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Biden makes push for voters on National Black Voter Day

September 18, 2020

(Photo via Twitter/ BET) By Kat Stafford ASSOCIATED PRESS  DETROIT — Joe Biden’s campaign unveiled a series of nationwide digital events Friday targeting Black voters in swing states — a strategic move by the Democratic presidential nominee to further energize the key demographic as the race heads into its final weeks. The virtual events, which…

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Racial tensions roiling US pose target for election meddling

September 10, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. The tensions coursing through the United States over racism and policing are a likely target for adversaries seeking to influence the November election, lawmakers and experts warn — and there are signs that Russia is again seeking to exploit the divide. (AP Photo/J….

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Harris warns suppression, interference could alter election

September 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris says foreign interference, doubt cast about the election by President Donald Trump and voter suppression could potentially cost her and Joe Biden the White House in November. “I am a realist about it. Joe is a realist about it,” the California senator said during an interview…

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Pence defends police at convention amid rising race tension

August 28, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Vice President Mike Pence arrives with his wife Karen Pence to speak on the third day of the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin And Kevin Freking ASSOCIATED PRESS  BALTIMORE  — Vice President Mike…

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Grand Opening, Grand Closing…

August 28, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)  The business of the Republican National Convention was over by Monday afternoon. But the speech making went on and on and on….

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GOP Convention takeaways: Pence pounces while crises swirl

August 27, 2020

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and STEVE PEOPLES WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans proceeded with the third night of their national convention, but many Americans — particularly those in the path of Hurricane Laura — were focused on more immediate concerns. Takeaways: PENCE TAKES ON ATTACK ROLE The attack role often assigned to vice presidential candidates is an…

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Melania makes immigrant case for Donald at RNC, Biden’s camp responds

August 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump portrayed her husband as an authentic, uncompromising leader in a Rose Garden address as President Donald Trump turned to family, farmers and the trappings of the presidency to boost his reelection chances on the second night of the scaled-down Republican National Convention. Mrs. Trump offered a polished portrait of Trump’s…

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August 24, 2020

During this week’s Republican National Convention, President Donald Trump and a lineup comprised mostly of his family will be making the argument for while he should stay in office. By Denise Clay The late political columnist Molly Ivins said that in politics, you’ve got to dance with the one that brung you. So it really…

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An overview of the 2020 Democratic Party platform

August 21, 2020

This year’s document features a focus on the unprecedented times we are living in, damage caused by the GOP response to the COVID-19 crisis and a call for a renewed commitment to core party values. By Amy V. Simmons Fewer traditions produce more ambivalence than the unveiling of American political party platforms. They provide an…

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