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With Senate at risk, Trump focuses on himself

With Senate at risk, Trump focuses on himself

After President Donald Trump took the controversial step of commuting the jail sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, Sen. Susan Collins was again stuck between the leader of her party and the Trump-aligned voters she needs to win a tough reelection. The Maine Republican, who has built her political brand on being an independent…MORE

Trump seems to strike a new tone on masks: ‘If you get close, wear a mask’

Trump seems to strike a new tone on masks: ‘If you get close, wear a mask’

President Donald Trump struck a slightly new tone on mask-wearing at a rally on Thursday, telling a group of largely maskless, shoulder-to-shoulder supporters that he thinks wearing a mask is appropriate when social distancing isn’t possible. After making the case that “lockdowns” to prevent the spread of coronavirus don’t work, Trump told rallygoers in Tampa,…MORE

Defendant in federal case involving Rudy Giuliani associates pleads guilty

Defendant in federal case involving Rudy Giuliani associates pleads guilty

A defendant in the federal case against associates of Rudy Giuliani pleaded guilty Thursday to making a false statement to the Federal Election Commission and defrauding investors in a fund. Former pro golfer and restaurateur David Correia and three other men — Lev Parnas, Igor Fruman and Andrei Kukushkin — with ties to Giuliani were…MORE

CBP chief says Twitter locked his account over border wall tweet

CBP chief says Twitter locked his account over border wall tweet

The Trump administration’s top border official, Mark Morgan, said Thursday that Twitter locked his account and removed a tweet regarding the effectiveness of the border wall. “The tweet basically read that walls absolutely are an important part of a multi-layer strategy that assist the men and women of CBP to apprehend criminals. That’s what my…MORE

Pelosi and Mnuchin clash as stimulus talks falter

Pelosi and Mnuchin clash as stimulus talks falter

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the two top negotiators for a new round of coronavirus relief, are engaged in a public war of words after weeks of private negotiations — casting new doubt on whether congressional Democrats and the Trump administration will be able to reach agreement on stimulus legislation even…MORE

Republicans are narrowing the early voting gap in these states

Republicans are narrowing the early voting gap in these states

In four key states — Florida, North Carolina, Nevada and Iowa — Republicans are beginning to narrow the Democratic advantage in pre-Election Day voting. More than 12 million ballots have been cast in these four states, which could be crucial in determining the next president. The candidates’ schedules reflect the focus on these states. President…MORE

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