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How battleground states process mail ballots -- and why it may mean delayed results

Monday  11:40,   26 october 2020

More Americans are voting by mail this election than usual, due to the pandemic. But processing those ballots takes more time. Here's how it works in battleground states. Because of the pandemic, more voters are opting to cast their ballots by... >>>

Biden appears to confuse Trump and Bush as he calls president 'George'

Monday  11:20,   26 october 2020

Joe Biden on Sunday evening hosted a virtual concert to rally support, and said the US needed to stop 'four more years of George' - apparently mixing up Trump and George W. Bush.Addressing supporters online, during a virtual concert to drum... >>>

Biden accuses Giuliani of being a Russian pawn in a 'smear campaign'

Monday  11:20,   26 october 2020

Biden has accused Rudy Giuliani of being a Russian pawn orchestrating a 'smear campaign' against him, stemming from the discovery of a laptop allegedly belonging to his son.In an interview for Sunday night's episode of 60 Minutes, the... >>>

Wall Street’s Best Blue Wave Defense Is Crew of Trump Holdovers

Monday  11:20,   26 october 2020

Wall Street executives fretting that Democrats will sweep the White House and Congress can take comfort -- some of the Trump era’s most bank-friendly regulators might stick around no matter how the election goes. The possible holdovers, who occupy... >>>

Pelosi Awaits Mnuchin Virus Offer Today as Hope for Vote Fades

Monday  11:15,   26 october 2020

The three months of squabbling over a new round of virus relief moved no closer to a resolution over the weekend, all but extinguishing the prospects of a stimulus bill being written, voted on, and signed into law by President Donald Trump before... >>>

Georgia’s legacy of voter suppression is driving historic Black turnout

Monday  11:15,   26 october 2020

Changing demographics in the Atlanta suburbs and an explosion of civic engagement among first-time voters could turn the state blue for the first time in decades.Most waited for hours in lines that wrapped around their voting locations. Some were... >>>

Democrats already angling to take out Ron Johnson in 2022

Monday  11:15,   26 october 2020

Tom Nelson, a county executive, announced his campaign Monday, arguing Johnson’s unapologetic embrace of President Donald Trump will cost him if he seeks reelection in Wisconsin.With the presidential election not yet even in the books, Democratic... >>>

Biden flips script on Trump in campaign’s final week

Monday  11:15,   26 october 2020

The president is scrambling. The challenger is not. It’s a jarring role reversal.It’s a jarring flip of the script for an incumbent president and his challenger eight days before Election Day. Trump, in the last gasp of his campaign, is barreling... >>>

Biden Campaign Can’t Resist Making a Last-Minute Play for Texas, Georgia

Monday  11:15,   26 october 2020

As former Vice President Joe Biden rides consistently high in national polls and internal numbers indicate that red-leaning states are tantalizingly close to abandoning President Donald Trump in next week’s election, the Democratic nominee’s... >>>

Trump Again Shadowed by Coronavirus as He Enters Final Swing

Monday  10:51,   26 october 2020

President Donald Trump enters the final week before Election Day with a surge in U.S. coronavirus cases and another White House outbreak threatening efforts to reverse his political fortunes with a string of barnstorming rallies. © Photographer:... >>>

Young and progressive voters aren’t just ‘settling for Biden’ anymore. They’re going all in.

Monday  10:50,   26 october 2020

The general election is a week away and groups like Settle for Biden are hoping to be the push that gets young voters and progressives to the polls. Youth turnout jumps from 2014 to 2018 midterms Over the past several months, young and progressive... >>>

The Constitution is under attack from the Left, but Amy Coney Barrett will be a great defender

Monday  10:16,   26 october 2020

The Left is all too eager to tear up our guiding American documents and values. The latest under attack appears to be the Constitution, drafted by the framers to “secure the Blessings of Liberty” for generations. It guarantees the freedom to hold... >>>

Trump ad snips Biden’s comments on taxes out of context

Monday  09:50,   26 october 2020

Joe Biden keeps saying he will raise taxes on people making more than $400,000, so this ad clips out the number over and over. “And here’s how it works. I’m going to raise... >>>

Hillary says Trump winning re-election makes her physically sick

Monday  09:25,   26 october 2020

Hillary Clinton has said that a second Trump term would make her feel sick. In a New York Times podcast released Monday she said his re-election would leave her 'literally sick to my stomach'.'It makes me literally sick to my stomach to... >>>

Senate to confirm Barrett for court in highly partisan vote

Monday  08:15,   26 october 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition and institutional norms to secure President Donald Trump’s nominee the week before Election Day.... >>>