President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Xtreme Manufacturing, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Soldiers and Federal Workers Used as ‘Guinea Pig’ in Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral

They can't opt out of the payroll tax deferral and will have to pay the money back in 2021.

Schools across the country are bracing for steep budget cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues (AP Photo/Jeff Amy).
Massive School Budget Cuts Poised to Disproportionately Affect Students of Color, the Disabled, and Low-Income Students

As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.

Anti-Trump protesters clashed with counterprotesters and police outside of the Republican National Convention Monday in Charlotte. Our reporter witnessed police using their bikes as weapons against demonstrators and pepper spraying one young man. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
Outside of Trump’s RNC: A Clash of Protesters, Counterprotesters and Police

Police bash protesters with bikes and pepper spray one Black teen as demonstrators denounce Trump and GOP in protest outside the RNC.

The Arizona woman lost her father to COVID-19, and spoke at the DNC this week about her loss. Image via screengrab.
Families Who Have Lost Loved Ones to COVID Have a Message Ahead of RNC: We Blame Trump

In cities across the country, mourners are expected to join the March for the Dead on Friday to share personal stories of loss and demand accountability from the Trump administration.

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Four New Facts in the Senate Intelligence Report on Russia and Trump

Detailed investigation finds close ties between Trump campaign and Russian intelligence officers.

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John Kasich, AOC, and Michelle Obama: Here’s Who Is Speaking and When at the DNC

“I will be speaking at the #DNC Convention because I believe that America needs to go in a different direction," Kasich tweeted on Monday.

Congressional leadership including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, arrive to watch the flag-draped casket of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., as is carried by a joint services military honor guard from Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP)
Congress Is ‘Nowhere Near’ a Deal as Unemployment Benefits Expire

While the Senate takes a three-day weekend, 20 million Americans who relied on that financial lifeline will not see their benefits renew after midnight.