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Obama-era official says Trump adviser Flynn tried to ‘neutralize' Russia sanctions

10 minutes ago   |   National Post

The No. 2 Justice Department official under President Barack Obama told Congress that before President Donald Trump's inauguration, his national security adviser told a Russian...
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All the members of Congress who have lost their primaries in 2020 so far, and why

18 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

William Lacy Clay in Missouri isn't the only powerful Democrat to fall to a liberal challenger
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A New Billboard For Lawmakers: The Mask

A New Billboard For Lawmakers: The Mask

26 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

Members of Congress are making all sorts of statements on their masks.
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Congress is remarkably unprepared for a contested presidential election. Here's how it could play out this November

Congress is remarkably unprepared for a contested presidential election. Here's how it could play out this November

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The 2020 presidential election will almost certainly see record levels of mail voting. States will likely struggle to adjust to holding elections during an unprecedented...
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Democrats Demand More After White House Concessions on Stimulus

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Democrats are demanding more concessions from the White House if the two sides are going to meet their goal of striking a deal on new pandemic relief by the end of the week...
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Democrats Propose Requiring Fed to Reduce Inequality Across U.S

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Democrats in Congress introduced a bill Tuesday that would cement the Federal Reserve's role in fighting economic inequality.
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Sally Yates Denies Anti-Trump Politics in Obama's Flynn Inquiry

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A key player in the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn testified that President Barack Obama and his deputies focused solely on national security, not...
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State Department watchdog resigns after predecessor's ouster

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The State Department's acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by...
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Protest Leader Cori Bush Ousts 20-Year Lawmaker in Missouri Primary

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer's fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy...
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'It was an angry speech': Trump slams Obama's eulogy of civil rights icon John Lewis, calling it 'terrible' and 'ridiculous'

'It was an angry speech': Trump slams Obama's eulogy of civil rights icon John Lewis, calling it 'terrible' and 'ridiculous'

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump derided his predecessor's eulogy for civil rights icon John Lewis, in which former President Barack Obama called for expanded voting rights...
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

The Iowa Hawkeyes released their revised 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule for 2020. Read more ...

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

STORRS, Conn. - UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools... Read more ...