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August ballot contenders and Capitol Hill rhetoric catch up to George Floyd protest

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen says "defunding" police isn't what Democrats want and, in endorsing Tennessee Republican Senate contender Bill Hagerty, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton says protesters were exercising Constitutional rights

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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