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Twitter Web App : It is past time to take action on policing reform.

I am so proud to stand with the peaceful protesters in Brooklyn today.

And I will not stop working to demand action in the Senate.

#BlackLivesMatter twitter.com/evanchill/stat…

TweetDeck : Americans are taking to the streets in peaceful protest to demand action.

And I’m so proud to stand with them in Brooklyn today.

Senator McConnell: Commit to holding a Senate vote on policing reform ASAP.

#BlackLivesMatter

iPhone : Our nation’s capital is being patrolled by federal officers—under Pres. Trump & AG Barr—who are being told to refuse to ID themselves

Sen. Murphy & I are intro-ing a new bill to require clear ID on uniforms

This president & future presidents CANNOT trample on Americans' rights

iPhone : The men and women of the United States military are a diverse, all-voluntary force, bound together by a sacred oath: to support and defend the Constitution of the United States.

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Twitter Media Studio : As peaceful protests against racial injustice continue across our nation, Senator Doug Jones delivers a powerful Weekly Democratic Address asking Americans to join him in listening and learning so that we can become a stronger and more just society.

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iPhone : Today we #WearOrange to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day. As our nation grieves from recent acts of brutality & gun violence, we must recognize that Black Americans are disproportionately affected by gun violence & that we have much work ahead of us to right this wrong.

Twitter Web App : This #GunViolenceAwarenessDay

We remember all Americans we’ve lost to gun violence

And we remember Black Americans are 10x more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide

Sen. McConnell—Put the House-passed universal background checks bill on the floor NOW

#WearOrange

Twitter Web App : A heroic frontline worker, today should have been Breonna Taylor's 27th birthday.

Her family should not have to wait any longer for the justice they deserve.

We will not stop working to ensure policing reform and demanding Senator McConnell commit to holding a vote ASAP.

Twitter Web App : On #GunViolenceAwarenessDay, we #WearOrange:

For all Americans we’ve lost to gun violence.

To remember Black Americans are 10X more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.

To demand Sen. McConnell put the House-passed universal background checks bill on the floor.

Twitter Web App : With nearly 20M people out of work and unemployment among African Americans increasing, now's not the time to be complacent or take a victory lap.

President Trump: 13% unemployment is not ‘joyous’ or ‘stupendous’.

Senate GOP must stop sitting on their hands. We need to act!

Twitter Media Studio : Today, we stood together in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds—the length of time a police officer pressed his knee on George Floyds neck—in memory of Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbury, and too many others.

We must now honor their lives with action.

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Twitter Web App : Senate Democrats stood together today in silence for 8 minutes & 46 seconds—the length of time the police officer disgustingly pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck.

We wont stop working on policing reform & demanding that Sen. Mitch McConnell commit ASAP to holding a vote.

Twitter Web App : 8 minutes, 46 seconds. That’s how long George Floyd was restrained with a knee on his neck.

I joined my colleagues for 8 minutes & 46 seconds of silence to honor George Floyd—and other African Americans senselessly killed. Our justice system needs fixing. We must work together.

Twitter Web App : This morning I joined Senate colleagues for a moment of silence in Emancipation Hall to commemorate the life of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, and to stand in solidarity with Americans all across the country who are hurting. We must address these injustices.

Twitter Web App : A very solemn moment of silence this morning for 8 minutes 46 seconds with fellow Senate Democrats to remember the lives lost and stand in solidarity with the peaceful protesters calling for racial justice and the change our country desperately needs.

Twitter Web App : 31 years ago, students, workers, citizens stood up for freedom in Tiananmen Square against the repressive Chinese Communist Party

As peaceful protestors across America stand up to end injustice, these students' example should remind us of how America can stand up for our ideals

iPhone : Sen. Cory Booker on Sen. Paul Anti-Lynching Legislation amendment: I object to this amendment. I object, I object, I object on substance. I object on the law. And for my heart, spirit and every fiber of my being, I object for my ancestors.

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iPhone : .Kamala Harris on Anti-Lynching Bill Amendment: Senator Paul is now trying to weaken a bill that was already passed. Theres no reason for this...there is no reason other than cruel and deliberate obstruction on a day of mourning.

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Twitter Web App : America’s capital is being patrolled by federal officers—under Pres Trump & AG Barr—who are being told to refuse to ID themselves

I'm intro-ing a bill w/ Sen Murphy to require clear ID on uniforms

We must prevent this president & future presidents trampling on Americans' rights