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Jul 12, 2020

Trump Reportedly Considered 'Selling' Puerto Rico, Says Ex-Homeland Security Chief
Trump viewed the island devastated by Hurricane Maria as a "businessman" weighing the value of an asset, Elaine Duke said.

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Jul 12, 2020

Surgeon General Jerome Adams Tries To Walk Back Past Bad Mask Advice
Adams compared his claims about the ineffectiveness of wearing masks to treating asthma with cigarettes. And that was his defense.

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Jul 12, 2020

1 Injured In Fire Aboard Ship At San Diego Naval Base
Firefighters responded to the USS Bonhomme Richard after receiving reports of an explosion on the amphibious assault ship.

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Jul 12, 2020

21 Injured In Fire Aboard Ship At San Diego Naval Base
Firefighters responded to the USS Bonhomme Richard after receiving reports of an explosion on the amphibious assault ship.

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Jul 12, 2020

DeVos Defends Trump's School Funding Threat, Calls CDC's Guidelines ‘Flexible'
"There's nothing in the data that suggests that kids being in school is in any way dangerous," the education secretary said of COVID-19 concerns.

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Jul 12, 2020

Republicans Are Meddling In Texas' Democratic Senate Primary
Two years after Beto O'Rourke's near-victory, cash-strapped Democrats are hoping to oust a GOP leader.

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Jul 12, 2020

Wisconsin Congressman Has Coughing Fit At Mask-Optional State GOP Convention
Uh-oh.

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Jul 11, 2020

Trump Team Swoons After Their Boss Finally Dons Face Mask Months After Everybody Else
Walter Reed requires visitors to wear a mask if maintaining social distancing isn't possible, which it apparently wasn't for Trump.

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Jul 11, 2020

Roger Stone Still A 'Convicted Felon,' And 'Rightly So,' Says Robert Mueller In Angry Op-Ed
"Russia's actions were a threat to America's democracy," Mueller wrote in response to Trump's criticism. "It was critical that they be investigated."

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Jul 11, 2020

Trump Finally Wears A Mask In Public
The president has long resisted being photographed with a face covering.

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Jul 11, 2020

Mitt Romney Slams Donald Trump's Commutation For Roger Stone: 'Historic Corruption'
The Republican senator said the move was "unprecedented."

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Jul 11, 2020

26 Lawmakers Test Positive In Coronavirus Outbreak At Mississippi Capitol
At least 10 other people who work in the Mississippi Capitol have also been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Jul 11, 2020

Legal Experts Explode Over Donald Trump's Clemency For Roger Stone
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin called it "the most corrupt and cronyistic act in perhaps all of recent history." Many other legal experts agreed.

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Jul 11, 2020

Chris Hayes Unloads On GOP: 'One Of Worst Parties In Power In Entire Democratic World'
The Republican Party "has now given us, let's be clear, two successive presidencies that have brought the country to its knees," said the MSNBC host.

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Jul 11, 2020

Twitter Users Set The White House Straight On Baffling Donald Trump Quote
"Are you trolling him too now?" one tweeter replied to the White House's post.

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Jul 11, 2020

Paul Krugman Sinks Donald Trump With A Titanic Analogy About His Coronavirus Failings
"A lot more Americans are going to die," warned the Nobel Prize-winning economist.

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Jul 11, 2020

‘Ashamed' Trump 2016 Voters Explain Why They're Ditching The President
Republicans who voted for Trump say they are "riddled with guilt" in the spot set to air on Fox News.

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Jul 11, 2020

'Most Corrupt President In History': Critics Reel After Trump Lets Roger Stone Stay Free
A "lawless president" treats American justice like his "personal plaything," says Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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Jul 10, 2020

White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Says Going Back To School Isn't 'That Hard'
This is the same Trump administration official who said COVID-19 was "contained" in February.

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Jul 10, 2020

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Adviser Roger Stone In Obstruction Case
The president's longtime confidant was convicted of lying, witness tampering and obstruction in the Russia probe.

