Where Things Stand: Why Is Rand Paul Opposing An Anti-Lynching Bill?

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: U.S. Senator Rand Paul L (R-KY) listens to testimony during the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing to examine COVID-19 and Safely Getting Back to Work and Back to School on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) listens to testimony during the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on COVID-19 May 12, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The committee wi... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) listens to testimony during the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on COVID-19 May 12, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The committee will hear testimony from members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on how to safely open the country and get America back to work and school. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 5, 2020 1:40 p.m.

There’s a lot to keep up with today, but I want to point you to this Politico writeup about the anti-lynching bill that was debated on the Senate floor yesterday.

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