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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
2020 Watch: Has Trump surrendered to the coronavirus? We’re moving into the heart of summer, but if you’re expecting the traditional summertime slowdown in presidential politics, don’t
The Associated Press2 hours ago
These 2 Names Are on the Rise as VP CandidatesTwo new names are increasingly getting buzz as possibilities for Joe Biden's running mate: Sen. Tammy Duckworth and former US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice. As Politico reports, Duckworth, who is of Thai and Chinese descent, ramped up the speculation on Sunday when she declined to say that...
Newser3 hours ago
Trump's Next Rally Will Be Held OutsideAfter President Trump's rally in Tulsa, Okla., drew criticism for ignoring coronavirus precautions, his next one will be held outdoors, AFP reports. Trump will hold the "Make America Great Again" event Saturday in Portsmouth, NH, the AP reports. The campaign says "there will be ample access to hand sanitizer and...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2020, file photo, a protester carries a American flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Trump's leadership is tested in time of fear, pandemicFirst came the coronavirus, then unrest over racial injustice
The Associated Press8 hours ago
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says 99% of virus cases benignPresident Donald Trump is claiming that coronavirus infection is harmless to 99% of the people who get it
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, center, speaks to Stacie Ritter, right, and her son, Jan, during a meeting with families who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act in Lancaster, Pa. Biden is hoping to capture Florida and other pivotal states by pushing Latino turnout rates higher than when Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump in 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino votesTo win Florida and other pivotal swing states in November, Joe Biden is not only hoping to run up the score against President Donald Trump with Latino voters but also to push the community’s turnout to levels far higher than when Hillary Clinton lost in 2016
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Audrey Strauss, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a news conference to announce charges against Ghislaine Maxwell for her alleged role in the sexual exploitation and abuse of multiple minor girls by Jeffrey Epstein, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein friendProsecutors have told a judge they'd like to schedule a Friday court appearance for Jeffrey Epstein's associate on charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, left, confers with Clay Britton, her chief attorney, before a meeting with legislative leaders about an executive order she issued to require people to wear masks in public, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly says she's worried that if the state doesn't reverse a recent surge in reported coronavirus cases, the state won't be able to reopen K-12 schools in August. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Newspaper owner: Sorry for equating mask rule to Holocaust A Kansas county Republican Party chairman who owns a weekly newspaper has apologized for a cartoon posted on the paper’s Facebook page that equated the Democratic governor’s coronavirus-inspired order for people to wear masks in public with the mass murder of Jews by the Nazis during the Holocaust
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Mexican president says ex-oil chief has offered to talkPresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the former head of Mexico’s state oil company has offered to talk about corruption at the company, known as Pemex
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This photo provided by WROC-TV shows the remnants of a Frederick Douglass statue ripped from its base at a park in Rochester, N.Y., Sunday, July 5, 2020. The statue of abolitionist Douglass was ripped on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852. (Ben Densieski/WROC-TV via AP)
Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester parkA statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches
The Associated Press12 hours ago
President Donald Trump greets visitors as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House during a "Salute to America" event, Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in Portsmouth, N.H.President Donald Trump is set to hold an outdoor campaign rally Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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