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“I think it’s dangerous to set as the main protagonist of your campaign somebody other than yourself,” one activist said.


As coronavirus cases soar in Jacksonville, Fla., Republicans explore holding their national convention in an outdoor arena.

The 5-to-4 ruling has implications for 1.8 million residents, including in much of Tulsa.

In 7-to-2 rulings in both cases, the justices rejected the president’s assertion that he enjoys absolute immunity while in office. Trump nominees Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh joined the majorities.


The Supreme Court’s unanimous — and biting — rebuke of one of Trump’s many ‘absolute’ claims

Trump claimed absolute immunity from state investigations. Chief Justice Roberts noted that not even his solicitor general would back that up, and even the two dissenting justices acknowledged his argument was bunk.

Trump is making it harder and harder to escape blame on the coronavirus

In recent days, Trump has more explicitly sought to override health officials — and appears to have succeeded when it comes to reopening schools.

Conservatives claim Ilhan Omar called for ‘dismantling’ U.S. economy and political system. Here’s what she actually said.

They're rearranging her words, and she explicitly cited dismantling "systems of oppression" within broader government systems — not the entire system.

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Even if the returns lead to revelations before the election — a big if — the focus will be on the bigger-picture allegations they help flesh out.

The new campaign members, all people of color, are part of a broader strategy to engage core voters.

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A surge in Tulsa. A surge in Jacksonville. The pandemic is spreading, whether Trump wants to admit it or not.

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Sixty-five percent of Americans in a recent Gallup poll said things were getting a little or a lot worse.

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A civil rights leader is calling on more companies to follow Facebook’s lead.

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The presumptive Democratic nominee is giving a major economic speech later today.

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It’s a question that will determine how many kids can be in the classroom.

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More money and more bipartisanship top the list.

In their campaign ads back home, it’s as if the unpopular incumbent president doesn’t exist, as Republicans choose instead to highlight their own achievements or go on the attack against their Democratic challengers.

Senators representing Maryland and Virginia will send a letter Thursday warning against premature reopenings.

Joe Biden announces Thursday a plan to spur American products and research, part of a shift in both parties away from free trade and toward protecting U.S. workers and businesses.

Don Bolduc fought in Afghanistan in 2001, but he was not part of the 12-man team of "horse soldiers" lionized in a Hollywood movie

Advocates scramble to understand the effect on efforts to restore voting rights to as many as 1.4 million people.

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In a blistering dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said her colleagues had gone too far to appease religious conservatives.

As hospitals race to add new intensive care beds, doctors and nurses are under growing pressure.

The event served as a reminder that the president had hoped to cruise to reelection on a strong economy — a strategy dashed as tens of millions of Americans have been forced out of work since March.

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