All News Articles for 2020-10-30

Friday, October 30, 2020
Supporters listen as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), speaks during a campaign event at First Saint John Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas on October 30, 2020. (Photo: Montinique Monroe/Getty Images) Early Votes in Texas Surpass 2016 Total as Democrats and Biden Campaign Continue Push to Flip State
"Now we know this is no time to let up on the pedal though, right?" vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris said in Fort Worth.
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Record early voting—much of it by mail—has caused serious delays in the United States Postal Service. (Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images) Citing Widespread Election-Related Delays, Federal Judge Invokes 'Extraordinary Measures' to Ensure On-Time Delivery, Counting of Ballots
Large areas of the country will be subjected to the measures, which include expedited handling, extra deliveries, and special pickups.
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Vicki Ibarra opens a late medical bill for her son at her home on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in Fresno, California. As Households Face Crushing Debt and Pandemic, Trump CFPB Opens Door for Collectors to 'Endlessly Harass Struggling Families'
Consumer advocates say the rule amounts to "the administration's latest gift to wealthy donors at the expense of consumers."
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Sens. Sherrod Brown (L) (D-Ohio) and Jeff Berkley (D-Ore.) chat while walking in the U.S. Capitol on August 5, 2020. (Photo: Douglas Graham/Roll Call/Getty Images) In Bid to Beat 'Public Health and Economic Crises,' Senate Dems Urge Utilities to Suspend Shutoffs During Pandemic
"Minority and low-income families who have disproportionately borne the brunt of the current economic crisis are particularly at risk."
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A red-legged frog sits in a backyard pond in Washington state. The herbicide atrazine, common in the U.S. but banned many other places, is linked to hermaphroditic amphibians as well as various harmful health effects in humans. (Photo: Dan Dzurisin/flickr/cc) EPA Sued for 'Once Again Putting Corporate Interests Over Public Health or the Environment' by Reapproving Herbicide Atrazine
"We're not going to just stand by and watch another generation get poisoned by one of the most dangerous pesticides still in use."
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'Truly Sociopathic Behavior': After Mother Beaten by Philly Cops, Fraternal Order of Police Use Photo of Terrified Toddler as Propaganda
"The underlying story of Philadelphia police conduct is shocking enough, but the added layer of intentional lies and deception... is unbelievable."
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Firefighters and paramedics assist confirmed Covid-19 positive patients on October 26, 2020 in Glen Burnie, Maryland. (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images) As Covid-19 Infections Skyrocket, House Report Slams Trump's Pandemic Response as Among "Worst Failures of Leadership" in U.S. History
"This report exhaustively documents what has long been clear: the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus crisis has been a tragic failure."
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Experts Warn Trump HHS 'Endangering People' by Covering Up Key Covid-19 Hospitalization Data
"We're now in the third wave, and I think our only way out is really open, transparent, and actionable information."
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IRS headquarters in the Federal Triangle district of Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Soodevilla/Getty Images) Under Trump, Households Making $30 Million Nine Times Less Likely to Face IRS Audit Than Working Poor Making Less Than $25,000
If U.S. police detected murders at the same .03% rate that America's richest families are audited, writes journalist David Cay Johnson, "they would become aware of just five of the 16,214 reported homicides."
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) speaks while Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) listens at the NAACP town hall during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundations (CBCF) 49th Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2019. (Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images) 'Banking for the People': Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez Unveil Bill to Foster Creation of Public Banks Across US
"It's time for an option that works for the people and not solely privatized profits."
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Unions Representing Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Prepare for General Strike If Trump Subverts Election Results
" Paired with people in the streets, a strike could help stop a GOP coup."
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At least 17 people received medical treatment for heat-related illnesses during U.S. President Donald Trump's packed campaign rally in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, October 29, 2020. (Photo: Screenshot/HuffPost video) Days After Hypothermia Fiasco, Add Heat Stroke to 'Things You Can Get at a Trump Rally': Supporters Hospitalized During Event in Florida
"Trump campaign goes into home stretch by infecting, freezing, and burning its own supporters."
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A voter on bicycle drops off their ballot at a drive through drop-off for absentee ballots on August 11, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minnesota Democrats Implore Voters to 'Drop Off Your Ballot' in Person After Last-Minute Court Ruling
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon called the court's decision a "tremendous and unnecessary disruption to Minnesota's election, just days before Election Day."
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A medical worker takes a nasal swab sample from a student to test for COVID-19 at the Brooklyn Health Medical Alliance urgent care pop up testing site as infection rates spike. 'This Is Trump's Failure': US Reports Record 90,400+ Covid Cases in Just 24 Hours—Equivalent to One New Infection Every Second
"Another record day of Covid cases. Not because of testing—but because President Trump has given up on controlling the virus and his administration has failed the American people."
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