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Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama during pandemic
The 5-4 decision also prevents waiving of some absentee ballot requirements.
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New film on Rep. John Lewis' 50+ years of fighting for equal rights
Dawn Porter, director of "John Lewis: Good Trouble," joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss her new film and how looking back at the civil rights icon's life provides lessons for people still pushing for equality today.
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How campaigns are using data collection and microtargeting to reach voters
With the 2020 election just four months away, candidates are looking for new ways to reach voters. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined "Red and Blue"'s Elaine Quijano to discuss how candidates are using data collection and what's changed since the last presidential election.
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Trump praises jobs numbers despite surge in coronavirus cases
Despite warnings that the economy could take another hit, President Trump wasted no time in hailing Thursday’s jobs report as evidence the pandemic is under control. Weijia Jiang reports.
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Ousted Manhattan U.S. attorney to testify to Congress behind closed doors
President Trump fired Berman, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, last month.
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Daily Trail Markers: Trump, Biden spar over jobs report as cases spike
Trump praised the report as a sign that the "economy is roaring back," while Biden said "there is no victory to be celebrated."
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Jeff Sessions appears to refer to Black Harvard scholar as "some criminal"
In an interview, Sessions criticized former President Barack Obama for having "a beer at the White House with some criminal."
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Former GOP candidate Herman Cain hospitalized with COVID-19
Cain attended President Trump's June 20 rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was photographed not wearing a mask.
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Former Bush officials unite to support Biden over Trump
"Our democracy is at stake," the group says.
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Democratic senator blocks 1,123 military promotions over impeachment witness
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who was an expert of Ukraine at the National Security Council, is expected to be promoted to full colonel.
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Joe Biden out-raises President Trump in June
Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee raised more money in June than President Trump and the Republican National Committee. CBS News 2020 campaign reporters Nicole Sganga and Bo Erickson have the latest on the race for the White House.
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Supreme Court turns away challenges to abortion clinic buffer zones
The Supreme Court left intact the rules in Chicago and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Canceled festivals slam New England economy amid COVID-19 pandemic
Maine's largest festival went on despite the 1918 Spanish Flu, the Great Depression and WWII. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fryeburg Fair has postponed festivities for the first time in 169 years.
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Biden campaign, DNC out-raise Trump's, RNC in June and 2nd quarter
But Trump campaign and RNC still far ahead of Democrats' suddenly burgeoning coffers in cash-on-hand
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Trump calls Black Lives Matter street mural "symbol of hate"
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would have "Black Lives Matter" painted on Fifth Avenue, near Trump Tower.
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Trump campaign and RNC raise $131 million in June
Trump and the RNC are heading into the summer with over $295 million in the bank.
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Survey shows voters blame Trump for recent surge in coronavirus cases.
A new poll suggests voters blame President Trump for the recent surge in coronavirus cases. CBS News political analysts Lynda Tran and Leslie Sanchez break down the latest news.
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Trump says "masks are good," but does not support making them mandatory
After months of mixed messages, on Wednesday, President Trump said "masks are good.” He went on to say he doesn't support making them mandatory, which health officials say would help slow the pandemic. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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Nationwide surge in coronavirus cases prompts states to reimpose restrictions
California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered 70% of the state to close bars and ban indoor dining for the next three weeks after a huge spike in coronavirus cases. Dr. Fauci warns the country is “not in total control” of the pandemic. Carter Evans reports.
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Daily Trail Markers: Wisconsin court won't expedite voter purge case
The Wisconsin Supreme Court said oral arguments in case involving purge of thousands of voters will not take place before September 29.
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House Democrats release plan to fight climate change
House Democrats have released a 500-page report with recommendations for government action to help fight climate change. Congresswoman Kathy Castor of Florida is the chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and she joined CBSN to discuss the recommendations.
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QAnon supporter defeats 5-term congressman endorsed by Trump
Lauren Boebert owns the Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado, where workers openly carry guns while serving customers.
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Election officials work to address polling location, worker shortages
Elections officials in Iowa and Michigan have launched campaigns to recruit poll workers for the November election.
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Trump campaign COO moves to legal affairs in staff reshuffling
His new role comes as Trump's approval numbers have taken a tumble and the president's first rally in three months attracted a smaller crowd than expected.
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Cuomo: Indoor dining delayed in NYC, storm clouds "on the horizon"
It will be delayed "until the facts change and it is prudent to open," he said.
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Top WH aide says CIA official decided against briefing Trump on Russia intel
O'Brien said the president's CIA briefer made the "right call" in not verbally briefing him on the Russian bounty operation.
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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Breonna Taylor shooting, police reform
Amid calls for justice for Breonna Taylor, Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher weighs in on the police-involved shooting and his push for police reform as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
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Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo makes an announcement
He is expected to make a decision Wednesday on whether or not to delay indoor dining in New York City, once the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus ​pandemic.
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