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Gen Z's Protest Zeal Stirs Democratic Hopes for Energy at Polls

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How America Uses Lincoln's Space

How America Uses Lincoln's Space

6 hours ago   |   Politico

It feels, today, like a secular temple-so quiet and hallowed that many Americans take it as an affront when anyone they might disagree with seizes the space. But from the...
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Large Minnesota nonprofits caught in stimulus aid gap, face cost-cutting

18 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Nine Minnesota groups ineligible for stimulus are turning to Congress.
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Ruling Party's Two Decades of Power at Risk in Dominican Vote

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

The ruling party's two-decade grip on the Dominican Republic is at risk on Sunday in elections held amid the worst Covid-19 outbreak in the Caribbean.
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Congress stares down funding cliff for coronavirus aid

Congress stares down funding cliff for coronavirus aid

1 day ago   |   Politico

As the U.S. enters its sixth month of grappling with the coronavirus pandemic - with cases soaring and unemployment claims hovering in the millions - Congress is again facing a...
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Cornered by Crises, Bolsonaro Adopts ‘Peace and Love' Style

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

After pushing his administration to the brink of an institutional crisis with Brazil's congress and its top court, President Jair Bolsonaro is seemingly changing tack, heeding...
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Trade Groups Push Trump for Guidelines on Mask Requirements

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Top Washington trade groups urged President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. governors to issue guidelines on mask requirements, citing the economic risk from...
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The Democrats' Dumb Idea to Cut Pandemic Unemployment Benefits

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

Unemployment fell for the second straight month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, from 13.3 percent in May to 11.1 percent in June. This constitutes further...
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Benghazi probe offers a roadmap for Trump's Russian bounty briefing

Benghazi probe offers a roadmap for Trump's Russian bounty briefing

1 day ago   |   Politico

Lawmakers demanding to know whether President Donald Trump and his inner circle ignored intelligence about Russian bounties on U.S. troops have a clear precedent for getting...
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Congress passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong crackdown

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

Congress has approved a bill rebuking China over its crackdown in Hong Kong amid protests against a strict "national security" law that outlaws so-called subversive or...
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Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive...

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive for coronavirus in South Dakota

Kim Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the president's speech in South Dakota on Friday... Read more ...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects... Read more ...

Washington Redskins to review team's name

Washington Redskins to review team's name

The Washington Redskins will undergo a “thorough review” of its controversial name, prompted by recent events around the country and feedback from the community, the team... Read more ...

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The Coronavirus To Trump

“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

TALLAHASSEE - Florida set a new record for coronavirus cases, reporting more than 10,100 new infections as Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis Thursday... Read more ...

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

The Senate on Thursday finalized passage of a sanctions bill to penalize China for its new national security law for Hong Kong that U.S. lawmakers say effectively ends the... Read more ...

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

House Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what... Read more ...

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not... Read more ...