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Obama campaigns for Biden in Florida as Trump heads to battleground Ohio – as it happened

As election day nears, what dirty tricks could Trump turn to?California ‘shattering prior returns’ with 6m ballots castUS election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states?Sign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 11.03pm BST It’s been a lively day on the election trail. We’re closing this blog now but will be back with all the developments in US political news, as it happens, tomorrow.Here are the main events of the day: 10.53pm BST Democratic vice-president...
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Obama campaigns for Biden in Florida as Trump heads to battleground Ohio – live coverage

As election day nears, what dirty tricks could Trump turn to?California ‘shattering prior returns’ with 6m ballots castUS election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states?Sign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 9.10pm BST Richard Luscombe writes that Barack Obama is delivering a sparky speech at a drive-in rally for Joe Biden in North Miami, Florida.His event continues with him highlighting the difference between Trump’s “empty promises” for a second term and ...
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Trump heads for Ohio as contest with Biden hits battleground states – live

As election day nears, what dirty tricks could Trump turn to?California ‘shattering prior returns’ with 6m ballots castUS election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states?Sign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 7.20pm BST The war of words on the campaign trail is heating up. Donald Trump is still talking in North Carolina, about an hour in, in 82F heat under sunny skies (according to the pool report - your blogger is in the cloudy, cool Big Apple) and the pres...
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Trump rallies North Carolina on jam-packed Saturday

President Trump campaigned in the critical swing state of North Carolina and made the pitch that he's the person who will lead the...
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Trump votes in Florida as contest with Biden hits battleground states – live

As election day nears, what dirty tricks could Trump turn to?California ‘shattering prior returns’ with 6m ballots castUS election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states?Sign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 3.57pm BST Johns Hopkins University has reported 79,963 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, a record, although the number of daily deaths has remained broadly stable since the beginning of autumn at between 700 and 800.The World Health Organization (WHO)...
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Trump and Biden hit battleground states with 10 days to go – live

As election day nears, what dirty tricks could Trump turn to?California ‘shattering prior returns’ with 6m ballots castUS election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states?Sign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 1.08pm BST … and welcome to another day of coverage of the US presidential election, US politics in general and of course the coronavirus pandemic, ever a subject of political debate. There are 10 days to go until election day, and Donald Trump is trail...
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Joe Biden has promised to tackle systemic racism head on. He can start by appointing diverse judges and cabinet members.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden puts his protective face mask back on and adjusts it as he departs after speaking about President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and answering questions from reporters during a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., June 30, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Should Biden win, he must appoint the most diverse cabinet and judiciary in history, says five Black lawmakers in ...
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Heavily armed man charged with possessing child pornography researched Joe Biden, judge says

A heavily armed man arrested in North Carolina in May and indicted by a grand jury in September for possession of child pornography researched and traveled near the residence of former Vice President Joe Biden, according to information disclosed in a federal court filing.
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Biden Widens Lead Over Trump to 4 Points in North Carolina: Poll

The poll also reveals who voters prefer in a contentious race that will determine which party controls the Senate.
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African Patchwork Handmade Quilt

Do you love traditional handcrafts? Global design? How about warm feet? We've got you covered with this spectacular quilt. Mother-daughter artists Hilda and Alyah Baker source block-printed fabric, wax cloth, and batik from community partners in Mali, South Africa, Ghana, and other nations, and then hand-cut, -sew, and -bind each quilt. Inspired by traditional African American quiltmaking, Hilda and Alyah combine vividly colored remnant, repurposed, and new materials to create heirloom-worthy pi...
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Everything you need to know about election polls in 2020

Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden currently holds a ten point lead in national polls over President Donald Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo With less than two weeks until Election Day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has about a 10 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in an average of national polls. National polling in 2016 was about as accurate as any presidential election since 1968, even if Trump's upset victory shocked millions of Americans. Business Ins...
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Symposium: The particular perils of emergency election cases

This article is part of a symposium on the Supreme Court’s “shadow docket.” Edward B. Foley holds the Ebersold chair in constitutional law at Ohio State University, where he also directs the election law program. His latest book is Presidential Elections and Majority Rule. The truly important decision in Bush v. Gore as a practical matter was not the merits ruling released on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2000, but instead the stay decision issued the previous Saturday, Dec. 9. That stay surely ranks among ...
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ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup

Debate Doesn’t Move The Needle It was President Trump’s last best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign. But even with a more subdued performance, the debate Thursday night failed to shake up the race, with polls showing Trump trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Trump threw a lot against the wall during the 90-minute debate, little of it decipherable: Biden got money from Russia! Biden’s brother got money in Iraq! And on and on it went. The President also made a number of racis...
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NC GOPer Tries To Clean Up Racist Attack On Those Who ‘Ruin White Males Running For Office’

Madison Cawthorn, the Republican candidate running for former Rep. Mark Meadows’ (R-NC) old seat, scrambled to put out the fire sparked on Thursday by his racist attack involving Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who is Black, and a journalist who volunteered for Booker’s 2020 presidential campaign. Cawthorn had posted the now-revised broadside on MoeTaxes.com, his website about Democratic opponent Moe Davis. The post attacked Davis’ ties to reporter and ex-Boston University dean Tom Fiedler, who “qui...
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Nothing New: How US Politics Turned Tribal, From George Washington To Donald Trump

This article is part of TPM Cafe , TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It is excerpted from “Republic of Wrath” by James A. Morone . American politics is loud, angry, and bristling with us versus them. But is there anything new in our screaming political divisions? Do they endanger the republic, as many observers fear? Or should we all take a deep breath as American politics runs through just another rowdy stretch? We can scan American history to explain what is different about th...
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North Carolina man with van full of guns, explosives asked, 'Should I kill Joe Biden?' online, authorities say

