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What We’re Reading Today: Biden Rips Trump, Russian Bounties Denied, Lockdown Part Deux . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics & 2020

True to 2020’s chaos, both Trump and Biden campaigns are struggling — and worried — News Observer

Biden’s Lead Grows, But So Do Dangers for Democracy — Bloomberg

Joe Biden rips Trump as coronavirus surges: ‘The wartime president has surrendered’ — CNBC

VDH: The Strategies of Dementia Politics — National Review

Amy McGrath wins Kentucky Dem Senate primary, setting up general election battle with McConnell — Fox News

Russia . . . Again

Trump says reports that Russia paid Taliban to kill U.S. troops were not “credible” — CBS News, Via YouTube

Trump’s ties to Putin under fresh scrutiny in wake of Russia bounty reports — The Guardian

Pentagon: ‘No Corroborating Evidence’ Russians Offered Bounties for U.S. Troops in Afghanistan — Breitbart

COVID-19 Refuses To Go Away

COVID-19’s Silent Dental Epidemic — Washington Examiner

Anthony Fauci: ‘No guarantee’ coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early 2021 — New York Post

Fauci says coronavirus outbreak is ‘going to be very disturbing,’ could top 100,000 new cases a day — CNBC

California Gov. Newsom Promises ‘Tougher’ Restrictions And ‘Enforcement’ Likely For Los Angeles Tomorrow — Deadline

DeSantis says Florida ‘not going back’ on reopening as COVID-19 cases surge — The Hill

Coronavirus leads Arizona governor to close bars, clubs, gyms for 30 days — Fox News

Supreme Court & School Choice

Supreme Court strikes down state ban on taxpayer funding for religious schools — Fox News

Low-income families are the true winners of the Supreme Court’s religious schools ruling — Washington post

Espinoza Ends State-Sanctioned Religious Discrimination in Education — National Review

Supreme Court Ruling Levels Playing Field For Religious Schools and Institutions — CBN News, Via YouTube

China & Hong Kong

Beijing enacts contentious Hong Kong security law despite protests, U.S. warnings — Fox News

Congress Launches Bipartisan Bill to Give Refugee Status to Certain Hong Kong Residents — Wall Street Journal

China condemned over new Hong Kong security laws  — BBC News, Via YouTube

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