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White House Focused on Politics, Not Saving Lives, Say CDC Officials

"We've been muzzled," one CDC official said.

Bright testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health  Thursday, May 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Shawn Thew/Pool via AP)
Rick Bright’s Whistleblower Complaint: 4 Things You Need to Know

The top vaccine expert alleges that his bosses at the Department of Health and Human Services allowed “politics” and “cronyism” to dictate who received federal contracts.

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A Record Number of Women Are Running for Office in 2020

New data shows 295 women have already filed for office to run as Democrats, while 195 are Republican candidates.

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Republicans Are Using the Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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Here Is the Lincoln Project Political Ad That Made Trump So Angry

The new ad, titled “Mourning in America,” blasted Trump’s response to the coronavirus crisis and highlighted the devastating public health and economic toll of the pandemic.

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Conservative Group Releases Ad Endorsing Biden for President

"He won't see just Democrats," the narrator reads. "Or Republicans. He'll see Americans."

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Trump Wants the Senator Who Dumped Stocks Ahead of Pandemic to Advise Him on Reopening Economy

When asked about Sen. Loeffler's inclusion on the "Opening Up American Again" task force, Trump said he was unaware of the congresswoman's stock sales, despite it being a widely reported story.