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New York University: New Tool to Analyze Political Advertising on Facebook Reveals Massive Discrepancies in Party Spending on Presidential Contest | ResearchBuzz: Firehose
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HomeNew York University: New Tool to Analyze Political Advertising on Facebook Reveals Massive Discrepancies in Party Spending on Presidential Contest New York University: New Tool to Analyze Political Advertising on Facebook Reveals Massive Discrepancies in Party Spending on Presidential Contest New York University: New Tool to Analyze Political Advertising on Facebook Reveals Massive Discrepancies in Party Spending […]

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Voters See Economy Through Political Lens in Polarized Era – NBC New York
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Nothing can shake Scott Rice’s faith that President Donald Trump will save the U.S. economy — not seeing businesses close or friends furloughed, not even his own hellish bout with the novel coronavirus. He was once a virus skeptic. But then the disease seeped into the paper mill where he works, and he was stricken, […]

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What Can We Learn From Rival Political Ads in Florida? – The New York Times
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Of the four Trump ads currently on air in Florida, one deals directly with Social Security. In that ad, the Trump campaign falsely portrays Mr. Biden as a candidate who wants to cut Social Security (Mr. Biden’s proposal calls for expanding the program and raising taxes on the wealthy to pay for it). The ad […]

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Trump defended an indoor rally. Aides called it a game of political Russian roulette. – The New York Times
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President Trump and his campaign are defending his right to hold rallies indoors, despite the private unease of aides who called the practice a game of political Russian roulette and growing concern that such gatherings could prolong the pandemic. “I’m on a stage, and it’s very far away,” Mr. Trump told The Las Vegas Review-Journal, […]

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Opinion | Clean Air Was Once an Achievable Political Goal – The New York Times
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But that is far from the whole story. A barrage of scientific evidence shows that climate change has intensified droughts and hotter, drier weather across the Western United States, which has made brush, trees and other organic matter more combustible. According to one study, between 1984 and 2015, climate change contributed to the near-doubling of […]

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A Civil War Political Movement Reawakens — Complete With Capes – The New York Times
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Sean Sullivan, another re-enactor, who lives in Greenlawn, N.Y., on Long Island, has an identical tattoo on his left forearm. (The two men know each other, but were until recently unaware they were tattoo twins.) Mr. Sullivan, too, is particularly taken with the Wide Awakes’ aesthetics. The original Wide Awakes dressed in oilcloth to protect […]

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memeorandum: Covid-19 Live Updates: Political Appointees Meddled in C.D.C.’s ‘Holiest of the Holy’ Health Reports (New York Times)
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memeorandum is an auto-generated summary of the stories that US political commentators are discussing online right now. Unlike sister sites Techmeme and Mediagazer, it is not a human-edited news outlet, but rather a media-monitoring tool for sophisticated news consumers. This content was originally published here.

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Column: Reflecting on 9/11 and my trip to New York City in October of 2001 – N.C. Political News
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by Frank Williams Today marks 19 years since the tragic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  Like you, I will never forget that day.  Like you, I pray that our nation will never again face such an attack.  We must remain vigilant. Below is an article I wrote on October 11, 2001, shortly after returning […]

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