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The effort to unseat Jackie Lacey is part of a broader national movement to reshape the criminal justice system by electing more progressive prosecutors.   
  Tiffany Cabán, a…

The push for progressive district attorneys across the US

The effort to unseat Jackie Lacey is part of a broader national movement to reshape the criminal justice system by electing more progressive prosecutors.  Tiffany Cabán, a…

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After 52 hours of deliberation, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case ended in mistrial    Saturday   , after the jury found itself deadlocked.

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After 52 hours of deliberation, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case ended in mistrial Saturday , after the jury found itself deadlocked.

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Bernie Sanders urged his supporters Sunday to move away from identity politics, and that progressives need to band together and fight for the working class.

Should we move away from identity politics or double down?

Bernie Sanders urged his supporters Sunday to move away from identity politics, and that progressives need to band together and fight for the working class.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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