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Democratic candidates swept the three major statewide elections in Virginia on Tuesday, signaling a boon for the party after a series of losses in House races earlier this year. Democrat Justin Fairfax edged out state Sen. Jill Vogel (R) in Virginia’s lieutenant gubernatorial race on Tuesday, while Democratic state Attorney General Mark Herring held onto his office, according to The […]

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Buyers can afford 24% more house than they could just two years ago, thanks to falling mortgage rates But housing inequality will rise as condos struggle and detached homes boom, Moody’s predicts Smaller, cheaper markets could benefit from an exodus from the cities The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered thousands of businesses, saddled the federal government […]

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The first U.S. presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden on Tuesday was many things. A demonstration of the value of muting microphones. An exercise in how many people could talk over each other at once. A “shit show,” according to CNN.  Click Here: Fjallraven Kanken Art Spring Landscape Backpacks And, as several people […]

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OTTAWA — Canada will commit an extra $400 million in development and humanitarian spending to combat COVID-19, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The new money will go to “trusted partners on the ground fighting COVID-19,” Trudeau said Tuesday during a videoconference at the United Nations that he co-hosted with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Jamaica’s Prime […]

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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday night that it would hold its final performance in May, a victory for animal rights activists who have battled the show for decades.  A message from Kenneth Feld, president of the Ringling parent company Feld Entertainment, said that “Ringling Bros. ticket sales have been declining, but following the […]

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People have taken to the streets in response to the Republican Party’s retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, voicing outrage and opposition to President Donald Trump’s threats to healthcare, the environment, immigration, and human rights. “If we don’t get no justice, they don’t get no peace!” the crowd of hundreds chanted as they rallied downtown, where the […]

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The fierce, coast-to-coast movement to resist U.S. President Donald Trump borne out in the Women’s March and widespread, impromptu airport protests has in recent days turned its attention to Congressional Republicans—and they are feeling the heat. #ResistTrumpTuesdays Tweets With some demonstrations voicing discontent over GOP efforts to roll back regulations and dismantle the Affordable Care […]

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Retired neurosurgeon and failed presidential candidate Ben Carson was confirmed to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Thursday, despite having no experience in housing policy or government in general, after the Senate voted in his favor 58-41. The full roll call is here. Other lawmakers who fell in line with […]

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As Arkansas moves forward with its brutal plan to execute seven prisoners within 11 days, the makers of the drugs Arkansas plans to use to put the prisoners to death have joined a lawsuit to stop the “conveyor belt of death.” “[C]ourts might want to take note of Arkansas’ essentially lawless position. Seeking poisons to […]

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