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Trump Accuses Nevada Democrats of ‘Coup’ Over Mail-in Voting

Trump Accuses Nevada Democrats of ‘Coup’ Over Mail-in Voting

The president has accused the Nevada state legislature of performing a “coup” by authorizing a massive expansion to mail-in voting. On Twitter, Donald Trump wrote “In an illegal late night coup, Nevada’s clubhouse Governor made it impossible for Republicans to win the state. Post Office could never handle the Traffic …

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Wedge Emerges in GOP Over Coronavirus Spending Bill

Wedge Emerges in GOP Over Coronavirus Spending Bill

There is a wedge driving a split in the Republican Party this week, and it’s the coronavirus relief bill. Congressional leadership and the White House have changed their stance numerous times since Tuesday, scrambling to solidify their version of a much-needed relief bill. During a planning lunch, Senator Ted Cruz …

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Ivanka Trump Violates Government Ethics Code by Endorsing Goya

Ivanka Trump Violates Government Ethics Code by Endorsing Goya

Goya president Robert Unanue sparked outrage and a boycott when he offered empathic support for President Donald Trump. Goya is the largest Hispanic-owned company in the US, and sells a number of regional foods that are popular with Hispanic Americans. However, by claiming that the US is “blessed” to have …

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Controversial National Security Law Shakes Hong Kong

Controversial National Security Law Shakes Hong Kong

In the hours following the first arrest under a controversial new law, Hong Kongers are protesting in the streets. Citizens of the unique city are railing against what they characterize as attempts by Beijing to curtail their freedoms. Hong Kong, which was a British colony until 1997, has enjoyed unique …

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Supreme Court Declines to Examine Qualified Immunity

Supreme Court Declines to Examine Qualified Immunity

The Supreme Court on Monday has refused to hear cases that relate to the qualified immunity doctrine. The move, coming amid widespread protests over police brutality, was surprising to many. The move to not pick up the cases was unsigned. In a dissenting opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the …

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Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone: A Neighborhood with No Police

Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone: A Neighborhood with No Police

Daily demonstrations and scattered clashes with police have been common in Seattle. On Memorial Day, Minneapolis police put George Floyd, an unarmed man, in a chokehold. He was suspected of using a counterfeit bill. After Floyd died during the incident, a video circulated widely online showing the officer pressing his …

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Defense Secretary Breaks With Trump over Protest Response

Defense Secretary Breaks With Trump over Protest Response

For the past few days, President Donald Trump has threatened to authorize the US military to quell protests across the country. The protests in question are mostly peaceful, though some have escalated into looting and property damage in the evenings. Trump’s threat to authorize the military to perform law enforcement …

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