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‘It’s ridiculous’: States struggle to accommodate COVID-19 positive voters
While COVID-19 positive voters may pose specific challenges to localities in some states, they are just the tip of the iceberg.
14 hours ago
Postal Service emerges as flash point heading into election
The success of the 2020 presidential election could hinge on a most unlikely government agency, the U.S. Postal Service. The current signs aren't promising.
18 hours ago
In 2020, a female running mate won’t be a ‘Hail Mary’
There are many contrasts between Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were VP candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in the polls.
1 day ago
Doctors, hospitals launch voter registration efforts
Amid the dual public health crises of COVID-19 and racism, some in the medical community are prescribing a somewhat nontraditional remedy: voting.
2 days ago
Democrats worry attorney general has an ‘October surprise’ in the making
This time around, Democrats said they're suspicious of Barr. They said he misrepresented findings of an earlier investigation, by Robert Mueller, to benefit Trump.
Playing electoral defense, Trump claims Biden opposes God
Even for a president known for his blunt criticism, Trump's remarks stood out and they signaled how contentious the campaign may get over the coming months.
4 days ago
The partisan conflict behind a quest to purge up to 800,000 voters from Pa.’s rolls
Judicial Watch is suing Pa. and three suburban counties to more aggressively purge “inactive” voters. Opponents say that could lead to disenfranchisement.
Review of Pa. primary prompts elections agency to seek changes
The review of the primary argues the Legislature should permit ballots to be counted as long as they arrive in county election offices by the Friday after the election.
1 week ago
Citing election delay tweet, influential Trump ally now demands his re-impeachment
President Trump’s suggestion that the November election be delayed spurs Federalist Society co-founder Steven Calabresi to call for his removal from office.
Biden wants the Fed to help close racial economic gaps. How would that work?
The central bank has blunt instruments at its disposal, which are not tailored to economics of racial groups. Biden wants the Fed to more explicitly factor in POC outcomes.
Foreign threats loom ahead of US presidential election
As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the United States' electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries.
Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate
As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals.
Fueled by suburbs, Democrats are poised for gains in key states, analysis finds
A new report finds that Democrats are on track to win the suburbs in five of six key states they lost in the 2016 presidential election.
Pennsylvania to cover cost of stamps for ballots in election
Wolf's top elections official, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, said paying for the postage is a way to make voting more accessible, safer and easier during the pandemic.
‘You won’t be safe,’ Pence warns in Pennsylvania campaign
Vowing to bring “peace and security to cities across America," Mike Pence on Thursday carried the Trump campaign's message of law and order to exurban Pennsylvania.
2 weeks ago
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