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Voters In Alabama’s Largest County Could Have Their Ballots Thrown Out After A Court Ruled Instructions They Were Sent Are No Longer Valid

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:25:17 -0400

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Voting rights groups have asked officials in Jefferson County to give voters who received now-defunct information a way to make sure their ballots aren’t rejected.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/alabama-ballots-witness-wrong-information-jefferson-county

While Texans Brace For Another COVID Spike, Healthcare Is Defining Their Senate Race

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:18:13 -0400

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“A lot of people are one illness or injury away from bankruptcy,” Democratic Senate candidate MJ Hegar said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/texas-coronavirus-senate-hegar-cornyn-healthcare

This Scary Statistic Predicts Growing US Political Violence — Whatever Happens On Election Day

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 17:46:47 -0400

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Two researchers claim that a single number they call the “political stress indicator” can warn when societies are at risk of erupting into violence. It’s spiking in the US, just like it did before the Civil War.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/peteraldhous/political-violence-inequality-us-election

The Trump Campaign Has Sued To Stop Mail-In Ballot Counting In Nevada's Biggest County

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 00:04:35 -0400

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The suit alleges that election officials in Clark County are restricting Republican election observers' ability to "meaningfully observe" the counting of ballots.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/trump-campaign-stop-ballot-counting-nevada-clark-county

The Presidential Debates Gave People Of Color Old Fights Over The Past And Little Insight Into The Future

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:22:25 -0400

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The debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump focused less on their plans for Black and brown Americans than on their pasts.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/trump-biden-debates-race-black-lives-matter-plans

Trump's Final Campaign Strategy Is To Spread A Bunch Of Misinformation About Joe Biden, His Son, And Ukraine

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:55:40 -0400

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You’d have to really be paying deep attention to just understand Trump’s insinuations during the final presidential debate. Here’s what we know to actually be true.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/trump-biden-hunter-burisma-ukraine-misinformation-debate

Trump Once Again Mischaracterized The Black Lives Matter Movement By Falsely Linking It To An Anti-Police Chant

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:23:05 -0400

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During the final presidential debate, Trump falsely associated the national Black Lives Matter movement with the anti-police chant "Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tasneemnashrulla/trump-blm-chant-pigs-in-a-blanket-false-claim

Trump Said At The Debate That Immigrant Children Detained In Cages Were “So Well Taken Care Of”

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:34:59 -0400

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"They are so well taken care of. They're in facilities that were so clean."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/trump-debate-immigrant-children-cages

No, Trump Didn't Say "Good" In Response To A Question About Kids Separated From Their Parents At The Border

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:02:32 -0400

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A clip from the debate shows that the president said "go ahead" to the moderator.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/trump-immigration-good-fact-check

"We're Learning To Live With It": Trump Dismissed The Virus That's Killed 220,000 Americans And Put Him In The Hospital

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:28:57 -0400

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During the final debate, President Donald Trump said the coronavirus was going away, even as a third wave of COVID-19 cases sweeps most of the country.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zahrahirji/trump-debate-2020-coronavirus-misleading

There’s No Chance Kanye West Wins The Election, But These People Say They’re Voting For Him Anyway

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 01:25:24 -0400

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“I don't think Kanye West can do anything worse than what Donald Trump has done for America.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/krystieyandoli/kanye-west-presidential-campaign-voters

UK Lawmakers Are Launching A Formal Inquiry Based On The FinCEN Files

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:08:17 -0400

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“It’s important that the relevant bodies are held to account and scrutinised effectively to ensure that the UK is a clean place to do business.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tomwarren/fincen-files-uk-parliament-inquiry

Mitch McConnell's Hand Is Discolored But He Swears Nothing Is Wrong

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 12:25:30 -0400

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Viral photos show McConnell picking up a face mask, revealing his right hand to be much darker than the rest of his body, as well as a bandaged thumb.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/amberjamieson/mitch-mcconnell-hands-health

Facebook Promised To Label Political Ads, But Ads For Biden, The Daily Wire, And Interest Groups Are Slipping Through

