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US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett reacts as US President Donald Tr
Amy Coney Barrett hearings have Jews divided along denominational lines

Barrett’s supporters – including many Orthodox Jews known to be socially conservative – reject the notion that the mother of seven’s strong faith is a downside.

Business as usual despite Trump's coronavirus infection

A white house official said Trump was feeling well, and that his doctors were optimistic about the turnout of his condition.

US Senate Democrats to offer their own China plan

Prospects for passing the legislation were not clear because President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans hold a majority of seats in the Senate and control which legislation is considered there.

A resident drops off a mail-in ballot during the special election for Maryland's 7th congressional d
Trump campaign sues Democratic Montana governor to limit mail-in voting

The Trump campaign has also taken legal action to block mail-in voting procedures in Nevada and New Jersey. Election experts have said there is scant evidence of fraudulent postal voting in the past.

US Republicans' coronavirus aid proposal faces opposition on both sides

Democrats decried it as too limited compared to their $3 trillion proposal that passed the House of Representatives in May, while some Senate Republicans criticized it as too expensive.

A demonstrator gestures to a Lebanese police officers during a protest
Democrats reject GOP police reform bill

Democrats, denouncing the measure as irrevocably flawed, defeated a Republican push to move to final debate by a vote of 55-45, short of the 60 votes needed, a month after George Floyd's death.

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