Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US…

Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities for a health education advertising campaign on the coronavirus outbreak

Philly shooting brings policing, racism back into…

The fatal shooting of another Black man on America’s streets by police has brought the fraught issues of policing and racism back to the fore of the presidential election in its closing days

In Georgia, Kamala Harris takes aim at Trump…

Swing State Determinations Could Hinge on…

Swing State Determinations, Could Hinge on Rejected Mail-In Ballots. Mail-in ballots are predicted to comprise nearly 60 percent of all the votes in the 2020 presidential election. That equates to nearly 70 million people. Voting experts say that the rejection rate of absentee ballots could hover around one to two percent. or more than one million ballots. This means that in battleground states, ballots that aren't counted could potentially equate to more votes for the losing candidate. The vote-by-mail ballot rejections are going to be the hanging chads of 2000, Daniel Smith, Political Science Professor University of Florida, via NBC News. Ballot rejection rates among people of color, women and younger voters have historically been higher. Ballot rejection rates are also often higher in states where mail-in ballots are less common. Such states include the battlegrounds of Wisconsin, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Nevada. 2020 mail-in ballots have already reached record numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic

FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US…

Federal agencies say cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system

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Trump, Biden to appeal to last-minute voters in…

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican’s pathway to another term

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign…

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign Trail. According to CNN, Former President Barack Obama will join Biden in a key battleground state. Two sources privy to the plans told CNN the location will be finalized within days. . Obama has made three solo appearances campaigning for Biden this past week in Pennsylvania, Miami and Orlando. Democrats hope Obama can rally the support of Black men, younger voters and Latinos. . His speeches have increasingly criticized Trump's response to COVID-19, his jobs record, overall behavior in office and his slew of angry tweets. . Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to Obama's speech in Orlando. Now @FoxNews is playing Obama's no crowd, fake speech for Biden, a man he could barely endorse because he couldn't believe he won, President Donald Trump, via Twitter

Taking a stand has new meaning in heavily…

The United States is barreling toward Election Day in what is believed to be the most litigated race in American history

Surging coronavirus endangers Trump plan to…

Letters, texts, caravans, parades: Advocates…

In the best of times, it’s a massive logistical challenge to get millions out to vote

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Battleground State Voters Are Driving Record…

Battleground State Voters , Are Driving Record Early Turnout. More than 64 million people have already cast their votes for the 2020 election, with an entire week to go before election day. The number is nearly half of the entire vote count for 2016. It is the most votes ever cast in early voting. A shift in voting rules due to the pandemic and polarized reactions to President Donald Trump have contributed to the significant increase in early voter participation. In battleground states — including Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, Nevada and Georgia —. the early ballots make up more than 60 percent of all the votes that were cast in 2016. The number is higher in Texas, where early voters have cast more than 80 percent of all the ballots cast in 2016. Analysts say that Biden could be the potential winner in states where mail-in ballots have been utilized the most. In states that show fewer mail-in ballots cast, Trump could be the winner if his prediction of an in person, "red-wave" proves to be accurate

Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US…

President Donald Trump is painting an apocalyptic portrait of American life if Democrat Joe Biden gets elected

Pompeo, in Indonesia, renews China attacks as US…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Indonesia renewing the Trump administration's rhetorical onslaught against China as the American presidential election looms

Amy Coney Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme…

Amy Coney Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme Court on Monday. President Trump will secure a political victory as Amy Coney Barrett is set to be confirmed to the Republican-controlled Senate. The final vote is to take place at 7:30 p.m. ET. Only 51 votes are needed for Barrett to claim her seat on the Supreme Court. According to an administration official, a swearing-in ceremony will take place either late Monday or Tuesday. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called the confirmation “an inerasable stain on this Republican majority forevermore.”. He also attacked the prospect of Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the vote since several of his staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Many Democrats believe Barrett's confirmation will lead to the demise of the Affordable Care Act

Judge allows John Hinckley to publicly display…

A federal judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can now publicly display his writings, artwork and music

FBI says extremist threatened Trump, Obama in…

An FBI agent says a man accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan's governor also made threatening online comments about President Donald Trump and other political figures

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AOC Fires Back at ‘Unhinged’ Trump Name-Dropping…

AOC Fires Back at , ‘Unhinged’ Trump, Name-Dropping Her During Debate . Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a signature Twitter takedown of Donald Trump on Thursday night. . During the debate, Trump referenced the climate policy of Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues, saying “AOC plus three" ... "know nothing about the climate.”. They know nothing about the climate. I mean she’s got a good line of stuff, but she knows nothing about the climate, and they’re all hopping through hoops for AOC plus three. Not a real plan, Donald Trump, via HuffPost. In response, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to tell him that it’s actually “AOC plus 115.”. ... Because that’s how many House and Senate members have cosponsored the most ambitious climate legislation in American history, AOC, via Twitter. Ocasio-Cortez also reflected on her former job as a waitress, saying she would have never guessed an “unhinged” president would be repeatedly name-dropping her. . She then pointed out Trump’s use of her nickname, AOC, saying he did so to convey “disrespect.” . I wonder if Republicans understand how much they advertise their disrespect of women in debates when they consistently call women members of Congress by nicknames … Women notice. It conveys a lot, AOC, via Twitter

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline…

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day