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:32:20 -0400

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A failure in Facebook's transparency system means some election ads aren't disclosing who paid for them.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-biden-election-ads

A Judge Sided With The Government’s Plea Not To Take Trump's Tweets Literally

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:18:12 -0400

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When the president tweeted that all Russia documents should be made public, BuzzFeed News went to court to hold him to it. But a judge ruled the tweet was merely "inartful."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/richholmes/judge-sides-with-trump-on-tweets

Protest Is Part Of The Black American Tradition. Young Activists Are Reshaping The Movement In Their Image.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:55:15 -0400

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“Who exactly was this a reckoning for? Not for me.” Four very different young Black activists doing the work on why we’re here and what comes next.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/black-lives-matter-gen-z-protest-movements

The Supreme Court Will Let Alabama Ban Drive-Up Voting For People With Disabilities During The Pandemic

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:12:26 -0400

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor accused her conservative colleagues of getting in the way of local election officials “ready and willing to help vulnerable voters.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/supreme-court-alabama-ban-curbside-voting-2020

Don't Assume That Lots Of Early Voting Means Joe Biden Is A Lock

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:18:14 -0400

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Democrats have shown strong enthusiasm in early voting, coming out in the millions, but Republicans can still catch up.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/early-voting-democrats-republicans-turnout-numbers

Republicans Moved Amy Coney Barrett One Step Closer To The Supreme Court After Democrats Boycotted The Vote

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:26:23 -0400

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Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve Barrett’s nomination. The final vote on her confirmation is expected Monday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-committee-vote-boycott

This Is The Last Ever Trump Debate. He Wouldn’t Exist Without Them.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:19:28 -0400

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Trump has been debating for five years. The shock has gotten old.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/trump-biden-last-debate

Top US Intelligence Officials Said Iran And Russia Used Voter Registration Records To Spread Disinformation

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:13:51 -0400

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"These actions are desperate attempts by desperate adversaries," National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/iran-russia-us-voter-records-election-emails

Obama Railed Against Trump’s Coronavirus Response In His First Campaign Trail Speech

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 00:35:41 -0400

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The president has done nothing but “completely screw this up,” Obama said in Philadelphia.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/barack-obama-campaign-speech-trump-coronavirus

The Justice Department Canceled A Hearing In E. Jean Carroll’s Case Against Trump Rather Than Argue By Phone

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:48:12 -0400

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DOJ’s lawyer was turned away from the courthouse due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. He was set to argue in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation lawsuit against Trump, who she has accused of raping her.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/e-jean-carroll-lawsuit-donald-trump-justice-department

Ben Carson Attended An Indoor Fundraiser Where Dozens Were Maskless

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 18:18:16 -0400

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Carson, a medical doctor, was not wearing a mask at an event in a state that requires masks "in indoor public settings."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/ben-carson-bob-good-maskless-fundraiser

Barack Obama Is The Face Of The Democrats’ Closing Get-Out-The-Vote Push

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 17:01:44 -0400

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Democrats are blitzing five key states with ads prominently featuring Barack Obama, as part of a final push for Joe Biden.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/barack-obama-democrats-get-out-the-vote

Trump Called The $10 Million A Loan. His Campaign Called It A Donation. Who Paid It Back, And How?

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:25:21 -0400

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Trump boasted about self-funding his 2016 campaign, but in its tense final moments, his advisers could only get him to agree to a loan. "It was like a cash advance."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kenbensinger/trump-campaign-10-million-2016

Lawyers Can't Find The Parents Of More Than 500 Immigrant Children Who Were Separated By The Trump Administration

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 23:25:34 -0400

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"People are constantly asking me when we will find all the families and I unfortunately do not know."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/lawyers-cant-find-immigrant-children-parents

Trump Told His Chief of Staff He Didn't Mean What He Tweeted

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:25:31 -0400

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Chief of staff Mark Meadows has provided a federal court with a declaration on the president's intent following tweets about wanting Russia documents declassified.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/trump-russia-tweets-mark-meadows

