Stories tagged: "politics"


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Filibuster FAQs: What Is This Senate Procedure and Why Does It Matter for You?

While it’s easy to tune out all the political noise, the future of this Senate procedure does directly affect you and your family.

In this image from video, Tracee Ellis Ross, serving as moderator, speaks during the second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)
‘Unbossed and Unbothered’: These Are the Black Women Who Paved the Way for Kamala Harris

The last time a Black woman’s name was nominated from a convention floor was 1972. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris hope to make it all the way to the White House.

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Republicans Are Using the Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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WATCH: What Whitmer And Yulin Cruz Have In Common

The president attacked Michigan's Gov., the same way he did with the San Juan Mayor after they criticized his response to the emergencies.

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Fauci Said a Quicker Response from U.S. Could Have Saved Lives. Trump Is Pissed About That.

Social restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus could have saved lives if they'd been started earlier, said the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Trump now wants him fired.