From the daily archives: Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hillary Clinton made her first big policy speech this week on the need to reform the criminal justice system. Now a declared Democratic candidate for president next year, Mrs. Clinton spoke about ending mass incarceration and targeted policing as an early term focus. Civil unrest in Baltimore this week was coincidental to her speech, but it served as a compelling backdrop to remarks she offered Wednesday morning at the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University.

“From Ferguson to Staten Island to Baltimore, the patterns have become unmistakable and undeniable,” Hillary Clinton said today. “My heart […]

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