Sessions Faces Final Word by Alabama Voters After Years of Trump Scorn Sunday, 12 July 2020
Tuesday’s runoff election for Senate may finally settle Jeff Sessions’ yearslong standoff with President Trump, as Republicans referee between a native son and a president they admire.

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GOP: Obama committed "fraud" to sell health-care law

In the weekly Republican address on Saturday, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., said President Obama knew his promise that people could keep their insurance under..
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GOP Rep. slams the president's Obamacare "betrayal"

Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., says the president wasn't being truthful when he assured Americans they could keep their insurance plans under Obamacare.
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Oh, Never Mind: Georgia Governor Stops Going After Atlanta Mayor, City Council

Georgia's Republican Governor Brian Kemp is dropping his July lawsuit against Atlanta's city council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. HuffPost reports the dispute was over Atlanta's order to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Kemp wanted to block them from implementing restrictions at the local level, even as COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations in the state soared.

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Race to the White House: Private prison industry backs Trump, prepares if Biden wins

Executives at the US's two largest private prison companies have been donating large sums to President Donald Trump and Republican candidates with an eye toward..
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Trump holds up virus aid to block election funding [Video]

Trump holds up virus aid to block election funding

[NFA] President Donald Trump on Thursday said his team was rejecting Democrats' bid to include funds for the U.S. Postal Service and shore up election infrastructure in a new coronavirus relief bill, as he vowed to block money to facilitate mail-in voting. Colette Luke has the latest.

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Trump says he wouldn't rule out more funding for Postal Service

But he still voiced opposition to billions in funding because it would help with the expansion of mail-in voting.
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President Trump requests mail-in ballot for upcoming Florida primary, despite rhetoric

President Trump and Melania Trump requested vote-by-mail ballots for Florida's primary, according to the Palm Beach County elections website.

US election: Donald Trump suggests Kamala Harris, a US citizen, is ineligible to be vice president

Donald Trump has turned birther again, suggesting the Democratic Party's nominee for vice president, Kamala Harris, might be ineligible for the job.Joe Biden..
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President Donald Trump is helping middle-class Americans

Opposing View: Executive actions designed to relieve financial stress, writes Stephen Moore, member of President Trump's economic recovery task force.
Trump open to USPS funds as part of 'overall bill' [Video]

Trump open to USPS funds as part of 'overall bill'

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not veto coronavirus legislation that included funding for the U.S. Postal Service.

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Who Would Replace Kamala Harris in the Senate for California? Let the Jockeying Begin

As the Democratic vice-presidential nominee hits the campaign trail, a race to replace her kicks off.

How virtual party conventions could impact the 2020 election

Democrats and Republicans have made major changes to the plans for their national conventions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both plan on welcoming their..
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Trump goes after FBI director Wray, whom he appointed, and issues warning to Barr

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Thursday again attacked his own FBI director, whom he appointed, and pushed Attorney General William Barr to pressure the Justice..

Warning on Russia adds questions about Senate’s Biden probe

Patrick Semansky / AP Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. By Eric Tucker, Associated..
No sign of talks resuming on U.S. aid deal [Video]

No sign of talks resuming on U.S. aid deal

Talks between the White House and top Democrats in Congress over a U.S. coronavirus aid package remained stalled on Wednesday, with neither side budging. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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