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Targeting Grandparents, Trump Tries Out New Compassionate COVID-19 Message

Targeting Grandparents, Trump Tries Out New Compassionate COVID-19 Message

President Trump speaks to seniors in Ft. Myers, Florida, with a kinder, gentler message on the coronavirus.As the campaign heads into the homestretch, Trump is testing out a new coronavirus message aimed at seniors, a key voting bloc that has given him poor marks on his handling of the pandemic.

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Targeting Grandparents, Trump Tries Out New Compassionate COVID-19 Message

Don't Censor! Stop The Hoaxes! Facebook, Twitter Face A Catch-22

Don't Censor! Stop The Hoaxes! Facebook, Twitter Face A Catch-22

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter ban certain posts from its platform.While Republicans accuse Facebook and Twitter of censoring free speech, one expert says the platforms should do more because U.S. voters are “more vulnerable to online disinformation” than ever.

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Don't Censor! Stop The Hoaxes! Facebook, Twitter Face A Catch-22

Michigan Charges 8th Man In Alleged Domestic Terrorism Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Michigan Charges 8th Man In Alleged Domestic Terrorism Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an online political event in August. Authorities say they short-circuited a plot to kidnap her. An eighth man has now been charged in the case.Brian Higgins participated “in a plan of domestic terrorism that included storming the Michigan Capitol building and harming government officials,” the attorney general’s office said.

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Michigan Charges 8th Man In Alleged Domestic Terrorism Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Citing Scandal, Senator Proposes Stronger Protections For VOA Newsroom

Citing Scandal, Senator Proposes Stronger Protections For VOA Newsroom

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., has proposed legislation to outlaw political tampering with the newsroom coverage produced by Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia and other U.S. government-funded broadcasters.Sen. Chris Murphy says his bill would “make it totally crystal, 100 percent clear” that political appointees cannot interfere with news coverage, including of President Trump.

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Citing Scandal, Senator Proposes Stronger Protections For VOA Newsroom

Sen. Sasse Slams Trump In Constituent Call: He's 'Flirted With White Supremacists'

Sen. Sasse Slams Trump In Constituent Call: He's 'Flirted With White Supremacists'

In a call with constituents, the Nebraska senator blasted President Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the way he speaks about women.

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Sen. Sasse Slams Trump In Constituent Call: He's 'Flirted With White Supremacists'

Sen. Graham Praises Fellow Senators, Judge Barrett, To End Day 3 Of Hearings

Sen. Graham Praises Fellow Senators, Judge Barrett, To End Day 3 Of Hearings

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., looks on as Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of her confirmation hearing.Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. commended Democrats for their professionalism during the first three days of Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing.

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Sen. Graham Praises Fellow Senators, Judge Barrett, To End Day 3 Of Hearings

Facebook And Twitter Limit Sharing New York Post Story About Joe Biden

Facebook And Twitter Limit Sharing New York Post Story About Joe Biden

Twitter and Facebook said their decisions to limit sharing of a New York Post article were meant to slow the spread of potentially false information.The social media companies said they wanted to slow the spread of possibly false information. But their actions drew charges of censorship from President Trump and his allies.

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Facebook And Twitter Limit Sharing New York Post Story About Joe Biden