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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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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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President Trump gives remarks Friday on China in the Rose Garden. Alongside him are trade adviser Peter Navarro, from left, national security adviser Robert O'Brien, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama, pictured at a town hall in Berlin in April 2019, has released a statement on the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minnesota. John MacDougall/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's Twitter page is displayed on a mobile phone. The social media company flagged one of his tweets about Minneapolis as "glorifying violence" and hid it from public view unless a user clicks on it. Olivier Morin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Tubbs speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us. April 15 - 19, 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED Bret Hartman/Bret Hartman / TED hide caption

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Michael Tubbs: What Does It Take To Transform A Struggling City?

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Profile Of Judge Sullivan, Criticized For Handling Of Michael Flynn Case

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How Coronavirus Pandemic Is Reshaping Primary Voting

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