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Trump downplays coronavirus and attacks mail-in voting while campaigning
Rising coronavirus cases in Michigan didn't stop thousands of supporters from cheering for President Trump, or the president from saying the pandemic is getting too much attention. Paula Reid reports.
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Biden campaigns in Georgia on final week before Election Day
With Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaigning in Georgia seven days before Election Day, Democrats are hoping they can flip the state for the first time since 1992. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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Barrett joins Supreme Court ahead of politically charged legal fights
There will be no slow transition for Justice Amy Coney Barrett as she takes her seat on the Supreme Court.
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"We remain on high alert": Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf on election security
With just seven days left until Election Day, Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, sat down with CBS News for an exclusive interview to discuss what Americans can expect and prepare for during and after November 3.
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Face the Nation #1 Sunday show in viewers October 11
Face the Nation is #1 in viewers on Oct. 25 for the third consecutive week
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Senate adjourns without passing COVID bill before Election Day
The Senate has adjourned until November 9, making it unlikely that Congress will pass a relief bill ahead of the election.
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How losing Obamacare could cost you and your family
Health law's impacts are so pervasive, nearly every American could be affected if it were struck down by Supreme Court.
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"Hocus Pocus" stars reunite for voting PSA
Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, who played the Sanders Sisters in 1993, are back to casting spells.
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Postal worker charged for throwing out mail
He allegedly threw a large quantity of mail in a construction dumpster, including about 111 general election absentee ballots.
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What each candidate's path to the presidency looks like
CBS News Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto breaks down each candidate's path to the presidency and how projecting a winner will be different this election.
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Presidential election just one week away
This week, the presidential nominees are making their final stops in battleground states around the country with just seven days to go until Election Day. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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Jared Kushner says Black Americans must "want to be successful"
Kushner said President Trump's polices can help Black people "break out of the problems that they're complaining about."
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Amy Coney Barrett swears first of two Supreme Court oaths hours after being confirmed by Senate
After one of the most partisan confirmation votes in U.S. history, Judge Amy Coney Barrett is preparing to become the latest Supreme Court justice. She'll swear the second of two oaths later and begin her work on the high court. Weijia Jiang reports.
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Eye Opener: Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as Supreme Court justice
Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in to the Supreme Court by Justice Clarence Thomas, to the opposition of Congressional Democrats. Also, new U.S. coronavirus cases are hitting daily records. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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SCOTUS rules Wisconsin ballots must be received by Election Day
Wisconsin is one of about 30 states that require absentee ballots be received by Election Day to be counted.
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10/26/20: Red and Blue
8 days left in the 2020 Presidential election; Michigan election officials expecting huge turnout
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Why not make Election Day a national holiday?
Voting experts urged that declaring Election Day a federal holiday wouldn't solve any of the frustrating problems we're now seeing.
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Georgia sees record early voting as candidates vie for key state
Nearly 3 million people have persevered in long lines to cast their ballots in Georgia — a state where, according to a new CBS Battleground Tracker poll shows, President Trump is tied with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Mark Strassmann has details.
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Kamala Harris discusses future of Supreme Court
As Judge Amy Coney Barret is set to become the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris discusses the future of the high court. Norah O'Donnell has more in this portion of their interview from "60 Minutes."
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Senate set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, becomes the youngest justice on the Supreme Court by five years, and could help secure a conservative majority for decades to come. Nancy Cordes reports.
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The pivotal post-Election Day dates you need to know
Long after the "I voted" stickers go into the trash, there are a series of deadlines outlined in federal law and the Constitution that dictate what happens between Election Day and the inauguration.
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How Trump and Biden are spending the final days of the campaign
In the last few days of the 2020 campaign, Trump is holding more big campaign events than Biden, who says that "massive crowds" aren't "appropriate" right now.
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Mississippi asks Supreme Court to review 15-week abortion ban
Hours ahead of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation vote, the Supreme Court announced it would consider Mississippi's petition for the hour to hear its 15-week abortion ban.
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Pompeo's RNC speech under investigation for possible Hatch Act violation
Pompeo delivered his speech to the Republican National Convention from a hotel in Jerusalem, where he was visiting as part of a multi-day swing through the Middle East and Africa.
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Why not make Election Day a national holiday?
Voting advocates support it, but election experts say getting the day off isn't the right approach to bolster turnout.
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Democrats urge Pence not to attend Barrett vote after COVID outbreak
Senate Democratic leaders said Pence's plan to preside over the confirmation vote is a "violation of common decency and courtesy."
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Race between President Trump and Joe Biden is tight in Georgia
According to a new CBS Battleground Tracker poll, the race for the next president is neck and neck in Georgia, a state President Trump won by 5 points in 2016. The survey shows Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is now tied with Mr. Trump at 49%. Mark Strassmann talked to voters.
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President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden appear on "60 Minutes" ahead of election
President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris all appeared on "60 Minutes" on Sunday ahead of the final week of their respective campaigns. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.
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Senate on track to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court in final vote
The Senate confirmation vote is expected to occur Monday evening.
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How women have changed the face of the Supreme Court
As a final vote on judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation is expected to take place this week, she would become only the fifth woman to serve on the Supreme Court. But before any woman served as a justice on the highest court in the land, others blazed the trail. Jan Crawford reports.
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