College-Age Voting Slide Possible as Pandemic Scrambles Students

College students already confronting questions about return-to-campus plans face another fall challenge: how to vote.

What to Know in Washington: Liability Shield Adds Hitch to Talks

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s insistence that legal liability protections for businesses, schools and colleges be included in any new coronavirus relief bill is approaching a moment of reckoning.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: No Vaccine Seen for Most Until Late Spring

Even if the most optimistic projections hold true and a vaccine to prevent Covid-19 is cleared for U.S. use in November, the vast majority of Americans won’t be able to get the shots until spring or summer next year at the earliest.

Defeated Senators Target Former Colleagues With Leftover Cash

Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Donnelly are tapping their leftover campaign funds to help flip Republican Senate seats.

Virus Job Losses, Evictions Seen Risking Mass Attacks in Future

The coronavirus, already at the root of shutdowns and job losses that have crippled the nation’s economy, poses another potential risk: contributing to deadly mass attacks when businesses, schools, and concerts reopen.

Omar’s Primary, QAnon Backer’s Georgia Runoff Top Tuesday Races

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar is defending her House seat for the first time in a primary Tuesday, the latest test for the bloc of progressive first-term Democratic women of color dubbed “The Squad.”

Virus Safety Crackdown in Michigan Puts Small Farmers in a Bind

One of Covid-19’s victims could be 157 years old, and it might be the testing—not illness—that takes it down.

What to Know in Washington: Virus Relief Standoff Leaves Damage

There were plenty of casualties left in the rubble of failed negotiations on another trillion-dollar-plus rescue package for a U.S. economy mired in a historic, pandemic-induced recession.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Trump Preps Pre-Existing Condition Mandate

President Donald Trump said he will be “pursuing” an executive order in the next two weeks requiring health insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions for all customers.

QAnon Believer’s Racist Remarks Stoke GOP Alarm in House Runoff

Republican lawmakers and leaders rushed to distance themselves from Marjorie Greene after the House candidate’s history of racist and Islamophobic comments, on top of her belief in the QAnon conspiracy theory, emerged following the June primary.
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