Election 2020

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Election live updates: Biden heading to N.C. for first time since primary as Trump stages White House events

The latest campaigning comes as new Washington Post-ABC News polling shows tight races in both Florida and Arizona.
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The dramatic governing changes Democrats could make if they take power

Chatter about these changes was already happening among Democrats well before Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Post-ABC polls: Trump and Biden in tight races in Florida, Arizona

Sunbelt battlegrounds hold keys to 2020 outcome
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The former vice president, in front of other aides, suggested Obama gather more intelligence, but he was not opposed to killing al-Qaeda leader Osama bin laden.
Trump staged a rally in Pennsylvania, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden dispatched his running mate, Kamala D. Harris, to Michigan, while he held fundraisers.
The move cues up the first potential partisan election case for the court to consider since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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In this edition: The coming Catholic politics of a court fight, the latest ballot warfare in swing states, and the return of Iowa as a swing state.
Democrats have tried to replicate in-person contacts virtually, while Republicans have conducted a traditional campaign. Neither side knows which will work better.
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Why “naked ballots” could be a major X factor in the Trump-Biden race.
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Given the Supreme Court vacancy, this is a suddenly urgent issue.
The effort to help elect Democrat Joe Biden is targeted at convicted Black and Hispanic voters.
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The attorney general has clearly demonstrated a desire to help the president politically.
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Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) worked on foreign policy issues at Human Rights Watch, but the ad claims he lobbied on a domestic issue.
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Packed rallies vs. distanced gatherings: How Trump and Biden's campaigns look different
The Post’s Anne Gearan explains how President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden take opposite approaches to campaigning during a pandemic.
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