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Trump condemns riots and looting in Philadelphia

Wednesday  22:00,   28 october 2020

President Trump said Wednesday that the federal government is looking into the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. in Philadelphia while condemning the rioting that followed his death."What I am witnessing is terrible and, frankly, the mayor or... >>>

Polls: Trump trails in Wisconsin as state's coronavirus cases surge

Wednesday  21:55,   28 october 2020

Two new polls released Wednesday show President Trump continuing to trail in Wisconsin, a state where COVID-19 cases are surging while the president downplays the virus. A Marquette Law poll found former Vice President Joe Biden with a 5-point lead, >>>

Biden maintains 5-point lead over Trump in Wisconsin: poll

Wednesday  21:55,   28 october 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Trump by 5 points in Wisconsin, according to a new Marquette Law School poll released on Wednesday. Biden has the support of 48 percent of likely voters in Wisconsin, while Trump stands at 43 percent.... >>>

The spectre of pension failures haunts this election

Wednesday  21:55,   28 october 2020

It’s imperative that a new COVID-19 relief package — whenever it’s passed — shore up multiemployer pensions.Many of these plans are hurtling toward insolvency, while others are deteriorating from the economic fallout of the pandemic. The stakes are... >>>

FBI agents back Christopher Wray in letters to Trump, Biden and warn that firing him could 'damage' bureau

Wednesday  21:55,   28 october 2020

FBI agents voiced support for embattled Director Wray, warning Trump and Biden that his untimely removal could "undermine stability" in the agency.The action by the FBI Agents Association, representing 14,000 active and retired agents, comes as... >>>

Perdue, Ossoff set to meet in 2nd Georgia Senate debate

Wednesday  21:55,   28 october 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff are set to meet in Savannah for their second debate Wednesday night in a bitter race in which both sides have flooded the airwaves with attack ads. The... >>>

Lincoln Project Drops Scathing Ad Saying Trump 'Left His Supporters to Freeze' at Omaha Rally

Wednesday  21:50,   28 october 2020

The anti-Trump PAC attacked President Donald Trump after the president's rally-goers were left stranded in freezing temperatures on Tuesday night.The new video showed hundreds of Trump supporters who were reportedly stranded for about three... >>>

Flake cuts ad for Biden: 'Character' matters

Wednesday  21:50,   28 october 2020

Former GOP Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) has filmed an ad for former Vice President Joe Biden, using the spot to urge Republicans to put "country over party" and support the Democratic presidential nominee."I've been a conservative Republican my... >>>

Clinton says she's an elector in New York: 'I'm sure I'll get to vote for Joe'

Wednesday  21:50,   28 october 2020

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared on Tuesday that she is an elector for New York in the Electoral College this year, saying, "I'm sure I'll get to vote for Joe and Kamala in New York. So that's pretty exciting."Democratic... >>>

Obama, Biden to campaign together in Michigan

Wednesday  21:25,   28 october 2020

Former President Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will campaign together in Michigan on Saturday as Democrats make a full-court press in the key swing state.The Biden campaign said Obama and his former vice president will stump... >>>

James Comey's wife tried to convince him not to make his surprise October announcement about Hillary Clinton's emails in 2016

Wednesday  21:25,   28 october 2020

Patricia Comey tried to stop her husband from announcing the FBI would reopen its Hillary Clinton email investigation, days before the 2016 election.It didn't matter that, on November 6, Comey said the Democratic presidential nominee was in the... >>>

Why Obama saved his harshest critiques of Trump until the campaign's end

Wednesday  21:25,   28 october 2020

Barack Obama held back his most biting critiques of President Donald Trump in the first years of his post-presidency, hoping the lack of constant attacks would make his voice even more powerful at a time he thought it was most needed. That time,... >>>

40 Facebook pages identified as 'super-spreaders' of election misinformation are reaching millions of users

Wednesday  21:25,   28 october 2020

There are 40 pages on Facebook that act as 'super-spreaders' of voting and election misinformation, according to a new report. NewsGuard, an international news media watchdog, found that these pages, which reach more than 22 million Facebook >>>

More Voters Blame Trump and Republicans for Failed Stimulus Negotiations Than Democrats

Wednesday  21:10,   28 october 2020

As millions of Americans continue to be unemployed as the pandemic surges, a new stimulus deal remains elusive.A survey carried out by Morning Consult and published Wednesday shows that 45 percent of voters said that Trump and Republicans in... >>>

Joe Biden leads Donald Trump, 48% to 43% in key battleground state of Wisconsin: Marquette Poll

Wednesday  21:10,   28 october 2020

Democrat Joe Biden holds a 5-point lead over President Donald Trump in Wisconsin, according to Wednesday's Marquette University Law School Poll. Biden is backed by 48% of likely Wisconsin voters while Trump is supported by 43%. Libertarian... >>>