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Jul 10, 2020

Trump Back To The ‘Swamp' To Pick Up Another $10 Million In Big Checks
Five years after claiming he didn't want rich donors' money, the president and the GOP have collected hundreds of millions of dollars from them.

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Jul 10, 2020

Trump Says Areas With Surging Coronavirus Cases Are 'Going To Be Fine'
The president repeated his baseless wishful thinking about COVID-19, saying states like Florida and Texas are "going to have it under control very quickly."

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Jul 10, 2020

ACLU Orders Full-Page Newspaper Ads Pressing Joe Biden On Abortion Rights
Former Vice President Joe Biden backed ending the Hyde Amendment, and the ACLU is calling on him to keep that commitment.

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Jul 10, 2020

California Governor To Release 8,000 People From Prisons Amid Coronavirus Outbreaks
More than 1,300 people incarcerated at San Quentin prison alone have been infected with COVID-19, and seven have died so far.

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Jul 10, 2020

Russia's Top Diplomat Dismisses Intel Suggesting It Paid Bounties To Taliban
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed the intelligence claims as a sham based on "unscrupulous speculations."

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Jul 10, 2020

Goya Foods CEO Doubles Down On Trump Support As Boycott Grows
"We're with the president. We're with this country," Robert Unanue said.

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Jul 10, 2020

Don't Fall For The 'Cancel Culture' Scam
Anecdotes are not data, free speech is not under attack — and elite journalists should find something else to write about.

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Jul 10, 2020

Republicans Keep Downplaying Coronavirus Rise As They Push To Reopen Economy
First they said infections weren't mounting. Now they're saying deaths aren't increasing -- even though they are.

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Jul 10, 2020

Trump Mocked After Threatening To Remove Universities' Tax-Exempt Status
"The would-be dictator wants to withhold funding based on the content of speech. So much for the Constitution," said ethics expert Walter Shaub.

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Jul 10, 2020

Senator John Cornyn Claims He Doesn't Know If Kids Can Get And Transmit COVID-19
At least one minor has died in Texas after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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Jul 10, 2020

Members Of Congress Got PPP Loans Faster Than Most Small Business Owners
Millions of ordinary small business owners initially struggled to access emergency relief, raising questions about who got priority.

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Jul 10, 2020

Joe Biden Credits Elizabeth Warren With Helping Craft His New Economic Plan
The Massachusetts senator is still considered a top contender for the vice presidential slot.

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Jul 10, 2020

Trump's Reckless Push To Reopen Schools Is An Admission Of Failure
The White House has totally given up on its original reopening plan.

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Jul 10, 2020

Combat Veteran Sen. Tammy Duckworth Responds To Tucker Carlson's 'Desperate' Attacks
Sen. Tammy Duckworth lost both legs while serving in Iraq. Tucker Carlson lost his mind when he called her a "coward" for not debating him.

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Jul 10, 2020

Watchdog Details Storm Of Political Pressure In Sharpiegate
A new inspector general report says the Trump administration may have undercut public trust in weather warnings and even hindered public safety -- all over a tweet.

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Jul 10, 2020

U.S. Catholic Church Won At Least $1.4 Billion In Pandemic Aid
After lobbying for an exemption to what counts as a "small" business, Catholic dioceses and ministries were approved for at least 3,500 forgivable loans.

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Jul 10, 2020

Rachel Maddow: Trump's COVID-Spreading Rally Circuit Is 'Worst Road Show' Ever
Get out your thermometers. The president's coming to town with his "viral campaign."

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Jul 10, 2020

GOP State Lawmaker: 'I Want To See More People' Get Coronavirus
Del Marsh, a state senator in Alabama, said he's "not concerned" with the spike in infections and touted the controversial idea of herd immunity.

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Jul 10, 2020

Hawkish Rep. Eliot Engel May Be Out, But Dems Aren't Planning A Foreign Policy Revolution
The top contenders to replace him as chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are unlikely to use the post to push for dramatic change.

