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Bernie Sanders’ divisive proposal to give all prisoners voting rights is already a reality in countries like Canada and Israel

"More than 30 countries around the world today such as Canada, South Africa and Finland allow prisoners to vote."
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at the NAN Conference, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Bernie Sanders says even ‘terrible people’ in prison for crimes like the Boston Marathon bombing should be allowed to vote

"I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy," Sanders said. "Yes, even for terrible people."
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Chicago in November 2017.

Biden played key role in pushing US to take hardline stances on crime in 1990s, and now he’s apologizing as 2020 looms

"I haven't always been right. I know we haven't always gotten things right, but I've always tried," Biden said.

Attorney general nominee William Barr helped write the handbook on mass incarceration in the 1990s — but he says he realizes times have changed

Attorney General nominee William Barr has been criticized over the 1992 report, "The Case for More Incarceration."
Philadelphia district attorney-elect Larry Krasner celebrates at the William Way LGBT Community Center in Philadelphia, PA on November 7, 2017.

The inside story of how Trump united a city of activists to elect the most progressive district attorney in a generation

Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner won the election for Philadelphia DA in a resounding victory Tuesday, but it was activists and organizers who put him there.
Philadelphia Democratic district attorney candidate Larry Krasner gives a speech at a fundraiser at a supporter's house in Center City, Philadelphia.

Our exclusive interview with new Philadelphia district attorney Larry Krasner, who blew out the competition with an ultra-progressive platform

Larry Krasner is Philadelphia's next district attorney after a win Tuesday. BI spoke with him on everything from the race to 2016 and Trump.
Democratic district attorney candidate Larry Krasner answers a question at a candidate forum at the Kingsessing Recreation Center in Southwest Philadelphia.

A far-left progressive who was part of Democrats’ Election Day domination says there’s a big lesson for the party

Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner won the race for Philadelphia district attorney Tuesday in a blowout. He says it should be a signal.
Philadelphia Democratic district attorney candidate Larry Krasner speaks at a candidate forum at the Arch Street United Methodist Church, a landmark center of activism in Philadelphia, on October 21, 2017.

Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner is Philly’s next district attorney — here’s why he ran after 30 years suing police

Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner is running for district attorney in Philadelphia, a powerful position. By the end of Tuesday, he could be the next DA.
Activists from Philly R.E.A.L. Justice Coalition, an organization focused on ending oppression, protest in front of police officers on October 21, 2017.

Philadelphia’s ultra-progressive DA candidate explains why local and city elections matter now more than ever

Philadelphia district attorney candidate Larry Krasner says local races are important because local officials control many of people's day-to-day lives.
Philadelphia Democratic district attorney candidate Larry Krasner gives a speech at a fundraiser at a supporter's house in Center City, Philadelphia.

The most progressive candidate in a generation sued police 75 times — now, he’s poised to run law enforcement in one of the US’s big...

Civil rights attorney turned Democratic candidate Larry Krasner is the heavy front-runner to win the race to be Philadelphia's next district attorney.