Biden urges Congress to act on policing reform after meeting with George Floyd family

By: - May 25, 2021 4:19 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 25: Philonise Floyd, George Floyd’s brother, speaks to reporters while standing with members of the Floyd family prior to a meeting to mark the one anniversary of his death, May 25, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during an arrest after a store clerk suspected he used a counterfeit $20 bill. Photo by Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Images.

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Minnesota Reformer. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.