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Congress’s Ideological Divide Has Stymied Aid for Pandemic-Stricken Schools

NYTimes.com Thursday, 6 August 2020
Republicans and Democrats agree that schools need billions of dollars to reopen, but policy fights have the parties at loggerheads, with educators growing desperate.
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Supreme Court Fight Could Scramble Intense Battle for Senate

Republicans see benefits for candidates struggling in conservative states, but Democrats say the vacancy sharpens their health care message and underscores..
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[NFA] Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine broke ranks with President Donald Trump on his plan to swiftly hold a Senate vote on a potential successor to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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