Mary Sanchez

Is police brutality on the rise? We need data

No national, compulsory database exists to track instances of police use of deadly force. No one knows how many people are killed by police, justifiably or not. Nor do we know how often police wound but do not kill the citizens they are also sworn to protect. “Police brutality” is great catchphrase for generating emotion, but coming to grips with it requires more understanding.

Mary Sanchez

Lives, dreams on the line as Congress dithers over immigration

Hispanic voters punished the GOP in 2012, in numbers that caused no small amount of soul searching in the shocked party afterwards. And what have the Republicans learned? What are they offering now? They do not care enough about the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border to come up with a plan that could actually pass through both the House and the Senate.

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