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Rick Perry’s new Iowa TV ad compares Barack Obama to conservatives’ favorite Democratic president to hate, Jimmy Carter:

Perry continues to plug away at the energy issue, but he’s running out of time to gain traction while many anti-Romney conservatives coalesce around former Speaker Newt Gingrich.

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For months, one postal worker had been doing all she could to protect herself from COVID-19. She wore a mask long before it was required at her plant in St. Paul, Minnesota. She avoided the lunch room, where she saw little social distancing, and ate in her car.

The stakes felt especially high. Her husband, a postal worker in the same facility, was at high risk because his immune system is compromised by a condition unrelated to the coronavirus. And the 20-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service knew that her job, operating a machine that sorts mail by ZIP code, would be vital to processing the flood of mail-in ballots expected this fall.

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