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Uber and Lyft Are Charging Through Washington's Revolving Door

2 hours ago   |   The New Republic

On Labor Day, Uber released its first “climate assessment” report, admitting that the average trip taken on its service is 41 percent more carbon-intensive than a typical car...
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Obama to join Kamala Harris for 2 Democratic fundraisers

13 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Former President Barack Obama will join Kamala Harris for a pair of fundraisers next week in support of the Democratic ticket, the pair's first events...
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Poll shows Trump growing his lead in Iowa as Senate race tightens

Poll shows Trump growing his lead in Iowa as Senate race tightens

20 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump maintains a slight lead over former Vice President Joe Biden in Iowa, according to a new poll which also found the state's Senate race in a dead...
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Left wing organizes to stop Biden from being Obama 2.0

Left wing organizes to stop Biden from being Obama 2.0

2 days ago   |   Politico

In 2008, the left wing of the Democratic Party felt shut out of the Obama transition effort. Amid an historic financial crisis, Barack Obama filled key jobs with holdovers of...
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Not so hush-hush search: Trump airs thinking on court seat

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama spent hours reading legal briefs as he mulled candidates for the Supreme Court. Bill Clinton savored building a personal connection with Ruth Bader...
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Four New Justices, No Matter What

2 days ago   |   The New Republic

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the most influential Supreme Court justices of all time, is first and foremost a cause for national mourning. But it is also a...
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Who's a hypocrite? GOP, Dems debate past comments on court

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The “H” word - hypocrisy - is suddenly in vogue at the Capitol as lawmakers debate how quickly to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court following the death of...
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Supreme Court vacancy rattles Susan Collins' Senate race

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - It's so on brand for Sen. Susan Collins to be in a pressure cooker over how she'll vote in a showdown riveting the nation. This time, it's the battle over...
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Trump: ‘I'm so angry at Republicans'

Trump: ‘I'm so angry at Republicans'

3 days ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump said Monday he was furious with Republicans in Washington for not doing enough to take up his unsubstantiated claims about former Obama administration...
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Ginsburg's death exposes fragility of health law protection

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - With COVID-19 the newest preexisting condition, the Obama-era health law that protects Americans from insurance discrimination is more fragile following the death...
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RBG Is Still Making History

RBG Is Still Making History

Capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the... Read more ...

Florida Republicans Take Aim At Efforts To Pay Felons' Fines So They Can Vote

Florida Republicans Take Aim At Efforts To Pay Felons' Fines So They Can Vote

The state attorney general is calling for an investigation into a $16 million contribution raised by billionaire Mike Bloomberg for a group working to get felons to the polls. Read more ...

Government Executes First Black Man Since Resuming Federal Death Penalty

Government Executes First Black Man Since Resuming Federal Death Penalty

Christopher Vialva, who was convicted for killing a couple as a teen in 1999, is the seventh federal execution this summer when Trump revived the punishment. Read more ...

Trump Pays Respects to RBG, and Critics Boo Loudly

Trump Pays Respects to RBG, and Critics Boo Loudly

President Trump and first lady Melania paid their respects at the casket of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday at the Supreme Court, and the president's critics made their... Read more ...

White House Says Trump Will Accept Result Of 'Free And Fair Election'

White House Says Trump Will Accept Result Of 'Free And Fair Election'

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany declined to say if Trump will commit to a peaceful transfer of power and if the election's legitimacy depends on who wins. Read more ...

In memoir, Paterson recalls shock of Spitzer scandal

In memoir, Paterson recalls shock of Spitzer scandal

ALBANY, N.Y. - Former New York Gov. David Paterson found out that that he was about to become New York's top elected official via a phone call made from a bathroom, less than... Read more ...

Republicans brush aside Trump's dismissal of a peaceful transfer of power

Republicans brush aside Trump's dismissal of a peaceful transfer of power

Congressional Republicans gently pushed back Thursday against President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the November election. Hill... Read more ...

Facebook, Twitter Remove More Russian-Backed Fake Accounts Ahead Of Election

Facebook, Twitter Remove More Russian-Backed Fake Accounts Ahead Of Election

The social media companies said the accounts and pages were linked to Russian actors that had launched "hack-and-leak" operations to hurt Hillary Clinton in the 2016... Read more ...

McEnany: Trump 'will accept the result of a free and fair election'

McEnany: Trump 'will accept the result of a free and fair election'

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany sought to quell concerns on Thursday that President Donald Trump would not accede to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose... Read more ...

Poll Sees a Red-State Problem for Trump

Poll Sees a Red-State Problem for Trump

A new poll from the New York Times and Sienna College suggests that President Trump might be facing a problem with female voters in three red states in particular. The survey... Read more ...