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What We’re Following Today
It’s Thursday, September 5.
‣ Jason Greenblatt, the White House’s top negotiator for its long-awaited, long-delayed Middle East peace plan, will resign, President Donald Trump confirmed.
‣ Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses are without power in South Carolina, as Hurricane Dorian pounds the coast of the Carolinas.
Here’s what else we’re watching.
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop (Running): Less than a week remains before the special election in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District. Dan McCready can’t wait: He’s been running for Congress for the past three years, and during that time saw his would-be opponent lose a primary, lost the 2018 midterm race by 900 votes, and then witnessed his opponent’s win disqualified by the state’s board of elections. “I’m ready to be done,” he told David A. Graham, who is reporting from Charlotte on the infamous “do-over” election. But if McCready wins, he’ll have to then turn to his 2020 reelection.