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Police: Florida man stole bulldozer, ran down Biden signsAuthorities and homeowners in central Florida have accused a 26-year-old man of stealing a bulldozer from a construction site and driving it into a neighborhood to knock down campaign signs promoting Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
FILE- In this May 7, 2020, file photo, a closed sign posted on the front door of the closed Tarrant's Café restaurant in Richmond, Va. Enacting restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is more important than removing them to get the economy going, according to a majority of Virginia voters polled this month. A poll conducted by Hampton University and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 62% think the biggest priority for their community is to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, even if it hurts the economy, while 35% said removing restrictions to help the economy, even if more people get the virus, is the bigger priority. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Poll: Virginia voters say virus, not economy, most importantA majority of Virginia voters responding to a recent poll think enacting restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is more important than removing restrictions to get the economy going
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Republicans Are Narrowing the Early Voting GapMore people have now voted than all the early ballots cast in 2016—and the election is still more than a week away. CNN reported on Sunday that more than 58.7 million ballots have so far been cast, citing a survey of election officials it performed alongside Edison Research...
Newser1 hour ago
Man Uses Most Unusual Way to Take Down Biden Signs: CopsIf you're a resident in Haines City, Fla., whose Joe Biden yard signs remain intact, consider yourself lucky that the bulldozer didn't end up at your place. That bulldozer, police say, was stolen from a local construction site by a young white man and used to terrorize a predominantly Black...
Newser1 hour ago
In First Excerpt, Obama Recalls Weightiest Fight in CongressThe New Yorker is out with the first excerpt of former President Obama's forthcoming memoir, A Promised Land , and the focus is on how he and his team got ObamaCare passed. Before the legislative fight even began, Obama recounts a conversation with advisers Rahm Emanuel and David Axelrod, who made...
Newser1 hour ago
Grassoots volunteers rally voters in swing-state of OhioWith perennial swing-state Ohio appearing to be a toss-up in recent polling, the roles of campaign volunteers and grassroots groups in generating enthusiasm and turning out the vote likely will be crucial in the battle for the state’s 18 electoral votes
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden leaves St. Joseph On the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Election 2020 Today: Early voting, White House outbreakPresident Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
House already won? Pelosi thinks so, and reaches for moreSpeaker Nancy Pelosi once predicted she’d have the 2020 House Democratic majority secured by November — but of 2019
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump waves as he steps off Air Force One upon arrival Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is returning from New Hampshire and Maine. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
2020 Watch: Is Biden remaking the Democratic coalition?Welcome to the final full week of the 2020 election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Putin Speaks Out on Trump's Criticism of Biden FamilyIn comments Reuters calls "less friendly" toward President Trump and possibly attempting to "curry favor" with Joe Biden, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday pushed back against Trump's favored line of attack against his opponent. "Yes, in Ukraine he (Hunter Biden) had or maybe still has a business, I don’t...
Newser5 hours ago
In this Oct. 13, 2020, photo, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett answers questions from Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, during the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)
Democrats ask Pence to skip Barrett vote over COVID-19 riskA deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden leaves St. Joseph On the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden, Trump focus on battleground states in 11th-hour pitchPresident Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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