A man indicted last month on child pornography charges had traveled near Biden's home and wrote a checklist that ended with the word "execute."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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GOP House candidate Madison Cawthorn launched an attack website accusing a journalist of working with Cory Booker 'to ruin white males running for office'

North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn gives a speech during the 2020 Republican National Convention. Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images A 25-year-old Republican congressional candidate in North Carolina attacked a journalist over his work for Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey. Madison Cawthorn, who would be the youngest member of Congress if elected, went after journalist Tom Fiedler, wh...
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Friday round-up

Yet another important dispute over election rules is up at the Supreme Court, as Republicans on Thursday asked the justices to issue an emergency order blocking an extension of the absentee-ballot deadline in North Carolina. Chief Justice John Roberts ordered the supporters of the extended deadline (which include state election officials and a nonprofit group) to file a response by Saturday afternoon. The North Carolina dispute joins two other high-profile requests for emergency relief that are ...
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Florida Law Enforcement Will Add Security To Early Voting Sites

Law enforcement deputies will be stationed at five early voting sites in Florida, officials said, after two armed men dressed as security guards who, by some accounts, claimed they had been hired by the Trump campaign to provide security were seen at a campaign tent outside a polling station on Wednesday. According to local reports earlier this week, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri told Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Julie Marcus that the armed men, who wore blue polo shirts wi...
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GOP House Candidate Sounds Racist Dog Whistle in Attack on Journalist

Madison Cawthorn, a Republican candidate for the House from North Carolina, created an attack website accusing a journalist of leaving a job in academia "to work for non-white males, like Cory Booker, who aims to ruin white males running for office."The journalist, Tom Fiedler, who had written favorably about Cawthorn's opponent, is a former dean of the Boston University College of Communications. He volunteered for the 2020 presidential campaign of Booker, D-N.J.Fiedler has since written ar...
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In two political battlegrounds, thousands of mail-in ballots are on the verge of being rejected

Tens of millions of Americans have already cast their ballots for the 2020 election by mail, building on a historic shift in voting methods that started with primary elections held during the COVID-19 pandemic.Mail-in ballots, however, aren’t automatically accepted as in-person ballots are. Rather, they can be rejected if they have signature defects on their return envelopes. Unless cured by voters – which means that voters fix the signature errors on them – these submitted ballots will be rejec...
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220 US Marines were killed in the Beirut bombing 37 years ago — it was the deadliest day for the Corps since World War II's Battle of Iwo Jima

U.S. Marines with the School of Infantry-East Color Guard stand at parade rest during a wreath laying ceremony on the anniversary of the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by SOI-East Combat Camera Cpl. Andrew Kuppers/ Released The horrific Oct. 23, 1983 attack on the multinational peacekeepers, an attack purportedly perpetrated by the Iranian-funded terrorist organization Hezbollah, was especially devastating for t...
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Man who searched for Biden's home had 'execute' on checklist, court says

Alexander Hillel Treisman, who was indicted last month, traveled near Joe Biden’s home and purchased an AR-15A North Carolina man searched earlier this year for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s home online, traveled near the home and wrote a checklist that ended with the word “execute,” according to federal court documents.The information was contained in documents related to a detention hearing for Alexander Hillel Treisman, who was indicted last month on child abuse imagery charge...
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Voting 2020 live updates: Trump to cast ballot in Florida; voter turnout could reach 62%; North Carolina court battle over absentee deadline

As Trump plans to early vote in Florida, Pence cast his ballot in Indianapolis. Almost 50M have already voted. Latest voting news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Voting 2020 live updates: How to vote as early numbers show turnout could be 62%; North Carolina court battle over absentee deadline

Election rules in New Jersey related to COVID-19 are upheld. Almost 50 million have already voted. Latest voting news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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North Carolina man with van full of guns asked 'Should I kill Joe Biden?' online, authorities say

A man indicted last month on child pornography charges had traveled near Biden’s home and wrote a checklist that ended with the word “execute."
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A North Carolina man who was found with a van full of guns and explosives had researched how to kill Joe Biden, prosecutors say

Alexander Hillel Treisman was found with child porn images, said he would "do a columbine" and mused on killing Biden, court documents say.
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Reggie Oliver's legacy rises to new heights

In the weeks after his passing away, Oliver's life was celebrated by fans and members of the Young Thundering Herd when Marshall hosted North Carolina Stateat Edwards Stadium. (Photo courtesy of speaktherights.com)     Reggie Oliver forged a wonderful legacy as the legendary quarterback who led Marshall University's Thundering Herd in the years following the 1970 plane crash that killed most of the school's varsity football team.     Oliver finished his college career in 1973 with a h...
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Biden crushes Trump in all the post-debate snap polls, except one flagged by Sean Hannity

For what it's worth, Democratic presidential nominee pretty consistently won his final debate against President Trump, according to most reputable snap polls conducted after the Thursday night showdown in Nashville.> NEW Poll On Who won tonight's [email protected]: > Biden 54% (+19) > Trump 35%@CNN: > Biden 53% (+14) > Trump 39%@DataProgress: > Biden 52% (+11) > Trump 41%> > -- Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) October 23, 2020There was also "the unscientific CNN North Carolin...
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Recruiting: Skyy Clark commits to Kentucky, but UCLA basketball could still land big talent

Support our UCLA athletics coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Five-star basketball prospect Skyy Clark announced his commitment to Kentucky on Thursday afternoon via Instagram. Clark, a 6-foot-3 combo guard, is ranked the 14th overall prospect in the nation for the 2022 class by 247Sports.com. UCLA was one of four final choices for Clark, along with North Carolina and Memphis. Clark was a two-year standout at Heritage Christian High in Northridge before he recently moved...
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