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“Selfish and inconsiderate.” More than 700 economists are strongly against Trump’s re-election

The letter was signed by prominent economists from major institutions, including Nobel Prize winners Paul Milgrom (2020) and Oliver Hart (2016) and Alvin Roth (2012). George Akerlof, former Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen’s Nobel Laureate, also signed the letter. “For these reasons, we strongly recommend that voters do what no one else can: regain their democracy by removing Donald Trump …

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Biden leads Trump in polls less than two weeks before the campaign begins

President Donald Trump is still behind former Vice President Joe Biden when it comes to averages, even in swing states. The large national divide has narrowed slightly, however, as candidates sprint to election day in less than two weeks. Some nationwide survey trackers revealed the following on Thursday morning: The narrowing trend could be a sign of encouragement for Trump, …

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Meet Kristen Welker, moderator of the last presidential debate in 2020

Kristen Welker, White House correspondent for NBC News and co-host of Weekend todaywill moderate the final 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday. Welker interned with the today As a student at Harvard University and since 2005 full-time at NBC. She began as a reporter and weekend anchor at NBC’s …

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The judge dismisses the 3rd degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in Floyd’s death

New details on George Floyd’s fatal arrest emerge in leaked videos Chauvin was arrested four days after Floyd’s death and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. The charges were raised to second degree murder at the same time. Attorney General Keith Ellison announced charges against the other three officers involved in Floyd’s death. Earlier this month, 51 people were arrested …

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Lesley Stahl is pushing Trump back on “biggest economy in history” claim

CBS News’ “60 Minutes” released an excerpt from an interview with President Trump on Thursday in which veteran reporter Lesley Stahl suppressed the president’s claim that he created “the greatest economy in history.” In the clip, Stahl asks the president what his highest national priority is. “Well, ultimately, I want to tell you it happened. We have created the largest …

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Trump’s Final Debate, Biden President: What You Should Know

Thursday’s presidential debate is the last chance for voters to compare President Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden side-by-side during an event that presents both opportunities and pitfalls to candidates less than two weeks before election day. The debate takes place as controversy swirls around each candidate – and even the debate itself – and while Congress is still in …

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GOP Power Shift is born with Trump, McConnell

A subtle shift in power is looming on Capitol Hill as Republicans face a possible future that may not include more President TrumpDonald John TrumpJudge rules not to release Russia investigation documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisors are considering firing the FBI director after the election: WaPo Obama wants to fight MORE for Biden in Florida. The shift was …

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The election is almost over. That doesn’t mean Democrats are relaxed.

For many Democrats, Election Night 2016 turned out to be the disgusting course of a horror film in which the teenage protagonists break out the beer and celebrate, unaware that the serial killer they believed defeated appears in front of the window. The watch parties, the pant suits, the balloons, the blue-tinted cocktails, the vertigo, the sense of history, the …

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Europe is wondering whether it can count on the US again, whoever wins

BRUSSELS – Treated with contempt by President Trump, who sees them as rivals and deadbeats rather than allies, many European leaders are looking forward to the possibility of a Biden presidency. They are painfully aware, however, that four years of Mr. Trump changed the world – and the United States – in ways that are not easily reversible. Even if …

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