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Trump’s assault on mail voting threatens his reelection bid – POLITICO

The president’s comments have made his base distrustful of mail voting ahead of an election that may hinge on turnout by mail.

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The poll is part of a late flurry of research trying to gauge swing-state voter attitudes as the coronavirus accelerates the trend of more and more voters casting their ballots by mail. While there are concerns that the U.S. Postal Service may not be able to handle the crush of ballots, some Republicans fear that Trumps regular fulminations against mail voting will depress GOP turnout in the fall. He has repeated baseless claims of widespread fraud associated with mail voting, and late last week…

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Graham: Senate Judiciary Committee will approve Barrett on October 22 – CNN

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the committee will approve Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, setting up a full Senate vote to send her to the high court by the end of the month.

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Washington (CNN)Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the committee will approve Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, setting up a full Senate vote to send her to the high court by the end of the month.
“So, we’ll start on October 12, and more than half of the Supreme Court justices who have had hearings were done within 16 days or less,” Graham said on Fox News. “We’ll have a day of introduction. We’ll have two days of questioning, Tuesday and…

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Pelosi believes coronavirus relief deal still possible as Democrats prepare new package – CNBC

Stimulus negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration fell apart in early August, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and Pelosi have agreed to restart talks.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said another coronavirus stimulus plan is possible as House Democrats try to forge ahead on a smaller aid package costing about $2.4 trillion, roughly $1 trillion less than their initial proposal but more than what the Trump administration has signaled it will accept. 
Stimulus negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration fell apartment in early August, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and Pelosi have agreed to restart ta…

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Police: LAPD officer wounded during attack inside Harbor Division station in San Pedro – KTLA Los Angeles

A Los Angeles police officer suffered a head injury when he was attacked by an assailant Saturday night inside the Harbor Division police station in San Pedro, authorities said. “Some individual came into the Harbor station, and when an officer went to speak …

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A Los Angeles police officer suffered a head injury when he was attacked by an assailant Saturday night inside the Harbor Division police station in San Pedro, authorities said.
Some individual came into the Harbor station, and when an officer went to speak with him, some type of confrontation occurred where we believe an officer was disarmed, said LAPD Chief Michel Moore.
Early Sunday, Moore tweeted: Spoke with officer at hospital. He is resting and will be ok. Bumps and bruises. He was not s…

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