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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop

TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Republican Dan Bishop, the anti-trans bathroom-bill guy, narrowly wins last night’s special election in North Carolina. 

Meanwhile, the census finds that the number of Americans without health coverage is growing despite a strong economy.

And lastly, United Nations investigators say U.S.-led forces may have committed war crimes in Syria.

And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:

A report from NBC News reveals that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been blocking state law enforcement agencies from investigating student loan service companies by refusing to provide states with information relating to allegations of illegal activity in multiple states.

The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system will make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners in the South, the Midwest and rural communities.

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds Trump is falling badly behind all of the leading Democratic contenders. At the top is Joe Biden who leads Trump by 15 points, Bernie Sanders by nine points, and Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris both have a seven-point edge over the president.

And a new CNN poll finds 60% of Americans say Donald Trump doesn’t deserve to be re-elected. Trump’s approval rating remains about where it was in mid-August, with 39% approving of the job he’s doing and 55% disapproving.

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