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Why Politicians Can't Stop Talking About “Folks”

7 days ago   |   The New Republic

Any recent history of “folks” in political discourse must begin with Barack Obama, who used the word more than twice as often as any other president, according to a BuzzFeed...
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Judge orders release of 10 immigration detainees from N.J. jails

Judge orders release of 10 immigration detainees from N.J. jails

7 days ago   |   Politico

A federal judge in New York City has ordered the immediate release from detention of 10 immigrants whose attorneys said they were at increased risk of illness from coronavirus...
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Dr. Fauci Answers Steph Curry's Coronavirus Questions In Live Chat

Dr. Fauci Answers Steph Curry's Coronavirus Questions In Live Chat

7 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

Barack Obama was one of the 50,000 people who tuned in to the Instagram Live.
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Biden is Barack Obama without the fake Greek columns

7 days ago   |   Washington Times

Whatever you think about President Trump and his response to this global pandemic that sparked from a Chinese "wet market" selling wildlife, you cannot exactly be heartened to...
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Trump camp threatens local TV stations over Democratic ad

7 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is threatening legal action against local TV stations in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin if...
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Obama Tweets Like He Hasn't in Years

Obama Tweets Like He Hasn't in Years

8 days ago   |   Newser

Former President Barack Obama has come alive again on Twitter. NBC News reports "he's posting like never before since leaving the presidency," specifically on the subject of...
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Joe Biden's inner circle: No longer a boys club

9 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

Weeks before Joe Biden launched his 2020 presidential campaign, he released a social media video to address allegations from women who said his uninvited displays of affection...
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Seeing No Evil

9 days ago   |   The New Republic

When the dust settles on the 2020 Democratic primary season, it may well serve as a guide for deciphering the limits and rigidity of mainstream gender discourse. We saw, in...
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Trump Blames Obama For Coronavirus Response Again

Trump Blames Obama For Coronavirus Response Again

9 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

President Donald Trump is still blaming his predecessor, Barack Obama, for his own administration's fumbled response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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10 Years Of The Affordable Care Act

10 days ago   |   NPR

Ten years ago, President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Kaiser Health News reporter Julie Rovner speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about its impact and how...
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Jared Kushner Is Now Under a Giant Spotlight

Jared Kushner Is Now Under a Giant Spotlight

At Thursday's White House press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner appeared at the podium for the first time during the... Read more ...

GOP Voters Rebuke Donald Trump's Coronavirus Response In New Video

GOP Voters Rebuke Donald Trump's Coronavirus Response In New Video

“This is a crisis and we need real leadership. Donald Trump is incapable of it," GOP voters said in Republicans for the Rule of Law's latest ad. Read more ...

Acting Navy secretary defends firing of captain who warned of virus outbreak

Acting Navy secretary defends firing of captain who warned of virus outbreak

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Friday that his firing of the captain who raised the alarm about a coronavirus outbreak onboard a U.S. aircraft carrier was the "hardest... Read more ...

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August

Former Vice President Joe Biden called for the delay earlier this week, citing the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the new House select committee will focus on accountability and transparency as the government approves new spending and programs... Read more ...

Trump expands DPA order to cover 6 medical device suppliers

Trump expands DPA order to cover 6 medical device suppliers

President Trump today invoked the Defense Production Act to force six major medical device companies to produce ventilators needed for the coronavirus outbreak, following weeks... Read more ...

New York City urges all residents to wear face coverings in public

New York City urges all residents to wear face coverings in public

New York City is now urging all residents to wear homemade masks when they go out in public to control the spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. The... Read more ...

Reporter from pro-Trump channel to attend White House coronavirus briefing...

Reporter from pro-Trump channel to attend White House coronavirus briefing, defying press corps

One day after her employer was kicked out of the rotation to cover daily press briefings by President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, OAN correspondent Chanel Rion plans... Read more ...

Navy fires aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about virus outbreak

Navy fires aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about virus outbreak

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has fired the captain who raised the alarm about a spike in coronavirus cases onboard his aircraft carrier, which was sidelined in Guam last... Read more ...

White House To Advise Americans To Wear Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

White House To Advise Americans To Wear Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

The recommendation, a reversal from previous guidance, will be targeted at areas with high community transmission of the coronavirus. Read more ...