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Trump and the courts

Amid Trump’s barrage of lies, he has also found moments to gloat as his nominee Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed to the Court, by a 52-48 partisan vote, and hearing his other Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh charge that ...

ELECTION 2020: For Millions of Americans, the Future of Health Care is What’s on the Ballot

With the confirmation of Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett by the Senate Judiciary Committee, the consensus among many Americans is that the conservative jurist’s appointment portends doom for the Affordable Care Act.

‘Threat to Health Care and Civil Rights’ Judge Barrett Confirmed by GOP Senate

Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative judge with a stated opposition to the Affordable Care Act and many Civil Rights laws, was confirmed on Monday, October 26, 2020, as the next Supreme Court Justice.

Enthusiastic New Yorkers Vote Early

Enthusiastic New Yorkers are voting early in a presidential election for the first time ever.

NYC early voting hours extended for final weekend before Election Day

Voters in New York City will have more opportunities to cast their ballot early and in person this weekend, as the troubled NYC Board of Elections scrambles to keep up with demand.

Why the 2020 vote matters more than ever to African Americans

Her father survived Jim Crow and saw the evolution of the vote in America, so Lex Scott speaks from a unique perspective when she champions African Americans’ historical significance casting their ballots.

Trump v. Ben Sasse and the last debate

As the presidential election nears the finish line with less than two weeks in the race, Democrats may be getting a shocking October surprise as Trump rants against fellow Republicans.

Cuomo: Non-essential travel to NJ, CT and PA should be avoided

New Yorkers should limit their travel to and from New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania as the states experience an uptick in coronavirus cases, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.

Get your absentee ballot now, or make other plans

Federal and state authorities suggest you apply for your absentee ballot early this week, or make other arrangements to vote.

Black SuperPac urges candidates, parties to spend millions with Black businesses

One of America’s leading Black conservative political action committee has instituted a national effort to help Black-owned businesses earn some of the billions of dollars spent during America’s political campaigns as the 2020 election year hits the home stretch.

Trump’s moves to count us out

With or without the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Trump is getting what he wants and needs, even if he doesn’t deserve it.

State comptroller pleads MTA’s case

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is joining the chorus about the MTA being cash-strapped and in need of help from the federal government to avoid lasting damage.

Economy and race relations seen as growing concerns ahead of election

As President Donald Trump flip-flops on whether he would back a new stimulus proposal to help stabilize America’s increasingly fragile financial, consumer and business markets — and provide a lifeline to struggling Americans — the latest Gallup poll reveals that ...

BLA’s Jalil Muntaqim is home after 49 years

After being incarcerated half-a-century political prisoner-of-war, Jalil Abdul Muntaqim-68 (s/n Anthony Bottom) experienced physical freedom Oct. 7

Attorney General renews suspension of state debt collection for seventh time

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that the state has renewed an order to halt the collection of medical and student debt owed to the state.

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