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Trump who? Senate GOP candidates in tight races avoid any mention of the president in campaign ads

29 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

In their campaign ads back home, it's as if the unpopular incumbent president doesn't exist, as Republicans choose instead to highlight their own achievements or go on the...
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Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

This November, the uneasy relationship between the most right-wing voters in the Republican Party and the statewide lawmakers who rely on their votes will burst into the open.
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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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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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Some Republicans Have Grown Wary of Protests, Poll Shows

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

A month ago, polls reflected a new consensus around the need for racial justice. But after weeks of attacks by President Trump, some Republicans' views have shifted.
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Markey, Pressley tout transit bill in Mattapan

11 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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Trump's Florida Convention Could Be The First That Actually Helps Lose A State

Trump's Florida Convention Could Be The First That Actually Helps Lose A State

11 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Trump yanked the Republican convention from North Carolina because it wouldn't let him give a speech to a packed house. Now coronavirus is spiking in Florida.
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Biden, Sanders unity task forces release policy recommendations

Biden, Sanders unity task forces release policy recommendations

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

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...
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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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Republicans invite Parler CEO to rumble with Silicon Valley giants

Republicans invite Parler CEO to rumble with Silicon Valley giants

12 hours ago   |   Politico

In a potential presage of fireworks to come, two House Republicans have asked the head of an upstart social media network to weigh in on the House Judiciary Committee's...
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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 ...