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Nov 01 2016
With all the divisive rhetoric, sensationalist journalism, and inflamed passions during this election cycle, schools can be one of our saving graces. Unfortunately, 40 percent of teachers are hesitant to teach about the election.Christian Science Monitor
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Feb 15 2020
Andrew Yang and Michael Bennet have ended their campaigns for president.
What happens to the money they have raised, but not yet spent?
The amounts could be substantial. Financial reports submitted to the Federal Election Commission indicate that as of Dec. 31, 2019, candidates who had already dropped out still had plenty in the bank. Former Texas Congressman Beto O'RourkeNational Interest
Jul 30 2018
Congressional Republicans, already facing a difficult election landscape, confronted a prospect on Sunday they had worked feverishly to avoid: a threat by President Trump to shut down the government over funding for a border wall.New York Times (News)
May 27 2020
Where would President Trump be if his critics didn’t so often help him? The latest case is Twitter’s attempt Tuesday for the first time to fact-check Mr. Trump’s tweet logorrhea. He wrote that mail-in voting this fall would be “substantially fraudulent,” saying that California is sending ballots to anyone living in the state, “no matter who they are or how they got there.”
Those tweetsWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Jul 18 2019
Unsealed FBI evidence shows calls between Trump and Michael Cohen around time of ‘Access Hollywood’ tape release, deal with Stormy Daniels
Newly unsealed court documents reveal that in the days after the October 2016 release of a notorious “Access Hollywood” tape featuring Donald Trump boasting about groping women, he, campaign aide Hope Hicks, former lawyer Michael Cohen and top executives at The National Enquirer communicated with each other.
Disclosure of the tape was seen at the time as endangering Trump’s electionCNBC
Jul 15 2018
Social networking site Twitter Inc on Saturday suspended two accounts linked to 12 Russian spies indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Reuters
Jul 23 2020
President Donald Trump is to send "a surge" of federal security forces to US cities in a crackdown on crime.
Chicago and two other Democratic-run cities are being targeted in the Republican president's move, amid a spike in violence.
But federal deployments in Portland, Oregon, have proved controversial. Local officials say they have raised tensions amid ongoing protests.BBC News
Oct 22 2019
Facebook said it was taking additional steps to protect the integrity of the 2020 U.S. elections, including clearer identification of state-run media on its platform.
The social-media giant, which held a conference call Monday with reporters about election preparedness, also said it removed four networks of accounts—three of which originated in Iran—for inauthentic behavior.
TheWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 22 2019
With Chicago’s immigrant communities fearing anticipated ICE raids, aldermen and organizers help prepare
Chicago’s immigrant communities are preparing for anticipated widespread immigration arrests by federal authorities starting this Sunday as part of week-long raids in major cities around the country.
Local activists, organizers and elected officials are taking precautionary steps as several reports say as many as 2,000 families in up to 10 U.S. cities — including Chicago, Houston, MiamiChicago Sun-Times