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After Independent Coronavirus Test, NBC Sets Trump Town Hall

After Independent Coronavirus Test, NBC Sets Trump Town Hall

By David Bauder | Oct 14, 2020

NBC News agreed to put President Donald Trump before voters in a town hall event on Thursday after the president submitted to an independent coronavirus test with the results reviewed by Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Fighting in Swing States, Trump Also Forced to Play Defense

Fighting in Swing States, Trump Also Forced to Play Defense

By Jonathan Lemire, Will Weissert, Kevin Freking and Bill Barrow | Oct 14, 2020

President Donald Trump is being forced to play Electoral College defense with a trip to Iowa, a state he won handily in 2016 but where Democrat Joe Biden is making a late push.

SCOTUS Declines to Review Court Ruling Ordering Medically Necessary Care for Transgender Prisoner

SCOTUS Declines to Review Court Ruling Ordering Medically Necessary Care for Transgender Prisoner

Oct 14, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a federal court decision ordering the Idaho Department of Corrections (IDOC) to provide medically necessary gender confirmation surgery to Adree Edmo, a transgender woman.

President's Campaign Sends Out an Invite to a Trump Pride Rally... But Forgets the LGBTQ

President's Campaign Sends Out an Invite to a Trump Pride Rally... But Forgets the LGBTQ

Oct 13, 2020

Did you get your invite to the Trump Pride event tonight?

'Pucker Up, Orange Man!' And Other #TrumpKiss Tweets

'Pucker Up, Orange Man!' And Other #TrumpKiss Tweets

Oct 13, 2020

Donald Trump wanted to kiss the men and some of the women at his Florida rally last night. Is John Waters running his campaign?

Trump's Initiative to Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide Labeled 'Smoke and Mirrors'

Trump's Initiative to Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide Labeled 'Smoke and Mirrors'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 13, 2020

Openly gay former diplomat and political adviser Richard Grenell's claim that President Trump helped legalize homosexuality internationally is provably false according to LGBTQ activists.

Trump Intensifies Focus on Harris in Final Weeks of Campaign

Trump Intensifies Focus on Harris in Final Weeks of Campaign

By Kathleen Foody | Oct 13, 2020

Grasping for a comeback, President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are intensifying their focus not on Democratic nominee Joe Biden, but on his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris.

McConnell, McGrath Spar Over Federal Response to Coronavirus

McConnell, McGrath Spar Over Federal Response to Coronavirus

By Bruce Schreiner and Piper Hudspeth Blackburn | Oct 13, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's opponent accused him of failing the country with the lack of another coronavirus relief package, while the Republican incumbent described himself as a powerful advocate for Kentucky in a televised debate.

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 12, 2020

"When we're voting, it's easy to think it's just for a candidate or party we align with, but it's so much more than that," says Drag Out the Vote's Dylan Austin. "Everything is interconnected." EDGE takes a comprehensive look at election 2020.

Anderson Cooper Slams Trump, Comparing Him Those with HIV Who Can Be Arrested

Anderson Cooper Slams Trump, Comparing Him Those with HIV Who Can Be Arrested

Oct 12, 2020

After the vice presidential debate Wednesday, Anderson Cooper slammed President Donald Trump for his "reckless behavior since his diagnosis with Covid-19."

Graham's Last Stand? Senator Leads Barrett Court Hearings

Graham's Last Stand? Senator Leads Barrett Court Hearings

By Laurie Kellman | Oct 12, 2020

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is wielding the gavel in the performance of his political life.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Shaky Claims on Virus, Dem Misfires

AP Fact Check: Trump's Shaky Claims on Virus, Dem Misfires

By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward and Jonathan Lemire | Oct 12, 2020

Impatient to return to the campaign trail, President Donald Trump dubiously claimed he's fully recovered and immune from COVID-19, hailed a cure that isn't so and declared the coronavirus is "disappearing" even as cases spiked.

Supreme Court Nominee Barrett Faces Senate Despite Virus

Supreme Court Nominee Barrett Faces Senate Despite Virus

By Mark Sherman, Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael Balsamo | Oct 12, 2020

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are set to begin as a divided Senate charges ahead on President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and cement a conservative court majority.

Dem Challenger in SC Senate Race Raises Record $57 Million

Dem Challenger in SC Senate Race Raises Record $57 Million

By Meg Kinnard | Oct 11, 2020

South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison has shattered congressional fundraising records, bringing in $57 million in the final quarter for his U.S. Senate campaign against Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham.

A Senior Warning Sign for Trump: 'Go Biden' Cry at Villages

A Senior Warning Sign for Trump: 'Go Biden' Cry at Villages

By Tamara Lush | Oct 11, 2020

Older voters helped propel him to the White House — the Pew Research Center estimates Trump led among voters 65 and older by 9 percentage points in 2016 — and his campaign hoped they would be a bulwark to cement a second term.

Anti-Police Trans 'Satanist' Runs for Sheriff as Republican in NH

Anti-Police Trans 'Satanist' Runs for Sheriff as Republican in NH

By Michael Casey | Oct 11, 2020

With more than 4,200 votes, Republicans in one New Hampshire county nominated an unconventional candidate for sheriff: a self-described satanist whose campaign slogan disparages the police.

White House Virus Aid Offer Is Panned by Pelosi, Senate GOP

White House Virus Aid Offer Is Panned by Pelosi, Senate GOP

By Andrew Taylor | Oct 10, 2020

A new White House coronavirus aid offer got bad reviews from both ends of the political spectrum on Saturday.

Trump Makes 1st Public Appearance Since His Hospital Stay

Trump Makes 1st Public Appearance Since His Hospital Stay

By Jonathan Lemire and Aamer Madhani | Oct 10, 2020

President Donald Trump on Saturday made his first public appearance after being hospitalized for the coronavirus, defying public health guidelines to speak to a crowd of hundreds even as the White House refused to declare that he was not contagious.

The Victory Fund Wants LGBTQ Candidates to Sweep This November

The Victory Fund Wants LGBTQ Candidates to Sweep This November

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 10, 2020

"Now that it's October, people are even more attentive, and LGBTQ voters, in particular, should find motivation to vote in their own best interests," says Sean Meloy, senior political director at the LGBTQ Victory Fund.

How LGBTQ Women Have Become America's Progressive Engine

How LGBTQ Women Have Become America's Progressive Engine

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 10, 2020

"We have a community whose members are making a voting plan," says one expert. "LGBTQ and trans women are more likely to vote by mail than straight women, and more LGBTQ women plan to vote overall."

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