Polls Show Tightening Races as Both Parties Battle for Texas

On the last day to register to vote in Texas for next month’s elections, not far from where former Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro announced his 2020 bid on San Antonio’s south side, an old bank-turned-law firm became the latest indicator that the country’s largest red state may be on the verge of becoming competitive for Democrats for the first time in the modern era.

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Young Californians a Mixed Bag on Following Covid Health Rules

As California continues its battle against the novel coronavirus, the overwhelming majority of youth statewide say they’re adhering to physical distancing guidelines — though many say the restrictions hamper their freedoms and that they don’t fear contracting the virus, according to a University of California poll released Monday.

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