Election 2020

Nationally, President Trump is trailing Joe Biden by an average of about 10 points, and he’s behind Biden in key battlegrounds like Florida, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

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Coronavirus has become the defining issue of the 2020 election.

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In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court justices said states can punish Electoral College delegates for not voting for the person who wins the popular vote.

Supreme Court issues big decision on faithless electors and minor decision on robocalls

In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court justices said states can punish Electoral College delegates for not voting for the person who wins the popular vote.

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Rep. Adam Schiff defends his impeachment inquiry against charges that Democrats committed malpractice

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Primary elections are happening on Tuesday, and several might be upsets for Democrats.

Longtime Rep. Eliot Engel struggles in race against political novice Jamaal Bowman

Primary elections are happening on Tuesday, and several might be upsets for Democrats.

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Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey is losing support of the Democratic establishment. This weekend, Rep. Adam Schiff withdrew his endorsement of Lacey.

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey loses endorsement from Rep. Adam Schiff

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey is losing support of the Democratic establishment. This weekend, Rep. Adam Schiff withdrew his endorsement of Lacey.

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President Trump has a polling problem.

Republicans, Trump’s polling slips amid coronavirus, racial reckoning

President Trump has a polling problem.

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Long lines stretched outside polling places in parts of Georgia during Tuesday’s primary election.

Georgia’s voting problems during primary could repeat in November

Long lines stretched outside polling places in parts of Georgia during Tuesday’s primary election.

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Governor Newsom’s executive order to allow everyone to mail in their November ballots is facing a legal challenge from Republicans.

Republican groups sue Gov. Newsom over voting. Plus California churches reopen

Governor Newsom’s executive order to allow everyone to mail in their November ballots is facing a legal challenge from Republicans.

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A sexual assault allegation against presidential candidate Joe Biden is dividing Democrats. Some say it’s hard to know the truth.

Reporter Laura McGann on chasing Tara Reade’s assault allegations against Joe Biden

A sexual assault allegation against presidential candidate Joe Biden is dividing Democrats. Some say it’s hard to know the truth.

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It’s Election Day for people living in Northern LA County and parts of Ventura.

Why California’s 25th District race has national implications

It’s Election Day for people living in Northern LA County and parts of Ventura.

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Come November, every registered California voter will be able to vote by mail. But the process has been politicized; Republicans — including President Trump — are opposed.

Why vote-by-mail has become a political battleground

Come November, every registered California voter will be able to vote by mail. But the process has been politicized; Republicans — including President Trump — are opposed.

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President Trump says it’s up to him to decide when the economy reopens.

Who has the power to reopen the US economy: Trump or governors?

President Trump says it’s up to him to decide when the economy reopens.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders withdrew from the presidential race this morning: “I cannot in good conscience continue to mount a campaign that cannot win, and which would interfere…

Bernie Sanders it out. Can Democrats unite behind Joe Biden as presidential nominee?

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders withdrew from the presidential race this morning: “I cannot in good conscience continue to mount a campaign that cannot win, and which would interfere…

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At long last, the results are mostly in. And as was  clear on election night , Vermont Sen. and  Democratic socialist  Bernie Sanders won the California primary.

Vote update: How big was Bernie’s win and the California primary’s loss?

At long last, the results are mostly in. And as was  clear on election night , Vermont Sen. and  Democratic socialist  Bernie Sanders won the California primary.

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Wisconsin’s presidential primary is back on for tomorrow. Earlier today, it was off — the governor had postponed it until June. But hours later, the state supreme court overruled him.

Wisconsin governor gets overruled when trying to suspend in-person voting for primary

Wisconsin’s presidential primary is back on for tomorrow. Earlier today, it was off — the governor had postponed it until June. But hours later, the state supreme court overruled him.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won only North Dakota in Tuesday’s round of Democratic presidential primaries. He spoke today, “Donald Trump must be defeated.

Can Bernie Sanders regain momentum after winning only North Dakota in March 10 primaries

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won only North Dakota in Tuesday’s round of Democratic presidential primaries. He spoke today, “Donald Trump must be defeated.

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The former vice president's win in Michigan, in particular, has solidified Biden's place as the front-runner to be the Democratic nominee.

The Democratic nomination is now in view for Joe Biden — and 5 other takeaways

The former vice president's win in Michigan, in particular, has solidified Biden's place as the front-runner to be the Democratic nominee.

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Six states are holding primaries today: Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Washington State, North Dakota. On this “Big Tuesday,” 352 delegates are up for grabs.

Live results and blog: Big Tuesday 2020

Six states are holding primaries today: Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Washington State, North Dakota. On this “Big Tuesday,” 352 delegates are up for grabs.

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren officially ended her presidential bid. Long before the first debates and voting began in Iowa, Warren was the frontrunner in the race.

Elizabeth Warren withdraws from presidential race. What happened?

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren officially ended her presidential bid. Long before the first debates and voting began in Iowa, Warren was the frontrunner in the race.

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