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Democratic turnout advantage in pre-election vote narrows in key states

Democratic turnout advantage in pre-election vote narrows in key states

Democrats continue to maintain their lead over Republicans in pre-Election Day ballots cast in the battleground states of North Carolina and Florida, but that gap is narrowing as in-person early voting ramps up. In North Carolina, the margin between Democrats and Republicans who have already cast their ballot has been cut in half since last…MORE

How to watch tonight’s presidential debate

How to watch tonight’s presidential debate

Less than two weeks from Election Day, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are scheduled to appear onstage for the final general election presidential debate of 2020. Thursday’s televised event may be the last opportunity for both candidates to reach a massive national audience before November 3. Biden is currently ahead of Trump in both national…MORE

Trump’s case of coronavirus changed the conversation

Trump’s case of coronavirus changed the conversation

Coronavirus remains the most prominent thing Americans have seen, read or heard about President Donald Trump, but the details and the tone of what they have heard about it have shifted following Trump’s own case of the virus. All told, roughly 40% of respondents mentioned something related to coronavirus, which has raged throughout the US…MORE

Biden and Trump prepare for a final showdown with lessons from the first debate

Biden and Trump prepare for a final showdown with lessons from the first debate

Inside Joe Biden’s house in Wilmington, Delaware, Bob Bauer, the typically soft-spoken veteran Democratic attorney, goes on the attack against the former vice president. Bauer interrupts and shouts down Biden, who is trying to formulate his arguments for why he should be president. Bauer is playing the role of Donald Trump during mock debate prep…MORE

US considering declaring major human rights organizations are anti-Semitic

US considering declaring major human rights organizations are anti-Semitic

The US State Department is considering declaring that several widely respected human rights organizations are anti-Semitic, according to multiple sources who have been made aware of the conversations. The organizations include Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Oxfam with sources telling CNN that many diplomats believe a declaration would be dangerous and undercut US policy…MORE

NYC, Seattle and Portland sue Trump administration over ‘anarchy’ designation and threat to withhold funding

NYC, Seattle and Portland sue Trump administration over ‘anarchy’ designation and threat to withhold funding

New York City, Seattle and Portland filed a complaint Thursday challenging the Trump administration’s designation of the Democratic-led cities as “anarchist” jurisdictions in hopes of blocking the President’s threat to withhold federal funding. In a news conference earlier Thursday, New York City Corporation Counsel Jim Johnson said the city is taking legal action now because…MORE

GOP rushes to Feinstein’s defense after her praise of Barrett hearings prompts Democratic fury

GOP rushes to Feinstein’s defense after her praise of Barrett hearings prompts Democratic fury

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, under fire from the left over Amy Coney Barrett‘s confirmation proceedings, is now getting support from some unlikely quarters: Senate Republicans. Top Senate Republicans are expressing their dismay at the treatment of Feinstein after she praised Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham’s handling of the Barrett hearings, trying to characterize…MORE

Second court rules against excluding undocumented immigrants from census count

Second court rules against excluding undocumented immigrants from census count

A second federal court is blocking the Trump administration from removing undocumented immigrants from the 2020 census count used to reapportion seats in Congress among the states. The Thursday order from the Northern District of California blocks the Census Bureau and Commerce Department from implementing a July order from President Donald Trump. The Supreme Court…MORE

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