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Tim Reid

Why Trump's tough-on-crime message is not breaking through in suburban America

Jul 30 2020

WASHINGTON As President Donald Trump's support in the U.S. suburbs erodes amid concerns about his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, he has returned to a familiar campaign theme: trying to scare voters away from backing Democrat Joe Biden in November.

The wealthy Republicans who want to oust Trump in November's election

Jul 25 2020

WASHINGTON Jimmy Tosh, who runs a multi-million dollar hog and grain farm in Tennessee, is a lifelong Republican. He is pro-gun, supports lower taxes and agrees with most of Republican President Donald Trump's agenda. | Video

Exclusive: Hundreds of George W. Bush administration officials to back Biden, group says

Jul 01 2020

WASHINGTON Hundreds of officials who worked for former Republican President George W. Bush are set to endorse Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden, people involved in the effort said, the latest Republican-led group coming out to oppose the re-election of Donald Trump.

Exclusive: Dozens of Republican former U.S. national security officials to back Biden

Jun 23 2020

WASHINGTON Dozens of Republican former U.S. national security officials are forming a group that will back Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, people familiar with the effort said, in a further sign that President Donald Trump has alienated some members of his own party.

Biden launches first major advertising campaign in battle against Trump

Jun 18 2020

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden launched his first major advertising blitz in six battleground states on Thursday as he intensified his effort to defeat President Donald Trump in November's election.

Republicans launch another pro-Biden Super PAC to help defeat Trump

Jun 17 2020

WASHINGTON Republicans who worked for U.S. Presidents Donald Trump and George W. Bush have formed a Super PAC to support Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in November, the latest group launched by members of Trump's own party who will work to see him defeated.

Senior Trump aide apologizes for promoting racially-charged video

Jun 06 2020

WASHINGTON A senior aide to Republican U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday apologized for promoting a racially-charged video on her Twitter feed.

First Latina U.S. senator withdraws name from Biden's running mate list

May 28 2020

LOS ANGELES Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate, said on Thursday she is not interested in being Joe Biden's running mate in November's presidential election.

Biden on 100,000 coronavirus deaths: "To those hurting, the nation grieves with you."

May 27 2020

LOS ANGELES, May 27 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a video message on Wednesday marking the grim milestone of 100,000 American lives lost to the coronavirus pandemic, telling the bereaved: "The nation grieves with you."

Trump campaign launches $10 million ad blitz against Biden

May 07 2020

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign launched a massive, multi-million dollar ad blitz against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday, its biggest onslaught against Biden since the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States.

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