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Kansas could elect its first openly transgender lawmaker this fall

20 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

She will join at least four openly transgender lawmakers serving in other states.
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Trump could avert mail-in voting disaster

34 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump's delay-the-election trial balloon on Twitter last week was resoundingly denounced, and rightly so. Indeed, so thorough was the repudiation, including from top...
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Majority of registered voters oppose U.S. election delay-Reuters/Ipsos poll

36 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - Two thirds of registered American voters oppose delaying the Nov. 3 presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, and more than half think President Donald...
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‘We have to get rid of Trump': Pro-Bernie group launches effort to boost Biden

‘We have to get rid of Trump': Pro-Bernie group launches effort to boost Biden

36 minutes ago   |   Politico

A left-wing group that opposed Joe Biden in the primaries is launching a six-figure digital campaign aimed at persuading progressive voters in battleground states, especially...
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Poll: Majority support voting by mail, bucking Trump

Poll: Majority support voting by mail, bucking Trump

36 minutes ago   |   Politico

Most voters approve of voting by mail ahead of a presidential election plagued by coronavirus concerns, and an overwhelming majority agree the contest should proceed as...
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Biden's Campaign Plans $280 Million Ad Blitz in the Fall

45 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Democratic nominee Joe Biden's presidential campaign will buy $280 million in advertising time in the fall, almost twice as much as the $151 million President Donald Trump has...
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Markey, Kennedy tread water as Democratic primary nears

53 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Sen. Eddie Markey of Maryland and Malden ought to take a page out of the late Boston politician Patrick J. “Sonny” McDonough's playbook. Seeking re-election a generation...
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Will Bill Barr Try to Help Trump Win the Election?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Two investigations appear to be potential fodder for pre-election political machinations.
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Wanted: Young People To Work The Polls This November

Wanted: Young People To Work The Polls This November

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Election officials fear a massive shortage of poll workers for the general election as older people opt out of their normal election-year service due to concerns over the...
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Sri Lankans vote for new parliament, shrugging off coronavirus fear

1 hour ago   |   National Post

COLOMBO - Sri Lankans shrugged off fears of the novel coronavirus and streamed into polling centers on Wednesday to elect a new parliament that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa...
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...