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Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless. Source: NYT > World
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Despite Trump’s assurances, states struggling to protect 2020 election

President Donald Trump on Friday promised an intense, “whole-of-government” focus on securing the nation’s elections from cyberattacks — but a POLITICO survey of states finds ample reasons to worry about both this year’s midterms [...]
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Mueller reveals depth of states’ election vulnerabilities

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Friday that hackers within Russia’s GRU military intelligence service targeted state and local election boards. | David [...]
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Are You Ready For Some CALIFORNIA PRIMARIES? (Yeah, And Those Other States, Too)

3 months ago | 0 comment
Show everyone you voted It’s another primary election day, and in California, that means it’s time to scramble! In the state’s “Top Two” primary system, like a million candidates run, and then the top two, regardless of party, are [...]
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Trump endorses states’ rights — but only when he agrees with the state

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The Trump administration is all in favor of states’ rights. Except when it’s not. Attorney General Jeff Sessions brushed aside state autonomy to sue California over its so-called sanctuary policies that shield undocumented [...]
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When the President of the United States Calls You a ‘Son of a Bitch’

5 months ago | 0 comment
Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. On Friday afternoon, Chuck Todd was talking Trump. Never mind the over-the-top chaos of the last two weeks and a White House that at times seemed to be [...]
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Trump administration to aid states in firearms training for teachers, school staff

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she didn’t know whether the public schools in Michigan improved following the school choice policies she pushed in the state. | [...]
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Trump targets European car-makers with big plants in states he won

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President Donald Trump, expressing his ire over trade imbalances this weekend, made a peculiar choice: He focused his criticism on two European brands, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, that have significant investments in two of the nation’s most [...]
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Trump takes aim at blue states in infrastructure plan

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Major transportation projects in blue states may be in jeopardy in President Donald Trump’s 10-year infrastructure plan, which critics say favors little-populated rural areas to the detriment of urban America. The White House isn’t being [...]
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Trump paves the way for states to impose Medicaid work requirements

7 months ago | 0 comment
Democrats and liberal advocacy groups argue that adding work requirements may undermine Medicaid. That’s not how President Donald Trump’s administration sees [...]