Melissa Etehad

LA Times reporter

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New demonstrations have erupted nationwide in response to the continued clashes between federal agents and activists in Portland.

Clashes between federal officers and protestors continue in Portland, now spread nationwide

New demonstrations have erupted nationwide in response to the continued clashes between federal agents and activists in Portland.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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