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 2020-10-30 04:36 

CNN

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2 people who attended Trump's rally in North Carolina have tested positive for coronavirus...

Two people who attended one of President Donald Trump's recent rallies in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus....

 2020-10-30 04:14 

CNN

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Pro-Biden unions, many contending with the coronavirus, double down in campaign's closing days...

This presidential election is so important to Eric Brown that he's not only telling his West Philadelphia neighbors and coworkers to vote, he's walking with them to the mailbox to drop off their absentee ballots....

 2020-10-30 03:52 

CNN

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Trump administration pushes allies to pressure China over its nuclear program...

The Trump administration is working to pressure NATO allies to collectively crackdown on China's nuclear program as it looks to limit Beijing's growing influence in the global arms race....

 2020-10-30 03:52 

CNN

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US touts largest ever seizure of Iranian oil and weapons...

The US announced Thursday that it has sold petroleum from its largest-ever seizure of Iranian fuel for more than $40 million and will direct most of the proceeds to a fund for the victims of state-sponsored terrorism....

 2020-10-30 03:45 

CNN

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Trump administration removes gray wolf from endangered species list...

The Trump administration is dropping the gray wolf from the endangered species list under the assertion that the animal's population has sufficiently recovered, a move conservation groups decry as shortsighted and promise to challenge in court....

 2020-10-30 03:33 

CNN

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'It's really just devastating': Young adults face logistical hurdles to voting...

American University students Meredith Reilly and Zachary Houdek requested absentee ballots earlier this fall. But when they realized on Sunday, with just over a week until Election Day, that their mail-in ballots had yet to arrive, the pair hopped in the ...

 2020-10-30 03:32 

CNN

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Deputized federal agents can now wear body cameras, with major exceptions...

A sweeping and at times contentious policy barring the use of body cameras by police officers assigned to hundreds of federal investigative task forces around the nation has been largely reversed, the Justice Department said Thursday....

 2020-10-30 03:29 

CNN

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Why the Supreme Court let some states count mail-in ballots received after Election Day but not others...

In North Carolina, ballots can arrive up to nine days after Election Day; in Pennsylvania, ballots can arrive up to three days late -- for now; and in Wisconsin, the court said ballots must be in by election night....

 2020-10-30 03:21 

CNN

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With Senate at risk, Trump focuses on himself...

After President Donald Trump took the controversial step of commuting the jail sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, Sen. Susan Collins was again stuck between the leader of her party and the Trump-aligned voters she needs to win a tough reelection...

 2020-10-30 03:17 

CNN

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Trump seems to strike a new tone on masks: 'If you get close, wear a mask'...

President Donald Trump struck a slightly new tone on mask-wearing at a rally on Thursday, telling a group of largely maskless, shoulder-to-shoulder supporters that he thinks wearing a mask is appropriate when social distancing isn't possible....

 2020-10-30 03:02 

The Daily Beast

'Daily Show's' Jordan Klepper Hits One Last 'Eerily Quiet' Trump Rally...

The "Daily Show" correspondent talked to "exhausted" Trump supporters who struggled to explain what is supposedly on Hunter Biden's laptop....

 2020-10-30 03:00 

Daily Kos

Thursday Night Owls: Kavanaugh and Barrett show they're political operatives not impartial justices...

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Matt Ford at The New Republic writes— Brett Kavanaugh Will Have His Revenge on America . He and Amy Barrett have demonstrated this week that they should be thought of as politi...

 2020-10-30 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

Animation: How Trump Cheats At Golf...

Open thread below......

 2020-10-30 03:00 

NBC

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Biden campaign knocks Facebook for freezing political ads...

President Trump and Joe Biden hold rallies in Tampa, Florida less than a week before Election Day. Get the latest presidential election news and campaign updates....

 2020-10-30 02:55 

CNN

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Christie says Democratic hopeful in Montana governor's race deceived him into trolling GOP opponent...

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday blasted Montana Democratic Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney for unwittingly using him to troll his Republican opponent in the state's gubernatorial race....

 2020-10-30 02:48 

CNN

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Homeland Security officials echo Trump's campaign border wall rhetoric days before election...

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, flanked by several senior department officials, hyped the administration's efforts to construct hundreds of miles of wall along the US-Mexico border while lavishing praise on President Donald Trump less th...

