Recent protests on the streets of Portland, Oregon featured confrontations between demonstrators and federal agents deployed to the city by the Trump administration. Deborah Bloom reports, the departure of federal forces has de-escalated tensions and allowed protesters to refocus their message on demanding racial justice in America.
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On December 12, Alabama voters will elect either Democrat Doug Jones or Republican Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate. Complicating this race are reports that Moore, a former chief justice of the state supreme court, engaged in sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old girl, followed by a string of additional accusations from women about Moore. For VOA, Deborah Bloom spoke with voters in Montgomery, Alabama about the upcoming election.