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Facing possible defeat, Trump threatens the integrity of the election

September 26, 2020
Dan Balz | Facing possible defeat, Trump threatens the integrity of the election:
Each week has brought evidence of the damage President Trump has done during his nearly four years in office. According to his own words, he is not finished. This past week brought a renewed warning of a harm he could yet inflict on the integrity of elections.
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Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

September 26, 2020
Jonathan Lemire, Marc Levy, Thomas Beaumont | The Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battlegrounds.
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Trump and Biden to face off in first 2020 presidential debate

September 26, 2020
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will be going head-to-head in their first presidential debate Tuesday night in Cleveland, Ohio. Ed O'Keefe breaks down the likely topics, including the Supreme Court and a peaceful transition of power, and what the election battlefield looks like ahead of their first formal meet-up as candidates.
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Nina Totenberg remembers Justice Ginsburg’s fight for gender equality

September 25, 2020
“She quite simply changed the way the world is for American women and I simply would not be here today in the job that I have if it had not been for her,” Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg told Washington Week. Totenberg remembered her 48-year friendship with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and discussed the Supreme Court justice’s life and legacy.

The Senate prepares for a confirmation fight as the nation remembers Justice Ginsburg

September 25, 2020
Washington Week remembers Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and discusses the implications of a confirmation fight just weeks before the 2020 election. And President Trump prepares to announce his selection to fill Ginsburg’s seat.
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Ginsburg Remembered as Champion of Justice as Struggle Continues Over Her Successor

September 24, 2020
Peter Baker | The New York Times
They came from far and near on a bright, warm, early autumn day, the powerful and the powerless, filled with appreciation and anxiety, to pay tribute to the daughter of a Brooklyn bookkeeper who changed the law of the land so that future generations would not have to face the obstacles that she overcame.
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Senate Republicans push for rapid confirmation of still-unnamed Supreme Court nominee

September 24, 2020
Seung Min Kim, Erica Werner | The Washington Post
The timeline for a hearing as tentatively envisioned by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) is unprecedented in modern history, particularly during an era in which toxic partisan fights over the judiciary have only further polarized the Senate. If he sticks to his preliminary schedule, the Senate would be on track to hold a final confirmation vote by the end of October to replace liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday.
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Biden campaigns in North Carolina following Cindy McCain endorsement

September 24, 2020
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Democratic nominee Joe Biden hit the campaign trail, stopping by the battleground state of North Carolina on Wednesday. Polls show Biden and President Trump are virtually tied in the battleground states of Florida and Georgia
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