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Donations to the Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue surged after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, breaking the platform’s record for donations received in a single hour

Summary List Placement The Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue scored a record number of donations received in a single hour two times on Friday, following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. According to a report from The New York Times, from 9 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, ActBlue pulled in some $6.2 […]

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POLL: 58% of American voters think the Senate should not fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court vacancy until after the election

Summary List Placement A new survey conducted by Insider on SurveyMonkey Audience found that the Supreme Court vacancy caused by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has escalated the stakes of the 2020 election, and that most respondents disagree with President Trump’s plan to fill the seat as soon as possible. The majority of […]

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Jerry Nadler says Democrats should ‘immediately’ move to expand the Supreme Court if the GOP pushes a lame duck vote

Summary List Placement On Saturday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler voiced support for adding new justices to the US Supreme Court if Senate Republicans fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a lame duck session, which would occur after the November election but before new members arrive in January. Nadler […]

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UPDATE 4-Trump gives blessing to deal to allow TikTok to continue to operate in U.S.

(Adds Treasury statement, share distribution) By David Shepardson, Alexandra Alper and Echo Wang WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – U.S. PresidentDonald Trump said he supports a deal that will allow TikTok tocontinue to operate in the United States, after threatening toban the Chinese-owned app in August. He told reporters at the White House he backs […]

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Oracle announces it will become a minority investor in TikTok Global after Trump indicates his approval (ORCL)

Summary List Placement   A deal that would give Oracle a minority stake in TikTok’s global business was announced Saturday evening and received President Donald Trump’s approval, clearing the way for the popular video app to continue operating in the US. The enterprise software company announced in a statement it had taken a 12.5% stake […]