In 1920, Americans were reeling from a flu pandemic, recovering from an economic crisis and grappling with violence against Black people, creating political divisions and debates that are similar to the ones we're having today. Yale University professor Beverly Gage…
By Associated Press
States have been grappling with how to carry out voting amid the coronavirus pandemic, with Election Day three months away.
By Jeff Greenfield
A hundred days from now, Americans will vote for the next president. The latest polls show that President Trump is trailing former Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate is up for grabs and the pandemic will play a major role…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Twenty-five percent of the Republican president's senior staff are nonwhite, compared to 36% of Biden’s senior staff. Biden’s overall campaign team is 35% nonwhite; Trump’s campaign did not provide a comparable number.
By Matt Loffman
There were no presidential primaries on Tuesday, but there were several surprising House and Senate races that could offer some insight into voter priorities and enthusiasm with just four months left until Election Day. Oklahoma voted…
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
A top Georgia voting official, voting implementation manager Gabriel Sterling, said Friday that he had seen no evidence yet of the issue and found it difficult to believe the reports were “an active description of what is happening on the…
States are still struggling with how to handle the surge in requests for absentee and mail-in ballots.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
While someone like Elizabeth Warren could broaden Biden's appeal among progressives, the 70-year-old Massachusetts senator wouldn't be the face of a new generation many in the party are seeking. That might be an advantage for younger contenders, such as California…
The Minnesota trip marks the vice president’s fourth public appearance outside Washington since the World Health Organization officially declared the pandemic — his previous three trips were to other states key to Trump’s re-election: Colorado, Wisconsin and Virginia.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
As President Donald Trump rails against voting by mail, many members of his own political party are embracing it to keep their voters safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
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