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Election officials across the country are imploring younger people to serve as poll workers this November, as scores of older workers are deciding against working this election due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, who was a prosecutor for nearly 30 years, told a Senate committee the effort by the Justice Department to drop a prosecution against a defendant who twice pleaded guilty in Michael Flynn was "highly irregular."

Attacking Vote-By-Mail Was Hurting Trump In Fla., Experts Say. So He Changed Course

President Trump said that he'll "probably" deliver his speech accepting the Republican Party's nomination for a second term from the White House. When asked about Trump's remarks, GOP Sen. John Thune said: "Is that even legal?"

Facebook Removes Trump Post Over False Claim About Children And COVID-19

As More Lawmakers Test Positive, Congress Gets A Tough Reminder Of Coronavirus Risk

Drive-Through Voting? Texas Gets Creative In Its Scramble For Polling Places

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#BREAKING : The Supreme Court has delivered a historic victory for LGBTQ workers, ruling that the federal law that bars sex discrimination in employment does apply to LGBTQ employees.

JUST IN: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal has sent a letter to the IRS requesting copies of President Trump’s tax returns from 2013 through 2018.

House Democrats say their first bill after taking power would establish automatic voter registration and reinvigorate the Voting Rights Act.

NEW: Two years after the passage of the GOP tax cuts, a new analysis finds more than 60% of the tax savings went to people in the top 20% of incomes, and the cuts "have not come anywhere close to paying for themselves."

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