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Trump Health Official Apologizes After Spreading CDC, Election Conspiracies

Michael Caputo, the politically appointed assistant secretary of public affairs for the nation’s health department, has reportedly apologized to the health secretary and his staff after accusing government scientists fighting the coronavirus pandemic of having a “resistance unit” and plotting to undermine President Donald Trump. Caputo’s apology to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar […]

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Trump Reportedly Considers Fast-Tracking Unproven British Vaccine Before Election

President Donald Trump is considering bypassing standard testing procedures to push an unproven British COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. in time for the presidential election, the Financial Times reported. The British vaccine is being developed in partnership between pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University. Trump is considering pressuring the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue […]

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Wisconsin Election Winner Lashes ‘Unconscionable’ GOP For Forcing Vote

A Democrat who won a hotly contested Wisconsin state Supreme Court judgeship called her election victory “bittersweet” because of rising COVID-19 cases linked to in-person voting forced by state Republicans. “I find it unconscionable that Wisconsin voters were forced to choose between their safety and having their voices heard in our democracy,” wrote Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice-elect […]

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Widespread Voting By Mail Isn’t Guaranteed In 6 States That Could Determine The Election

President Donald Trump wants Republicans to “fight very hard” against “horrible,” “corrupt” proposals allowing voters to cast their ballots by mail during the coronavirus pandemic. But the states that matter most for Trump’s reelection campaign already allow voters to do just that. Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, the six states most likely […]

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Election Season May Cause People To Get Sick

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