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Primaries in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri: 6 things to watch Tuesday

Primaries in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri: 6 things to watch Tuesday

The dog days of summer are usually a low-key time for members of Congress to be with their family and constituents back home. But this August 4, some are running for their political lives, challenged by insurgent candidates on the left and right. Kansas, which hasn’t sent a Democrat to the Senate in nearly 90…MORE

Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The Census Bureau announced Monday evening that field data collection will end a full month earlier than originally planned. it’s a sign that the Trump administration has abandoned its plan to extend the window for counting the nation’s population, which it earlier said needed to be longer because of the coronavirus pandemic. To be counted,…MORE

Fact check: Another Trump briefing, more Trump falsehoods on coronavirus and mail-in voting

Fact check: Another Trump briefing, more Trump falsehoods on coronavirus and mail-in voting

President Donald Trump’s Monday afternoon appearance in the White House briefing room was replete with the now-familiar Trump fare: dishonestly upbeat assessments of the pandemic situation, a series of inaccurate claims related to mail-in ballots and exaggerations about his own accomplishments. Here are the facts. New York’s congressional primaries Trump claimed there was fraudulent voting…MORE

House panel investigating DHS intelligence activities during Portland protests

House panel investigating DHS intelligence activities during Portland protests

The House Intelligence Committee has launched an investigation into intelligence activities conducted by the Department of Homeland Security during recent protests around the country, including in Portland, Oregon. In a letter to acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Office of Intelligence and Analysis acting under secretary Horace Jen, the panel’s Democratic chairman Rep. Adam Schiff specifically…MORE

Hogan overrules Maryland county order delaying in-person education at private schools, including Barron Trump’s

Hogan overrules Maryland county order delaying in-person education at private schools, including Barron Trump’s

Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday overruled an order prohibiting some private schools in the state from conducting on-campus learning for the start of the academic year, including the school attended by President Donald Trump’s youngest son. Hogan said in a statement Monday afternoon that the Montgomery County, Maryland, health officer overstepped his bounds…MORE

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