 2020-10-30 02:45 

Daily Kos

Montana Democrat tricks Chris Christie into doing Cameo message trolling Republican Greg Gianforte...

Cameo is an online service that allows you to get celebrities and other public people to record messages to send to friends and family. It's used to send well wishes and birthday wishes, silly messages, and the like. Celebrities usually address their ...

 2020-10-30 02:45 

CNN

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Defendant in federal case involving Rudy Giuliani associates pleads guilty...

A defendant in the federal case against associates of Rudy Giuliani pleaded guilty Thursday to making a false statement to the Federal Election Commission and defrauding investors in a fund....

 2020-10-30 02:43 

CNN

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CBP chief says Twitter locked his account over border wall tweet...

The Trump administration's top border official, Mark Morgan, said Thursday that Twitter locked his account and removed a tweet regarding the effectiveness of the border wall....

 2020-10-30 02:42 

Media Matters

Laura Ingraham promises Republicans won't listen to "health experts" on pandemic response if they win on Election Day...
 2020-10-30 02:39 

CNN

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Birx cedes White House turf to Atlas while hitting the road to spread her public health gospel...

Dr. Deborah Birx emerged from a meeting at the White House one day in late summer with a new resolution: Never again would she sit in a meeting with Dr. Scott Atlas and listen to him pontificate on the pandemic....

 2020-10-30 02:36 

CNN

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Pelosi says she hopes for stimulus deal in lame duck session...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is eying the congressional lame duck session after the election as a chance for lawmakers to pass a new coronavirus relief package, even as talks for another round of aid have faltered in recent days....

 2020-10-30 02:32 

NBC

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Harris target of more misinformation than Pence, data shows...

President Trump and Joe Biden hold rallies in Tampa, Florida less than a week before Election Day. Get the latest presidential election news and campaign updates....

 2020-10-30 02:27 

The Daily Beast

Kamala Harris Shuts Down 'Childish' Men Who Mispronounce Her Name...

"Why does it seem like it becomes harder to pronounce your name the more conservative a person is?" "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah asked the vice presidential candidate....

 2020-10-30 02:25 

The Daily Beast

Seth Meyers: Trump Sounds Like Doctor With 'Massive Head Wound'...

"The Trump campaign knows they can't campaign against Joe Biden," the "Late Night" host said, "so they've decided instead to campaign against reality."...

 2020-10-30 02:22 

The Daily Beast

Tucker Carlson Suddenly Says It's Time to Leave Hunter Biden Alone...

Tucker also said that while UPS found the flash drive containing his "damning" Hunter Biden documents, he still believes that someone purposely tried to steal the docs....

 2020-10-30 02:20 

Daily Kos

Coney Barrett confirmation stirs 'sleeping giant' pro-choice religious community...

In the weeks leading up to Monday's Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, there was a slate of reporting about abortion and religious communities. Much of the reporting was ahistorical, inaccurate, and failed to convey that Coney Barrett wa...

 2020-10-30 02:10 

Media Matters

Fox's Maria Bartiromo: The consumer "is holding up so well, even in the face of a lack of any more stimulus"...
 2020-10-30 02:06 

NBC

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Spanish-language disinformation campaigns target Latino voters...

President Trump and Joe Biden hold rallies in Tampa, Florida less than a week before Election Day. Get the latest presidential election news and campaign updates....

 2020-10-30 02:03 

NBC

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Black families affected by police violence gather to mobilize voters in Chicago...

President Trump and Joe Biden hold rallies in Tampa, Florida less than a week before Election Day. Get the latest presidential election news and campaign updates....

 2020-10-30 01:55 

Crooks and Liars

WH Tried To Use Taxpayer's $250M On Covid Ads To Boost Trump 2020...

New documents released Thursday by Democrats on the House Oversight Committee reveal that Trump administration officials explicitly attempted to use a $250 million taxpayer-funded "public advertising and awareness campaign" to put a rosy spin on P...

 2020-10-30 01:55 

The Atlantic

COVID-19 Is Killing My People—And No One Seems to Care...

It almost killed me. A story of criminal neglect and mass death in South Texas....

 2020-10-30 01:55 

Daily Kos

Coalition sues Customs and Border Protection for records on agency's role in suppressing protests...

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) failed to disclose information as required by law regarding its deployment to national protests following the police killing of George Floyd earlier this year, so a coalition of leading civil and immigrants' rights ...

