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Young Americans turn out to protest. Democrats hope they will vote, too

26 Jun 2020

Quintez Brown took to the streets in Kentucky to join many Americans in protesting against racial injustice after the death of George Floyd, a Black man in police custody last month.

Republican 'law and order' appeal prompts U.S. #IAmASuburbanMom backlash

10 Jun 2020

When a senior Republican state lawmaker demanded that Minnesota's Democratic governor apologize to "moms out in the suburbs scared to death" about protests over racism and police brutality, Jamie Becker-Finn responded on Twitter with the "#IAmASuburbanMom" hashtag.

Protests elevate Bottoms and Demings as possible Biden running mates

02 Jun 2020

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and U.S. Representative Val Demings of Florida have risen in prominence amid protests against police brutality as Joe Biden weighs whether to choose a black woman as his Democratic running mate for November's presidential election.

Biden calls for 'real leadership' after Trump alludes to violence after police killing

30 May 2020

DETROIT Joe Biden on Friday called for justice and "real leadership", accusing President Donald Trump of encouraging violence by threatening deadly military force to stop rioters in Minneapolis protesting the police killing of an unarmed black man.

Top campaign advisor says Biden would sanction China over Hong Kong

28 May 2020

DETROIT Joe Biden would sanction China if president for its plan to impose new national security rules on Hong Kong, his campaign said on Wednesday, and accused President Donald Trump of having "enabled" Beijing's curbs on freedoms in the former British colony.

Trump issues North Carolina an ultimatum on Republican convention

27 May 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday gave North Carolina's Democratic governor a week to agree to host the Republican National Convention or face the prospect that Trump will take his event elsewhere.

Three U.S. states offer to host Republican convention if Trump pulls it from North Carolina

27 May 2020

Republicans in Georgia, Texas and Florida are offering to host the party's national convention if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina over social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus. | Video

Michigan Governor Whitmer further opens state economy ahead of Trump visit

21 May 2020

DETROIT Michigan's governor announced more steps to re-open the state's economy on Thursday, offering timelines for the resumption of some businesses and allowing some social gatherings as long as guidelines to curb the spread of the coronavirus are observed. | Video

Michigan Governor Whitmer faces mainstream backlash against shutdown

21 May 2020

DETROIT Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing an increasingly mainstream backlash against her stay-at-home orders, with a growing number of local officials and business leaders arguing the restrictions have outlived their usefulness.

Michigan Governor Whitmer faces mainstream backlash against shutdown

20 May 2020

DETROIT, May 20 Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing an increasingly mainstream backlash against her stay-at-home orders, with a growing number of local officials and business leaders arguing the restrictions have outlived their usefulness.

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