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Dec 7, 2014

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on police-community relations… Fred Rotondaro on Democrats needing a new brand … and Bill Press with Congressman Charlie Rangel.

 

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake talks about bridging the gap between police and minority communities. Commentator Fred Rotondaro says Democrats need to create a brand … one that contrasts with the Republicans. And Bill Press talks with Congressman Charlie Rangel and the Washington Post’s  Clinton Yates about the Eric Garner case.

 

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

With much of the country in an uproar over police brutality, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says law enforcement must be sensitive to the demographics of its community.

http://mayor.baltimorecity.gov/

 

Fred Rotondaro

Fred Rotondaro, one of our regular commentators, has some harsh words for Democrats who ran away from President Obama and says the party needs to establish a new brand.

http://www.americanprogress.org

 

Charlie Rangel

Bill Press and his guest, veteran congressman and civil right advocate Charlie Rangel of New York.

 

Jim Hightower

The Benghazi investigation – a zombie that won't die.