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Jul 10, 2020

Chris Hayes Names ‘Canary In Coal Mine' That Foretold Trump's Callous Pandemic Response
It was "a wake-up call that showed the true nature of this man," said the MSNBC host.

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Jul 10, 2020

Top U.S. General: Military Must Take 'Hard Look' At Bases Named For Confederate Leaders
Gen. Mark Milley labeled Confederate leaders as treasonous and signaled his support for renaming bases.

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Jul 10, 2020

Donald Trump Gets 'An F' For Fractions In Coronavirus Testing Tweet
"The Math Department at Trump University was severely underfunded," one person replied on Twitter.

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Jul 10, 2020

Under Trump, Federal Watchdogs Get Muzzled
The administration is purging inspectors general from U.S. agencies. But these oversight officials have faced a slow strangling since Trump took office.

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Jul 10, 2020

More Than 1,000 TSA Employees Test Positive For COVID-19
Employees are now required to clean or change gloves between passenger interactions and wear face shields in addition to masks.

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Jul 10, 2020

Julián And Joaquin Castro's Stepmother Dies From COVID-19
Democratic congressman Joaquin Castro paid tribute to his "warm, loving" stepmom on Twitter.

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Jul 10, 2020

Twitter Explodes With Calls To Boycott Goya Foods After CEO Heaps Praise On Trump
Robert Unanue said the U.S. is "truly blessed" to "have a leader like President Trump" in a Rose Garden speech.

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Jul 09, 2020

TikTok Teens Mobilizing Against Trump Over Threatened Ban Of Their Social Network
"Horrible president, horrible app": Retaliating users scramble to slam Trump's own campaign app with one-star ratings.

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Jul 09, 2020

Dr. Fauci Says U.S. Isn't Doing Well In The Coronavirus Fight: ‘We're Just Not'
"As a country, when you compare us to other countries, I don't think you can say we're doing great," the White House adviser said.

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Jul 09, 2020

Republicans And Democrats Are Trillions Apart On The Next Stimulus Bill
Yet they're still confident they'll pass a bill.

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Jul 09, 2020

Judge Calls For Full Appeals Court Review Of Ruling Dropping Michael Flynn Charges
Court clash continues to rage over power of the executive branch in fight over booted national security adviser and his secret talks with Russian official.

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Jul 09, 2020

California Suing Trump Administration Over New Student Visa Rule
The state is home to the nation's largest public university system.

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Jul 09, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis Mocked For Comparing Reopening Schools To Shopping At Walmart
The Florida Republican tried to ease coronavirus concerns by suggesting, "If you can do Home Depot, if you can do Walmart, ... you absolutely can do the schools."

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Jul 09, 2020

An Unprecedented 14 Million Children Are Going Hungry Due To The COVID Crisis
Three in 10 Black families are struggling to feed their children, and there's no sign of relief in sight.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Gives Progressive Challenger Ammunition Against Rep. Richard Neal
The court's conservatives have done more than the powerful Massachusetts Democrat to bring Trump's tax returns to light, according to Alex Morse.

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Jul 09, 2020

Mitch McConnell May Skip The GOP Convention
Several other Republican senators have said they won't attend the event in Florida, citing coronavirus health risks and prior commitments.

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Jul 09, 2020

Trolling Trump Isn't The Same Thing As Beating Him
The Lincoln Project's ads go viral. That doesn't mean they work.

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Jul 09, 2020

Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Taken Into Custody
Cohen was released from a federal prison in May due to concerns over possible coronavirus exposure.

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Jul 09, 2020

Female Soldier Set To Become First Woman To Join A Green Beret Team
The unidentified woman will join one of the all-male Green Beret teams, capping a years long campaign to move women into the military's front-line combat jobs.

