Dave Cieslewicz

former Democratic mayor of Madison, Wisconsin

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The Democratic National Convention officially kicks off tonight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Pros and cons of political conventions

The Democratic National Convention officially kicks off tonight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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One year ago this week, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis at the hands of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The killing set off the largest civil rights movement the U.S.

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