The effort is focused on congressional contests and aimed at people who did not vote in 2016 but could be persuaded to participate this year if they believe candidates would address issues important to them.
The assertion from the president’s top law enforcement official might otherwise be unsurprising, if not for the public pressure President Trump has put on Barr in recent months to deliver results from an investigation Barr specially commissioned to review the FBI’s 2016 probe of possible coordination between Russia and Trump’s campaign.
Joe Biden is consistently viewed favorably by half of poll respondents while President Trump remains mired in the low 40s. Why does this matter? Because there’s a link between a candidate’s advantage in favorability and the results of the presidential contest.
With four days left until Election Day, more than 9 million people have cast ballots already in Texas. Early voting in nearly a dozen other states topped 80 percent of turnout from the last presidential election.
The former New York mayor is donating to candidates in three states -- Texas, Arizona and North Carolina -- hoping that they can help those states migrate away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy such as solar.
The Post has catalogued and organized reader questions about the 2020 election.
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National polling average
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 CNN, Economist-YouGov, Fox News, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.
D.C. police have canceled leave for officers starting this weekend to ensure adequate staffing, and the District spent $100,000 on less-than-lethal munitions and chemical irritants for riot control to replenish a stockpile depleted by clashes over the summer.
To understand fully what an offense is trying to do in its passing attack, it helps to know how pass routes work together. Sometimes, a player is running a route with the primary goal of getting his teammate open.
There is no bigger or more important star, no young sports leader handling every facet of this traumatic year better than Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Yet he is no match for the novel coronavirus.