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Pandemic, George Floyd death has once-confident Senate Republicans on defense in November election

USATODAY.com Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Last fall, the GOP was favored to keep the Senate. Now, the coronavirus pandemic and George Floyd's death could boost Democrats' chance of seizing it.
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A look at where the main protests and unrest is occurring across the United States in response to the death of black man George Floyd while he was being arrested by police in Minneapolis.

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