Floyd came to Minneapolis to better his life. But ultimately his life will have bettered our city,” the Democratic mayor wrote on Twitter. “The jury joined in a shared conviction that has animated Minneapolis for

St. Louis gun owner Mark McCloskey, who defended home from protesters, may seek US Senate seat

St. Louis gun owner Mark McCloskey, who defended home from protesters, may seek US Senate seat

Mark McCloskey, a St. Louis attorney who, along with his wife, armed himself and confronted Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home last summer, said he is considering a run for a U.S. Senate seat.”I can confirm that it’s a consideration, yes,” McCloskey told Politico on Tuesday.U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., previously announced he is retiring after serving in

Biden ignores rioting that marred summer of George Floyd protests after Chauvin conviction

Biden ignores rioting that marred summer of George Floyd protests after Chauvin conviction

President Biden on Tuesday, weighing in on the murder conviction of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, left out the rioting, looting, arson and worse that broke out around the country amid a summer of unrest following George Floyd’s Memorial Day death.The president said the protesters, most of whom were peacefully and lawfully exercising their First Amendment rights,

Mondale remembered by Geraldine Ferraro's daughter

Mondale remembered by Geraldine Ferraro’s daughter

EXCLUSIVE: It was a decision that “changed what people thought was possible for women.”That is how Donna Zaccaro describes the event 37 years ago when Democratic Presidential nominee Walter Mondale selected her mother, New York Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro, to be the first woman ever to run for vice president on a major party ticket. Mondale, who passed away

Bill, Hillary Clinton say jury made 'right decision' in finding Derek Chauvin guilty: 'Black lives matter'

Bill, Hillary Clinton say jury made ‘right decision’ in finding Derek Chauvin guilty: ‘Black lives matter’

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton each reacted to Tuesday’s verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial.The former president said the jury “made the right decision” in convicting Chauvin, an ex-Minneapolis police officer on murder charges in the death of George Floyd in the city last May.”His tragic death and the

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