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What We’re Reading Today: Trump Courts Black Vote, Peaceful Riots, Disunited Dems … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

What might a Pres. Biden or Trump do in the next four years? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Former members of Congress plotted for four weeks to endorse Biden Harris ticket — Just the News

Hillary Clinton to Biden: Don’t concede if the election is close  —  Politico

Trump Betting Odds Continue to Rise — Real Clear Politics

Mike Pence: Joe Biden is ‘out of step’ for talking about shutting down the economy — Washington Times

Trump’s Second-Term Agenda Is Here, and It Will Make Conservatives Very Happy — PJ Media

RNC Minority Report

Herschel Walker and Kim Klacik: Black speakers praise Trump and reject Democrats — BBC

RNC: Football Great Herschel Walker Has Word for People Who Call Trump a Racist — PJ Media

Biden says he regrets ‘you ain’t Black’ comment: ‘I shouldn’t have said that’ — The Denver Channel

Is The Black Vote In Play For Trump? — KCBS Radio

Tim Scott and the Arc of South Carolina Politics — Carl Cannon, Real Clear Politics

Unity Ticket

The Democrats Are United to Fight Trump, but Policy Fights Are Looming — New York Times

Trouble: One out of four Democrats thinks their party platform stinks — American Thinker

More Peaceful Protests

Wisconsin Governor Declares State of Emergency After Shooting, Rioting — Madison.com

Armed civilians defend local businesses from rioters in Kenosha, Wisc. as protests continue — Just the News

Portland Police Declare Riot as Fires Set Outside Union Headquarters — Oregon Live

Seattle Rioters Tried To Seal A Precinct Door With Concrete Before Starting A Fire Outside — Hot Air

‘Silence Is Violence’: D.C. Black Lives Matter Protesters Adopt Strategy of Intimidating Random White People — Reason

Green Dreams

Senate Dems unveil California-style $400 billion per year climate-change plan — Washington Times

Under blackout threat, California may keep gas power plants state rushed to close — Fox Business

All the Bias That’s Fit to Print

New York Time Publishes Misleading ‘Fact Check’ About Trump Jr. Blaming Chinese Communists for Pandemic — Breitbart

‘Like laugh-out-loud funny biased’: Ben Shapiro looks at the New York Times’ rundown of speakers at Day 2 of the #RNC — Twitchy

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