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Jul 09, 2020

Trump Lashes Out Over Supreme Court Rulings On His Financial Records
The justices ruled Thursday that Trump can't block a grand jury subpoena for the records.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Rules Against Trump On Financial Records, But Delays Win For Dems
President Donald Trump lost twice in court. But the subpoenaed records that are part of the cases are almost certain to remain hidden from the public until after the election.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Does Not Allow House To Immediately Obtain Trump Financial Records
The court finally ruled on a case about the president's financial records on the final day of the term.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Sides Against Trump In Key Tax Case — Sort Of
The court ruled that Trump is not above the law, but the New York district attorney may not obtain Trump's tax records until after the election.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Rules Eastern Oklahoma Land Is An Indian Reservation
The justices ruled 5-4, declaring that Congress never diminished or disestablished the land as a reservation.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Rules Eastern Oklahoma Land Is Tribal Territory
The justices ruled 5-4, declaring that Congress never diminished or disestablished the land as a reservation.

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Jul 09, 2020

Stanford Professor Shares Plan To Subvert Trump's 'Evil Edict' On Foreign Students
Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, suggested how to sabotage a rule that could strip visas from students unless they return to the classroom.

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Jul 09, 2020

‘We're Back To Square Zero' On Coronavirus, Warns Infectious Disease Expert
"We're going to have to really clamp back down again," Michael Osterholm told CNN's Anderson Cooper.

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Jul 09, 2020

GOP Sheriff Refuses To Enforce Ohio Governor's Order: 'I Am Not The Mask Police'
Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said he may change his mind if Donald Trump issues a federal mandate on masks amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jul 09, 2020

Inside The Prison Where 8 In 10 Of The Incarcerated Have Gotten Coronavirus
A facility in Ohio did mass testing and found an 80% positive rate. What if it's not alone?

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Jul 09, 2020

Israel Hawks Are Spending Big To Unseat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar
They're fundraising for Antone Melton-Meaux, Omar's primary challenger.

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Jul 09, 2020

Trump's Claim That Hydroxychloroquine 'Doesn't Kill People' Looks Worse And Worse
The president touted the malaria drug as a COVID-19 miracle cure despite the lack of medical evidence and significant risks to some patients.

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Jul 09, 2020

Teachers Union President: 'I Double-Dog Dare' Trump To Sit In Class During Pandemic
National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen García challenged Trump to "breathe that air."

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Jul 09, 2020

Education Union President: 'I Double-Dog Dare' Trump To Sit In Class During Pandemic
National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen García challenged Trump to "breathe that air."

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Jul 09, 2020

Kellyanne Conway's ‘Creepy' Comments Get Turned Against Trump In Biting New Ad
New spot from progressive group MeidasTouch turns an attack on Biden back at Trump.

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Jul 09, 2020

Joe Biden Hammers Betsy DeVos With A Promise That Has His Supporters Fired Up
The Democratic presidential candidate reveals how he'll replace Trump's education secretary.

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Jul 09, 2020

Eric Trump Blasted On Twitter For His Skewed Poll About Joe Biden
A question asked by Donald Trump's son got a huge response -- most of it mocking.

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Jul 09, 2020

Eric Trump Blasted On Twitter Over His Skewed Poll About Joe Biden
A question asked by Donald Trump's son got a huge response -- most of it mocking.

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Jul 09, 2020

GOP Rep. Becomes Weirdly Violent With Mask, Rants About Nazis In Bonkers Video
Louisiana state Rep. Danny McCormick claims people who don't wear masks will be like Jews in Nazi Germany.

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Jul 09, 2020

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Trump Tax Records Thursday
The high-stakes dispute tests the president's claim that he can't be investigated while he holds office.

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Jul 08, 2020

‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than 20 Times
"It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin told Floyd before he died. Chauvin and three other cops have been fired and charged.

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Jul 08, 2020

Only Policing Probe Launched By Trump DOJ Finds 'Routine' Excessive Force, Lying
Narcotics unit officers in Springfield, Massachusetts, likely engaged in a pattern or practice of excessive force, the Justice Department said.

