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Law enforcement groups argue a Pentagon program that provides surplus military gear helps protect the public and are gearing up for a fight with lawmakers and the Obama administration over whether it should be continued.
Before an important Senate vote in September, one Missouri Senator is making the rounds and visiting small businesses across the state that could potentially be affected by the outcome of the vote.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she favors the idea of giving police officers body cameras to wear when they deal with the public in order to get an accurate account of what happens.
While calm appears to be returning to the St. Louis suburb that was torn apart as police and protesters clashed following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, members of Congress are calling for an expansion of police use of body cameras.
Mo. senator: Tie federal funding to police body cams SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - No police department should get federal funds unless they put cameras on officers, Sen. Claire McCaskill says.
In an open letter published Monday, civil rights leaders and black politicians called on President Barack Obama and the Justice Department to take "immediate action" to implement policy changes to local law enforcement in the wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
So what was strange, twisted right wing hatchet man and malevolent garden gnome Ben Shapiro doing yesterday while the funeral of Michael Brown took place? He was busily digging up examples of funerals that weren't attended by Obama administration officials.
TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! BEHIND THE SCENES: MISSOURI RAGE OVER GOV. JAY NIXON AND AG CHRIS KOSTER MISSING MICHAEL BROWN FUNERAL!!! Once again it seems that top Missouri politicos mishandled an important response to the highly disputed shooting death of African-American teen Michael Brown.
After Fort Leonard Wood lost more than a 1000 jobs due to the 2013 programmatic environmental assessment the Army now estimates that it could lose up to 5,400 civilian and military positions by 2020.
When Barack Obama first ran for president, he theatrically cast himself as the man alone on the stage.
Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy at slain teenager Michael Brown's funeral in St. Louis Monday, saying it was "time to deal with policing" and questioning the use of military equipment and tactics by local cops.
Out CNN anchor Don Lemon helped bring to light video of a St. Louis County police officer making a speech filled with homophobic, racist, and sexist rhetoric, a revelation that has resulted in the officer's suspension.
Spurred by the jarring militarized appearance and aggressive stance of police responding to protests and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama on Friday ordered a review of the distribution of war gear to local and state police agencies, something he telegraphed a week ago that he would likely do.
Amid a great deal of fighting and tumultuous political conflict, trust a very smart and powerful white lady to come out on top.
Scheming politicians, opportunists, and grifters have latched on to the recent panic over a supposed campus " rape culture " to clamp down on activities having nothing to do with rape.
Sen. Claire McCaskill , Sen. Dean Heller , Sen. Richard Blumenthal , Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , Sen. Kelly Ayotte , Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Marco Rubio are joined by sexual assault survivors during a news conference about new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assults on college and university campuses at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 30 ... (more)
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:20 am
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