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Republicans break with Trump over peaceful transition of power

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves a closed luncheon meeting in the Hart Senate Building on Wednesday. | Liz Lynch/Getty Images */ ]]> Congressional Republicans say that if President Donald Trump loses the election there [...]

With Coronavirus on the Rampage, Israel Tightens Holiday Lockdown

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government said on Thursday that it was tightening its second national lockdown after coronavirus infection rates soared this week to about 7,000 new cases a day, among the highest in the world. The new measures, [...]

The coming Civil War, with guest Jared Yates Sexton

Home Elections The coming Civil War, with guest Jared Yates Sexton Writer Jared Yates Sexton joins us for Civil War Week at UnPresidented. We talk to Jared today, and will speak with Amanda Marcotte on Thursday, about why our country is descending [...]

‘It’s a big, big swing’: Trump loses ground with white voters

*/ ]]> Donald Trump is making modest inroads with Latinos. Polls suggest he’s pulling slightly more Black support than in 2016. But Trump is tilting at the margins with those groups. His bigger problem is the demographic that sent [...]

Liberals want blood. Joe Biden is sticking with bipartisanship.

*/ ]]> Liberals are furious. And they want Joe Biden to channel their angst and calm their nerves by advocating for every tactical maneuver available to stall Donald Trump’s coming Supreme Court nomination in the Senate. Biden did [...]

Woman suspected in ricin letter sent to Trump arrested with gun

A woman suspected of trying to poison President Trump has reportedly been arrested. CNN reported Sunday evening, citing “a U.S. law enforcement official,” said that the unnamed woman was taken when she tried to cross from Canada into [...]

Murkowski opposes moving forward with Supreme Court nomination

*/ ]]> Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Sunday became the second Republican senator to oppose moving forward with a Supreme Court nomination after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, further complicating Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s [...]

In South Korea, Covid-19 Comes With Another Risk: Online Bullies

Some people, like Ms. Kim, have paid a price. Online harassers labeled her a “cougar,” suggesting she used sex to proselytize to a younger man. Others said that, should she get pregnant, the infant should undergo a paternity test. [...]

China Sends Warning to U.S. and Taiwan With Aerial Drill

China sent 18 fighter jets and bombers into the Taiwan Strait on Friday in a robust show of force that a military official in Beijing said was a warning to Taiwan and the United States about their increasing political and military cooperation. “Those [...]

Biden’s weakness with Black and Latino men creates an opening for Trump

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a Hispanic Heritage Month event, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. | AP Photo/Patrick Semansky */ ]]> It was a huddle [...]