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As DC residents braced for more violence, some looked for a reprieve

Just days before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, there was a massive security presence in the nation’s capital. Despite warnings of violent protests in Washington DC and other US cities, there was an eerie calm in the capital on Sunday and people carried on with their lives. At the Dupont Circle […]
As DC residents braced for more violence, some looked for a reprieve
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7 American political ‘norms’ blown to smithereens in 2020

The Trump era has been defined by its obliteration of political norms, the accepted way for the country to be governed, elections to be conducted, and political rivals to treat one another. From Democrats whipsawing from “Believe Women” to “Respect Due Process,” to the end of political conventions as we […]
7 American political ‘norms’ blown to smithereens in 2020
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Tarra Simmons, the first felon elected to Washington state’s legislature, wants to give formerly incarcerated people a second chance

On November 4, 2020, Washington State Representative Tarra Simmons was elected to the state’s 23rd district representing Kitsap County, becoming the first formerly incarcerated person to serve in the state’s legislature. Simmons, a civil rights attorney who founded the Civil Survival Project, struggled with substance abuse. She led her campaign […]
Tarra Simmons, the first felon elected to Washington state’s legislature, wants to give formerly incarcerated people a second chance
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WWE cofounder Linda McMahon, who has raised more than $100 million for Trump, once hired a suspected child molester, an Insider investigation reveals

As President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign lurches toward the finish line, many of his supporters have seized on an increasingly deranged and unsupported set of accusations and tropes that paint Joe Biden and the Democratic Party as tolerant of sex predators who prey on children. The line of attack, which […]
WWE cofounder Linda McMahon, who has raised more than $100 million for Trump, once hired a suspected child molester, an Insider investigation reveals
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Former congresswoman Katie Hill wants to see her husband prosecuted for cyber exploitation and is seeking ‘redemption’ after her relationship with a campaign staffer

Business Insider spoke with former Rep. Katie Hill on Tuesday about her resignation from Congress, seeking “redemption” following her relationship with a campaign staffer, and her forthcoming political podcast. The 32-year-old Democrat is out with a new book, “She Will Rise: Becoming a Warrior in the Battle for True Equality,” […]
Former congresswoman Katie Hill wants to see her husband prosecuted for cyber exploitation and is seeking ‘redemption’ after her relationship with a campaign staffer
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Top Democrats fear Trump and his staff will shred documents, withhold important information and delete official emails on the way out if Biden wins the election. Here’s what they plan to do to stop it

Top Democrats are worried that President Donald Trump and his allies will shred documents, delete data and emails, and refuse to cooperate with an incoming transition team if Joe Biden wins the White House. “If there’s a transition – and I pray to God there is this year – it’s […]
Top Democrats fear Trump and his staff will shred documents, withhold important information and delete official emails on the way out if Biden wins the election. Here’s what they plan to do to stop it
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A former neighbour of Joe Biden’s accuser Tara Reade has come forward to corroborate her sexual-assault account, saying Reade discussed the allegations in detail in the mid-1990s

Tara Reade, a former staffer in Joe Biden’s Senate office, has accused the Democratic presidential nominee of sexually assaulting her in a congressional hallway in 1993. Now Reade’s former neighbour Lynda LaCasse, a Biden supporter, tells Insider that Reade told her about the alleged assault in detail in 1995 or […]
A former neighbour of Joe Biden’s accuser Tara Reade has come forward to corroborate her sexual-assault account, saying Reade discussed the allegations in detail in the mid-1990s
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Former Bloomberg campaign staffers are reportedly being offered the chance to keep their work iPhones and laptops as a type of severance — but they will have to pay taxes on them if they do

Mike Bloomberg’s campaign had promised workers that they would be employed through the election in November, but some staffers abruptly lost their jobs after the candidate dropped out of the race, according to a report by The New York Times. The workers received an email telling them they can keep […]
Former Bloomberg campaign staffers are reportedly being offered the chance to keep their work iPhones and laptops as a type of severance — but they will have to pay taxes on them if they do