Cameron Webb Wins Democratic Primary in Virginia, Setting Up Key House Race Wednesday, 24 June 2020 ()
If he were to win in the Republican-leaning district in November, Dr. Webb, 37, would become the first black physician to have a vote in Congress. He will face an opponent who has had trouble fund-raising.

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Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues [Video]

Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues

The Democratic mayor of Richmond, Virginia, Levar Stoney, has invoked his emergency powers to remove multiple Confederate statues in the city.

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Richmond Removes Stonewall Jackson Statue From Monument Avenue

“We have needed to turn this page for decades,” Mayor Levar Stoney said. The capital of Virginia will take down other Confederate statues in the coming days.

Confederate statue removed in Richmond amid cheers

A massive statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson was removed from Richmond, Virginia's famed Monument Avenue amid cheers Wednesday afternoon, hours after the city's..
Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond [Video]

Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond

Crews removed a statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson with a crane and ropes on Wednesday in Richmond, Virginia, the same day a state law went into effect authorizing cities to remove Confederate monuments.

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Texas governor issues mask order to fight COVID-19

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic ramp-up of the Republican's efforts to..

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is in the hospital with coronavirus

Herman Cain is "resting comfortably in an Atlanta-area hospital" a statement on his Twitter account said.

'Democracy is at stake': Former Bush aides and staffers launch super PAC in support of Biden

The PAC will target "historically Republican voters who are dismayed and disappointed by the damage done to our nation by Donald Trump's presidency."

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Surges and Economy Struggles

Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.

Republican senators Johnson, Lankford propose making Juneteenth a federal holiday and dropping Columbus Day

Columbus Day has been a source of controversy because of the killing and enslavement of indigenous people by European explorers and settlers.

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Kanpur encounter: Opposition parties slam Yogi Adityanath govt over law and order situation

Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh, including the Congress and Samajwadi Party, on Friday lashed out at the Yogi Adityanath government over the killing of eight..

U.S. Attorney Ousted by Barr Will Testify Privately Before Congress

The interview with Geoffrey S. Berman, the former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, is part of Democrats’ inquiry into potential Justice Department..
'Tiger abhi zinda hai', says Scindia to Congress after MP cabinet expansion [Video]

'Tiger abhi zinda hai', says Scindia to Congress after MP cabinet expansion

BJP leader Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on July 2 said that he does not need any certificate from Congress' Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath. He slammed them by saying, "The facts are before the people how they looted the state in 15 months....I want to tell them 'tiger abhi zinda hai'" Earlier in the day, 28 MLAs took oath as ministers in Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan government. BJP senior leaders Gopal Bhargava, Yashodhara Raje Scindia were among the leaders who took oath in MP cabinet. Caretaker Governor of Madhya Pradesh Anandiben Patel administered oath to BJP leaders.

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Release of Full Mueller Report

The move almost certainly means that blacked-out passages requested by Congress will stay secret at least until after the presidential election.

Supreme Court to decide if Congress can get secret Russia grand jury materials

A House committee controlled by Democrats wants to see secret documents that it says could lead to another impeachment inquiry.

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