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‘A substantial challenge’: What Kentucky, New York tell us about voting in a pandemic come November

WASHINGTON  NBA star Lebron James slammed Kentucky's plan to cut voting sites from 3,700 to 200 "systemic racism and oppression." Stacey Abrams called it "voter suppression." So did Hillary Clinton, …

Fed finds new challenge for the economy: Workers who don’t want to come back to their jobs

Mass unemployment that has accompanied the coronavirus pandemic has been compounded by people who don't want to come back to work, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in its periodic summary of the national economy.With the unemployment rate through April at a post-World War II record 14.7% and 20.5 million layoffs during the month, workers are…

Canadians’ key challenge after the pandemic ends? Reining in big government

By Geoffrey S. TurnerIn urgent response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our federal and provincial governments are by necessity imposing harsh restrictions on Canadians to promote favourable health outcomes, while disgorging liquidity to bridge our hobbled economy through the crisis. Though the emergency requires a forceful response from the public sector, when the crisis subsides we…

The grim challenge of recovering New York City’s coronavirus dead

New York City has been hit hard by the novel coronavirus. America's largest city and its suburbs have more known infections than any nation outside the U.S., and in just over a month, COVID-19 has killed more than four times as many New Yorkers as did the Sep…

The grim challenge of recovering New York City’s coronavirus dead

New York City has been hit hard by the novel coronavirus. America's largest city and its suburbs have more known infections than any nation outside the U.S., and in just over a month, COVID-19 has killed more than four times as many New Yorkers as did the Sep…

Trump, GOP challenge efforts to make voting easier amid coronavirus pandemic

Around the country, election officials trying to ensure ballot access and protect public health in upcoming contests face an increasingly coordinated backlash from the right. Much of the onslaught of litigation has been funded by the Republican National Commi…

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DHS Secretary Sets the Record Straight on Fake News on Portland Riots

Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, hit back at a press conference in DHS headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday against media reports that the Trump administrati…

Trump Raises $20 Million in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. This is a great …

ACLU: Constitution Requires Illegal Aliens Count Toward Congressional Apportionment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as other migration lobbying organizations, claims it is “unconstitutional” not to count illegal aliens when apportioning congressional representatio…

US House poised to vote on reversing Trump’s Muslim ban

The United States House of Representatives is set to vote on Wednesday on legislation reversing President Donald Trump's controversial ban on immigration from Muslim countries. The bill, called the …
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