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Politics, Policy, Political News Top Stories
Pelosi preps new coronavirus relief plan amid stalled talks
Vulnerable House Democrats have been pushing the speaker for more action before heading home to campaign.
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Pelosi urges voting to counter Trump on peaceful election transition
"I have confidence in the American people," she said.
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Senate panel preparing to subpoena Google, Facebook and Twitter for CEO testimony
The hearing is set to address a 1996 law that has protected tech platforms from lawsuits over content their users post.
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Tester warns Biden to pick up the pace on campaigning
"I think Joe just needs to get out and talk to people tell them his vision for the country and I think he’ll be fine,” the Montana Democrat said.
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Republicans brush aside Trump’s dismissal of a peaceful transfer of power
"There will be an orderly transition just as there has been every four years since 1792," said Mitch McConnell.
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Ex-Radio Free Europe official: Trump-appointed agency chief brought 'chaos and uncertainty'
Jamie Fly, a former top aide to Sen. Marco Rubio, was ousted when Michael Pack took command of the federal media group.
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2 retired 4-star officers who served under Trump endorse Biden
They signed on alongside nearly 200 other retired generals and admirals.
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Trump says he's 'praying' for officers shot at Breonna Taylor protests
The president added that he had spoken to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, and that “we are prepared to work together, immediately upon request!”
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Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa
Trump comfortably won Texas in 2016, seizing the state’s 38 electoral votes.
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‘Something’s in the water’: Florida Republicans see surge in voter registration
Democrats say they feel pressure from Joe Biden’s campaign to refrain from door-to-door canvassing, which is hindering their efforts.
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‘This is the ultimate base play’: Trump looks for Catholic vote from Court fight
Democratic nominee Joe Biden, a Catholic, has been drawing swaths of white Catholic voters who picked Trump in 2016. Now, Trump allies see an opening in the battle over a Court seat.
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Judge's faith becomes early flashpoint in Supreme Court fight
Amy Coney Barrett, who is a contender to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, belongs to a tight-knit charismatic Christian community whose conservative views alarm some liberals.
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Judges propose making disclosure of their personal details a crime
The request to Congress raises serious First Amendment and transparency concerns, critics said.
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Opinion | Why Amy Coney Barrett’s Religious Beliefs Aren’t Off Limits
Putting a member of a “covenant” community on the high court would raise a whole new set of questions about religion and the Constitution.
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Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Breonna Taylor
“It’s a volcano built up and now it’s exploded.”
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Police reforms stall around the country, despite new wave of activism
"If we can’t win now, we suck,” one racial justice organizer says.
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Opinion | No, the Democrats Won't Pack the Court
No matter how much progressives want elected Democrats to write a ransom note, they aren’t going to take the Supreme Court captive next year, let alone kill the hostage.
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Trudeau: Canada already in second wave of coronavirus
Warning comes as Canadian Covid-19 cases climb higher, a setback that follows the country’s success in flattening the curve earlier in the pandemic
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How the coronavirus is making school segregation worse
The pandemic is widening long-standing gaps to school resources that fall along racial and socioeconomic lines. A generation of students could fall further behind.
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Trump declines to commit to a peaceful transition of power after election
“We’re going to have to see what happens,” the president said at a news briefing, continuing to cast doubt on the reliability of voting infrastructure.
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Trump says he might reject stricter FDA vaccine guidelines
The FDA has reportedly proposed stricter emergency authorization standards, which are now under review by the White House Office of Management and Budget.
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‘The hits just keep coming’: Congress stumbles from crisis to crisis
Lawmakers had faced a shutdown, impeachment and pandemic. Now, they're in a Supreme Court fight with epic ramifications.
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Missouri governor and wife test positive for Covid-19
“Needless to say, it’s been quite a day here,” said Gov. Mike Parson.
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Democratic Senate hopefuls spurn Supreme Court expansion
Even if Democrats win back the Senate, they may not have the votes to overhaul the high court.
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Florida AG calls for criminal inquiry into Bloomberg’s $16M felon voter donation
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Trump Is an Authoritarian. So Are Millions of Americans
It’s not how we think of our fellow-citizens, but no matter who wins in November, the impulse will be very much alive in the country. What do they want?
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What STDs Can Tell Us About How To Fight Covid
The cycles of STD infections offer some key insights that may well cross party lines.
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Club for Growth plans $5M in ads to back Trump’s Supreme Court nominee
The slate of digital and TV spots from the conservative group will support whoever is chosen to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat.
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Facebook to reject election ads that prematurely declare a winner
The new policy marks a departure for the social media behemoth.
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Judge rejects Eric Trump’s bid to delay interview with N.Y. attorney general
The president’s son must answer questions under oath by Oct. 7 in an investigation into the family’s real estate business.
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