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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republican Senators have stalled long enough, writes former GOP Rep. Claudine Schneider.

Time's up, Republican senators: Pay for a safe election!

Schneider is a creator of both the civic education site VoteSmart and Republicans for Integrity, an organization of former GOP members of Congress "who place people before partisan politics." She represented Rhode Island in the House from 1981 through 1990.

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Alumni of Houston's Jack Yates High School participate in a vigil honoring George Floyd, who played football at the school.

Twelve years of school never taught me Black lives matter. Time to fix that.

Before graduating in June from high school in Sugar Land, Texas, Tangirala launched the Anti-Racist Curriculum Reform effort to persuade school districts to teach more about racism and include more perspectives of people of color in social studies.

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Trump can't delay the election, but he can derail it

Ben-Yehuda is president and CEO of the Truman National Security Project, a progressive defense and foreign policy think tank, and the allied Truman Center for National Policy.

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Online politics is rough, sure, but wading in makes for a better electorate

Cahill is a rising senior at Marquette University and founder of the school's chapter of Bridge USA, a national student-run organization seeking to depolarize campuses and boost their civic engagement.

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