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In Labor Day blur, Harris meets Blake family; Trump steps up

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 7, 2020

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a critical swing state while President Donald Trump assailed the Democratic ticket and put the halting economic recovery under the best light.

Election chiefs worry about uncertainty as voting nears

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020

Political battles and pending court fights threaten to upend months of planning for the pandemic election, election officials are warning. In key states, they remain hamstrung with only weeks to prepare.

Trump suggests polling place double-check for mail-in voters

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020

President Donald Trump said Thursday that people who vote early by mail should show up at polling places and vote again if their ballots haven’t been counted, a slight walk back from his comments a day earlier when he suggested people vote twice to test the mail-in system.

Trump flexes power of incumbency in North Carolina trip

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020

President Donald Trump will use the power of incumbency to his advantage Wednesday, making a personal appearance in a key battleground state on V-J Day to declare the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina a World War II “Heritage City.”

Biden calls for charges for violent citizens and police

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020

Joe Biden is hammering President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak ahead of a planned trip to Wisconsin, a pivotal swing state that’s become a focal point for political debate over protest-related violence, police treatment of people of color and the actions of vigilante militias.

Kennedy falls short in Senate bid; tight race to succeed him

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III became the first in his storied political family to lose a run for Congress in Massachusetts, falling short in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in a hard-fought Democratic primary.

Biden hits campaign trail, blames Trump for city violence

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 31, 2020

Joe Biden is forcefully condemning the violence at recent protests while also blaming President Donald Trump for fomenting the divide that's sparking it. He's dismissing his presidential opponent as incapable of tackling the violence himself.