Mark Zuckerberg Said Facebook Will Have Fewer Bans After The Election

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:25:25 -0400

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In a companywide meeting, Facebook’s CEO said recent content rules banning hate and conspiracy content were implemented because of the US presidential election and that a wide margin of victory for either candidate could prevent violence following the vote.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/zuckerberg-speaks-qanon-holocaust-denial-employee-meeting

Microphones Will Be Automatically Muted During The Final Presidential Debate After Trump Caused Chaos At The Last One

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:25:32 -0400

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"We are comfortable that these actions strike the right balance and that they are in the interest of the American people, for whom these debates are held."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/trump-biden-debate-muted-microphones

Here’s How Private Equity Firms Targeted Republican Sen. John Cornyn With Dark Money To Preserve Surprise Medical Billing

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 01:18:23 -0400

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Private equity waged a yearlong dark money campaign so they could continue to profit off of emergency room patients getting hit with exorbitant medical bills. It worked.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/john-cornyn-surprise-medical-billing-ads

The Supreme Court Will Let Pennsylvania Count Ballots Received After Election Day, Rejecting A Republican Challenge

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:46:22 -0400

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Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. joined with the court's more liberal wing in rejecting a challenge by Republicans to a longer absentee voting timeline.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/supreme-court-pennsylvania-count-ballots

This Is What Actual Teenagers Think About Claudia Conway

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 10:25:34 -0400

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The daughter of former Trump strategist Kellyanne Conway has been treated as a political hero, but fellow teens just find her relatable.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/laurenstrapagiel/claudia-conway-tiktok-teens-coronavirus

FEMA Threw Out The Faulty Ventilators Russia Gave The US Without Ever Using Them

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:24:28 -0400

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A FEMA spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the agency has “disposed of” 45 Russian ventilators delivered as part of a US–Russia exchange of medical supplies but never used.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/fema-russia-ventilators-coronavirus

A Ballot Box Fire In California Is Being Investigated As Arson

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:46:22 -0400

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“Tampering with vote by mail drop boxes and ballots is serious criminal offense and we will vigorously seek the prosecution of individuals who engage in such behavior.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/baldwin-park-ballot-box-fire-arson

Facebook Banned An Alleged Russian Agent Spreading Disinformation About Joe Biden

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:28:33 -0400

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Rudy Giuliani's pal Andriy Derkach has been kicked off “for violating our policy against the use of our platform by people engaged in election-focused influence operations,” Facebook said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/facebook-banned-alleged-russian-agent

A New Virtual TikTok House Of Young Influencers Is Trying To Rally Votes For Joe Biden

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:25:31 -0400

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Unlike other TikTok houses, the "House of US" will be virtual and is dedicated to driving progressive Gen Z voters to the polls.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tanyachen/biden-harris-pac-tiktok-house

Twitter Just Stopped Blocking The Biden Article It Said It Would Block Yesterday

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 23:36:27 -0400

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The company’s back-and-forth on its own policies has created outrage and confusion.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/twitter-reverses-nypost-ban

A Federal Judge Wants To Know If Trump Means What He Tweets

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 21:56:25 -0400

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In response to a lawsuit by BuzzFeed News, the government said that just because Trump demanded that the Russia investigation be declassified, it doesn’t mean he wanted the Russia investigation to be declassified.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/trump-russia-investigation-documents-tweets-release

Why Does The Electoral College Still Exist?

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 16:25:27 -0400

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The founders laid out a system for electing the president in the Constitution. But today, it means some voters are much more powerful than others.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/electoral-college-system-explained

Donald Trump And Joe Biden’s Town Halls Created A Wild Split Screen For A Very Split America

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 16:25:29 -0400

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Instead of a debate, the two candidates held dueling town halls. They couldn't have been more different from one another.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/donald-trump-joe-biden-town-hall-abc-nbc

Savannah Guthrie Compared Trump To A "Crazy Uncle" For Sharing False Bin Laden Conspiracy Theories

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 08:25:29 -0400

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"You're the president," the Today show anchor told Trump about his false Osama bin Laden tweets. "You're not someone's crazy uncle who can retweet whatever."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/savannah-guthrie-trump-crazy-uncle-bin-laden-retweets

