More than 67 million Americans have voted with one week until Election Day

More than 67 million Americans have voted in the 2020 presidential election with one week until Election Day, according to the U.S. Elections Project. Key states Texas and Florida have seen record high voter turnout so far. Young voters, who tend to vote in person and later in the election season, will be a group […]

Biden Blasts Trump As U.S. COVID-19 Cases Mount And Pence Staff Endures Outbreak

MANCHESTER, N.H./WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – Vice President Mike Pence forged ahead with campaigning on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic. With nine days to go […]

Moderator Kristen Welker Won The Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was a train wreck: Trump trampled over both Biden (who at one point implored Trump to “shut up”) and moderator Chris Wallace, who later said he had “never been through anything like this.” NBC News correspondent Kristen Welker was in charge of moderating […]

Five Exchanges That Defined the Final Debate of 2020

The first debate was pandemonium. The second was canceled after the president was hospitalized with Covid-19. The third and, mercifully, last debate was a relatively sedate affair. It took place a week and half before what we call Election Day, but already 50 million Americans have locked in their votes across the country. Moderator Kristen […]

Trump’s Crackdown On Diversity Training Is Fascist. And Terrifying.

One of the president’s most dangerous attacks on civil rights and free speech is getting relatively little attention amid the firestorm of news as Election Day approaches.  In an executive order and a series of administrative actions issued over the past month and a half, the Trump administration effectively banned diversity and inclusion training in the […]

Republicans Are Suddenly Trying To Distance Themselves From Donald Trump

After four years of looking the other way and pretending not to read his tweets, a growing number of Republican senators are suddenly attempting to distance themselves from Donald Trump and rewrite history about their support for a president who, at least according to public polls, is likely headed for a big loss in next […]