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“It Is What It Is”

August 18, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this image from video, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP) On the first night of the Democratic National Convention, former First Lady Michelle Obama keeps it real. By Denise ClayThe 2020 Democratic National…

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Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

August 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrive to speak at a news conference at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Kathleen Ronayne And Will Weissert ASSOCIATED PRESS  WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California…

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Kamala Harris’ selection as VP resonates with Black women

August 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks after Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden introduced her as his running mate during a campaign event at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Kat Stafford ASSOCIATED PRESS  DETROIT  — China Cochran met Kamala Harris at a…

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Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

August 11, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump. In choosing Harris, Biden is…

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Pennsylvania to pay for mail-in ballot postage in election

August 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Mail-in primary election ballots are processed at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa. Pennsylvania officials said Friday, July 31, 2020, the state will foot the cost of postage for voters to mail in ballots in November’s general election, a move that Gov. Tom Wolf has made a priority as…

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Election officials game out worst-case scenarios in drills

August 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: A voting machine (AP Photo/Matt Rourke File) By Eric Tucker ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency last week hosted a three-day tabletop exercise aimed at helping local, state and federal officials prepare for and respond to worst-case scenarios on Election Day. The virtual exercise, which concluded last Thursday,…

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Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster security at next month’s Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee because they’re concerned about a recent directive ordering police in the city to stop using tear gas to control crowds. A citizen oversight commission last week directed Milwaukee’s police…

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Just A Couple of Guys Sitting Around Talking…

July 31, 2020

ABIOVE PHOTO: (Shutterstock) While it looked like a pair of old friends catching up, the socially distanced conversation between former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden was, for all intents and purposes, a campaign ad. By Denise Clay In 2018, former President Barack Obama was a guest on David Letterman’s Netflix show “My Guest…

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Source: US, Oregon in talks about pulling agents out of Portland

July 29, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration has started talks with the Oregon governor’s office and indicated that it would begin to draw down the presence of federal agents sent to quell two months of chaotic protests in Portland if the state stepped up its own enforcement, a senior White House official said Tuesday. The…

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