Here’s a Look at Trump’s VP Shortlist and Why Each Contender May Get Picked

Trump has been lying about Biden’s mental state. And the debate will prove it

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From ‘Little Marco’ to Trump VP hopeful: How did Rubio fall so far?

‘You represent us’: What it’s like to lobby for abortion rights from a red state

Black Music Sunday: Time to funk it up in the summer sun

Cartoon: For sale

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Will the first presidential debate change more minds?

Ukraine Update: Striking across the Russian border is critical to Ukraine’s survival

Cartoon: Global warming is a hoax

Texas National Guard is shooting pepper balls to deter migrants at the border

Trump’s ‘invasion’ slur against immigrants isn’t just racist. It’s false

Cartoon: Business leaders hear Trump’s predictions

Backlash against DEI spreads to more states

Tim Scott climbs to top of Trump’s list in VP race to the bottom

Biden offers some migrants a path to citizenship. Here’s how it will work

Cartoon: Commandments for hypocrites

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Theocratic Republicans are not hiding their agenda

Attacker of Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Found Guilty of Kidnapping and Could Face More Prison Time

11 ways Trump has violated the Ten Commandments he loves so much

Cartoon: Trump’s VP shortlist

Study shows a Trump economy would be even more ruinous than you’d imagine

Missouri GOP files late appeal to strike ‘honorary KKK member’ from ballot

Judge dismisses Nevada fake electors case over venue question

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The Venezuelan Perspective

At the end of July, Venezuelans head to the polls to elect a new president, with Nicolás Maduro seeking another six-year term. This week on Deconstructed, Ryan Grim speaks with Venezuelan Foreign…

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Here’s a Look at Trump’s VP Shortlist and Why Each Contender May Get Picked

NEW YORK — Donald Trump has narrowed his vice presidential shortlist to a handful of contenders as he prepares to announce his pick in the days before — or perhaps even at…

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Israel Opposes Rebuilding Gaza’s Internet Access Because Terrorists Could Go Online

Israel opposed a proposal at a recent United Nations forum aimed at rebuilding the Gaza Strip’s war-ravaged telecommunications infrastructure on the grounds that Palestinian connectivity is a readymade weapon for Hamas. The…

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Louisiana’s Ten Commandments Law Couldn’t Have Happened Without Trump

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry knew the score when he…

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Texas A&M Wants to Keep Emails About Leonard Leo’s $15 Million Gift Secret

Texas A&M University is trying to withhold dozens of emails from The Intercept about a new research center funded by conservative megadonor Leonard Leo, according to a filing to the state attorney…

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Fails to Qualify for CNN Debate. It’ll Be a Showdown Between Biden and Trump

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has failed to qualify for next week’s debate in Atlanta, according to host network CNN, falling shy of benchmarks both for state…

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Newsom Wants to Restrict Smartphone Usage in California Schools

Sacramento, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that he wants to restrict students’ usage of smartphones during the school day, citing the mental health risks of social media. The announcement,…

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Trump Is Harnessing Voter Anxiety About Electric Vehicles

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. The actual roadmap for 2024 might have moved when…

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Apple Matches Worker Donations to IDF and Illegal Settlements, Employees Allege

An open letter from Apple employees and shareholders demands the tech giant stop matching employee donations to organizations with ties to the Israeli military assault on the Gaza Strip and ongoing illegal settlement…

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