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With a week left, Trump modifies his pitch to suburban women: he’ll get their husbands back to work
For the record, he isn't even doing that.
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One week out, Biden imagines a post-Trump America and the president launches more attacks
Biden launched a closing argument promising to heal the country in the spirit of FDR, while Trump attacked Democrats, mail-in ballots and virus testing.
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Wisconsin officials stress need for quick return of mail ballots in wake of Supreme Court ruling
As of Tuesday, voters in the key battleground state had returned more 1.45 million of the 1.79 million absentee ballots that had been requested.
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The White House and masks: A history
A timeline of the White House's difficult history with masks.
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The Trailer: Seven days to go, 14 Senate seats up for grabs
In this edition: The post-SCOTUS Senate picture one week out, new polls in key states, and questions about conservative judges stopping some ballots from being counted.
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In scathing speech, Obama embraces his inner Trump troll
In a speech Tuesday in Orlando, Obama went after Trump in strikingly personal terms — often with incredulity practically dripping from his mouth.
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Where the race stands entering the final week
Trump needs to see a big shift in a lot of states which hasn't yet emerged.
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Push for pre-election stimulus checks fails as lawmakers head for the exits
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Early-voting surge scrambles Election Day expectations as some states gallop toward 2016 turnout levels
For now, the early numbers overwhelmingly favor Democrats, but the gap between Democratic and Republican voters has narrowed in several battleground states in recent days.
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After supporting Trump by one vote in 2016, a Wisconsin community reassesses
The presidential election in Oshkosh’s Ward25A could end with another razor-thin margin.
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Former U.S. attorneys — all Republicans — back Biden, saying Trump threatens ‘the rule of law’
Their open letter marks the latest instance of prominent Republicans backing the Democratic nominee.
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Ohio’s drop-box dispute shows how voting rights groups and Democrats fear Trump’s influence
The Trump campaign intervened in a court fight and one judge nominated by the president ruled to uphold the drop-box limit.
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Election live updates: Trump heading to three states, as Biden plans two stops in Georgia
The president plans to stage rallies in Michigan, Wisconsin and Nebraska. The former vice president will campaign in a state that no Democrat has carried since 1992.
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New voters and Trump antipathy converge to make Sun Belt competitive — maybe for real this time
Millions of new voters have registered in Texas since 2016, and as with Arizona and Georgia, the demographic shifts seem to benefit Democrats.
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Kavanaugh’s argument for rejecting late-arriving ballots is riddled with dubious arguments
The Supreme Court fights over ballot deadlines — and the nature of a valid vote.
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President Trump declares coronavirus is ‘ending’ as virus rates spike and financial markets dip
The pandemic remains the central issue of campaign one week before Election Day, as Biden blistered the president for his handling of the virus.
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Supreme Court rejects request to extend Wisconsin’s deadline for counting mail-in ballots
The vote was 5 to 3, with the court’s liberals in dissent.
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Can Biden pull off a win in Georgia?
Biden visits Georgia on Tuesday tied in the polls there, making the state a tantalizing goal for his party and a potential sign of a political earthquake. But Georgia has a long history of dashing Democratic hopes.
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The court that Mitch McConnell built
Mitch McConnell’s Supreme Court victory. The future of the Affordable Care Act. And a shift in the White House’s thinking on how to tackle the coronavirus.
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Pence is putting others at risk by campaigning after coronavirus exposure, experts say
Public-health officials expressed concern that the vice president has continued to travel for campaign events after at least five of his aides and advisers tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Meadows under fire as Trump chief of staff for handling of pandemic and other crises
Many West Wing aides have been dismayed by the former House member’s performance, viewing him more as a political adviser and confidant than an effective chief of staff.
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Trump appointee resigns over the president’s order removing job protections for many civil servants
Trump’s order “is nothing more than a smoke screen for what is clearly an attempt to require the political loyalty of those who advise the President,” Ronald Sanders wrote.
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Team Trump uses a hilarious mishmash of polls to boost the president
Meanwhile, the race isn’t tightening much.
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Letting the coronavirus pandemic burn is a political choice
Imagine if Trump's coronavirus rhetoric were used about wildfires or plane crashes.
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Jaime Harrison bets on ‘New South’ coalition in his against-the-odds bid to oust Sen. Lindsey Graham
Harrison hopes to capture voters who represent the “New South,” making the state the first in the nation to have two Black senators.
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Coronavirus cases are surging again. These states have refused to loosen rules on who can vote by mail.
Most of the roughly 30 million registered voters who live in Texas, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee have no choice but to cast ballots in person this fall.
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When we’ll find out election results: Here’s what we know about swing states, ballot counting and more
The increase in mail and early voting has changed how and when ballots are counted. Arizona, Florida and North Carolina could provide information quickly, experts say, while states including Pennsylvania and Michigan could lag behind.
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Election live updates: Trump to stump across Pennsylvania, while Biden spends a day off the trail
The president plans to hold three events in a state he narrowly carried four years ago but where polls show Biden leading. Biden has advertised no events for Monday but plans to return to the trail on Tuesday.
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Trump’s conservative imprint on the federal judiciary gives Democrats a playbook — if they win
The president’s first-term judicial legacy, primarily engineered by Sen. Mitch McConnell and his singular focus on the courts, culminates Monday with the expected confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
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Democrats target districts in Trump territory as party grows optimistic about expanding House majority
Democrats are airing ads in Montana, Alaska, rural Minnesota and Virginia, counting on their candidates to run ahead of Biden in districts Trump won by double digits in 2016.
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