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Jazmine Ulloa

Jazmine Ulloa covers national politics and the 2020 presidential election for the Boston Globe. She came to the newspaper from the Los Angeles Times, where she covered state politics and policy and served a brief stint in the Washington bureau. A native of El Paso, she previously reported on state and federal courts for the Austin American-Statesman in the Texas capital. Her work has appeared in Texas Monthly and the Texas Observer. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.

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Abortion decision puts chief justice who wants to avoid politics at the center of a political debate

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“I have urged caution about whether he is the swing vote, but I think the evidence of that is mounting,” said Stephen Wermiel, a professor of constitutional law at American University. “But it also important to keep in mind that if he is a swing vote, he is the most conservative swing vote we have seen in decades.”

In her DACA dissent, Sonia Sotomayor shows she’s ‘a voice of one’ on systemic racism on the most conservative Supreme Court in decades

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A liberal who is the first and only Hispanic justice, Sotomayor has emerged as a sharp, steady and often lonely critic of administration policies she sees as clearly motivated by racial and ethnic discrimination — and of her colleagues willingness to look the other way.

‘You can’t tell people that happy days are here again when it’s 1932:' Trump’s COVID disconnect threatens his reelection

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A few days before heading to what he confidently predicted would be a packed indoor rally in Tulsa, Okla., President Trump reassured his fans on Fox News that the coronavirus was already “fading away” even without a vaccine.

Kamala Harris rises to a top Democratic VP contender despite long concerns about her criminal justice past

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With America at a tipping point over police brutality and institutional racism, will voters see Harris’s law enforcement past as an asset or a liability?