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The Mask Hypocrisy: How COVID Memos Contradict the White House's Public Face

The Mask Hypocrisy: How COVID Memos Contradict the White House's Public Face

By Lauren Weber, Katheryn Houghton | Oct 1, 2020

The mixed messages and ensuing confusion leave governors, and often state and local health officials, holding the bag of political consequences.

Debate Commission Says it Will Make Changes to Format

Debate Commission Says it Will Make Changes to Format

By David Bauder | Oct 1, 2020

The presidential debate commission says it will soon adopt changes to its format to avoid a repeat of the disjointed first meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.

Eric Trump Clarifies He's 'Not Gay'

Eric Trump Clarifies He's 'Not Gay'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 30, 2020

Following a Tuesday appearance on FOX & Friend where he appeared to come out, Eric Trump now clarifies he's not gay - or even bisexual.

Debate Takeaways: An Acrid Tone from the Opening Minute

Debate Takeaways: An Acrid Tone from the Opening Minute

By Bill Barrow and Zeke Miller | Sep 30, 2020

After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio.

Biden Releases 2019 Tax Returns Before 1st Debate with Trump

Biden Releases 2019 Tax Returns Before 1st Debate with Trump

By Stephen Braun | Sep 29, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid nearly $288,000 in federal income taxes last year, according to returns he released just hours before his Tuesday night debate with President Donald Trump.

Watch: On Fox News, Eric Trump Says LGBTQ People Support President: 'I'm Part of that Community'

Watch: On Fox News, Eric Trump Says LGBTQ People Support President: 'I'm Part of that Community'

Sep 29, 2020

Eric Trump claimed LGBT people are turning out to support his father, President Donald Trump, before declaring himself part of the community.

Ethics Experts See National Security Concern in Trump's Debt

Ethics Experts See National Security Concern in Trump's Debt

By Aamer Madhani | Sep 29, 2020

Revelations President Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S. policy by organizations or individuals he's indebted to

Trump's Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Trump's Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact | Sep 28, 2020

"All it really is, is a statement that he wants one or more of his departments to come up with a plan. And he doesn't give any guidance or the vaguest outline of what that plan should be," says Joe Antos of the American Enterprise Institute.

Watch: Trump Taps 'Eminently Qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

Watch: Trump Taps 'Eminently Qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

By Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 26, 2020

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

It's 'Now or Never' for Ex-Trump Aides Weighing Speaking Out

It's 'Now or Never' for Ex-Trump Aides Weighing Speaking Out

By Jill Colvin | Sep 26, 2020

Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career, potential threats to her family.

Trump Shifts Focus to Pennsylvania to Shore Up Reelection

Trump Shifts Focus to Pennsylvania to Shore Up Reelection

By Jonathan Lemire, Marc Levy, and Thomas Beaumont | Sep 26, 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battlegrounds.

As Campaign Heats Up, Trump Woos Latino, Black Voters

As Campaign Heats Up, Trump Woos Latino, Black Voters

By Jill Colvin | Sep 26, 2020

With fewer than 40 days left before the election, President Donald Trump unveiled his second policy plan in as many days as he tries to chip away at his Democratic rival's support among Black and Hispanic voters and in key battleground states.

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.

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