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NYPD police officers in Times Square. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)

Moderate, progressive Democrats battle over defunding police

Progressives and moderates in the Democrat Party have reportedly been feuding as moderates appeared to be abandoning the idea of defunding the police. Throughout the 2020 election cycle, Democrats cheered on calls to defund the police with Kamala Harris saying policing needed reimagining and more officers on the ground was not the answer.