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This chart marks when each federal judge will hit the average age of retirement. It shows that judges appointed by Trump could dominate the court well into the 2030's and 2040's.

4 days until Election Day. More than 80 million Americans have already cast their ballots. Have you had any trouble voting? Our @electionland  team wants to hear about any problems you’re experiencing or witnessing in the voting process.

New: This week’s headlines on misinformation, early voting problems and fixing mail-in ballot errors.

New: Dr. Mark Zucker was put on administrative leave after ProPublica showed he told staff to keep a heart transplant patient on life support because of concerns about survival stats. Now Newark Beth Israel will seek a new leader for the program.

Maybe you requested a mail ballot but changed your mind and want to vote in person. This is what you can do in every state if you’ve reconsidered how you want to cast your vote.

New: A nonprofit that flooded states with mailers and confused some voters said that parts of our story were inaccurate and that we misunderstood the state of voting in America. We firmly disagree.

New: Rep. Carolyn Maloney says Customs and Border Protection won’t turn over records identifying agents disciplined or fired for their offensive posts

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1/ We got our hands on screenshots from a secret FB group for current and former Border Patrol agents. They joke about migrant deaths, including the death of a teen in their care, and post racist, sexist memes. Here's what we found. ???

The presidential seal being sold on mugs at Trump Tower. [breaths] It’s illegal to use the seal for commercial purposes.

1/ So @seanspicer  just called us a “left-wing blog.” Since we’re actually in the biz of facts, we figured we’d respond w/ a few...

The company that took U.S. money to develop a cheap ventilator, then did not deliver a single one to the national stockpile, has just inked ANOTHER contract with the government. This time, it is selling ventilators for quadruple the price.

1/ We obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. In the following tweets, we’ll share some of the most disturbing records we found.

Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly. So it’s not going to.

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