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Joseph Ax

Biden in home state, Trump eyes White House venue as virus remakes U.S. political conventions

Aug 05 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed accepting the Republican Party's presidential nomination in a speech from the White House, prompting the country's leading elected Democrat to accuse him of politicizing the historic residence.

Trump campaign wants presidential debate in early September

Aug 05 2020

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is seeking to add a debate with Democratic candidate Joe Biden in early September, arguing that millions of voters may have already cast ballots in early voting by the time the first of three scheduled debates occurs.

Trump campaign sues Nevada over mail-in ballots, asserting 'inevitable' fraud

Aug 05 2020

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the national Republican Party have sued Nevada to block a new law that will send a mail-in ballot to every registered voter ahead of November's election.

Biden will no longer travel to Wisconsin to accept presidential nomination

Aug 05 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden will not travel to Wisconsin to accept the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination during the party's national convention this month because of coronavirus concerns, party officials said on Wednesday.

Biden unveils quarter-billion-dollar campaign advertising blitz

Aug 05 2020

NEW YORK Democrat Joe Biden's presidential campaign will blanket television and social media with $280 million in advertising by Election Day, the campaign announced on Wednesday, more than his rival's campaign has spent in total since 2017. | Video

Trump vows to sue Nevada to block universal mail-in ballots

Aug 04 2020

(This August 3 story corrects 4th paragraph to say Nevada is the 8th state to adopt universal mail-in balloting, not the 7th as erroneously reported) | Video

Explainer: Why Election Day could be just the start of a long battle over the U.S. presidency

Aug 03 2020

President Donald Trump's suggestion on Thursday the Nov. 3 presidential election be delayed due to voter fraud was immediately rejected by lawmakers and dismissed by legal experts, but it raises the specter of a disputed election that could take weeks or even months to resolve. | Video

Trump threatens to sue Nevada to block universal mail-in ballots

Aug 03 2020

President Donald Trump threatened to sue Nevada after Democratic lawmakers passed a bill on Sunday that would send mail-in ballots to every voter ahead of November's presidential election in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

As Democrat Biden's running mate search nears end, contenders jockey for position

Jul 31 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to interview the finalists to be his running mate in the coming days, according to a person familiar with the process, as allies of the top contenders redoubled their efforts to push Biden toward their favored choice.

Explainer: Why Election Day could be just the start of a long battle over the U.S. presidency

Jul 25 2020

President Donald Trump's refusal this week to say if he would accept the results of November's election, and his repeated assertions that the vote will be "rigged" because of mail-in ballots, have raised the specter of a disputed election that could take weeks, or even months, to resolve.

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