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A crowd gathers at the scene where Philando Castile was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop, July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP)

Confessions of a Tough-on-Crime Progressive

Throughout the 1990s, Democrats supported punitive criminal justice laws. The nation has changed, and Democrats must do likewise.


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