Tennessee passed a law that could make it harder to register voters

Tennessee passed a law that could make it harder to register voters

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a measure Thursday that fines groups for incomplete or inaccurate forms. Hours later, civil rights groups filed a lawsuit. On Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, a Republican, signed a law requiring groups that pay employees and hold voter registration drives to adhere to a strict list of requirements, or face civil fines or criminal punishment. “We want to provide for fair, for genuine, for elections with integrity, and that’s why…

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Trump and Putin talked about the Mueller report — but not Russian meddling in 2020

Trump and Putin talked about the Mueller report — but not Russian meddling in 2020

It’s the latest example of Trump’s reluctance to acknowledge Russian interference. President Donald Trump’s phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday was less notable for what was said than what wasn’t. In a more than hour-long call, which Trump characterized as a “very good and long conversation,” the two leaders discussed what he referred to as the “Russian hoax,” including their reactions to the Mueller report. Trump didn’t, however, confront Putin directly about…

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The Trump administration’s Venezuela policy is failing

The Trump administration’s Venezuela policy is failing

The United States’ four main Venezuela blunders, explained. The Trump administration has been trying for months to remove Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from power. So far, they’ve failed miserably. In January, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself the country’s rightful president. He argued that Maduro, who has been in power for six years, rigged the election last May that kept him in charge — and that as a result, Guaidó, as the head of…

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Winterfell survived the Game of Thrones deathwatch. Will Dany and Jon’s relationship?

Winterfell survived the Game of Thrones deathwatch. Will Dany and Jon’s relationship?

After the war against the army of the dead, the show now turns the corner and hits the home stretch. Game of Thrones’ Battle of Winterfell, the epic clash between the living and the dead, finally came to a close in episode three, “The Long Night” — and now the show is shifting its focus. At the exact halfway point in its final season, Game of Thrones is setting its sights on a final confrontation…

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