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Obama Weighs In on George FloydPresident Obama has weighed in on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. "This shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America," he wrote in a statement posted online . "It can't be 'normal.' If we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals,...
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Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of the state Department of Health and Human Services, speaks during North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's, left, briefing on the coronavirus pandemic at the Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, May 28, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
As Trump deadline approaches, N.C. wants more on conventionNorth Carolina’s top health official has asked for more details on how GOP leaders will protect attendees of a Republican National Convention this summer during the COVID-19 pandemic
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In this Jan. 6, 2020, photo, former Obama Deputy Treasury Secretary Mary Miller is photographed in Baltimore. Miller is running for mayor of Baltimore. (Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
Baltimore voters face watershed moment with mayoral primaryBaltimore’s most consequential election in a generation is coming up next week
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Trump Fires Back After Twitter Hides TweetPresident Trump fired back Friday morning after Twitter hid one of his tweets behind a warning for "glorifying violence." He accused Twitter of enforcing its rules unevenly to target conservatives and renewed his call to regulate social media companies more stiffly. "Section 230 should be revoked by Congress. Until then,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2010, file photo, then-Secretary of Natural Resources-designate Doug Domenech speaks during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get a family member hired at the Environmental Protection Agency, investigators said. The Interior Department's Inspector General found that Assistant Interior Secretary Douglas Domenech reached out to a senior EPA official in person and later by email in 2017 to advocate for the unnamed relative when that person was seeking a job at the agency.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Probe: Top US official misused office to get son-in-law jobInvestigators in a report obtained by The Associated Press say a senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get his son-in-law hired at the Environmental Protection Agency
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