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The rioting - which injured at least 30 police officers Monday - extended a spate of social justice and anti-police demonstrations across the country that is energizing Black voters in support of Mr. Biden. 1
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They predict that Mr. Trump will improve his share of the Black vote nationally from the 8% he got in 2016 to double digits next week. 1
"Instead of making it about the president's coercive authority under law it should be about whether the president can support a norm that supports public health, which is in people's self interest," said Harold Hongju Koh, a law professor at Yale University and an expert in national security and human rights. 1
The RNC and the Trump campaign bristle at the idea that they are engaging in voter suppression or that there are strategic motivations behind their actions. 1They frame it as resistance to a Democratic assault on election integrity. 1
It has trouble, however, competing for media space with a White House that has declared the COVID-19 pandemic to be over even as the U.S. reports 500,000 new cases in the last week alone. 1
Michael R. Bloomberg is pouring about $15 million into Texas and Ohio to boost Democrat Joseph R. Biden in the final stretch of the race, trying to signal that the GOP-leaning states are competitive for Democrats as Mr. Biden looks for alternate paths to the presidency. 1
After Justice Antonin Scalia died, Republicans blocked President Barack Obama from appointing a replacement, saying that it was improper to do so 11 months before the 2016 presidential election . 1
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"Republicans do this because they don't believe Dems have the stones to play hardball like they do," Ocasio-Cortez said in her second tweet. 1"And for a long time they've been correct. 1
They're charging us 287 percent." 1
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And Sleepy Joe Biden's made a corrupt bargain in exchange - you saw the bargaining made in exchange for his party's nomination, which he shouldn't have gotten because if Pocahontas got out one day early I'd be running against Crazy Bernie, which would have been okay, too. 1
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The US Senate is expected to confirm Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court despite weeks of opposition from the left-leaning Democratic Party. 1
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But Trump's political party, the Republicans, hold a majority in the Senate with 53 seats and have enough votes to confirm the judge, despite one senator, Susan Collins, planning to vote no. 1
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The president has never been impressed with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, for example. 1But that doesn't carry the urgency of replacing Wray or Haspel. 1
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Be smart: While Trump has also privately vented about Attorney General Bill Barr, he hasn't made any formal plans to replace him, an official said. 1
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By a 12-0 vote, the panel approved Barrett with all Republican members voting yes and the 10 committee Democrats boycotting the meeting after calling the confirmation process a sham. 1
With Trump's fellow Republicans holding a 53-47 Senate majority, Barrett's confirmation appears certain. 1
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