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Supreme Court rules federal execution can proceed for Daniel Lewis Lee

The Supreme Court cleared the way for the resumption of the federal death penalty, in an unsigned order released after 2 a.m. ET Tuesday. The court wiped away a lower court order temporarily blocking the execution of convicted killer Daniel Lewis Lee in a 5-4 vote. Lee, a one-time white supremacist who killed a family…MORE

Biden wades into Texas with first general election TV ad in state

Joe Biden’s campaign is debuting its first general election television ad in Texas on Tuesday, dipping its toes in a state long considered a Republican stronghold and one that’s seen an uptick in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks. The minute-long coronavirus-focused spot, titled “Tough,” is part of a new mid-six figure broadcast and digital advertisement…MORE

Delayed use of Defense Production Act leads to ongoing shortages of protective gear

Delayed use of Defense Production Act leads to ongoing shortages of protective gear

Nearly four months after invoking a 1950s-era law in order to compel businesses to manufacture equipment for the fight against the coronavirus, the Trump administration has made only sparing use of its authorities, leaving front-line workers in dire need of supplies like masks, gowns and gloves amid the recent surge in cases. The Department of…MORE

Roger Stone denies he protected Trump to secure commutation of sentence

Roger Stone denies he protected Trump to secure commutation of sentence

Longtime President Donald Trump friend and political adviser Roger Stone said Monday evening that he had not protected the President in exchange for a commutation, in his first TV interview since Trump commuted his prison sentence last week. “People said, ‘You see, Stone had the goods on Trump and he traded his silence for a…MORE

17 states, DC sue Trump administration over visa rules for college students

17 states, DC sue Trump administration over visa rules for college students

Attorneys general in 17 states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its guidance to not allow foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester. The multistate effort, filed in the US District Court in Massachusetts on Monday against the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and…MORE

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