Tim Mak

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Who Is Louis DeJoy? U.S. Postmaster General In Spotlight Ahead Of 2020 Election

Friday, August 21, 2020

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a longtime Republican donor, controls the U.S. Postal Service at a time when mail-in voting is central to the presidential election.

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Senate Report: Former Trump Aide Paul Manafort Shared Campaign Info With Russia

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared information with Russian intelligence during the last presidential campaign, a bipartisan Senate report on Russian 2016 election interference shows.

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Senate Intelligence Report Outlines Russian Influence In 2016

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Senate Intelligence Committee has released its fifth and final bipartisan report detailing a wide range of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.

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New York Attorney General Seeks To Dissolve NRA

Thursday, August 06, 2020

New York Attorney General Letitia James moved Thursday to dissolve the National Rifle Association following an investigation that found evidence of alleged fraud and abuse by NRA executives.

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New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation

Thursday, August 06, 2020

New York's attorney general announced civil action to dissolve the National Rifle Association after an investigation found millions of dollars in alleged fraud by CEO Wayne LaPierre and others.

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Irregularities in COVID Reporting Contract Award Process Raises New Questions

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The administration awarded a contract for a COVID-19 database to TeleTracking Technologies using a process reserved for innovative research. Its CEO had links to the New York real estate world.

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How Small Tech Company Got $10.2 Million Contract To Build COVID-19 Database

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $10.2 million contract to a small firm to create a COVID-19 database. An NPR investigation finds unusual decisions made in the contract process.

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Exhausting Effect Of FOIA Requests Evident In 'Baseless'

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Nicholson Baker's book misses the mark in an aim to take readers on a quest to discover if the U.S. used biological weapons developed in the '50s — and to examine the failings of public records law.

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Government Watchdogs Point Out Poor Implementation Of CARES Act's Oversight Measures

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The $2 trillion CARES Act was passed with multiple overlapping accountability mechanisms designed to prevent waste, fraud and abuse. But government watchdogs are pointing out flaws in the system.

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DC Statue Of Lincoln Standing Over A Formerly Enslaved Man Sparks Controversy

Saturday, June 27, 2020

A memorial Washington, DC depicts Lincoln standing over a Black man. It's caused a rift between older Black DC residents, who want to keep the statue and younger residents, who want it removed.

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Nearly $1.4 Billion In Coronavirus Relief Payments Sent To Dead People

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The improper payments happened due to confusion over whether dead people should receive the payments from the IRS, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

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Whistleblower: TSA Failed To Protect Staff, Endangered Passengers During Pandemic

Friday, June 19, 2020

A TSA official filed a whistleblower complaint alleging the agency didn't properly train staff, making them a "significant carrier" of the coronavirus. An independent agency ordered an investigation.

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How Decades Of Bans On Police Chokeholds Have Fallen Short

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A federal ban on police use of chokeholds has been discussed in recent weeks, but NPR reviewed the internal policies of several large U.S. police departments and found them difficult to enforce.

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Protests Over Police Brutality Continue In D.C.

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Thousands of protesters gathered outside the White House in yet another day and night of protests against police brutality, sparked by the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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Crowds Assemble Across Washington In Mass Demonstrations Against Police Violence

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Near the White House, in front of the Lincoln Memorial and throughout the capital, people are gathering again in what has become a focal point of the nationwide protests over police brutality.

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Facebook Becomes Key Place For Extremist Boogaloo Movement Organizers

Saturday, June 06, 2020

The Boogaloo movement, seeking to start a new American civil war, continues to organize and recruit on Facebook, despite calls for the social media platform to intervene.

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Peace Prevails After Another Night Of Protests For George Floyd

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Despite heavy police and military presence and an extended curfew in many places, protests for George Floyd have persisted nationwide – and the majority of them have been peaceful.

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Trump Promises Dramatic Action To End Violent Protests

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

President Trump addressed the nation and promised to restore law and order, against a backdrop of explosions as protests swirled through Washington, D.C., and across the nation.

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President Trump Addresses The Nation And Walks To 'The Church Of Presidents'

Monday, June 01, 2020

President Trump has made his remarks to the nation on Monday. Right after that, he walked a short distance from the White House to St. John's Church, where a fire had been set during Sunday protests.

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Trump's Plan For Drive-Up COVID-19 Tests At Stores Yields Few Results

Monday, June 01, 2020

The White House promised widespread COVID-19 testing at CVS, Target, Walgreens and Walmart locations nationwide. But months later, testing is being offered at only a tiny fraction of their stores.

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