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Episcopal bishop on President Trump: ‘Everything he has said and done is to inflame violence’

The self-anointed ‘wartime president’ finds a new, more exciting war

George Floyd’s death was a homicide, according to two autopsies

Trump mobilizes military, threatens to use troops to quell protests across U.S.

Democrats assail Trump’s threat to deploy military as ‘un-American,’ ‘fascist’

Perhaps Trump’s most ludicrous claim: he is not an ‘ally of all peaceful protesters’

In Pa., officials prepare for coronavirus, civil unrest to disrupt Tuesday primary

Justice Department has a tool to make police forces better. It’s not using it.


Fact Checker: President Trump has made 1,318 false or misleading claims over 263 days

Developments in allegations against Biden amplify efforts to question his behavior

Rep. Meadows tells federal employees who won’t get paid during shutdown: You signed up for this

Democrats gain hundreds of legislative seats and secure majority of state attorneys general

With many hours to go, Clinton's staff has flags ready for their election night party // photo by @melinamara 

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Sean Spicer held a press conference. He didn’t take questions. Or tell the whole truth.

NEW: She talks about working women. Her father says “buy American.” We go inside Ivanka Inc.

Challenger takes on S.C. Senate race with rags-to-prominence story, record fundraising

Fact Checker: Stephen Miller’s bushels of Pinocchios for false voter-fraud claims