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What We’re Reading Today: Romney Backs Court Vote, COVID Deaths Plunge, Cities Deemed ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’ . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics And The Supreme Court

Romney backs vote on Supreme Court nominee, clearing way for Trump — Politico

Why Amy Coney Barrett is hands-down best pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg — New York Post

Trump, GOP Should Want Supreme Court Fight: Nominee Should Set off a Partisan Brawl — RedState.com

Tucker denounces RBG’s reported dying wish not to be replaced by Trump: ‘We don’t believe that for a second’ — Fox News

Biden’s False and Exaggerated Supreme Court Claims — FactCheck.Org

COVID-19 Trends

Biden on COVID-19’s Death Toll in United States: ‘It’s Estimated That 200 Million People Have Died’ — CNSNews.com

CDC: COVID Deaths at End of August Were 45.55% Below the July Peak — CNSNews.com

At UN, Trump Raps China for Virus — Newsmax

China, World Health Organization Blamed For Hiding Data About COVID-19 Outbreak, New Report Claims — Daily Caller

Government’s COVID Response Makes Us All Subjects in a Cruel Experiment — American Thinker

Riots, Etc.

DOJ Declares NYC, Seattle, and Portland ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’ — PJMedia

Governor DeSantis wants rioters and supportive cities to pay the price — American Thinker

Louisville PD declares ‘state of emergency’ in anticipation of Breonna Taylor decision — New York Post

The Election Looms

Wargaming the Electoral College: 5 Scenarios, 3 Startling Finishes — PJMedia

The Democrats’ Temper Tantrum Through the Institutions — The Washington Free Beacon

Study: Joe Biden Migration Plan Could Bring 52 Million Foreign Nationals to U.S. — Breitbart.com

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