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One last vote: In Michigan, a terminally ill man's mission to cast a ballot

13 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

After a recurrence of colon cancer, Jim Williams counted the days until early voting began in his state.
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U.S. surpasses 9M Covid cases

U.S. surpasses 9M Covid cases

The U.S. coronavirus case count passed 9 million on Friday with the disease surging across the northern tier of the country and public health officials urging tough new steps... Read more ...

Poll: Biden leads Trump in North Carolina

Poll: Biden leads Trump in North Carolina

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a single-digit lead in North Carolina, according to a new poll, earning the support of more than half of likely voters surveyed in... Read more ...

NBA Arenas Are Becoming Voting Centers. Will They Draw The Same Crowds?

NBA Arenas Are Becoming Voting Centers. Will They Draw The Same Crowds?

After NBA players stopped play to protest racial justice issues over the summer, they resumed with a commitment from owners: to turn their arenas into voting precincts. Go... Read more ...

White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

White House aide says Trump's vaccine-by-Election Day promise was 'arbitrary'

A top White House adviser on Friday called President Donald Trump's longshot pledge to have a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 3 “kind of an arbitrary deadline,” as Election Day... Read more ...

With Lil Wayne, Ice Cube And 50 Cent, Trump Makes Final Push For Black Voters

With Lil Wayne, Ice Cube And 50 Cent, Trump Makes Final Push For Black Voters

The Trump campaign has spent more than $20 million on a strategy to appeal to Black voters, Polls show Trump has improved narrowly with young Black voters, particularly men... Read more ...

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

A panel of federal appellate judges ruled Thursday that ballots that arrive after polls close in Minnesota on Election Day must be segregated from ballots that arrive earlier... Read more ...

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

James Reilly, the director of the U.S. Geological Survey, reassigned an agency employee after learning that the staffer had filed a complaint against him. Read more ...

Poll: Biden leads by 5 in Florida

Poll: Biden leads by 5 in Florida

Former Vice President Joe Biden is holding onto a 4- to 6-point lead over President Donald Trump in Florida - a must-win state for the president - with less than a week to go... Read more ...

Joe Biden Pledges To Pass Equality Act In First 100 Days

Joe Biden Pledges To Pass Equality Act In First 100 Days

The Democratic candidate says he'll prioritize the landmark LGBTQ rights legislation should he win the presidency. Read more ...

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

Hackers are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, the agency said. Read more ...