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SocialFlow : Investigators reviewed thousands of pages of emails and other records and concluded that “inept contract management and incompetent negotiating by the Trump Administration denied the country the ventilators it needed.” propub.li/3kymkPR

SocialFlow : How did 26-year-old Charlie Kirk go from living with his parents to a waterfront condo? Over a short period of time, his pay from the pro-Trump charity he co-founded rose to 300k. propub.li/2PIpZwf

SocialFlow : Beneficiaries of the PPP included a lettuce farming venture backed by Trump’s son, Kushner companies, and a dentist who golfs with the president. The figures were released after a lawsuit by several news organizations, including ProPublica. propub.li/3fKySjn

SocialFlow : A contractor with zero experience got a $34.5 million contract to supply the VA with masks and other medical supplies. He flew around the country on a private jet trying to track everything down. He ultimately did not deliver a single mask to the VA. propub.li/2XQ0Tjg

SocialFlow : “It’s one of the most egregious examples of giving the fox the keys to the henhouse I’ve ever seen and yet another example of the absurdity of U.S. health care pricing," said Niall Brennan, of the Health Care Cost Institute.

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SocialFlow : We asked police departments about viral videos showing cops escalating violence against protesters. Most refused to name the officers or provide updates on their investigations. propub.li/30MvNuX

SocialFlow : Ventilators that the Obama administration agreed to buy for $3,280 each suddenly cost $15,000. It turns out they were “functionally identical,” according to House investigators, and the “waste of taxpayer funds” may have reached $500 million. propub.li/2PJCuYk

SocialFlow : The Trump administration told hospitals to stop reporting data to the CDC, and report it to HHS instead. Vice President Mike Pence said the information would continue to be released publicly. It hasn’t worked out as promised.

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SocialFlow : Hurricane Hanna dumped torrential rainfall on a border wall that Trump supporters built, leaving gaping holes and waist-deep cracks on the banks of the Rio Grande that threaten the wall’s long-term stability. propub.li/3agNyWl

Twitter Web App : 7/ And if you’re interested in voting records and all things election-related, sign up for our User’s Guide to Democracy newsletter here . projects.propublica.org/graphics/users…

Twitter Web App : 6/ One thing to mention: In the current congress, Harris has missed a lot of votes due to her primary campaign... more than a typical senator (and more than she did the previous year).

Compare her votes to other senators here:
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Twitter Web App : 5/ Harris has voted the same way as Sen. Mitt Romney 17% of the time (not including votes one or both of them missed). projects.propublica.org/represent/memb…

Twitter Web App : 4/ Harris has voted the same way as Sen. Elizabeth Warren 93% of the time (not including votes one or both of them missed). projects.propublica.org/represent/memb…

Twitter Web App : 3/ Harris has voted the same way as senate majority leader Mitch McConnell 18% of the time (not including votes one or both of them missed). projects.propublica.org/represent/memb…

Twitter Web App : 2/ Harris has voted the same way as senate minority leader Chuck Schumer 87% of the time (not including votes one or both of them missed).
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Twitter Web App : 1/ Our tool lets you compare senators’ voting records head-to-head.

For example: Harris and Sen. Bernie Sanders voted the same way 92% of the time (not including votes one or both of them missed).

So let’s compare her to other senators, too. (THREAD)

SocialFlow : NEW: The deaths of 18 residents of a New York nursing home highlight the continuing controversy over the Cuomo administration’s decision not to count deaths in hospitals as nursing home deaths. The home denies the allegations. propublica.org/article/local-…

SocialFlow : You can use this tool to compare Sen. Kamala Harris' voting record to any other sitting senator. propub.li/2Cj6Qhn