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Mentioning Trump and K.K.K. in Same Sentence, Biden Condemns Hate

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. paid a visit to Sunday services at Bethlehem Baptist Church, a large black congregation here, urging the crowd to fight back against hatred and condemning President Trump in some of his strongest language yet for heightening racial divisions in the......
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The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

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Theodore Johnson, a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice who studies race and electoral politics, said black skepticism in government stretches back decades, citing Booker T. Washington and his early 19th century argument for black self-help, rather than a focus on systemic discrimination. Black voters are often described......
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Democrats Seek More Testimony and Evidence for Impeachment Trial

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WASHINGTON — With President Trump’s impeachment trial getting underway, Democrats are intensifying their demands for more testimony and documents that could add to the already voluminous evidence against him and bolster their case by shedding new light on several key questions. Despite the White House strategy of blocking testimony from......
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A Small Step for Space Force Is Not a Giant Leap for Uniform Design

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New year, new military branch, same old uniform. The United States Space Force on Friday unveiled the name tapes for its utility uniforms, showcasing the blue embroidered name on a camouflage uniform — much to the internet’s delight and confusion. “The first #SpaceForce utility uniform nametapes have touched down in......
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Where Is Cory Gardner? – The New York Times

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Mr. Gardner’s supporters are optimistic that once voters hear the extent of his record “separate from Trump,” as Ms. Solin put it, his stance on the president will matter less. His supporters point to his yearslong effort to relocate the Bureau of Land Management from Washington, D.C., to Colorado, which......
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As Protests in South America Surged, So Did Russian Trolls on Twitter, U.S. Finds

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WASHINGTON — Watching political unrest explode across South America this fall, officials at the State Department noticed an eerily similar pattern in anti-government protests that otherwise had little in common. In Chile, nearly 10 percent of all tweets supporting protests in late October originated with Twitter accounts that had a......
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Fighting Extradition to U.S., a Chinese Executive Goes to Court

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VANCOUVER — Global politics, big money, high technology and the intricacies of Canadian law will come together on Monday when the extradition hearing of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, begins in a Vancouver courtroom. Ms. Meng, 47, a former secretary at Huawei who......
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Even C-Span Is Piqued: Senate Puts Limits on Trial Coverage

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The American news media has come a long way since the country’s first impeachment trial, of President Andrew Johnson, in 1868, when House impeachment managers sat for a still portrait by the famed Civil War photographer Mathew Brady. The Clinton impeachment trial was the first to take place in the......
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Biden and Sanders Clash Over Social Security

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INDIANOLA, Iowa — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday accused Senator Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign of distorting his record on Social Security, claiming without evidence that Mr. Sanders’s team was promoting a “doctored” video, a loaded word in an era of disinformation. “There is a little doctored......
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Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

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EXETER, N.H. — Senator Bernie Sanders had just finished addressing supporters here Saturday afternoon, reprising his stump speech standards about raising the minimum wage, addressing climate change and implementing universal health care when a voter raised her hand to ask about a topic he didn’t mention but which had increasingly......
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House Lays Out Case for Trump’s Conviction Days Before Senate Trial

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats formally outlined their case on Saturday for President Trump’s removal from office, arguing in their first legal filing that the Senate should convict him for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress related to a pressure campaign on Ukraine. In a 46-page trial memorandum, the House......
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National Archives Apologizes for Altering Image of 2017 Women’s March

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The National Archives and Records Administration, which calls itself the country’s record keeper, apologized on Saturday for altering a photo of protesters at the 2017 Women’s March that blurred out references critical of President Trump. “We made a mistake,” began a statement the archives released on Saturday. The photo of......
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Impeachment Trial Puts Susan Collins, Stung by Kavanaugh Backlash, Under Scrutiny

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In Washington, a man waited for Ms. Collins in the dark as she parked her car one evening in the pouring rain, then followed her several blocks to her townhouse. A neighbor lamented to her that he hated living next to “a rape apologist.” “It just made the whole time......
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Love in the Time of Trump: How Do You Approach Politics on Dating Apps?

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Americans are watching an impeachment trial against their president unfold, just as the country prepares for the Democratic primaries and caucuses. We’re living in an era of heightened politics and divisiveness, and, for many, where you stand politically can feel as important a part of your identity as your religion......
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Would a 37-Year-Old Woman Be Where Pete Buttigieg Is?

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Amanda Stuck: I’m trying to show how we can work better together and being the kind of politician that doesn’t attack the other party. I’m one of the only Democrats that shows up at the conservative coalition town hall in my district, and I think it’s really important that I......
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Democrats Release More Material From Lev Parnas on Ukraine Campaign

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Mr. Giuliani and Mr. Parnas pressured Ukrainian officials to commit to investigating the arrangement, and some Senate Republicans are threatening to call Hunter Biden to testify in the Senate impeachment trial if Democrats press for their own witnesses. A spokesman for Mr. Nunes did not respond to a request for......
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In Oval Office Meeting, Trump Expresses Regret on Vaping Policy

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President Trump upbraided the health and human services secretary on Thursday over his administration’s ban on most flavored e-cigarettes, a proposal that Mr. Trump had vacillated over for months but ultimately endorsed, according to three people familiar with what took place. The call occurred during an evening meeting the president......

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