A Federal Judge Accused Other Judges Across The Country Of A “Systematic Effort” To Suppress Votes

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 15:25:28 -0400

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“Hiding behind closed courthouse doors does not change the fact that ruling by ruling, many courts are chipping away at votes that ought to be counted,” Judge Karen Nelson Moore wrote.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/judge-voter-suppression-mail-in-ballots-election-2020

Ohio Has Reemerged As A Battleground State And It’s A Huge Problem For Donald Trump

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 19:57:13 -0400

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Some Republicans wonder if it’s already too late for Trump in Ohio and fear he will drag down-ballot candidates down with him.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/ohio-campaign-trump-biden-2020-election

YouTube Just Announced A Partial QAnon Ban

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 19:17:05 -0400

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The move comes after Facebook and Twitter enacted their own bans against the mass delusion.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/youtube-partial-qanon-ban

Kamala Harris Has Suspended Travel After Two People Close To The Campaign Tested Positive For COVID

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:00:56 -0400

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Joe Biden, whom the campaign said was not in close contact with either of the individuals who tested positive, will keep his schedule.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/kamala-harris-suspends-travel-aide-positive-covid19

In Defiance Of A State Order, California Republicans Say They Plan To Keep Collecting Ballots Via Unauthorized Boxes

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 17:25:35 -0400

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Ordered to pull its unauthorized ballot boxes from locations in at least four California counties earlier this week, the state GOP says it plans to continue collecting ballots via the unofficial drop boxes.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/california-republican-unauthorized-ballot-boxes

Scientists Are Slamming The Great Barrington Declaration’s Call For “Herd Immunity”

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 19:25:34 -0400

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A week after White House officials met with scientists endorsing herd immunity, dozens of other researchers called it “a dangerous fallacy unsupported by scientific evidence.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/herd-immunity-great-barrington-backlash-letter

A Judge Ruled North Carolina Can Extend Its Deadline To Count Mail-In Ballots, Despite The Trump Campaign’s Objections

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 01:23:42 -0400

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The judge ruled, however, that North Carolina absentee voters must still have a witness sign their ballots for them to be valid.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kendalltaggart/north-carolina-judge-approves-mail-in-ballot-deadline

The US Is Heading Into A Third Wave Of COVID Hospitalizations As Election Day Nears

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:33:13 -0400

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First, the coronavirus ravaged the northeast. Then it hit the Sun Belt. Now hospitals across the Midwest and northern plains are feeling the strain as COVID-19 continues to stalk the nation.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/peteraldhous/third-wave-covid-hospitalization

Nearly 5.2 Million Americans Can't Vote In The 2020 Election Due To A Felony Conviction

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 17:24:49 -0400

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"The number of people disenfranchised is still too high for a country that wants to be considered a model of democracy."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/millions-cant-vote-2020-election-felony-convictions

Republicans Repeatedly Brought Up Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith. Democrats Stayed Away From It.

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 00:17:33 -0400

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Anticipating attacks on Barrett’s Catholic faith from Democrats that didn’t surface, Republicans made it part of her confirmation hearings.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/amy-coney-barrett-catholic-religion-supreme-court

Barron Trump Tested Positive For COVID-19

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 10:25:39 -0400

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First lady Melania Trump said Wednesday that said Barron, 14, exhibited no symptoms during his infection and has since tested negative.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/barron-trump-tested-positive-for-covid-19

Seniors Who Aren't Afraid Of The Coronavirus Love What Trump Is Saying About COVID

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:28:36 -0400

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Trump and his campaign are keeping focused on their base, and the base doesn't want to hear about the coronavirus. Even among older adults in Florida.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-florida-campaign-coronavirus-seniors

These Men Think Feminism Is "The KKK Of Our Day"

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:25:31 -0400

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In the season finale of Not Great, we dive into the manosphere.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/notgreat/feminism-manosphere-mens-rights

