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Lincoln Project: Trump Is Horrible Role Model For Kids

Just in from the Lincoln Project: With the election approaching in just 46 days, many Americans are reflecting on what qualities they want the nation’s leader to possess. Today, The Lincoln Project today released a new video reminding voters of a fundamental requirement that’s been lacking for the last four years – “Goodness.” “Donald Trump’s cruelty and callousness is not …

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Parents Sue Trump For Doctored “Racist Baby” Video

The Wrap reports: The lawsuit, filed in New York Supreme Court, said that Trump, his campaign and Logan Cook, a pro-Trump meme maker known as Carpe Donktum online who created the doctored video, behaved in a manner that was “extreme, shocking and outrageous” and “beyond the bounds of decency.” The suit also said that Trump, in sharing the manipulated video, …

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Former Pence Advisor: Trump Often Derailed COVID Meetings To Rant About Fox News Being Mean To Him

Mediaite reports: The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser interviewed former Pence advisor Olivai Troye Thursday, which she discussed during a Friday morning appearance on CNN’s New Day. Glasser told host Alisyn Camerota that, according to Troye, Trump often derailed coronavirus task force meetings and was “only focused solely on the election.” She also noted “several times” when President Trump would enter …

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New CDC Testing Guidance: Another Break With Trump

The Daily Beast reports: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated its coronavirus testing guidelines to say that individuals who do not present with symptoms should still be tested for COVID19 “due to the significance of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission.” The revised guidelines represent a capstone of sorts to a tumultuous few weeks for the agency, which …

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Trump Has Failed To Stop Mail Voting In Any State

Politico reports: President Donald Trump has spent $20 million of his political war chest to stop it. He riffs about it at rallies. He tweets relentlessly about it. Yet six months into a crusade to stop universal mail-in voting, Trump hasn’t yet prevented a single state from sending voters the unsolicited ballots he claims, with minimal evidence, are ripe for …

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Pope Francis To Mafia: Stop Using Virgin Mary Imagery

The Associated Press reports: Pope Francis is giving his blessing to a new Vatican think tank that is seeking to prevent the Mafia and organized crime groups from exploiting the image of the Virgin Mary for their own illicit ends. The Vatican’s Pontifical Marian Academy launched the think tank Friday at a conference titled “Liberating Mary from the Mafia.” It …

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Third Party Candidates Take 7% In New Four-Way Poll

NPR reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead President Trump in the 2020 presidential election nationally by a substantial margin, according to the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. Biden leads Trump by 9 points, 52% to 43%, among likely voters, the survey finds. This is the first time this election cycle the poll has screened for likely voters — …

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Virginia Sees Massive Lines On First Day Of Early Voting

Reuters reports: Lines of voters stretched hundreds deep in northern Virginia and other parts of the state on the first day of early voting in the 2020 presidential election. Friday marked the first day of early voting across the commonwealth. In Fairfax County, election workers were scrambling to open an additional voting room at the county government center where a …

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Hurricane Center Uses Up All Of 2020’s Storm Names

The Associated Press reports: Tropical Storm Wilfred formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean Friday morning, using the last of the traditional names for tropical systems in a record-setting Atlantic hurricane season. “Wilfred” is the last name on the Hurricane Center’s list of storm names for this season. “Get out the Greek alphabet,” the National Hurricane Center tweeted. The only time …

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Weed Decriminalization Bill Put Off Until After Election

Roll Call reports: House Democrats’ plan to vote on legislation decriminalizing marijuana before the November election went up in smoke Thursday, as leadership decided to postpone consideration of the measure amid concerns about the political optics. Some of the more moderate Democrats in the caucus, including ones considered vulnerable for re-election in November, had expressed reservation about voting on the …

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