2020 Presidential Elections

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Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition
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Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition

The new rules will allow enforcement of compliance through worksite inspections and monitor compliance before, during and after an H1-B visa is approved

Donald Trump orders ‘total declassification’ of documents related to alleged Russian interference in 2016 presidential polls
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Donald Trump orders ‘total declassification’ of documents related to alleged Russian interference in 2016 presidential polls

The documents mentioned Hillary Clinton’s purported plan to tie Trump to Russia as ‘means of distracting the public from her use of a private email server’

Empty seats, staff infections: Donald Trump's Tulsa rally, intended as a show of force ahead of US presidential election, fizzles out
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Empty seats, staff infections: Donald Trump's Tulsa rally, intended as a show of force ahead of US presidential election, fizzles out

President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally in Tulsa by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism.

Fed holds interest rates steady in final policy meeting of tumultuous year; signals borrowing costs will not change anytime soon
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Fed holds interest rates steady in final policy meeting of tumultuous year; signals borrowing costs will not change anytime soon

The policy decision left the Fed’s benchmark overnight lending rate in its current target range between 1.50% and 1.75%, three-quarters of a percentage point below where it started the year

Facebook is reportedly mulling over changing its political advertisement policy
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Facebook is reportedly mulling over changing its political advertisement policy

Facebook’s policy is to accept paid political ads from candidates without fact-checking them or censoring them, even if they contain lies.

Ads from political groups will be checked by Facebook, but ads from politicians will be left alone
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Ads from political groups will be checked by Facebook, but ads from politicians will be left alone

Facebook has drawn criticism over its ad policy from Democratic candidates running in the 2020 presidential election.