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Hunter Biden’s emails: An explainer

Politics | Did presidential candidate Joe Biden and son Hunter profit from foreign business deals while the elder Biden served as vice president? Here’s what we know about a laptop and emails purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden
by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/31/20, 06:24 pm

When the New York Post published an exclusive story on Oct. 14 about a hard drive purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son, a political frenzy followed. 

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Early voter turnout blasts past 2016

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/30/20, 05:00 pm

More than 9 million Texans have already cast their votes in the 2020 presidential election as of Friday afternoon. That’s more than half of the state’s registered voters. In 2016, 8.9 million people voted in the state, behind only California and Florida. The staggering volume of mail-in and early in-person voting reflects a similar trend across the United States.

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Representation and illegal immigration

Politics | The Supreme Court will consider census arguments after the election
by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/29/20, 06:35 pm

While Americans count down to the Nov. 3 election, another important date looms that could affect the distribution of power in U.S. politics for the next decade. On Nov. 30, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the Trump administration’s plan to exclude illegal immigrants from the final data set used to allot the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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