What to Know in Washington: Ginsburg’s Death Reshapes Election

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose 27-year tenure as the second female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court culminated a legal career dedicated to advancing the rights of women, died at 87. She died due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer and was surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, the court said in a…

GOP Senators Hitch Fortunes to Trump Even as His Popularity Sags

President Donald Trump gave Sen. Thom Tillis a shout-out earlier this month at a Winston-Salem, N.C., rally that drew thousands.

What to Know in Washington: Trump’s Vaccine Promise Has Risks

President Donald Trump has begun promising a coronavirus vaccine will be approved within weeks -- a gambit to turn a pandemic cure into an October surprise for his struggling re-election campaign.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Trump’s Vaccine Promise Risks Letdown

President Donald Trump has begun promising that a coronavirus vaccine will be approved within weeks -- a gambit to turn a pandemic cure into an October surprise for his struggling re-election campaign.

Key Republicans Release Privacy Bill Focused on Transparency

Senate Republicans introduced long-awaited privacy legislation that would require businesses to be more transparent in consumer data collection and allow courts to grant injunctive relief in cases of privacy violations.

California Stem Cell Measure Scrutinized in Virus Budget Crunch

California voters will be asked this November to spend big on stem cell research, an expensive proposition that could help find cures for debilitating diseases but also put the state deeper in debt.

What to Know in Washington: Trump Divides GOP on Stimulus

Less than a week after Senate Republicans united behind a slimmed-down fiscal stimulus package, President Donald Trump renewed divisions in the party over how much Covid-19 relief the U.S. economy needs.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Trump Vaccine Timeline Contradicts Aides’

President Donald Trump said a vaccine against Covid-19 could be distributed widely to the American public as early as next month, contradicting timelines offered by many of his top health officials that ranged from the end of March 2021 to the end of that year.

A Pen For Every Voter: Kentucky Stocking Up Ahead of November

Kentucky’s top election official is scribbling higher costs in his ledger for 1.2 million “single-voter-use” pens for the Nov. 3 general election.

Education Department Resumes Search for Student Loan Processor

The U.S. Department of Education is resuming its plan to build a new student loan processing system five months after changes in federal law forced it to abandon the previous attempt.
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