Biden Courts American Workers With Push for Green Energy, Infrastructure

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden continued to make overtures to American workers Tuesday, promising to pass a large infrastructure bill that not only refurbishes the nation’s ailing infrastructure but also makes investments in clean energy technologies.

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New Voice of America Chief Is a Wrecking Ball

Despite a barrage of criticism from both Democrats and Republicans, the new chief of U.S. global media is plowing ahead with changes to the Voice of America and other international broadcasters that many fear will damage the institution’s ability to fulfill its congressionally mandated mission to broadcast impartial news around the world by turning the operation into a propaganda machine for President Donald Trump.

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Ballot Order

A federal court dismissed a case against the Texas Secretary of State brought by a voter and the state’s Democratic Party, which challenged a state election law governing the order in which candidates appear on the ballot. The plaintiffs had asked the court to require the state to use a ballot order system that would have given major party candidates an “equal opportunity to be listed first on the ballot.”

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Watchdog Says Agency Played Politics in Sharpiegate Fallout

Americans’ safety was not the focus, a federal watchdog reported, when agency officials chastised an office in Alabama that gave accurate information about Hurricane Dorian last year, contradicting President Trump’s erroneous insistence about the storm’s expected impact.

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