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Joe Biden makes a visit to a veterans memorial in Delaware last Monday. He made his second trip away from his home since the pandemic started on Sunday with a visit to a protest site in Wilmington, Del. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Joyce Beatty, who was pepper-sprayed at a demonstration Saturday, said she understands sentiments that attempting to have a "healthy dialogue" haven't worked, but that "violence doesn't work — violence either way." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Ohio Congresswoman Pepper-Sprayed While Demonstrating Against Death Of George Floyd

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Roundtable: Trump And The Media

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Libertarians Name 2020 Candidate: Meet Jo Jorgensen

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The U.S. Postal Service faces challenges as more voters turn to mail in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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As More Americans Prepare To Vote By Mail, Postal Service Faces Big Challenges

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been approached to run for the U.S. Senate from Kansas, but he has demurred. The filing deadline for the Aug. 4 primary is Monday. Nicholas Kamm/AP hide caption

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Trump Vs. Twitter: What Swift Change In This Relationship Means For The Nation

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President Trump Announces The End Of Special Relationship With Hong Kong

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, at Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park earlier this month, spoke from his home in Delaware where he has been during the coronavirus pandemic. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The CDC has revised its guidance to church leaders, deleting a warning about the risk of spreading the coronavirus through choirs and singing. In this photo from last summer, a choir sings at Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Leonard Ortiz/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images hide caption

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