Politics
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Economic stimulus stalemate

Politics | Republicans and Democrats find little common ground this time around
by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/06/20, 04:49 pm

WASHINGTON—When Stephen Shutters checks the status of his unemployment insurance application, he has seen the same message for the last two weeks: “Your claim is currently being processed. Please allow 48 hours for processing.”

Shutters, 25, is a low-voltage audio-visual installation technician living in Georgia. He installs cables and electronics in churches, schools, and office buildings.

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New York attorney general sues NRA

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/06/20, 02:49 pm

If New York Attorney General Letitia James gets her way, the National Rifle Association won’t exist anymore. James, a Democrat, sued the organization and four of its current and former leaders on Thursday to drive it out of business over allegations of financial mismanagement that led to losses of $64 million over three years.

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TikTok standoff

Politics | The Trump administration threatens to ban the popular Chinese app
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 8/05/20, 06:49 pm

President Donald Trump has recently taken aim at a social media platform whose top three influencers’ ages combined are still less than his own.

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