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Rare moment of bipartisanship as US Senate passes anti-Asian hate crime bill

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Rare moment of bipartisanship as US Senate passes anti-Asian hate crime bill

Rare moment of bipartisanship as US Senate passes anti-Asian hate crime bill

The legislation creates a new position within the Department of Justice to expedite reviews of hate crimes, especially ones involving COVID-19.


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