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Biden visits protest site in Delaware hometown

Joe Biden left his home Sunday afternoon amid the coronavirus pandemic to visit the site of last night’s protests in Wilmington, Delaware, according to posts on the presumptive Democratic nominee’s social media accounts. “The only way to bear this pain is to turn all that anguish to purpose. And as President, I will help lead…MORE

Protests put Trump and Biden’s leadership to the test

With just 156 days until the 2020 election, you’ll be voting before you know it. Every Sunday, Chris Cillizza outlines the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail — and I’m filling in for him this weekend. These storylines are ranked, so the No. 1 story…MORE

Famed DC monuments defaced after night of unrest

Famed DC monuments defaced after night of unrest

Popular landmarks across Washington, DC, were defaced with graffiti during the second consecutive night of protests in the nation’s capital over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis who was pinned down by police. “In the wake of last night’s demonstrations, there are numerous instances of vandalism to sites around the…MORE

Ostracized from party, Steve King faces tough primary

Ostracized from party, Steve King faces tough primary

For years, Rep. Steve King of Iowa and Bob Vander Plaats, an influential Christian conservative, have fought on the same side of the culture wars, attending the same summits and bus tours to attack Republican boogeymen like Planned Parenthood and the Affordable Care Act. In 2016, they teamed up to co-chair the presidential campaign of…MORE

Pelosi: I ‘kind of ignore’ Trump’s tweets on Floyd protests

Pelosi: I ‘kind of ignore’ Trump’s tweets on Floyd protests

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she “kind of ignore(s)” President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on the nationwide protests spurred by the recent killing of an unarmed black man in Minnesota. In an interview with ABC, the California Democrat also praised former President Barack Obama’s recent statement on the unrest and said she thinks…MORE

Inside Trump’s decision to delay the G7 meeting

Inside Trump’s decision to delay the G7 meeting

President Donald Trump’s announcement Saturday that he is postponing an in-person summit of the G7 ends, for now, what had been a hurried effort to arrange a major gathering of world leaders while also assuaging those leaders’ fears it was safe to assemble during the coronavirus pandemic. It became clear to the White House late…MORE

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