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Trump repeats vow to defeat 'radical left' in July Fourth speech

Jul 05 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to defeat the "radical left," in an Independence Day speech at the White House that condemned recent protests against monuments to historical figures as attempts to destroy the United States. | Video

North Carolina to expand absentee voting access in 2020 elections

Jun 11 2020

WASHINGTON North Carolina's legislature on Thursday passed a bipartisan election reform law to expand absentee voting and make in-person voting safer amid rising concern over states' ability to hold smooth elections during the coronavirus pandemic.

Exclusive: Philadelphia's new voting machines under scrutiny in Tuesday's elections

Jun 01 2020

WASHINGTON When Pennsylvania holds primary elections on Tuesday, some election security advocates will be watching closely to see if more than 2,000 new voting machines acquired last year by Philadelphia and two other counties perform without glitches.

Coronavirus-spurred changes to Ohio's primary raise concerns about November

Apr 27 2020

WASHINGTON Ohio will hold its primary election on Tuesday, a virtually all-mail contest that could serve as a test case for voting in the coronavirus era.

Coronavirus-spurred changes to Ohio's primary raise concerns about November

Apr 27 2020

WASHINGTON Ohio will hold its primary election on Tuesday, a virtually all-mail contest that could serve as a test case for voting in the coronavirus era.

INSIGHT-Coronavirus-spurred changes to Ohio's primary raise concerns about November

Apr 27 2020

WASHINGTON, April 27 Ohio will hold its primary election on Tuesday, a virtually all-mail contest that could serve as a test case for voting in the coronavirus era.

Explainer: Why vote by mail triggered a partisan battle ahead of November's election

Apr 14 2020

WASHINGTON The drive to expand vote-by-mail options during the coronavirus pandemic has emerged as the centerpiece of a growing political fight ahead of November's election.

Chaotic Wisconsin election signals virus-related voting battles ahead

Apr 09 2020

WASHINGTON Shavonda Sisson said she requested a mail ballot to vote in Tuesday's Democratic primary election in Wisconsin well ahead of the election. | Video

Trump holds support of political base in virus-prone states

Apr 08 2020

Earl Kerr, a 57-year-old electrical contractor in Jacksonville, Florida, says he fears for his 80-year-old mother, who entered an assisted living facility just before the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States. And he says he worries that the tanking economy will sink his small business.

Exclusive: Fewer poll workers, coronavirus, spark fears of election day woes in Ohio Democratic primary

Mar 14 2020

WASHINGTON Nearly a quarter of Ohio's counties are deploying fewer poll workers for the state's Democratic primary on Tuesday than they have in previous presidential election years, raising concerns from voting-rights advocates who say the reductions could lengthen lines at the polls.  | Video

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