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Republican National Convention will test Jacksonville attendees daily for coronavirus

The Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, will feature daily coronavirus testing for those attending the event, which will be centered on President Donald Trump accepting the Republican nomination at a 15,000-person arena. Erin Isaac, the spokeswoman for the host committee of the Jacksonville portion of the convention, said in an emailed memo on Monday…MORE

New GOP-aligned group in Kansas has Kris Kobach as apparent target

New GOP-aligned group in Kansas has Kris Kobach as apparent target

An anonymous group with ties to Republicans has just emerged with the apparent aim of targeting Senate candidate Kris Kobach of Kansas, according to sources familiar with the effort. Kobach is an anti-immigration firebrand and voter-fraud crusader whose primary campaign has sparked fears among GOP leaders that he could jeopardize a seat crucial to keeping…MORE

Jon Huntsman concedes Utah’s GOP gubernatorial primary race

Jon Huntsman concedes Utah’s GOP gubernatorial primary race

Former US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has conceded the Republican primary race for governor of Utah to Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. “Today the race was called, and we accept the will of the people, as is our tradition as Americans. The visions put forward for Utah were very different, and regret that I will…MORE

Supreme Court deals major blow to Keystone XL project

Supreme Court deals major blow to Keystone XL project

The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for several pipeline projects to proceed under a fast-track permitting process but excluded the controversial Keystone XL expansion from their ruling, forcing major delays. Though the case is a partial win for the Trump administration, the exclusion of Keystone XL is a major defeat for a President…MORE

Military deploying medical personnel as Texas sees spike in coronavirus patients

Military deploying medical personnel as Texas sees spike in coronavirus patients

The US military announced Monday it is sending approximately 50 medical and support personnel to the San Antonio area at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a sign of potential concern that civilian medical personnel could be overwhelmed by the rise in coronavirus cases in Texas. The personnel, from the 627th Hospital Center…MORE

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