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Michael Bloomberg pays fines for 32K Florida felons so they can vote

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg has helped pay off the outstanding fines and fees of 32,000 convicted felons in Florida so they could regain their right to vote ahead of the November election, according to a report. The billionaire and former presidential candidate raised over $16 million for, and donated $5 million to, the Florida Rights...
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Mike Bloomberg raises millions to help Florida felons vote

Mike Bloomberg raises millions to help Florida felons vote

1 month ago   |   By ABC

In addition to serving their sentences, Florida felons must pay all fines, restitution and legal fees before they can regain their right to vote.
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Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can Vote

Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can Vote

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Earlier this month, a federal court made it harder for felons in Florida to vote by upholding a law that stipulates they must first pay any outstanding fees or fines on their record. Now billionaire Michael Bloomberg is trying to make sure they can get to the polls after all...
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Minnesota GOP Senate candidate undergoing emergency surgery

Minnesota GOP Senate candidate undergoing emergency surgery

Minnesota Republican Jason Lewis, the party's nominee for Senate, was rushed into emergency surgery Monday to fix a severe internal hernia, his campaign announced in a... Read more ...

Trump's final pitch to Pennsylvania: I love fracking

Trump's final pitch to Pennsylvania: I love fracking

President Donald Trump crisscrossed Pennsylvania on Monday in a frenzied attempt to pull out a critical victory with a singular message: fracking, fracking, fracking. At... Read more ...

Jared Kushner Mocks Black Lives Matter Activists: They 'Go On Instagram And Cry'

Jared Kushner Mocks Black Lives Matter Activists: They 'Go On Instagram And Cry'

President Trump's son-in-law suggested some Black people simply don't want to be successful. Read more ...

Poll: Trump ahead of Biden by single digits in Texas

Poll: Trump ahead of Biden by single digits in Texas

President Donald Trump has expanded his single-digit lead over Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Texas, according to a new survey of the state with the... Read more ...

Suspect Nabbed in Ballot Fire

Suspect Nabbed in Ballot Fire

A man was charged with lighting a fire in a Boston ballot drop box and damaging dozens of ballots, police said Monday. Worldy Armand, a 39-year-old Boston resident, was taken... Read more ...

Trump says White House celebration for Barrett confirmation won't be a big one

Trump says White House celebration for Barrett confirmation won't be a big one

President Donald Trump insisted an outdoor celebration for the impending confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday evening would not be a large one... Read more ...

Pence not expected at Barrett's Monday night confirmation vote

Pence not expected at Barrett's Monday night confirmation vote

Vice President Mike Pence is not expected to preside over the Senate's confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett Monday night unless his vote is somehow necessary to approve... Read more ...

Virginia Military Institute Superintendent Resigns Amid Probe Into Racism Claims

Virginia Military Institute Superintendent Resigns Amid Probe Into Racism Claims

Black cadets told The Washington Post they face relentless racism at the state-run military college. Read more ...

Senate Likely To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court, Cementing...

Senate Likely To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court, Cementing Conservative Majority

The rush to confirm Barrett has bitterly divided Democrats and Republicans, who are expected to split along party lines on the final vote. Read more ...

Before SCOTUS Vote, Democrats Have Request for Pence

Before SCOTUS Vote, Democrats Have Request for Pence

The presidency may be up in the air, but a different vote is sure to be a winner for Republicans: The Senate will vote Monday evening to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the... Read more ...