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DNC warns campaigns about using TikTok

DNC warns campaigns about using TikTok

The Democratic National Committee warned Democratic campaigns, committees and state parties Friday to take additional security precautions when using TikTok. A copy of the warning was obtained by CNN. In the email, the DNC security team wrote, “We continue to advise campaign staff to refrain from using TikTok on personal devices. If you are using…MORE

Democrats reveal remote voting rules for convention amid pandemic

Democrats reveal remote voting rules for convention amid pandemic

Democrats tasked with organizing the party’s presidential nominating convention this year informed state parties and convention delegates on Friday that they will allow for nearly two weeks of virtual voting ahead of the August convention, a move that further paves the way for a Democratic gathering unlike any other. The announcement also highlights the growing…MORE

Fact check: What role do kids play in spreading the coronavirus?

In the debate over whether schools across the US should open in the fall, questions continue to be raised about how the coronavirus affects children. Proponents of reopening schools have argued that children have largely been spared the worst effects of the virus and have pointed to guidelines published by the American Academy of Pediatrics…MORE

White House economic adviser says going back to school is ‘not that hard’

White House economic adviser says going back to school is ‘not that hard’

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday dismissed the difficulties surrounding getting students back into classrooms this fall as coronavirus cases continue to rise in many states and the school year nears. “Just go back to school, we can do that,” Kudlow told reporters on Friday. “And you know, you can social distance, you…MORE

The week in 12 headlines

This week, the Supreme Court closed out its session with a long-awaited ruling on President Trump’s financial documents, and the US began its formal exit from the World Health Organization.  Monday Oldest GOP senator says he will skip RNC due to coronavirus concerns International students may need to leave US if their universities transition to…MORE

Georgia governor and Atlanta mayor at odds over coronavirus guidelines

Georgia governor and Atlanta mayor at odds over coronavirus guidelines

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp slammed Atlanta mayor’s decision to roll back the city’s reopening to Phase 1, calling it “confusing” and “legally unenforceable,” his office said Friday. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the roll back on Friday, citing an alarming increase in coronavirus cases. “Georgia reopened in a reckless manner and the people of our…MORE

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