President Trump tried to cast Joe Biden as a scandal-plagued politician who had failed over decades in office, and Biden sought to portray Trump as a demagogue who criminally abused immigrants and mishandled the pandemic.
Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.
Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by Economist-YouGov, NBC-WSJ, PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.
Career federal employees whose work involves making policy would no longer be hired under competitive procedures, under an executive order issued Wednesday. “This is the most profound undermining of the civil service in our lifetimes,” the president of the American Federation of Government Employees said.
A dire wildfire crisis is unfolding in Colorado after a blaze exploded sixfold in size in just 24 hours. With the explosive growth of the East Troublesome Fire, three of the top five blazes on record in Colorado have occurred this year.
As federal stimulus talks drag on in Congress, Maryland's governor announced that he would use roughly half of the budget savings from last year to expand existing state programs and fund new ones to help floundering small businesses.
More than 400 companies are seeking to join the anti-Apple coalition, a remarkable outpouring against Apple. For years, developers were reluctant to say anything negative about the tech giant, but that is changing.
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