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Melania Trump posts video that misleads on the President’s LGBTQ policies

Melania Trump posts video that misleads on the President’s LGBTQ policies

Melania Trump tweeted a video of herself posted Thursday discussing for three minutes the efforts the Trump administration has made to support the rights of the gay community, blaming sentiments that President Donald Trump opposes gay rights on his “many enemies in the political establishment.” “I was shocked to discover that some of these powerful…MORE

USPS announces ‘extraordinary measures’ to deliver ballots on time

USPS announces ‘extraordinary measures’ to deliver ballots on time

The US Postal Service on Friday announced several “extraordinary measures” it is implementing aimed at making sure mail-in ballots are delivered in time to get counted — as new court filings showed that the agency moved fewer ballots on-time in critical battleground states on Thursday than it did the previous day. The news comes after…MORE

Georgia Republican congressman tests positive for Covid-19

Georgia Republican congressman tests positive for Covid-19

Republican Rep. Drew Ferguson of Georgia announced Friday he tested positive for Covid-19 and will self-quarantine at home. In a statement, Ferguson said he began experiencing mild symptoms Thursday night. “This morning when I began running a slight fever, I immediately took a COVID test which has come back positive,” he wrote. The GOP congressman…MORE

McConnell targets early 2021 for new stimulus bill

McConnell targets early 2021 for new stimulus bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday a new coronavirus stimulus bill should be considered at the beginning of 2021, not in a post-election lame duck session of Congress as some lawmakers had hoped would happen after pre-election talks failed. “We probably need to do another package, certainly more modest than the $3 trillion dollar…MORE

Pivotal Midwest states see uptick in young voters

Pivotal Midwest states see uptick in young voters

More than 6 million ballots have already been cast in four pivotal Midwest states: Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will both appear in Minnesota and Wisconsin on Friday. In addition, Trump will stop in Michigan and Biden will appear in Iowa. All four states are among…MORE

Digital political operatives turn to TikTok to get out the vote

Digital political operatives turn to TikTok to get out the vote

TikTok is the latest political battlefield in the 2020 election, with groups on the left and right, as well as nonpartisan civic organizations, putting money behind TikTok creators to turn out the youth vote. Leading up to Election Day, political operatives have rallied TikTok creators — some of whom were previously apolitical on the app…MORE

NFL legend Brett Favre and hockey star Bobby Orr endorse Trump

NFL legend Brett Favre and hockey star Bobby Orr endorse Trump

Two icons of their sports have endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection. NFL great Brett Favre and NHL star Bobby Orr publicly lent their support to the President’s campaign on Friday, making them among the most prominent figures in sports to do so. Golf icon Jack Nicklaus said on Thursday that he had voted for…MORE

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