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'Originalism' isn't what you think it is

Many Republicans speak of originalism as though it were a commandment written into the text of the Constitution. They speak reverently of strict obedience to the plain meaning of the Constitution at the time it was written, and to its framers' original intent. But their brand of originalism more closely resembles a tool they use to achieve whatever their current policy goals are.

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Steny Hoyer: Democrats will restore America

With two weeks left before Election Day and millions of Americans already casting their ballots, President Donald Trump still has not indicated what his policy agenda would be for a second term. He has ping-ponged from one message to another, from disingenuous pleas to "suburban women" to questioning the advice of health experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci -- and, more troublingly, from crisis to crisis, chief among them, a resurgent pandemic.

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Pelosi's stimulus deal deadline is today. Here's where things stand

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Tuesday that the "window is closing" on a potential deal for a stimulus package, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's deadline arrives for Democrats and the Trump administration to resolve policy differences if they want to pass a bill before Election Day.

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By limiting student visas, here's what the US loses

On September 24, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a new policy that, if enacted, would limit international student visas for those born in several Middle Eastern, Asian, and African countries associated with high visa overstay rates -- including Iran, Nepal, and Sierra Leone -- to either two or four years.

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Trump coronavirus adviser undermines importance of masks as cases spike

Twitter has removed a tweet from White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas that sought to undermine the importance of face masks because it was in violation of the platform's Covid-19 Misleading Information Policy, a spokesman for the company confirmed on Sunday.

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What happens when staycations fall apart

No airport testing regime to speak of. A "travel corridors" policy that now allows for unrestricted travel from England to just seven destinations around the world. And a second wave that's beginning to look more like a tsunami.

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Obama: Trump's lack of 'patience' and 'focus' hold back his foreign policy

Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday that President Donald Trump lacks the needed "patience" and "focus" to make substantial changes to American foreign policy, previewing a possible attack line as the former President prepares to return to the campaign trail for Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

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Keilar rolls the tape on DOJ role in separating families

A new draft report obtained by the New York Times found that top officials in the justice department were the "driving force" behind President Donald Trump's controversial zero tolerance immigration policy that separated thousands of migrant children from families. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.

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New York Times: Top Justice Department officials were 'driving force' behind migrant children separation

Top officials in the US Justice Department were the "driving force" behind President Donald Trump's controversial zero tolerance immigration policy that separated thousands of migrant children from their families, according to a draft of Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's investigation report reviewed by The New York Times.

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Secret Melania Trump recordings: Who gives a F- about Christmas stuff

First Lady Melania Trump was secretly recorded by former senior adviser Stephanie Winston Wolkoff in the summer of 2018 expressing her frustration at being criticized for her husband's policy of separating families who illegally crossed the southern border while at the same time needing to perform traditional first lady duties, such as preparing for Christmas.

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