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Not even Republican talking points can defend Uvalde's police response. (via @thereidout  Blog)

Wait, the GOP has no grand-sweeping plans for white supremacist terrorism?

Lauren Boebert may not have thought this one through. (via @MaddowBlog )

Some Republicans protest a little too much when it comes to stopping white extremists. But their response is telling.

Ted Cruz captured the worst part of the GOP's response to gun violence in a 90-second video. @MaddowBlog .

Here's what you may be getting wrong about gun reform in America.

"If you don't want cops that scared of having to face off against someone armed like that, you have laws and rules where criminals can't get weapons of war that can outgun a whole group of officers," @AriMelber  says of police response in Texas school shooting, citing experts.

The shifting story the police have spun is a brutal reminder that they can’t always be trusted as reliable narrators.

Dr. Esther Choo: "I have paused at the door to give mothers another minute, knowing that their lives will be forever split into all the time before I opened that door and all the time after."


"Why are we here?" Sen. Murphy presses fellow senators in emotional speech after Texas elementary school shooting. "I am here on this floor, to beg, to literally get down on my hands and knees and beg my colleagues ... find a way to pass laws that make this less likely."

Andrea Jenkins, vice president of Minneapolis City Council, says George Floyd and Officer Chauvin worked at restaurant near Third Precinct. "They were coworkers for a very long time."

Fmr. Bloomberg adviser Tim O'Brien: "If Republicans really want to make an issue out of Hunter Biden ... there is going to be a scorched earth response aimed at all of the Trump children that is going to be unlike anything they've experienced thus far."

After raising employee wages to $15/hour, Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor in Pittsburgh received "well over 1,000 applications" for job openings. Co-owner Jacob Hanchar says customer service has improved and he hasn't "noticed a difference on our bottom line."

Rep. Connolly during House Oversight and Reform Cmte. hearing: "You can talk all you want about whether the poor Border [Patrol] is overwhelmed that makes no excuse for how we are treating children...Is there no limit to what you will justify in this administration?"

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: “I think what the president needs to do is, frankly, put his big boy pants on."