After wolves rebound across US West, future up to…

Wolves have repopulated the mountains and forests of the American West with remarkable speed since their reintroduction 25 years ago, expanding to more than 300 packs in six states

On virus, Trump and health advisers go their…

A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump’s bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government’s top health officials

In Georgia, Kamala Harris takes aim at Trump…

'Can I Change My Vote' Trends on Google

'Can I Change My Vote' , Trends on Google. Tuesday morning saw a surge of Google searches regarding the question. An estimated 60 million Americans have already cast their votes for the 2020 presidential election. Some states do allow early voters to change their votes, but restrictions apply to the process. In New York, early voters can cast a different vote than their absentee ballot by voting in person. The absentee ballot is then discounted. New Hampshire also allows absentee ballot voters to cast an in-person vote during the first hour of Election Day open polls as long as their previous ballot has not been processed. Michigan mail-in voters have the option to nullify their ballot by submitting a written request to the voting clerk before the end of day on Oct. 30. Wisconsin absentee ballot voters have the option of requesting a new ballot as long as they so before the legal deadline of Oct. 29

An Election Day role for National Guard? Maybe…

If the military has any role in next week's election, it most likely will involve National Guard members under state control — not troops on federal duty

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As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in…

Donald Trump's campaign rallies are among the nation's biggest events held in defiance of coronavirus-related crowd restrictions

Swing State Determinations Could Hinge on…

Swing State Determinations, Could Hinge on Rejected Mail-In Ballots. Mail-in ballots are predicted to comprise nearly 60 percent of all the votes in the 2020 presidential election. That equates to nearly 70 million people. Voting experts say that the rejection rate of absentee ballots could hover around one to two percent. or more than one million ballots. This means that in battleground states, ballots that aren't counted could potentially equate to more votes for the losing candidate. The vote-by-mail ballot rejections are going to be the hanging chads of 2000, Daniel Smith, Political Science Professor University of Florida, via NBC News. Ballot rejection rates among people of color, women and younger voters have historically been higher. Ballot rejection rates are also often higher in states where mail-in ballots are less common. Such states include the battlegrounds of Wisconsin, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Nevada. 2020 mail-in ballots have already reached record numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic

Biden returns to Iowa; Trump plays defense in…

When Joe Biden was last in Iowa, his campaign was on the verge of collapse and he was soundly trounced in the caucuses

Surging coronavirus endangers Trump plan to…

New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia but not…

New Zealanders have voted in favor of legalizing euthanasia in a binding referendum

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign…

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign Trail. According to CNN, Former President Barack Obama will join Biden in a key battleground state. Two sources privy to the plans told CNN the location will be finalized within days. . Obama has made three solo appearances campaigning for Biden this past week in Pennsylvania, Miami and Orlando. Democrats hope Obama can rally the support of Black men, younger voters and Latinos. . His speeches have increasingly criticized Trump's response to COVID-19, his jobs record, overall behavior in office and his slew of angry tweets. . Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to Obama's speech in Orlando. Now @FoxNews is playing Obama's no crowd, fake speech for Biden, a man he could barely endorse because he couldn't believe he won, President Donald Trump, via Twitter

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Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a five-nation anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam as the fierce American presidential election race enters its final stretch

Minnesota SOS: Too late to mail ballots -- but…

Minnesota’s secretary of state says it’s too late for voters to mail back their absentee ballots if they want to make sure their votes count

Battleground State Voters Are Driving Record…

Battleground State Voters , Are Driving Record Early Turnout. More than 64 million people have already cast their votes for the 2020 election, with an entire week to go before election day. The number is nearly half of the entire vote count for 2016. It is the most votes ever cast in early voting. A shift in voting rules due to the pandemic and polarized reactions to President Donald Trump have contributed to the significant increase in early voter participation. In battleground states — including Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, Nevada and Georgia —. the early ballots make up more than 60 percent of all the votes that were cast in 2016. The number is higher in Texas, where early voters have cast more than 80 percent of all the ballots cast in 2016. Analysts say that Biden could be the potential winner in states where mail-in ballots have been utilized the most. In states that show fewer mail-in ballots cast, Trump could be the winner if his prediction of an in person, "red-wave" proves to be accurate

Developer tied to Texas AG says feds tampered…

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's investigation of claims by one of his wealthy donors led the Republican’s staff to accuse him of crimes this month

Hundreds of shelter dogs, cats flown across the…

Hundreds of dogs and cats from overcrowded Hawaii shelters are headed to less crowded facilities on the U.S. mainland

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Amy Coney Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme…

Amy Coney Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme Court on Monday. President Trump will secure a political victory as Amy Coney Barrett is set to be confirmed to the Republican-controlled Senate. The final vote is to take place at 7:30 p.m. ET. Only 51 votes are needed for Barrett to claim her seat on the Supreme Court. According to an administration official, a swearing-in ceremony will take place either late Monday or Tuesday. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called the confirmation “an inerasable stain on this Republican majority forevermore.”. He also attacked the prospect of Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the vote since several of his staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Many Democrats believe Barrett's confirmation will lead to the demise of the Affordable Care Act

Walmart removes guns, ammunition on display at…

Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at U.S. stores, citing “civil unrest” in some areas