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Congress may award its highest honor to Capitol cop Eugene Goodman. But he wasn’t the only ‘hero.’


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Coronavirus latest news: UK records 1,325 deaths – the highest daily toll since start of pandemic


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Seattle to Slash Police Budget as Homicides Hit Highest Level in over a Decade


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South Dakota’s governor encouraged people to go shopping the same day the state reported its highest single-day COVID-19 death total


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Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade


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Texas surpasses 20,000 virus deaths, second highest in US


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Michael Bloomberg garners highest Democratic unfavorable rating in new poll

Michael Bloomberg garners highest Democratic unfavorable rating in new pollA new poll released by Morning Consult on Sunday brought some good news and bad news for potential Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, Politico reports. Bloomberg, who filed for the Alabama primary Friday, but has not yet made a final decision about officially launching a campaign, finished in sixth place in the poll at 4 percent, which is not terrible considering he's a newcomer. He was also shown beating President Trump by six percentage points in a hypothetical general election matchup. But 25 percent of those surveyed also said they view the former New York City mayor and billionaire unfavorably. That was the highest unfavorable rating in the poll.His potential Democratic opponents don't seem too high on him entering the race either. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called him out directly during a campaign speech in Iowa on Saturday, while Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) was skeptical of his candidacy during an appearance Sunday on CNN's State of the Union.> Amy Klobuchar on Mike Bloomberg entering the race: "And when people look at this white house and see this multi-millionaire … I don't think they say, oh, we need someone richer. I don't think that, Jake. I think you have to earn votes and not buy them." CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/YvhIn8iTi9> > — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) November 10, 2019The Morning Consult Poll was conducted on Nov. 8, surveying 5,387 registered voters. The margin of error was one percentage point. Read more at Politico.More stories from theweek.com The return of honor politics Lindsey Graham is 'confident' the whistleblower is 'from the Deep State' The remarkable life of Elaine Stritch



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Trump presents highest military honor to Green Beret

Trump presents highest military honor to Green BeretPresident Donald Trump presented the nation’s highest military honor on Wednesday to a Green Beret who helped save four critically wounded comrades and prevented the lead element of a special operations force from being overrun in Afghanistan. The Medal of Honor was presented to Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams of Texas, who still serves in the Army. The events leading to the honor occurred in April 2008 during a mountainside firefight that lasted several hours as Williams’ team and about 100 Afghan commandos were attacked by insurgents waiting above them.



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The number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it's been since 2007, new federal data shows

The number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it's been since 2007, new federal data showsNew federal data shows about 851,000 migrants were arrested by border patrol along the US-Mexico border in fiscal 2019, the highest number since 2007.



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Trump approval rating jumps to highest level of his presidency in Washington Post/ABC News poll

Trump approval rating jumps to highest level of his presidency in Washington Post/ABC News pollHis high of 44% is lower than the average approval rating for every other president going back to Harry Truman.



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