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Jul 08, 2020

Republican Group's New Ad Hits GOP Senators Who 'Chose Trump' Over America
"Learn their names. Remember their actions. And never, ever trust them again," The Lincoln Project video warns.

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Jul 08, 2020

Concerns About Coronavirus Are On The Rise Again
Few Americans say they're back to living normally or are ready to do away with all restrictions, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds.

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Jul 08, 2020

Trump's Florida Convention Could Be The First That Actually Helps Lose A State
Trump yanked the Republican convention from North Carolina because it wouldn't let him give a speech to a packed house. Now coronavirus is spiking in Florida.

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Jul 08, 2020

Vermont Is First State To Ban Throwing Food Scraps Into The Trash
Its new law requires residents and businesses to compost, aiming to save both landfill space and money.

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Jul 08, 2020

Trump's Tulsa Rally 'Likely' Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official
Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said the president's campaign rally last month "likely contributed" to a dramatic surge in new COVID-19 cases.

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Jul 08, 2020

Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden Teams Come Up With Progressive Policy Recommendations
The "unity" task forces have come up with more than 100 pages of policies that would push presidential candidate Biden slightly to the left.

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Jul 08, 2020

Former Fox News Host Shep Smith Joining CNBC Lineup
"I know I found a great home for my newscast," said Smith, who left Fox News after sparring with the network over Trump.

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Jul 08, 2020

CDC Will Relax School Reopening Guidelines, Mike Pence Says
President Donald Trump is waging a pressure campaign against state and local governments.

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Jul 08, 2020

Facebook Audit Reveals 'Deeply Troubling' And 'Weaponized' Platform
The report, commissioned by Facebook, says "vexing and heartbreaking decisions" are to blame for a lack of progress on critical issues.

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Jul 08, 2020

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman To Retire From Military, Cites Trump's ‘Campaign Of Bullying'
The Army officer, a key witness in Trump's impeachment trial, determined his future in the armed forces would "forever be limited," his lawyer said.

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Jul 08, 2020

Supreme Court Says Employers May Deny Birth Control Coverage Over Religious Objections
The case concerns Obamacare's birth control mandate, which requires most private health insurance plans to cover contraceptives without a copay.

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Jul 08, 2020

Supreme Court Sides With Religious Schools In Discrimination Suit
The high court determined that teachers at religious schools are not shielded from antidiscrimination laws.

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Jul 08, 2020

Democrats Have A Winning Argument On Unemployment Benefits
The extra jobless pay, designed to reduce economic suffering from the coronavirus pandemic, expires this month.

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Jul 08, 2020

The Most Conservative Democrat In Congress Just Survived A Progressive Primary Challenge
Josh Gottheimer has defended big banks and assailed immigrants, but he isn't going anywhere.

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Jul 08, 2020

5 Eyebrow-Raising Details In Mary Trump's New Book About The President
Donald Trump's niece alleges in her upcoming book that her uncle cheated his way into college and commented on her breasts.

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Jul 08, 2020

Ilhan Omar Wants To Build Progressive Power. She's Starting With This Muslim Candidate.
Can progressive stardom build resources for new candidates?

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Jul 08, 2020

GOP State Lawmaker Demands Americans ‘STOP GETTING TESTED' For Coronavirus
Nino Vitale railed against wearing masks and ranted about "living in a dictatorship" in a Facebook post.

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Jul 08, 2020

Republican Group Uses Reagan's Words To Make A Powerful Case Against Trump
One of Reagan's most famous speeches gets turned against the president.

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Jul 08, 2020

Anderson Cooper Rips Trump's Latest Detached From Reality Boast About Coronavirus
"I didn't actually believe it when I first heard it, but it's on tape," said the CNN host.

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Jul 08, 2020

Anderson Cooper Rips Trump's Latest Reality-Defying Boast About Coronavirus
"I didn't actually believe it when I first heard it, but it's on tape," said the CNN host of the president's outlandish claim.

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