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Floyd Death Casts Long Shadow on Congress Logjam, Biden Meeting

May 25, 2021, 1:06 PM

President Joe Biden is set to meet privately Tuesday with the family of George Floyd one year after his death, with negotiators working on policing legislation in Congress still stuck on how to hold law enforcement officers accountable for excessive use of force.

The three central players in the discussions -- Democratic Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, GOP Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina and Democratic Representative Karen Bass of California -- all say they are making progress, though an agreement could yet be weeks away.

Minneapolis marks the anniversary of George Floyd’s death.
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Biden surprised lawmakers when he urged them in his April 28 address ...

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