Facebook Limited The Reach Of An Unconfirmed Story About Joe Biden’s Son Hunter. Twitter Blocked It.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:57:13 -0400

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"In many countries, including in the US, if we have signals that a piece of content is false, we temporarily reduce its distribution pending review by a third-party fact-checker."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/scottlucas/facebook-limits-hunter-biden-nypost

Kamala Harris Kept Her Questioning Of Amy Coney Barrett Laser-Focused On Healthcare

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 15:19:11 -0400

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The senator is famous for her intense questioning of Trump allies. But as Democrats’ vice presidential nominee, she tried something different.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/kamala-harris-amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-questions

Trump Tweeted About Releasing All "Russia Hoax'' Documents, But He Didn't Mean It Literally

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 17:47:04 -0400

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BuzzFeed News went to court after the president's tweets. Now the White House is saying "not so fast" when it comes to declassifying documents related to the Mueller probe.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/trump-white-house-russia-documents-tweets

More Than 14 Million Americans Have Already Voted In The Presidential Election

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:36:17 -0400

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The number of people who have voted in Vermont so far account for nearly 30% of the state's turnout in the 2016 general election, according to US Elections Project data.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/millions-vote-early-2020-election

The Supreme Court Is Allowing The Trump Administration To End The Census Count Early

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:26:11 -0400

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the only member of the court who wrote a dissent, saying the "harms associated with an inaccurate census are avoidable and intolerable."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/supreme-court-orders-end-census-count

Tell Us The Wildest Conspiracy Theories You've Been Hearing At School

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:47:25 -0400

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Conspiracy theories, like those that make up the QAnon mass delusion, aren't relegated to Gen X and Baby Boomers. If you're a teacher with students sharing conspiracy theories, we'd love to hear from you.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/scaachikoul/are-you-a-teacher-dealing-with-conspiracy-theories

Two Major COVID Clinical Trials Were Paused Over Safety Concerns — Which Is Exactly How Trials Should Work

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 15:41:58 -0400

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Trials for Eli Lilly’s antibody treatment and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were both paused this week.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/eli-lilly-johnson-johnson-trials-paused

Department Of Homeland Security Employees Have Been Told To Report Colleagues Suspected Of Leaking Information

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:53:45 -0400

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“This is another way to say to people: People are watching you. It is not just us, but your fellow colleagues now have an eye on you."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/dhs-memo-leaks

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Won’t Say How She’d Rule On Abortion, Healthcare, Marriage Equality, Or The Election

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:16:59 -0400

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Barrett cited judicial ethics rules and told senators it wouldn’t be appropriate for her to signal in advance how she might rule on a certain issue.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-hearing-abortion-healthcare

These Are The Nightmare Scenarios For How The 2020 Election Might End

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:25:35 -0400

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The 12th Amendment could take America to a dark place. “If this happens, we’ve crossed a line in the history of the republic.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/2020-election-12th-amendment-electoral-college-nightmare

Experts Say Hourslong Lines In Georgia For Early Voting Are A Sign Of Voter Enthusiasm, Not Suppression

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:31:59 -0400

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"Voting should not be this difficult," said one voter who was unable to vote Monday because of the long wait.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/georgia-early-voting-lines

Doctors Are Questioning Trump’s COVID-19 Test After His Physician Said He Tested Negative

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 06:25:33 -0400

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Trump’s doctor cited a rapid test as a key factor in determining that he is “not infectious,” but the CDC does not recommend using such tests to clear sick patients from isolating.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/doctors-question-trump-negative-covid-test

California Republicans Have Put Out "Unauthorized" Boxes To Collect Mail-In Ballots

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:25:35 -0400

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Republican Party officials have not said how many ballots were collected or how they were handled.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/california-republicans-unauthorized-boxes

The First Day Of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Hearing Wasn't Really About Her At All

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 20:47:20 -0400

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Democrats focused on the fate of the Affordable Care Act while both parties relitigated fights over Merrick Garland and Brett Kavanaugh.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-hearing-obamacare

