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High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

October 23, 2020

By Mark Sherman ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea. The justices divided 4-4 Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that allowed election officials to receive and count ballots until Nov. 6, even…

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Twitter tightens limits on candidates ahead of US election

October 16, 2020

By Barbara Ortutay ASSOCIATED PRESS  OAKLAND, Calif. — Twitter is imposing tough new rules that restrict candidates from declaring premature victory and tighten its measures against spreading misinformation, calling for political violence and spreading thoughtless commentary in the days leading up to and following the Nov. 3 U.S. election. The social platform will remove tweets…

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2020 General Election “At a Glance” Voter Guide

October 16, 2020

Candidates for President of the United States — Democratic Party Joe Biden Website: www.joebiden.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/joebiden Facebook: www.facebook.com/joebiden Instagram: www.instagram.com/joebiden Candidates for President of the United States — Republican Party Donald J. Trump (incumbent) Website: www.donaldjtrump.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/realDonaldTrump Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonaldTrump Instagram: www.instagram.com/teamtrump Candidates for President of the United States — Liberatarian Party Jo Jorgensen Website:…

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Delays in verifying mail-in ballots will slow election tally

October 8, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: An employee of the Philadelphia City Commissioner’s office examines ballots at a satellite election office at Overbrook Elementary School in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ Laurence Kesteron, File) By Anthony Izaguirre ASSOCIATED PRESS  Voters awaiting results in some of the key presidential battleground states on election night should be prepared to keep waiting, thanks to…

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“I’m speaking…”

October 8, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Kamala Harris (Shutterstock) During her debate with Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Kamala Harris often found herself having to reclaim her time.  By Denise Clay Admittedly, the bar for Wednesday’s debate between Republican Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic candidate for Vice President, Sen. Kamala Harris, was set pretty low. In order for…

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Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard

October 2, 2020

Voters turned on Tuesday night’s presidential debate hoping to get the insight needed to make a decision come November. What they got was a couple of septuagenarians engaged in a playground fight. By Denise Clay To be honest, I’d have been more surprised if Tuesday night’s first Presidential Debate between Republican President Donald Trump and…

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Welcome To West Oak Lane

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen.Harris greets Paulette Beale Harris, owner of Paul Beale’s Florist and her mother, with Rep. Dwight Evans (Photo/Webster Riddick)  Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democrats Vice Presidential nominee, came to West Oak Lane to share the vision that she and Joe Biden have for America and to spend some time with her “sisters.” By Denise Clay…

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Pennsylvania: Mail ballots can’t be discarded over signature

September 18, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: FILE – In this May 28, 2020, file photo processing work on mail in ballots for the Pennsylvania Primary election is being done at the Butler County Bureau of Elections, in Butler, Pa. With concerns rising in Pennsylvania that tens of thousands of mail-in ballots will be discarded in the presidential election over…

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Virginia lieutenant governor enters race for governor

September 18, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: FILE – In a Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 file photo, Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax speaks during the 9th Annual wreath laying and ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, in Washington. Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax formally kicked off his campaign for governor Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 a year after facing…

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