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Trump Expected To Nominate Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

Friday, September 25, 2020

The conservative federal judge is just 48 years old and could affect social policy for generations to come if confirmed by the majority-Republican Senate.

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Biden Says He's Confident Trump Will Leave Office If He Loses

Friday, September 25, 2020

Biden said he feels assured the courts, the Congress and national security officials will carry out the rule of law. The comments followed another week of back-and-forth on democratic practices.

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Bernie Sanders Says Americans Must Prepare To Stand Up For Democracy

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The onetime presidential hopeful responded to a suggestion by President Trump that he might not accept the results of an election in which he lost; the White House later sought to modify that stance.

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Public Health Leaders Vow Science, Not Politics, Will Guide COVID-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

A Senate hearing on the coronavirus pandemic follows the day after the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 200,000 people. The session is underway now.

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'Hamilton' Cast Re-imagines Show's Lyrics To Promote Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The performance was part of a virtual voter turnout event hosted by former first lady Michelle Obama and the nonprofit When We All Vote.

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Step Aside Election 2000: This Year's Election May Be The Most Litigated Yet

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In 2000, lawyers and election officials endlessly examined and debated butterfly ballots and hanging chads. Now, the legal arguments are more complex and center on the rules governing mail-in voting.

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Jewish Americans Grieve Justice Ginsburg As Jewish New Year Begins

Sunday, September 20, 2020

When word of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death spread, many Jews were in services, praying from their homes as congregations broadcast over livestream.

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'Fill That Seat' Chants Erupt At Trump Rally, A Day After Ginsburg's Death

Saturday, September 19, 2020

"It will be a woman, a very talented, very brilliant woman," President Trump announced, of his forthcoming nominee.

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Trump Says He Expects To Announce His Supreme Court Pick 'Next Week'

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The president says he likely will nominate a woman, noting that such a choice "would certainly be appropriate."

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Justice Ginsburg's Death Strikes Symbolic On Eve Of Rosh Hashanah

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Many Jews learned that Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman on the Supreme Court, had passed while they were listening to Rosh Hashanah services.

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Trump Says GOP Should Select A New Supreme Court Justice 'Without Delay'

Saturday, September 19, 2020

In a tweet Saturday morning, the president seemed to imply that he wanted to put a new justice on the court before Election Day.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Extends Vote By Mail Deadline, Allows Drop Boxes

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The decisions come just seven weeks before Election Day and as a flurry of election-related lawsuits heat up around the country.

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'I Trust Vaccines. I Trust Scientists. But I Don't Trust Donald Trump,' Biden Says

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In remarks, Joe Biden details his plan to distribute a vaccine for the coronavirus, which he said must be based solely on science.

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4 Differences In How Biden And Trump Campaign Right Now

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

While the Trump campaign has resumed rallies and is trying to project normalcy, the Biden campaign has stuck with small events to emphasize the ongoing threat of the virus.

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Amid Peaceful Protest, Crowd Surrounds Rand Paul After Trump Speech

Friday, August 28, 2020

Walking near the senator from Kentucky and his wife, protesters spoke out about the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville. The situation escalated as police attempted to push them back.

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Before Big Convention Speech, Trump Visits FEMA For Storm Briefing

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Trump said the campaign briefly considered postponing his convention speech, but he will now continue as planned and visit Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.

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'It's Absurd': Trump Officials Brush Off NBA Player Strikes Over Police Shooting

Thursday, August 27, 2020

"They've become like a political organization and that's not a good thing. I don't think that's a good thing for sports or for the country," President Trump said.

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Fact-Checking 6 Claims Pence Made About Biden's Record In His RNC Speech

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Pence warned that a Biden administration would threaten American freedoms and crumble the nation's economy. In making that case, Pence deployed several inaccurate or questionable claims.

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Trump Shatters Ethics Norms By Making Official Acts Part Of GOP Convention

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The second night of the Republican National Convention featured a naturalization ceremony, a presidential pardon and the secretary of state speaking while abroad on official business.

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What It's Like For A Delegate To Participate In A Virtual Convention

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Democratic delegates were supposed to be in Milwaukee this week. Instead, they're attending the Democratic National Convention virtually. Two delegates from Michigan share their experience with NPR.

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