Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Easier Voting By Mail In Alabama During Coronavirus

July 3, 2020 - 3:55pm EDT
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A lower-court judge had allowed less rigorous terms for absentee voting because of the pandemic. That ruling was blocked a dozen days before a primary run-off there.

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Tennessee's senators have long had a reputation of being independent-minded. But in the state's upcoming GOP primary, both main candidates have vowed to stick close to President Trump.

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Former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe is to be held under house arrest while he is investigated for allegedly bribing witnesses in a case against him.

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In Louisville, racial justice protests have continued for months since police shot and killed Breonna Taylor inside her home during an overnight police raid. Protesters want the officers charged.

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Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr, a 20-year House veteran, lost in the Missouri Democratic primary to progressive activist Cori Bush.

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An NPR/Ipsos poll found broad support for sweeping government action to combat the coronavirus — including temporary limits on immigration. But support for other White House policies has not changed.

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The former deputy attorney general was in charge in the final days of the Obama era and into the early days of the Trump era. Senate Republicans want to ask her about the Russia investigation.

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Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001.

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Trump ally and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was defeated by Rep. Roger Marshall, calming Republican leaders' worst fears in the race against Democratic state Sen. Barbara Bollier.

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Six states will purchase 3 million rapid tests, and more states may join the consortium. Maryland, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Massachusetts want to stem a severe testing shortage.