 2020-10-30 01:45 

Slate Magazine

Streaming Live: The Kids Are Asleep...

Join Jamilah Lemieux and special guest Alicia Montgomery as they discuss parenting during the pandemic....

 2020-10-30 01:34 

Daily Kos

This Week in Statehouse Action: The End Is The Beginning Is The End edition...

[[mumbles]] days to go! Yes, the election is just a few days away, but even if we know who's going to occupy the White House for the next four years on Nov. 3, we're not going to have a clear picture of how the state legislative landscape is going...

 2020-10-30 01:19 

NBC

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Late Minnesota absentee ballots must be separated, appeals court rules...

President Trump and Joe Biden hold rallies in Tampa, Florida less than a week before Election Day. Get the latest presidential election news and campaign updates....

 2020-10-30 01:05 

The Daily Beast

Superstore's "Essential Workers" Premiere Is the Only Good TV Episode About the Pandemic...

TV's pandemic storylines have so far all been awkward and unpleasant. Enter NBC's "Superstore" and its hilarious, poignant look at affected essential workers to change that....

 2020-10-30 01:05 

Daily Kos

Another 1.1 million out-of-work Americans filed initial unemployment benefit claims last week...

It is the 32nd week since millions of Americans began applying for unemployment benefits because of pandemic-induced layoffs as authorities tried to reduce the spread of the deadly coronavirus. For the week that ended October 24, the Department of Labor r...

 2020-10-30 01:01 

Washington Post

Federal court rules Minnesota must reject ballots received after Election Day...

The swing state had planned to count votes postmarked as late as Election Day....

 2020-10-30 01:00 

Crooks and Liars

'Rebrand The GOP'? How Many Times Have We Heard This Before?...

Axios tells us that the GOP will need to change after the 2020 election -- no, this time for real. Republicans, win or lose next week, face a big — and growing — math problem. The state of play: They're relying almost exclusively on a shri...

 2020-10-30 00:55 

CBS News

Minnesota court rules absentee ballots won't be accepted if they arrive later than 8 p.m. on Election Day...

The court's opinion overruled a consent decree order that allowed absentee ballots postmarked on or before Election Day to be counted if they are returned up to seven days after Election Day....

 2020-10-30 00:52 

NBC

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Harris and Sanders get chummy in talk about $15 federal minimum wage...

President Trump and Joe Biden hold rallies in Tampa, Florida less than a week before Election Day. Get the latest presidential election news and campaign updates....

 2020-10-30 00:40 

Daily Kos

White sheriffs find political home with far-right organizations...

by Tamar Sarai Davis and Tina Vasquez In the midst of a pandemic, thousands of Americans nationwide have taken to the streets with a demand: abolish the police . Two years prior, the case against sheriffs gained steam —inspired by a speech former At...

 2020-10-30 00:40 

CNN

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Republicans are narrowing the early voting gap in these states...

In four key states -- Florida, North Carolina, Nevada and Iowa -- Republicans are beginning to narrow the Democratic advantage in pre-Election Day voting....

 2020-10-30 00:32 

The Daily Beast

Biden and Trump Both Visited Tampa. They May As Well Have Been in Different Worlds....

With days to go, Joe Biden focused on the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump chose to paint a picture of an entirely different world that does not currently exist....

 2020-10-30 00:27 

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Daily : This Isn't 2016...

Five days remain. To mark the occasion, we offer you five essential political stories....

 2020-10-30 00:22 

CBS News

2020 Daily Trail Markers: How ads from the two campaigns differ in the final sprint...

An analysis of ads by Kantar/Campaign Media Analysis Group found Trump campaign ads since June took a more negative tone or contrasted with his opponent....

 2020-10-30 00:17 

CNN

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Top Democrat says Trump administration moving ahead with sale of F-35 jets to the UAE...

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Thursday that the Trump administration has informally notified Congress of its intent to move forward with a major arms sale to the United Arab Emirates involving advanced F-35 jets....

 2020-10-30 00:15 

Daily Kos

Miller policy using pandemic to stop asylum has expelled children over 13,000 times since March...

The Trump administration has quickly and without due process expelled children from the United States over 13,000 times since March under White House aide and noted white supremacist Stephen Miller policy that has used the novel coronavirus pandemic as an...

 2020-10-30 00:09 

Slate Magazine

Swinging In Iowa...

A look at Iowa with journalist Erin Murphy...

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