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Daniel Bush is PBS NewsHour's Senior Political Reporter.
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Politics Oct 22In a year of uncertainty, voters’ fears of not being counted prompt record early turnout
Political strategists from both major parties believe Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting is driving an increase in early in-person voting in states where voting is underway.
Politics Oct 16Limits on ballot drop-off sites have some Texans worried about suppression
More than 22 million Americans have already voted, including 2.5 million in Texas. Harris County, home to Houston, is seeing increased volume in early voting, with some residents making use of a new drive-through option during the pandemic. But some…
Politics Oct 15Trump’s struggles in the suburbs put North Carolina in play for Biden
An increasingly moderate suburban electorate in the once overwhelmingly conservative counties surrounding Charlotte, Raleigh and other North Carolina cities has put the state in play for Democrats in recent election cycles.
Politics Oct 14Despite pandemic, Georgia residents flock to the polls for early voting
Discussions about how to vote safely in a pandemic have been occurring across the country for months. Will Americans be willing to wait in line at the polls to cast their ballots? In Georgia, early in-person voting began this week.
Nation Oct 08To many supporters, Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis inspires hope, not fear
President Donald Trump's effort to project physical toughness while recovering from the coronavirus has struck a chord with supporters, many of whom said in interviews in recent days that his experience with COVID-19 made them less fearful of contracting it.
Politics Oct 085 takeaways from the VP debate
Vice President Mike Pence dodged questions much more frequently than his opponent during their debate Wednesday, instead launching counter-attacks against Sen. Kamala Harris and her running mate, former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee. But Harris also sidestepped…
Politics Oct 02‘Everything feels so unsettled now.’ Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis shakes up the election
In North Carolina, voters react to the president testing positive for the coronavirus.
Politics Oct 02‘They forget about us.’ In Minnesota, moderate Democrats feel left behind by their party
A battle over what it means to be a Democrat puts Minnesota into battleground territory.
Politics Sep 305 takeaways from the first Trump-Biden debate
Though policy differences were largely lost in a near-constant flurry of interruptions, cross-talk and pleas for decorum by the moderator, Chris Wallace of Fox News, five themes emerged from the first presidential debate.
Nation Sep 24‘As ugly and divisive as it was for Kavanaugh’: Midwest voters brace for Supreme Court fight
MILWAUKEE — As Washington readies for a bruising Supreme Court nomination battle just weeks before the election, Jamie Kyser is following the news with a growing sense of alarm. If Senate Republicans fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat, Kyser, a…