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Federal judge expands voting decision to apply to all ex-felons in Florida

10 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The ruling is the latest setback to Republicans' efforts to restrict the restoration of voting rights.
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Wisconsin GOP Forced Thousands Of Voters To The Polls During A Pandemic

Wisconsin GOP Forced Thousands Of Voters To The Polls During A Pandemic

10 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

As the state announced 15 new coronavirus deaths, Republicans insisted on in-person voting in the hopes lower turnout would help them hold on to a critical court seat.
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Most Americans, unlike Trump, want mail-in ballots for November if coronavirus threatens: Reuters/Ipsos poll

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

Most Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the government to require mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 presidential election if the coronavirus outbreak still...
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Republicans whack China over coronavirus as Trump plays nice

Republicans whack China over coronavirus as Trump plays nice

11 hours ago   |   Politico

Republican lawmakers are launching an all-out assault on China over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, accusing Beijing of a deadly cover-up fraught with lies...
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Paycheck Protection Program Already Needs More Money, Republicans Say

Paycheck Protection Program Already Needs More Money, Republicans Say

11 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The Small Business Administration has touted thousands of loans totaling tens of billions of dollars ― but it's not clear how much actual lending has happened.
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Dems eye Medicaid incentives for next coronavirus rescue package

Dems eye Medicaid incentives for next coronavirus rescue package

11 hours ago   |   Politico

Democrats are considering a new strategy to win over Obamacare holdouts in the states: generous enticements to expand Medicaid in the next coronavirus rescue package. In an...
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GOP Uses Coronavirus Pandemic To Make It Harder To Vote

GOP Uses Coronavirus Pandemic To Make It Harder To Vote

12 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Wisconsin isn't the only state trying to restrict voting rights right now. Republican officials in other states are blocking vote-by-mail and passing voter ID.
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Epidemic Raises Question Of Whether We Truly Need Party Conventions Any More

13 hours ago   |   NPR

The national Democratic and Republican Party conventions are essentially the opposite of social distancing. Some are wondering if they're truly necessary any more, given the...
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Wisconsin voters brave long lines amid coronavirus crisis

Wisconsin voters brave long lines amid coronavirus crisis

14 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Lines outside of polling places in Wisconsin stretched for blocks on Tuesday, as the state's presidential primary and hundreds of local elections went forward largely as usual...
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What America Needs Next: A Joe Biden Unity Cabinet

14 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

In the last Democratic debate, Joe Biden declared that he would nominate a woman as his vice-presidential running mate. That felt right at the time. But times have changed...
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Bernie Sanders Weighs The Toughest Decision Of His Campaign

Bernie Sanders Weighs The Toughest Decision Of His Campaign

One of the hardest decisions for any candidate to make is whether to drop out of a race. It's even harder for the Vermont senator, who, at 78, likely wouldn't run for president... Read more ...

Acting Navy secretary offers to resign over handling of virus-stricken...

Acting Navy secretary offers to resign over handling of virus-stricken aircraft carrier

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly offered to resign on Tuesday following an uproar over a profanity-laced address to the crew of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier USS... Read more ...

Trump says he didn't know of, still hasn't seen Navarro memos on possible...

Trump says he didn't know of, still hasn't seen Navarro memos on possible pandemic

President Donald Trump on Monday denied that he'd ever seen a handful of memos, written and circulated through the White House by his top trade adviser beginning in January... Read more ...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Calls For National Voting Overhaul

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Calls For National Voting Overhaul

The massive set of proposals includes $4 billion in new elections funding, 30 days of required early voting, and a mail-in-ballot to be sent to every registered voter in the... Read more ...

Wisconsin voters brave long lines amid coronavirus crisis

Wisconsin voters brave long lines amid coronavirus crisis

Lines outside of polling places in Wisconsin stretched for blocks on Tuesday, as the state's presidential primary and hundreds of local elections went forward largely as usual... Read more ...

What's really going on with coronavirus testing right now

What's really going on with coronavirus testing right now

President Donald Trump and other officials are boasting that the United States is now testing nearly 700,000 people each week for the coronavirus. But that's not enough to... Read more ...

Report: Navy Boss Who Insulted Captain Resigns

Report: Navy Boss Who Insulted Captain Resigns

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly initially stood by his attack on Capt. Brett Crozier , who was fired for asking his superiors for permission to evacuate crew members ill... Read more ...

Sailor aboard 4th U.S. aircraft carrier tests positive for coronavirus

Sailor aboard 4th U.S. aircraft carrier tests positive for coronavirus

A sailor assigned to the USS Nimitz, a Bremerton, Wash.-based aircraft carrier, tested positive for Covid-19 last week after experiencing symptoms while on board the ship... Read more ...

Incoming press secretary's coronavirus dismissals mirrored Trump's

Incoming press secretary's coronavirus dismissals mirrored Trump's

Like her new boss, incoming White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has a history of downplaying the coronavirus. McEnany, the current national press secretary for... Read more ...

Stephanie Grisham Out As White House Press Secretary

Stephanie Grisham Out As White House Press Secretary

Trump campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany will reportedly replace Grisham, who will rejoin the first lady's office. Read more ...