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2021 Talks

Jun 30, 2020

The Supreme Court struck down a law that would leave Louisiana with only one abortion clinic. Former VP Joe Biden is leading President Trump in recent polls, nationally and among older voters in battleground states. 


Jun 29, 2020

51 years ago were the Stonewall Riots, and today, Black Lives Matter protests are ongoing. VP Mike Pence went to TX, but cancelled events in AZ and FL because of COVID-19 concerns. An FEC commissioner resigned, making the agency unable to enforce campaign finance laws.


Jun 26, 2020

Today the House votes on DC statehood for the first time in almost 30 years. A new poll of Black Americans show racism and policing as the two top issues in their choice of candidate this November.  


Jun 25, 2020

Two current DOJ whistleblowers testified before a House committee about politically-motivated actions by AG William Barr. Plus, the American Statistical Association called on the Census Bureau to justify two new political appointments.


Jun 24, 2020

Yesterday's primaries and runoffs were flush with absentee ballots. But there were some issues with in-person voting -- late-opening polling places in NYC, and just one location per county in parts of KY.