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Federal workers are returning to the office. Some members of Congress say they shouldn't be

32 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Senators representing Maryland and Virginia will send a letter Thursday warning against premature reopenings.
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Pentagon leaders face grilling on use of military in unrest

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon's top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months to face a long list of controversies, including their differences with President...
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Florida Democrats return PPP money amid scandal

Florida Democrats return PPP money amid scandal

7 hours ago   |   Politico

The Florida Democratic Party announced late Wednesday that it was returning at least $780,000 in small-business loans after its own lawmakers criticized the acceptance of the...
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Virus-Ravaged States in India Clamor for More Funds From Modi

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

India's soaring coronavirus numbers are threatening its economic recovery and sharpening differences between states and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's federal government.This...
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Facebook to Remove Roger Stone Pages Linked to Fake Accounts

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Facebook Inc. said it will remove the accounts and brand pages for Roger Stone, a Republican operative who was convicted of lying to Congress during its investigation into...
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Supreme Court set to decide who can see Trump's tax returns, financial records

Supreme Court set to decide who can see Trump's tax returns, financial records

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Supreme Court is set to unveil its decision on Thursday about whether Congress gets to see President Donald Trump's tax returns and financial records, a ruling that could...
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Trump aside, McConnell becomes GOP's preacher on masks

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is emerging as the GOP's mask spokesman, proselytizing about the importance of wearing a face covering during the...
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Supreme Court Backs Religious Rights in Contraceptive, School Cases

16 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court struck two blows for religious rights, including a decision that upholds Trump administration rules giving employers a broad right to refuse to offer...
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The Most Conservative Democrat In Congress Just Survived A Progressive Primary Challenge

The Most Conservative Democrat In Congress Just Survived A Progressive Primary Challenge

20 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Josh Gottheimer has defended big banks and assailed immigrants, but he isn't going anywhere.
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The Case Against Tom Kean Jr

21 hours ago   |   DCCC

“A commonsense voice for hardworking New Jerseyans and small businesses, Congressman Tom Malinowski works hard to deliver for his constituents. Tom worked across the aisle on...
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Trump's Tulsa Rally 'Likely' Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official

Trump's Tulsa Rally 'Likely' Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official

Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said the president's campaign rally last month “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new COVID-19 cases. Read more ...

Supreme Court rules against 2 teachers at religious schools

Supreme Court rules against 2 teachers at religious schools

The Supreme Court ruled against two former Catholic school teachers in a 7-2 decision today , saying constitutional language that protects religious freedom barred them from... Read more ...

‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than...

‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than 20 Times

"It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin told Floyd before he died. Chauvin and three other cops have been fired and charged. Read more ...

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

A San Francisco lawmaker wants to deploy "CAREN" against people making racially motivated calls to 911. Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the ordinance Wednesday, calling it... Read more ...

Biden, Sanders unity task forces release policy recommendations

Biden, Sanders unity task forces release policy recommendations

Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Wednesday rolled out the policy recommendations reached by its joint task forces with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of the... Read more ...

Shepard Smith joining CNBC as evening news anchor

Shepard Smith joining CNBC as evening news anchor

Shepard Smith, the former Fox News anchor who left the network abruptly last October, will join CNBC, where he will host an hourlong evening newscast beginning in the... Read more ...

Harvard, MIT file suit over Trump administration visa rule for international...

Harvard, MIT file suit over Trump administration visa rule for international students

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed suit Wednesday against DHS and Immigration and Customs Enforcement in an attempt to halt a proposed... Read more ...

Census Bureau Expands Early Door Knocking For Count To 6 More States

Census Bureau Expands Early Door Knocking For Count To 6 More States

Despite the pandemic, Census Bureau officials say they've determined it's safe enough for visits to unresponsive homes in parts of Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, Pennsylvania... Read more ...

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

President Donald Trump's push to reopen America's schools is about more than children's education. It's about the economy. And it's about his reelection. Because for Trump and... Read more ...

Supreme Court set to decide who can see Trump's tax returns, financial records

Supreme Court set to decide who can see Trump's tax returns, financial records

The Supreme Court is set to unveil its decision on Thursday about whether Congress gets to see President Donald Trump's tax returns and financial records, a ruling that could... Read more ...