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Voters cast their ballots at a polling place at Cromie Elementary School in Warren, Mich., in March. Warren is in Macomb County, considered a critical suburb in the presidential election.
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West Atlanta resident Harriet Feggins has been out of work since March because of the pandemic. So far she has managed to pay her electric bill by scraping together odd jobs and dipping into her 401(k). "I'm trying to do everything I can," she says, but she worries it won't be enough.
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As the pandemic wreaks havoc in the U.S., snatching millions of jobs, the $600 weekly pandemic unemployment payments have single-handedly changed the economic equation in America.
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President Trump is having to face the reality that his approach to the coronavirus crisis has hurt him politically. This week he decided to change course, at least for now.
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When Mitt Romney (right) and his running mate Paul Ryan lost the 2012 presidential race to Barack Obama, it inspired the party to conduct an "autopsy" of what went wrong. Today, some Republicans question that report's value.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is the composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton. History's Alexander Hamilton was at the center of the push to create an Electoral College.