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Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. shake hands Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, after a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

by Steve Peoples and Bill Barrow on Associated Press The Democratic National Convention, which formally begins Monday, is not a convention in the traditional sense Joe Biden is poised to unveil his vision for the modern Democratic Party in the first presidential nominating convention of the coronavirus era, an all-virtual affair that will test the former vice president’s ability to […]

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Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues. Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight (Image by Dave Killen:AP)

Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues

and Andrew Selsky | The Associated Press Oregon’s attorney general is seeking an order to stop federal agents from arresting people in Portland as the city continues to be convulsed by nightly protests that have gone on for seven weeks and have now pitted local officials against the Trump administration. Federal agents, some wearing camouflage and some wearing dark Homeland Security […]

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