Politics

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October 19, 2020 - 11:07 am
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With 15 days to go until Election Day, and President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden racing toward Nov. 3, voters are turning out in record numbers to cast their ballots early, with lines forming across Florida Monday morning as voting...
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October 19, 2020 - 7:09 am
By WILL STEAKIN and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump, down in the polls to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and facing a once-unimaginable cash crunch, has been forced to spend the dwindling final weeks of his reelection fight on defense. Out of the 13 rallies in...
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October 19, 2020 - 6:58 am
By WILL MCDUFFIE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As in-person voting begins Monday in Florida, 52 of the state's 67 counties are opening their polling sites to an electorate eager to determine the outcome of one of the nation's most critical battlegrounds. As of Sunday, 2.5 million Floridians had already...
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October 19, 2020 - 6:50 am
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Four key battleground states -- Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and Wisconsin -- are seeing record-high novel coronavirus cases, sparking concerns the U.S. is headed in the wrong direction a little more than two weeks before Election Day. "It is very possible...
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October 19, 2020 - 6:18 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- This year's general election is shaping up to be one for the history books. Between anticipated mail-in ballot records, early voting surges and a slew of novel coronavirus-related safety precautions, the global pandemic has shaped almost every facet of...
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October 18, 2020 - 4:53 pm
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump came under attack from Democrat leaders for prompting a "lock her up" rally chant on Saturday over a thwarted attempt to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee defended his rhetoric on...
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October 18, 2020 - 4:48 pm
BY: ADIA ROBINSON and ADAM KELSEY (WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she and the Trump administration still haven't reached an agreement on coronavirus relief, and that a deal must be struck in the next 48 hours if they want to pass the package by Election Day -- just 16...
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October 18, 2020 - 4:43 pm
BY: SASHA PEZENIK and ANNE FLAHERTY (WASHINGTON) -- The race to develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 has newly highlighted a longstanding dilemma for religious conservatives: much of the cutting-edge research relies on the use of material derived from human fetal tissue -- something they...
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President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Norton Shores, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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October 17, 2020 - 7:35 pm
MUSKEGON, Michigan (AP) — President Donald Trump leaned into fear tactics Saturday as he accused the left of trying to “erase American history, purge American values and destroy the American way of life" in a late reelection pitch to voters in Michigan. “The Democrat Party you once knew doesn’t...
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October 17, 2020 - 12:44 pm
BY: TERRANCE SMITH, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Poll watchers are a regular feature of election s -- representatives of both sides reporting potential issues with voters to local officials while operating under strict guidelines. But their potential role in the 2020 race has come under new scrutiny...
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