Judges Aren’t Buying Trump’s Claims Of Widespread Voter Fraud

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 18:25:26 -0400

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Trump has lost lawsuits challenging pandemic-related mail-in voting plans in Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, and, most recently, Pennsylvania.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/judges-reject-trump-claims-mail-voter-fraud

Is There MAGA Without Donald Trump? His Family Is Finding Out.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:13:19 -0400

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The Trump campaign has launched Operation MAGA in Florida, while the president recovers from COVID-19. It doesn’t quite have the same feel.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-campaign-florida-rally-family-coronavirus

Cory Booker Is Trying To Keep Up With The News

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:21:42 -0400

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This is one of the most bizarre weeks in US history. A day in the life of the senator who’s running for reelection, preparing for Supreme Court hearings, cohabiting for the first time in his life, and self-quarantining through it.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/cory-booker-covid-donald-trump-tweet

“I Can’t Vote For Someone Who I Blame For The Death Of My Husband”: Meet The Coronavirus Widows

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 20:22:17 -0400

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Thousands of Americans' partners have died during the coronavirus pandemic. Their grief — and anger — is driving some of them to the polls.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/juliareinstein/coronavirus-widows-election-trump-vote

The Next Presidential Debate Has Been Canceled

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 01:25:26 -0400

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Trump and Biden, however, have agreed to debate at Belmont University in Nashville on Oct. 22.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katherinemiller/trump-biden-debate-canceled

Dozens Of Black Employees Said They Faced Racism At Planned Parenthood, An Internal Audit Found

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 15:25:26 -0400

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Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood’s first Black president in decades, vowed to make changes in response to the audit, which was obtained by BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/black-employees-planned-parenthood-racism

How The Supreme Court Could Overturn Roe v. Wade

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 02:02:20 -0400

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More than a dozen cases are just one step away from the Supreme Court. They could allow the court to overrule Roe — or to restrict abortion for hundreds of thousands of people.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/scotus-overturn-roe-explainer

These Scientists Have A Controversial Plan For “Herd Immunity” — And The White House Is Listening

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 04:25:27 -0400

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For months, a small group of scientists has pushed policies that mainstream health experts say would cause many more COVID-19 deaths. They just got their biggest audience yet.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/herd-immunity-bhattacharya-atlas-barrington

No, The Man Pictured With Charlie Kirk Isn’t A Whitmer Kidnapping Suspect

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 21:25:35 -0400

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The photo went viral across social media, but the man in it is not associated with the plot to kidnap the Michigan governor.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/man-with-charlie-kirk-not-arrested-whitmer

Pelosi Announced A Bill To Determine If A President Is Still Fit For Office Following Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 20:25:38 -0400

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A section of the 25th Amendment that has never been used allows for a president to be removed from office if they are determined to be unfit to serve.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/pelosi-25th-amendment-trump-fitness-for-office-covid

A Judge Won't Reopen Voter Registration In Florida After The Website Crashed But Said The State "Failed Its Citizens"

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 17:47:26 -0400

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"To these potential voters, the state’s answer for its own failures can only be characterized as 'so sad, too bad,'" Judge Mark Walker wrote.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/judge-roasts-florida-voting-registration-after-website-crash

The World Food Program Has Won The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 14:14:09 -0400

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"Until the day we have a vaccine, food is the best vaccine against chaos."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adeonibada/nobel-peace-prize-world-food-programme

No, That Trump Video Isn’t Green-Screened

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 11:25:39 -0400

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Trump is actually standing outside the White House in his latest video.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katienotopoulos/no-that-trump-video-isnt-green-screened

Millions Of People Are Already Voting And Courts Keep Changing The Rules

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 02:38:00 -0400

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“This court leaves voters to their own devices. Good luck and G-d bless, Wisconsin. You are going to need it,” one judge wrote Thursday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/mail-in-voting-courts-changing-deadlines-2020-election

BuzzFeed News Is Going To Court For A Quick Release Of All Russia Investigation Documents Following Trump's Tweets

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:50:27 -0400

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President Trump tweeted that he had “fully authorized” release of the records, so BuzzFeed News went to court to ask for immediate access. Now a judge wants an answer from the White House.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/buzzfeed-news-court-russia-investigation

