Coronavirus upends conventions, changes TV…

The Democratic and Republican conventions will lack for crowds but not television coverage

President Trump to campaign in Minnesota…

Trump And USPS

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Georgia park with Confederate sculpture shuts…

A suburban Atlanta park that's home to a massive carving of Confederate leaders says it will close its gates Saturday in the face of a planned right-wing rally

Trump and First Lady Request Mail-In Ballots Amid…

Trump and First Lady , Request Mail-In Ballots Amid Attack on USPS. According to CNN, President Donald Trump and Melania Trump requested mail-in ballots for Florida’s primary election on Tuesday. The news comes as Trump has engaged in a series of attacks on the Postal Service and voting by mail. White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere told CNN that "the President supports absentee voting, not universal mail-in voting.”. Election experts told CNN that absentee voting and mail-in voting are "essentially the same thing.". Despite his public disapproval of mail-in voting, Trump supports vote-by-mail efforts in Florida and other Republican-run states. Florida's got a great Republican governor ... and ... they've been able to get the absentee ballots done extremely professionally. Florida's different from other states. , Donald Trump, via news conference

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Indiana police to stop blocking roads during…

Indiana State Police have agreed to stop blocking roads to a prison where federal executions resumed last month and are set to continue

Ilhan Omar Takes Minnesota House

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After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on…

A little more than a month after Trump’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement took effect, the Trump administration is scheduled to re-impose a 10% import tax on Canadian aluminum Sunday

Kamala Harris: Who Is Biden's VP Pick?

Kamala Harris:, Who Is Biden's VP Pick?. On August 11, Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris as his running mate in the 2020 election. . If elected, she will be the first woman, first African American and first Asian American to be Vice President of the United States. . Here what you should know about the potential future Vice President. . 1. Harris majored in political science and economics at Howard University. 2. In 1990, she became an assistant district attorney in Alameda County, California. 3. In 2003, Harris became district attorney in San Francisco.

 . She was the first Black woman in California history to be elected district attorney. 
. 4. Harris ran for California attorney general in 2010 and won by .8 percentage points.
. 5. In 2016, she defeated fellow Democrat Loretta Sanchez to become Senator for California. 6. Harris officially announced she was running for President of the United States on January 21, 2019. 
. 7. She ended her presidential campaign in December 2019. after experiencing low poll numbers and funding. 
. 8. In March 2020, Harris endorsed Biden, calling him a leader who could “unify the people.”

US allows killing sea lions eating at-risk…

U.S. authorities have given wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead

Who Is Kamala Harris

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Georgia House member loses post over John Lewis…

The speaker of Georgia's House of Representative is taking a leadership post away from a state lawmaker who remarked that the late U_S_ Rep John Lewis' "only claim to fame was that he got conked on the head."

Ilhan Omar Wins Minnesota House Primary

Ilhan Omar , Wins Minnesota House Primary. Representative Omar beat well-funded primary challenger Antone Melton-Meaux on Tuesday. Tonight, our movement didn’t just win. We earned a mandate for change. , Ilhan Omar, via Twitter. Omar led her opponent, Melton-Meaux, by 15 percentage points. The win essentially assures Omar’s re-election to Congress this fall. Omar made history in 2018 by becoming the first Somali-American and the first woman of color from Minnesota to be elected to Congress

Census Bureau adds emails, phone calls to…

If you haven’t filled out the 2020 census form yet, you may be getting an email, call or questionnaire in the mail asking you to answer the questions

Biden Picks Sen Kamala Harris

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Postal Service warns states across US about mail…

The U.S. Postal Service is warning states coast to coast that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, raising the possibility that millions could be disenfranchised

Biden Announces Sen Kamala Harris as VP Running…

Biden Announces , Sen Kamala Harris as VP Running Mate. Biden announced Harris as his running mate for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election via text message and email to his supporters. Joe Biden here. Big news: I’ve chosen Kamala Harris as my running mate. Together, with you, we’re going to beat Trump, Joe Biden, via Text. The CA Senator is the both the first Black woman and person of Indian descent to be nominated by a major political party for a national office. Harris, 55, is the fourth woman to be named for a major party's presidential ticket. She ran against Biden in the Democratic primary, and emerged as a vocal supporter once her own nomination chances diminished. Harris has been considered a front runner for the Democratic vice presidential nomination. The daughter of immigrant academics, Harris has been a rising star of the Democratic party for nearly 20 years

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Trump dodges question on QAnon conspiracy theory

President Donald Trump is dodging the question of whether he supports QAnon, a convoluted, right-wing, pro-Trump conspiracy theory

Voter Registration Is Up

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