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Biden's Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

Biden's Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

By Will Weissert, Alexandra Jaffe and Alan Fram | Sep 25, 2020

The final stretch of a presidential campaign is typically a nonstop mix of travel, caffeine and adrenaline. But as the worst pandemic in a century bears down on the United States, Joe Biden is taking a lower key approach.

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jill Colvin | Sep 25, 2020

More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a "vision" for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations.

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Corey Johnson, New York City Council speaker and contender in the city's mayoral race, withdrew on Thursday from his bid to replace Bill de Blasio next year.

Pete Buttigieg Stands in for Pence as Kamala Harris Preps for Debate

Pete Buttigieg Stands in for Pence as Kamala Harris Preps for Debate

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2020

Openly gay former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is playing the part of Mike Pence as vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris prepares to debate Pence.

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Mocking Black, Gay Democratic Challenger

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Mocking Black, Gay Democratic Challenger

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 23, 2020

Illinois Republican State Representative Amy Grant has apologized for audio recordings of a phone call in which she mocked her Black, gay Democratic challenger, Ken Mejia-Beal.

Cindy McCain Rebukes Fellow Republican Trump to Back Biden

Cindy McCain Rebukes Fellow Republican Trump to Back Biden

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Sep 23, 2020

Cindy McCain has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the Republican Party's 2008 nominee.

Did Chris Evans Mistakenly Start a Trend? Diplo Posts Backside Pic to Encourage Voting

Did Chris Evans Mistakenly Start a Trend? Diplo Posts Backside Pic to Encourage Voting

Sep 23, 2020

After Chris Evans used his blunder of mistakenly sharing a peen pic to encourage people to vote, Diplo took note, posting a backside nude to do the same. Is this going to start a trend?

Court, COVID, Race are Topics for First Trump-Biden Debate

Court, COVID, Race are Topics for First Trump-Biden Debate

By Zeke Miller | Sep 22, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will face off on the Supreme Court, the coronavirus pandemic and race and violence in the nation's cities next week when they meet for their first presidential debate.

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

By Julie Rovner | Sep 22, 2020

"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 22, 2020

The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.

Chasten Buttigieg Explains It All To You in New Memoir

Chasten Buttigieg Explains It All To You in New Memoir

By Steve Duffy | Sep 21, 2020

Chasten Buttigieg may at some future date be our nation's "First Husband" if his husband is elected President. In his new memoir, he writes how things haven't been so easy for him. EDGE spoke to Buttigieg about the book and life with Pete.

Trump Tweets Dubious Survey Results from Gay Dating App as Proof of his Strength with Gay Male Voters

Trump Tweets Dubious Survey Results from Gay Dating App as Proof of his Strength with Gay Male Voters

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21, 2020

A recent survey by gay dating app Hornet that found 45% of queer men would support President Trump for re-election is highly dubious.

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

By Steve Peoples | Sep 21, 2020

Six weeks before Election Day, the fight to replace Ginsburg is set to dominate headlines, with the prospect of reshuffling voters' priorities and campaign strategies, especially for President Donald Trump.

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

By Alexadra Jaffe | Sep 21, 2020

Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.

GOP Hopeful Supreme Court Battle Will Help Shift Election

GOP Hopeful Supreme Court Battle Will Help Shift Election

By Steve Peoples and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20, 2020

Now, just 44 days before Trump's reelection will be decided, Republicans are again looking to a Supreme Court nomination fight to unite a deeply fractured party as it faces the very real possibility of losing the White House and control of the Senate.

Arizona Senate Race Could Impact Confirmation of New Justice

Arizona Senate Race Could Impact Confirmation of New Justice

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Sep 20, 2020

If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30, shrinking the GOP's Senate majority at a crucial moment and complicating the path to confirmation for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

McConnell's Legacy: Wielding Majority Power to Reshape Court

McConnell's Legacy: Wielding Majority Power to Reshape Court

By Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20, 2020

It's legacy time for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

GOP Senators Confront Past Comments on Supreme Court Vote

GOP Senators Confront Past Comments on Supreme Court Vote

By Matthew Daly | Sep 20, 2020

Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality.

How Ginsburg's Death Could Reshape the Presidential Campaign

How Ginsburg's Death Could Reshape the Presidential Campaign

By Steve Peoples | Sep 19, 2020

A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation's most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election.

Trump Heats Up Culture War in Appeal to Wisconsin Voters

Trump Heats Up Culture War in Appeal to Wisconsin Voters

By Zeke Miller | Sep 19, 2020

President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters as he tries to repeat his path to victory four years ago.

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