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2:34The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at George Floyd memorial service
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Hundreds Gather In Houston To Honor George Floyd And Call For Change

1:57Georgia voters wait in line
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Long Lines, Voting Machine Issues Plague Georgia Primary Election

2:01A woman walks into a closing store
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Economists: U.S. Entered Recession In February Due To COVID-19

3:05House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress, kneel and observe a moment of silence at the Capitol.
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Democrats Unveil Legislation to Make Systemic Changes to Policing

2:33Trump returning to White House after visiting St. John's Church
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Poll Finds 80% Of Americans Think Country Is 'Out Of Control'

1:18Defense Sec. Mark Esper
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Pres. Trump Reportedly Ordered 10,000 Troops To Handle D.C. Protesters

3:07A group of protesters march against police brutality in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2020.
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Protester: We Need To Stay Vigilant For Decades To Come

1:41Former Vice President Joe Biden
Texas Democratic Party

Biden Talks Racism, George Floyd At Texas Democratic Convention

0:57President Donald Trump stands outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House in Washington
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Barr Pushes Back On Claims He Ordered Police To Clear Protesters

0:47Joe Biden
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Joe Biden Officially Clinches The Democratic Nomination For President

1:32Military police
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Democrats Aim To Curb President's Power Under Insurrection Act

0:55Ballot counting machines
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Judge: All TN Voters Should Be Allowed To Vote By Mail Due To Virus

1:00Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota
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Social Distancing Not Required When Trump Visits Mount Rushmore

1:13"Now Hiring" sign
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Economy Unexpectedly Adds 2.5 Million Jobs In May

1:19Members of the DC National Guard, U.S. Park Police and U.S. Secret Service watch from Lafayette Park as demonstrators gather
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Demonstrators Sue Trump Administration Over Crowd-Clearing Tactics

1:46The Rev. Al Sharpton at George Floyd's memorial service
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Politicians, Activists And Celebrities Gather To Remember George Floyd

2:10Demonstrators protest over the death of George Floyd
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Lawmakers Unveil Flurry Of Police Reform Bills

0:51In this image from video provided by My Brother's Keeper Alliance and The Obama Foundation, former President Barack Obama
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Former President Barack Obama Speaks Out On Police Reform

1:03Nearly 43 million Americans are out of work
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1.87 Million Americans File Jobless Claims Amid State Reopenings

1:29Defense Secretary Jim Mattis waits outside the Pentagon.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Mattis And Other Former Military Leaders Criticize Trump

0:57Walmart storefront
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Some Walmart Stores Remove Guns From Sales Floors Amid Protests

3:04People near a fire during a protest.
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Who Is Sowing Chaos At The George Floyd Protests?

1:09A medic moves a gurney at Queens Hospital Center in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York
Mary Altaffer / AP

Health And Human Services Hasn't Allotted Most Hospital Relief Funds

1:35Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass
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Congressional Black Caucus Focusing On Police Reform Legislation

1:16James N. Miller
U.S. Department of Defense

Pentagon Adviser Resigns, Says Esper Violated His Oath Of Office

1:57Voters cast ballots while wearing masks.
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7 States, D.C. Hold Presidential Primaries Amid Protests And Pandemic

1:34Gov. Roy Cooper
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North Carolina Governor Rejects GOP's Plan For 'Full Convention'

0:57Attorney General William Barr in Lafayette Park
Alex Brandon / AP

AG William Barr Made Decision To Clear White House Protesters

1:45President Donald Trump
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Republican Senators Split On President Trump's Response To Protests

3:24President Trump holds a Bible at St. John's Episcopal Church
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Faith Leaders React To President's Bible Gesture Amid Protests