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Democrats eye new Congressional opening  (access required)

Democrats, Gallego, election, Congress

The heavily Democratic Congressional District 3 is seemingly open for takers now that Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-AZ, has announced that he’ll run for Senate.   Several Democrats are considering a run, but it’s a big risk. In such a blue district, whichever Democrat wins the primary is almost guaranteed the seat, and there’s no limit on how many primary candidates can run.  

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Police unions active in reform efforts

Carlos Garcia, Phoenix City Council, Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, Arizona Police Association, Justice Collaboratory, police unions, Columbia Law Review

Common demands for police reform include chipping away at long-established police protections: make complaints against officers open to the public, tighten and enforce use-of-force rules, and reform the disciplinary process.

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