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For black women mayors, rising national profiles come with political risk

For black women mayors, rising national profiles come with political risk

31 minutes ago   |   Politico

Black women mayors are having a moment. They're also facing a daunting political challenge. Mayors Keisha Lance Bottoms, Muriel Bowser, Lori Lightfoot and London Breed steer...
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Supreme Court patches up Electoral College for 2020

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

In a moment of deep uncertainty about making the 2020 presidential election work, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck a blow for stability and common sense. In a 9-0 decision...
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The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Conventional wisdom says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.
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Despite risks, Trump invests big in attacks on Biden's age

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump has accused his Democratic rival Joe Biden of having connections to the “radical left” and has pilloried his relationship with China, his record on criminal...
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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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Charlie Baker calls Donald Trump out on ‘inappropriate' threat to cut school funding

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Gov. Charlie Baker clapped back at President Trump, calling his threat to cut funding from school districts that don't reopen this fall “inappropriate.” Speaking from the State...
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Markey, Pressley tout transit bill in Mattapan

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey is pushing for free buses and trains - though, in a refrain familiar to MBTA riders, it's probably not getting rolling anywhere quite yet, he...
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Grim projection: 200,000 dead by Election Day

Grim projection: 200,000 dead by Election Day

11 hours ago   |   Politico

As the United States surpasses 3 million coronavirus infections, forecasters are updating their models to account for the recent resurgence and reaching a grim consensus: the...
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Pandemic looms over Trump trade day with Mexican president

Pandemic looms over Trump trade day with Mexican president

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated the beginning of the new North American trade pact, symbolically signing his signature trade deal with Mexican President Andrés...
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US rule targets disease-stricken countries to deny asylum

13 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed empowering border authorities to deny asylum to people from countries with widespread, deadly communicable disease, its latest in...
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pandemic looms over Trump trade day with Mexican president

Pandemic looms over Trump trade day with Mexican president

President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated the beginning of the new North American trade pact, symbolically signing his signature trade deal with Mexican President Andrés... Read more ...