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Presidential elections that seem to pry apart our country are nothing new, scholars say. In the past, it's been victorious leaders trying to build consensus that has allowed the country to reconcile. Will that happen again?
For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t.
The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the U.S., persuading record numbers of Americans to cast their ballots early, forcing states to make changes to long-established election procedures and leading to hundreds of lawsuits over how votes will be cast and which ballots will be counted.
Two tiny New Hampshire communities that vote for president just after the stroke of midnight on Election Day have cast their ballots, with one of them marking 60 years since the tradition began.
The Spokesman-Review's Election Day 2020 Live Blog will be tracking local, regional and national updates throughout Tuesday.
Many voters on both sides describe anxiety or fear over the election process and outcome even if they see their chosen candidate as flawed.
The Washington Post’s Libby Casey is anchoring prime time coverage on November 3 as voters cast their votes across the United States.
Electoral votes and swing states and poll numbers and turnout and absentee ballots ... it’s all so very much to take in every four years. One big thing to know: It’s quite possible we won’t know the winner on Election Night.
A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston because the ballots were cast at drive-thru polling centers established during the pandemic.
President Donald Trump cast doubt in advance on Tuesday's election results, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden pushed ahead on offense on the final full day of campaigning ahead of an election conclusion that could have consequences for the U.S. for years to come.
Democratic and Republican lawyers already have gone to court over these issues in the run-up to Tuesday's election. But the legal fights could take on new urgency, not to mention added vitriol, if a narrow margin in a battleground state is the difference between another four years for President Donald Trump or a Joe Biden administration.
Senate Republicans are fighting to save their majority, a final election push against the onslaught of challengers in states once off limits to Democrats but now hotbeds of a potential backlash to President Donald Trump and his allies on Capitol Hill.
Presidential historians and experts on aging say that while the candidates' advanced age has important implications for the presidency, it should not be disqualifying, and the fact that the two men are roughly the same age means voters can look to other factors to decide between the two septuagenarians.
The Washington Post’s Libby Casey is anchoring primetime coverage on Nov. 3 as voters cast their votes across the United States. Throughout the night, the Post will carry speeches live with reporters providing updates from key states including Arizona, Delaware, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.
A surge in coronavirus cases across the country, including in key presidential battleground states, is creating mounting health and logistical concerns for voters, poll workers and political parties ahead of Election Day.
Lil Wayne is feeling the heat after he became the latest prominent rapper to endorse President Donald Trump for reelection.
President Donald Trump dangled a promise to get a weary, fearful nation “back to normal” on Friday as he looked to campaign past the political damage of the devastating pandemic. It was a tantalizingly rosy pitch in sharp contrast to Democratic rival Joe Biden, who pledged to level with America about tough days still ahead after Tuesday’s election.
Texans have already cast more ballots in the presidential election than they did during all of 2016 — an unprecedented surge of early voting in a state that was once the country's most reliably Republican, but may now be drifting toward battleground status.
Donald Trump's campaign rallies are among the nation's biggest events held in defiance of coronavirus-related crowd restrictions.
An unprecedented convergence of three crises that disproportionately affect people of color — the coronavirus pandemic, joblessness and police brutality — has led many to believe this presidential election is a referendum on race relations in America.