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Seven Republicans joined with all Democrats and independents to vote to convict the former president for inciting an insurrection, but the tally is short of the two-thirds vote needed.
The election between Trump and Biden is still not settled, and it might not be for days.
It’s the showdown many have been waiting for — the debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Pence needs to right the ship, while Harris has to deflect charges of socialism.
It’s going to be a nasty post-Labor Day sprint to Election Day, as both parties argue that the soul of America is at stake. For Republicans, it’s all about trying to stick the culture war to Biden.
President Trump promised an “uplifting” convention, but the first night painted an image of a dystopia that would take hold if Democrat Joe Biden is elected.
Former first lady Michelle Obama stole the show as Democrats tried out a glossy, highly produced, made-for-TV special to replace the energy of a live crowd at a convention.
Joe Biden leads President Trump in polls, but there are still a lot of things that could change the dynamic, from the coronavirus and the economy to debates and “October surprises.”
In a Fox News interview, the president weighed in controversially on the pandemic and issues of race.
New COVID-19 cases are on the rise in almost half the states, including spikes in Florida, Texas and Arizona, where the president is headed Tuesday.
Amid slumping poll numbers, the president delivered a dark message, trying to tie Democratic opponent Joe Biden to the extreme left. Trump’s campaign promised a massive crowd but didn’t deliver.
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found Americans see the nationwide protests as legitimate — a big shift from the 1960s — and almost half strongly disapprove of the job President Trump is doing.
The 213-year-old law allows a president to “call forth the militia for the purpose of suppressing” an insurrection. Trump threatened to deploy the military to states that don’t quell violent protests.
President Trump called Floyd’s death a “grave tragedy” that “should never have happened.” But once he was back on Twitter, he again inflamed tensions, with machismo and politics at the forefront.
“Mask usage is going to help us get this economy reopened,” the president’s national security adviser said on Sunday.
The nation’s top infectious disease expert spoke remotely during a unique Senate health committee hearing on the coronavirus pandemic.
It was former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first debate after spending more than $300 million on ads. He had an uneven performance, especially when it came to his record on women.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the favorite, as progressives seem to be coalescing around him and moderates are split among several candidates.
The Utah senator outed himself over the weekend as the owner of a mostly nondescript Twitter handle that defended Romney and was critical of President Trump.
Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden’s son got relatively little focus.
The last couple of weeks have been dominated by the congressional impeachment inquiry into President Trump. But Democratic presidential candidates will take center stage again this week.
Independents at this point say they are not on board with the impeachment inquiry. But with more revelations coming out, the pollsters warn, that could change.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced off onstage for the first time, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wound up taking much of the heat, sparing Warren.
President Trump has his highest approval rating yet, even though his reelection prospects continue to be lackluster. But voters aren’t yet buying what Democrats are selling.
President Trump was outmaneuvered by Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and did damage with key constituencies. Meanwhile, Americans may be more aware of what government does.
Half of eligible voters might go to the polls this fall, which would be the highest turnout level in a midterm election since the mid-1960s, another time of cultural and social upheaval.