Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan on Monday condemned recent police shootings of minorities and attacks on law enforcement officers, announcing that he would donate $2 million towards improving police-community relations.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) remains committed to supporting Hillary Clinton after WikiLeaks released a trove of emails revealing that Democratic National Committee officials tried to undermine his presidential bid.
Hillary Clinton pushed back at the corruption accusations that have clouded her 2016 presidential run in a CBS “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday, saying that she is held to a standard that other politicians are not expected to meet.