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High court won’t extend Wisconsin’s absentee ballot deadline

The Supreme Court is siding with Republicans to prevent Wisconsin from counting mailed ballots that are received after Election Day.

Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — President Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden zeroed in on the critical battleground of Pennsylvania on Monday, demonstrating starkly different approaches to rallying voters just eight days before polls close during the worst public health crisis in a century.

Watch live: Amy Coney Barrett to be sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

The Senate is expected to vote shortly on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

Thousands of naturalized voters will cast ballots for first time. And they will help decide the outcome

Thousands of newly naturalized citizens across the nation will make up a critical multigenerational voting bloc in this year’s election. Experts predict they will make up roughly 10 percent of the country’s overall electorate.


It’s looking like we won’t know who controls the Senate until 2021. No, really

The battle for US Senate majority control is the most competitive thing to watch in American politics right now, and the fate of that majority could be determined by one state that looks to be on track for a post-November campaign.

Trump complains of focus on COVID-19 as Election Day draws near

After a weekend that saw a record-breaking number of new daily coronavirus cases, President Trump falsely claimed on Twitter Monday morning that the spike was the result of a “fake news media conspiracy,” and complained about the media’s attention to the pandemic as Election Day draws near.

Biden, Trump focus on battleground states in 11th-hour pitch

The final week of the campaign is colliding with deepening concerns about a public health crisis in the US. Trump is eager for voters to focus on almost anything else.

White House chief of staff Meadows says ‘we’re not going to control the pandemic’

Officials on Sunday scoffed at the notion of dialing back in-person campaigning despite positive tests from several aides to Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the White House coronavirus task force.