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When the U.S. Election Looks This One-Sided, Contrarian Bets Pay

5 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The polls are saying it and the market is pricing it: President Donald Trump is going to lose the U.S. election next month and his Republican Party may even fail to keep the...
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'Borat' Sequel Grabs A Political News Cycle - At Least Momentarily

'Borat' Sequel Grabs A Political News Cycle - At Least Momentarily

5 minutes ago   |   NPR

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm , starring Sacha Baron Cohen, has become a political football during this presidential election season. A scene involving Rudy Giuliani seized social...
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Modi's party, courting votes in Bihar state, promises free COVID-19 vaccines

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

KOLKATA/MUMBAI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Thursday promised free doses of any future COVID-19 vaccine for the residents of eastern Bihar state if it wins...
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U.S. intelligence agencies say Iran, Russia have tried to meddle in 2020 election

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Senior U.S. intelligence officials have accused both Russia and Iran of trying to interfere with the 2020 presidential election, drawing swift denials from Moscow...
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Opinion | What Joe Biden Could Learn From the Baby-Faced Assassin

Opinion | What Joe Biden Could Learn From the Baby-Faced Assassin

17 minutes ago   |   Politico

Elections inspire boxing analogies. Candidates are forever said to be getting up off the canvas, going for the knockout, and such. Usually the analogy's off, and sometimes it's...
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YouTube Is So Flooded With Political Ads It Can't Place Them All

21 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Less than two weeks before the U.S. election, some political campaigns are dealing with an unexpected obstacle on YouTube, the internet's largest video site: there isn't enough...
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Liberal legal group formed ahead of election in Wisconsin

27 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

A new legal group founded by Wisconsin attorneys who have represented Democrats and others opposed to Republicans on issues ranging from redistricting to the lame-duck...
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53 Percent of People Who Voted Third Party in 2016 Planning to Vote for Biden, New Poll Shows

49 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Just 21 percent of likely voters said they're supporting President Donald Trump's re-election.
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Postal inspectors probing mailbox incident involving member of Governor's Council

53 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. postal inspectors are investigating a summertime incident in which a member of the Governor's Council allegedly fiddled with a piece of mail in a neighbor's...
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Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary Committee Vote

Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary Committee Vote

1 hour ago   |   NPR   |   4 articles

Democrats boycotted the vote, pointing to what they called the damage she would do to health care, and reproductive and voting rights, and the fact the vote took place amid the...
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Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Kevin Cash was well aware his best player during the regular season was in a Gary Sanchez-like funk ever since the postseason opened. Yet when the Rays' manager filled out the... Read more ...

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will boycott Thursday's vote to move forward on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, the party's Senate... Read more ...

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to 787,000 last week despite continued pressure on the labor market from the coronavirus pandemic, the feds said... Read more ...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking 'specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections'

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have "taken... Read more ...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected he will convene a bipartisan commission of constitutional scholars to examine judicial reforms, asserting that... Read more ...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police officers

Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers talk about police reform, including qualified immunity and how bad officers can be held more directly responsible... Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor. The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the... Read more ...