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Week In Politics: Coronavirus Cases Surge, Dominate Political Atmosphere

28 minutes ago   |   NPR

The virus continues to dominate headlines despite the best efforts of both presidential campaigns. And, President Trump announced late Friday he would commute Roger Stone's...
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NY's cash out policy has survived a lot. Can it outlast the pandemic?

1 hour ago   |   Newsday

Fiscal experts, elected officials have differing take on how much of an issue it is.
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When Val Demings Stood by Police Officers Accused of Excessive Force

When Val Demings Stood by Police Officers Accused of Excessive Force

1 hour ago   |   Politico

An 84-year-old World War II veteran named Daniel Daley broke his neck outside a Florida bar after being slammed to the ground by an Orlando police officer young enough to be...
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Actually, the Supreme Court Just Gave Congress a Big Win

Actually, the Supreme Court Just Gave Congress a Big Win

1 hour ago   |   Politico

In the immediate aftermath of Thursday's Supreme Court rulings on who has the right to access the president's financial records, numerous commentators cast the decisions as a...
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Trump allies want Michael Flynn to stage a campaign trail comeback

Trump allies want Michael Flynn to stage a campaign trail comeback

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Four years ago, Michael Flynn, an intelligence officer with a three-decade military career, became a MAGA star introducing Donald Trump at raucous campaign rallies. Now, after...
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Hamilton, In Fiction And History, Is Key To Understanding The Electoral College

Hamilton, In Fiction And History, Is Key To Understanding The Electoral College

1 hour ago   |   NPR

When the Supreme Court ruled this week on "faithless electors," Alexander Hamilton's name appeared five times. But the story is a little more complicated than that told by the...
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Chris Hayes Unloads On GOP: 'One Of Worst Parties In Power In Entire Democratic World'

Chris Hayes Unloads On GOP: 'One Of Worst Parties In Power In Entire Democratic World'

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

The Republican Party “has now given us, let's be clear, two successive presidencies that have brought the country to its knees,” said the MSNBC host.
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DAs should respect Rollins' authority

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins has never tried to hide her progressive agenda - from her list of crimes categorized “do not prosecute,” to her disdain for...
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Zuckerberg vilified for supporting free speech

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Mark Zuckerberg clearly hasn't gotten the memo. The founder of Facebook persists in defending free expression, even though free speech has fallen decidedly out of fashion. His...
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A Biden win could shake up Bay State politics

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Look for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join the Joe Biden administration should the former vice president beat President Trump in November. That means that Republican Gov...
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Trump Commutes Sentence Of Adviser Roger Stone In Obstruction Case

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Adviser Roger Stone In Obstruction Case

The president's longtime confidant was convicted of lying, witness tampering and obstruction in the Russia probe. Read more ...

USTR announces duties on $1.3B in French goods in tax dispute

USTR announces duties on $1.3B in French goods in tax dispute

The Trump administration announced Friday a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of French handbags, cosmetics and soaps in retaliation for a digital services tax on U.S... Read more ...

Trump campaign postpones weekend New Hampshire rally

Trump campaign postpones weekend New Hampshire rally

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Friday suspended a rally previously scheduled to take place in New Hampshire later this weekend due to concerns over a tropical... Read more ...

Watchdog Details Storm Of Political Pressure In Sharpiegate

Watchdog Details Storm Of Political Pressure In Sharpiegate

A new inspector general report says the Trump administration may have undercut public trust in weather warnings and even hindered public safety - all over a tweet. Read more ...

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison, weeks after his early release to serve the remainder of his sentence... Read more ...

Supreme Court may have set back Congress' effort to get Trump's tax returns

Supreme Court may have set back Congress' effort to get Trump's tax returns

House Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal's uphill fight for President Donald Trump's tax records appears to have gotten steeper. A Supreme Court ruling Thursday in a separate... Read more ...

Trump Lashes Out Over Supreme Court Rulings On His Financial Records

Trump Lashes Out Over Supreme Court Rulings On His Financial Records

The justices ruled Thursday that Trump can't block a grand jury subpoena for the records. Read more ...

Female Soldier Set To Become First Woman To Join A Green Beret Team

Female Soldier Set To Become First Woman To Join A Green Beret Team

The unidentified woman will join one of the all-male Green Beret teams, capping a years long campaign to move women into the military's front-line combat jobs. Read more ...

Justices rule swath of Oklahoma remains tribal reservation

Justices rule swath of Oklahoma remains tribal reservation

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could... Read more ...

U.S. sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities

U.S. sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party, including a member of the ruling Politburo, for alleged human rights... Read more ...