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Opinion: The rage behind Trump's action on Roger Stone

President Donald Trump, thrown back on his heels by a growing number of events, circumstances and political adversaries he cannot master, snatched back a bit of control Friday by commuting the sentence of Roger Stone, one of his earliest and most steadfast political allies.

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Facebook considers banning political ads in days before US election

Facebook is considering banning political advertising on its platform in the days leading up to the US presidential election in November, a person familiar with the discussions told CNN. The potential ban has been under consideration since last fall, the person said.

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Why this area may seal Trump's 2020 fate

• Robert Redford: Who gets my vote in 2020 • Democrats hold $30 million ad advantage in battle for Senate control • Who will be Trump's political heir?

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The mask decision that will haunt Trump's reelection bid

As coronavirus cases surge and governors begin agitating for a national mandate on wearing masks, President Donald Trump is showing few signs he'll budge on an issue that has come to epitomize a national pandemic response rooted in denial and which now threatens his political future.

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US should lead, not lecture, on China's crackdown in Hong Kong

The United States government has attacked China's new security law for Hong Kong as undermining political freedoms. Anyone who cares about democratic values should see that there is merit to that criticism. But on an issue that directly targets China's core sovereign interests, it is all too easy for Beijing to dismiss Washington because police forces across the US have been caught in photographs and videos violating the rights of American citizens.

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Pressure mounts on DeSantis as Covid-19 cases spike in Florida

With coronavirus cases climbing in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis has dodged mounting pressure to pause the state's reopening, a position that reflects both the Republican leader's past defiance in the face of the pandemic and his political positioning.

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In Texas, questions grow about a lesser-known US Attorney ousted by Barr

Over Memorial Day weekend, Attorney General William Barr removed a low-profile US attorney in Texas following the public airing of a dispute over an investigation into Walmart -- a move that didn't draw the same attention as the firing of the high-profile US attorney in Manhattan, but is now raising new questions about political interference inside the Justice Department.

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