• Top seven revelations from New York Times report on Trump income taxes

    Top seven revelations from New York Times report on Trump income taxes0

    The New York Times on Sunday published the first in a series of stories based on President Donald Trump’s tax returns, citing tax documents and data spanning two decades. The president dismissed the reports as “fake news” but demurred when asked if he would finally make his returns public. Trump is the first presidential candidate not to

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  • 1,000 Georgians voted twice in June primary

    1,000 Georgians voted twice in June primary0

    Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Tuesday that 1,000 people in Georgia voted twice in the state’s June 9 primary by voting in person after returning a mail-in ballot, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Why it matters: President Trump suggested that people should similarly vote twice during a visit to North Carolina last week to test

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  • Second Federal Judge Slams DeVos For Trying To Divert Coronavirus Relief Funds From Poor Students To Richer Ones

    Second Federal Judge Slams DeVos For Trying To Divert Coronavirus Relief Funds From Poor Students To Richer Ones0

    WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 08: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to divert coronavirus … [+] relief funds from low-income students to better-off ones. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images In a sharply worded decision, a federal judge slammed Betsy Devos’ “interpretive jiggery-pokery” that tried to divert coronavirus relief funds away from poorer

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  • Elections officials push back on voter fraud claims

    Elections officials push back on voter fraud claims0

    With COVID-19 killing more than 180,000 and infecting more than 5.8 million in the U.S., many voters are looking to the mail as a safe way to cast their ballots in November. Six states use mail-in voting exclusively, 39 don’t require an excuse for an absentee ballot and five require an excuse, meaning millions will

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  • Pelosi calls House back to act on Postal Service “sabotage”

    Pelosi calls House back to act on Postal Service “sabotage”0

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats on Sunday evening that the House will be called back from August recess — likely on Saturday, Axios is told — to act to “save the Postal Service.” Why it matters: Democratic lawmakers say they have been inundated with complaints about policy changes by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy that are

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  • House expected to vote on USPS legislation on Saturday

    House expected to vote on USPS legislation on Saturday0

    The House of Representatives will be called back from August recess on Saturday to consider legislation related to the U.S. Postal Service, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) confirmed on Monday. Why it matters: Democratic lawmakers say they have been inundated with complaints about policy changes by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy that are disrupting the

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