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September 18, 2020 - 7:15 am
By DEENA ZARU and ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are heading to Minnesota on Friday, as the Midwestern state becomes among the first to begin early in-person voting in the 2020 general election. It has been nearly half a...
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September 18, 2020 - 7:05 am
By ABC News (MOOSIC, Pa.) -- Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee for president and former vice president, appeared in a town hall held in Moosic, Pennsylvania, hosted by CNN on Thursday. His appearance follows President Donald Trump's ABC News town hall with uncommitted voters on Tuesday night in...
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September 18, 2020 - 6:46 am
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- State election officials condemned the Postal Service this week for distributing an informational mailer about absentee voting that they said would confuse voters, urging them to check state guidelines instead, and prompting embattled Postmaster General...
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September 18, 2020 - 6:40 am
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The United States Postal Service drafted plans to distribute 650 million reusable cotton face masks to Americans last spring -- five to every household -- as the country grappled with the first wave of the coronavirus outbreak,...
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September 18, 2020 - 6:23 am
By ASHLEY BROWN and CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin says "all roads to the White House go through Wisconsin," but the party is also hoping that adding the fictional cities of Pawnee and Florin to the itinerary will help former Vice President...
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September 17, 2020 - 8:39 pm
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday delivered three key wins for state Democrats' push to expand voting access, including extending the deadline by three days that mail-in ballots need to be received in order to be counted -- a move that will...
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September 17, 2020 - 6:33 pm
By KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A former top White House official has joined the ranks of other past Trump administration officials speaking out against President Donald Trump's reelection. Olivia Troye, who served as Vice President Mike Pence's homeland security adviser, described...
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September 17, 2020 - 5:50 pm
BY: CHEYENNE HASLETT, WILL STEAKIN, and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News (MILWAUKEE) -- President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Wisconsin on Thursday will not only kick off a precarious string of large, in-person campaign events for the president across crucial swing states, but it'll also be held in a...
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September 17, 2020 - 5:40 pm
BY: KATHERINE FAULDERS, AARON KATERSKY, and LEE FERRAN, ABC News (MILWAUKEE) -- Federal prosecutors in New York filed new charges Thursday against Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two former associates of President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, related to an alleged plot to solicit foreign...
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September 17, 2020 - 5:25 pm
BY: LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- An independent commission set up by the Trump administration has unveiled a host of recommendations it says could help nursing homes "reduce the suffering and to save the lives of residents and staff" as they continue to wage a deadly battle against the...
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