Police In N.C. Arrest, Pepper Spray Protesters During March To Polls Event

October 31, 2020 - 8:40pm EDT
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According to video posted online and witness accounts, police in Graham, N.C., used pepper spray on a march to drive voter turnout. Activists say at least 17 people were arrested.

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President Biden is enlisting union support for his plan to rebuild infrastructure. Labor leaders say he'll have a difficult balancing act if he wants to be the most labor-friendly president ever.

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The Senate is voting on changes to the Biden administration's pandemic aid bill after a long delay Friday caused by a disagreement over unemployment benefits.

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The New York Senate has passed a bill to limit Gov. Andrew Cuomo's emergency powers but the legislation still allows the governor to extend or amend many of his COVID-19 mandates.

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While removing former President Trump from social media has led to a significant decrease in election-related disinformation, online falsehoods about the election and vaccines continue to flourish.