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Democratic working groups send Biden a progressive political roadmap

WASHINGTON – A coalition of Democrats has given Joe Biden a roadmap for an ambitious, progressive agenda in the White House that would include proposals to immediately address ongoing crises, reflecting areas of consensus reached after weeks of deliberations between allies of the presumptive nominees and Bernie Sanders. The former primary rivals, whose sharp differences were shown during the year-long …

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New York Times columnist urges Biden not to debate Trump unless POTUS accepts “two terms”

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman urges Joe Biden not to participate in the three upcoming debates with President Trump unless the president agrees to the “two terms” proposed by Friedman. “I worry about Joe Biden debating Donald Trump. He should do so only under two conditions. Otherwise, he will give Trump unfair advantages,” Friedman began his column Tuesday night. …

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Atlanta mayor who tested positive for coronavirus face setback over previous news conference without mask

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms faces backlash after she held a news conference earlier this week without wearing a mask – and later revealed that she and members of her immediate family had tested positive for coronavirus. In a room filled with police, three Atlanta City Councilmembers, Fire Chief Randall Slaughter, the media and family members of the 8-year-old shooting …

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Kanye West says he is “cautious” promoting anti-wax

CLOSE Kanye West sent out a tweet on Independence Day asking for a “unified vision” when he announced he is coming for President 2020. USA TODAY When researchers were competing to develop a potential vaccine to fight the new coronary virus, rapper Kanye West made false claims about vaccinations and expressed doubts about getting one. In an interview with Forbes, …

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Attorney for Minneapolis officer George Floyd’s case is filing motions to dismiss charges

The lawyer for one of the former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s death wants to dismiss the charges. Attorney Earl Gray on Tuesday filed a statement dismissing the charges, citing a “lack of probable cause” against Thomas Lane, who along with former officers Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are accused of helping and supporting murders for their …

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New Coronavirus case numbers break record – deadline

On Wednesday, California Hospital Association President and CEO Carmela Coyle offered a gloomy update from the medical community. “We’re preparing to grow,” Coyle said. And for good reason. California Governor Gavin Newsom then announced a staggering number of new cases of coronavirus in the state. During the previous day, California saw 11,694 new cases, including an order backlog of cases …

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Has Cuomo shared the blame for 6,200 virus deaths in nursing homes in NY?

The death toll in New York’s nursing home is perhaps one of the most tragic aspects of the coronavirus pandemic: More than 6,400 residents have died in state nursing homes and care facilities, representing more than a tenth of the reported deaths in such facilities nationwide. What went wrong? The effort to answer that question has become politically charged, with …

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