In His Latest Example Of Racist Misogyny, Trump Called Kamala Harris A "Monster" Twice

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 17:25:31 -0400

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Another Democratic senator said Trump's insult "tells you all you need to know about President Trump's respect for women and people of color."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/amberjamieson/trump-calls-kamala-harris-monster

Ukraine Deported Two American Members Of A Neo-Nazi Group Who Tried To Join A Far-Right Military Unit For “Combat Experience”

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 17:31:13 -0400

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The two men were members of the US-based Atomwaffen Division who tried to join Ukraine’s far-right Azov Regiment, Ukrainian security officials said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/ukraine-deports-american-neo-nazi-atomwaffen-division

The Second Presidential Debate Will Be Virtual, But Trump Said He Won't Participate

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:25:41 -0400

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The Oct. 15 debate will be held virtually to protect people's "health and safety" after the president tested positive for COVID-19.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tasneemnashrulla/second-presidential-debate-will-be-virtual

Kamala Harris And Mike Pence Talked About Everything Except The Last Six Days

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 16:28:56 -0400

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The vice presidential debate barely touched on the ongoing chaos of the last two weeks.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/kamala-harris-mike-pence-vp-debate-coronavirus

Kamala Harris's Response To Pence's Interruptions During The Debate Is A New Meme

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 21:25:36 -0400

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"Can we make this a universal meme for responding to mansplaining."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemcneal/kamala-harris-vp-debate-meme-side-eye

There Was A Huge Difference In The Way Kamala Harris And Mike Pence Addressed Healthcare In The Debate

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 18:25:29 -0400

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"If you have a preexisting condition, heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, they're coming for you," Harris said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/clarissajanlim/tkamala-harris-mike-pence-healthcare-debate

Kamala Harris Said She Wouldn't Take A COVID Vaccine Only Recommended By Trump

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:48:18 -0400

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"If Dr. Fauci, the doctors, tell us that we should take it, I'll be the first in line to take it," Harris said at the vice presidential debate.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/kamala-harris-covid-vaccine-vp-debate

9 Small But Effective Things You Can Do To Impact The Election This Year (Besides Vote)

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 19:38:54 -0400

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Not old enough to vote? Don't have more than a few minutes to spare? There are still ways you can help.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeed.com/juliapugachevsky/ways-to-impact-the-election

Wisconsin Is Opening A 530-Bed Field Hospital As Coronavirus Cases Continue To Surge

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 22:25:30 -0400

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"We are one of only a few states in the country to need to open an alternative care facility. This is not a list we ever wanted to be on."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/wisconsin-coronavirus-surge-field-hospital

Trump's Doctor Said The President Now Has Antibodies, Leaving Out The Fact That He Was Just Given A High Dose Of Antibodies

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 18:25:34 -0400

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"Why would you test for antibodies when you’ve given someone such a high dose of antibodies?" one expert told BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/azeenghorayshi/trump-conley-antibodies-regeneron

Donald Trump Is Canceling TV Ads In Midwest States That Made Him President

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:25:33 -0400

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“I don’t think the spin is in any way congruent with the reality,” one Republican strategist said of the Trump campaign's messaging.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/trump-campaign-ads-pulled-back-ohio-wisconsin

ICE Is Planning To Fast-Track Deportations Across The Country

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 20:38:45 -0400

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The new policy will give agents the ability to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants without a hearing in front of a judge.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/ice-fast-track-deportations

The Republican Texas Supreme Court Ruled Almost 2 Million Voters Can't Be Sent Mail-In Ballot Applications

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 22:55:11 -0400

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Harris County is the most populous county in Texas and is considered a stronghold for Democrats, who decried the decision as anti-democratic.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/texas-court-blocks-harris-county-mail-vote-applications

The News Site Was Bogus. Facebook Still Let It Build A Real Audience.

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 20:32:28 -0400

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The Globe Independent used Facebook ads to widely promote plagiarized stories that were often critical of China.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/bogus-news-facebook-page-ads