Opinion | Biden and Harris speeches show they are the perfect rebuke to ‘Make America Great Again’

It was a powerful event, drawing a sharp contrast between the multiracial, multiethnic, gender-inclusive Democratic Party and the Republican Party of grouchy old White men. The language is telling.

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Democratic National Convention 2020: Speakers, lineup, and how to watch

Rather than days of full programming, the convention will be condensed into two hours of televised speeches spread out from Monday, August 17, to Thursday, August 20. Former Vice President Joe Biden is set to accept his party’s nomination on Thursday night from his home in Delaware, rather than the original planned location of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Trump’s attack on Social Security and Medicare make team Trump panic

Somehow the promise from Trump to defund Social Security and Medicare rings truer than the promises he’s made since 2015 to “save” the programs. After all, now that he has the chance to act on it, he’s made his intentions perfectly clear.

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Moderna’s clinical trial numbers show there’s ‘no way’ Trump can have a vaccine by Election Day

“There’s no way. There’s just no way,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a vaccinologist at Baylor College of Medicine and a CNN medical analyst.

Last week President Trump said he was “optimistic” a vaccine would be ready around Election Day on November 3.

“I believe we’ll have the vaccine before the end of the year, certainly, but around that date, yes. I think so,” Trump said Thursday.

CNN obtained part of an email Moderna sent on Friday to the principal investigators of its vaccine trials. It says 4,536 study subjects have enrolled in the trials.

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Trump’s sabotage of Postal Service threatens elections in November and leads to mail delays now

There’s a race on now: Does the time between now and November give DeJoy more time to do ever more damage to the Postal Service and undermine the elections? Or does it give the public and congressional Democrats time to push back and make Trump and DeJoy rethink the wisdom of destroying the most popular part of the federal government just before an election?

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Trump walks out of news conference after reporter asks him about Veterans Choice lie he’s told more than 150 times

As Trump tried to call on another reporter instead, Reid continued, “You said that you passed Veterans Choice. It was passed in 2014…it was a false statement, sir.”

Trump paused, then responded: “OK. Thank you very much, everybody.” He then walked away as the song “YMCA” played.

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Trump Threatens to Bypass Congress as Stimulus Talks Fail Again

Crisis negotiations between the White House and top Democrats teetered on the brink of collapse on Friday, as both sides said they remained deeply divided on an economic recovery package and President Trump threatened to bypass Congress and act on his own to provide relief if no deal could be reached.

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Trump says Biden will ‘hurt God,’ but Biden’s response makes it clear whose faith is deeper

This is a great example of the difference in how Biden and Trump talk about faith. Compare it with Trump’s claim that Biden would “[t]ake away your guns, destroy your second amendment, no religion, no anything. Hurt the bible, hurt God. He’s against God, he’s against guns.”

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