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How the FEC’s Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election

At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commissioners on the board), Petersen’s resignation should absolutely…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Here’s What You Missed From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates in Detroit

On Wednesday night, 10 more candidates took the stage in Detroit for the second round of Democratic Presidential debates, discussing issues of healthcare, climate change, and police reform—but Joe Biden was the clear subject on every candidates’ mind.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Watch the Presidential Democratic Debates Tonight

Tonight, the second round of Presidential Democratic debates kicks off in Detroit, with top-polling candidates including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren taking the stage. Meanwhile, former Vice President Joe Biden and California Senator Kamala…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Watch Robert Mueller’s Testimony Today

Roughly three months after his report which examined President Trump, Russia’s interference during the 2016 election, and possible obstructions of justice, Robert Mueller will testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee this Wednesday morning.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Find Out Politicians’ Stances on the Big Issues With ‘Categorized Tweets’

Not everyone has the time to follow politics as closely as others. That doesn’t mean your should ignore what’s happening in the big run-up to the 2020 elections because it’s too much to handle. Instead, let a site like Categorized Tweets give you a helping hand.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Expect From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates

The second round of Democratic debates are just a week away, with 10 presidential hopefuls set to appear on stage in Detroit on two separate nights—and the stakes are higher than ever. Come September, the candidates will have to have 130,000 unique donors and at least 2% of support in four polls to qualify for […]

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Why the Election Anniversary Is Hitting You So Hard 

The leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler, and too-early Christmas decorations have popped up in every store. If you’re finding it harder than usual to enjoy your seasonal latte—or, for that matter, get out of bed—it might be because of the date on the calendar. Not seasonal depression, but another, less…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Recognize Russian Propaganda on Social Media

If you look at social media a lot, as I do, you might be startled by how many of your fellow Americans were…unbothered by Nazis and white supremacists marching in Charlottesville two weeks ago. In the days after the clashes in Virginia that led to the killing of Heather Heyer and the beating of DeAndre […]

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