US Election 2020: Democrats take lead in early mail-in voting

US Election 2020: Democrats take lead in early mail-in voting

Republicans reveal ‘stunning’ scale of Democratic early voting in battleground states and say they fear Trump’s attack on mail-in voting will badly backfireMore Democratic voters than Republican ones in key battleground states have requested and returned their ballots for the November electionRepublicans are worried President Trump’s railing against mail-in voting could hurt their party in…

US Election 2020: Joe Biden endorsed by law enforcement chiefs

US Election 2020: Joe Biden endorsed by law enforcement chiefs

Scores of current and former law enforcement chiefs endorse Joe Biden and call Donald Trump a ‘lawless president’ despite wrapping his campaign in laws and order’ rhetoricList includes 190 sheriffs, state attorneys general, prosecutors, former police chiefs, and U.S. attorneysIt comes as Trump continues to center his campaign around ‘law and order’ Names come from such…

Election 2020 live updates: Biden to speak on economic fallout of pandemic; Trump hosting diplomatic talks

Election 2020 live updates: Biden to speak on economic fallout of pandemic; Trump hosting diplomatic talks

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden plans to deliver remarks Friday on the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, while President Trump is hosting diplomatic talks at the White House between the leaders of Kosovo and Serbia.With less than two months remaining until Election Day, both campaigns are also reacting to a bombshell report in the…

The U.S. is the biggest election meddler of them all, new book claims

The U.S. is the biggest election meddler of them all, new book claims

CLOSE Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and helped Donald Trump win. We look back at history and ask: Will they do it again? USA TODAYAs Americans reflect on the threat of Russia – or China or Iran or other U.S. adversaries – wading into November’s contest between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger…

Election 2020 live updates: Biden heading to Kenosha, Wis., while Trump travels to Pennsylvania

Election 2020 live updates: Biden heading to Kenosha, Wis., while Trump travels to Pennsylvania

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden plans Thursday to head to Kenosha, Wis., to hold a community meeting and speak with the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot seven times by police there, while President Trump is heading to Pennsylvania, another key battleground state.The latest travel comes two months before Election Day. Trump is seeking…

Do not open until Election Day: State laws will delay counting mail-in votes in Trump-Biden race

Do not open until Election Day: State laws will delay counting mail-in votes in Trump-Biden race

WASHINGTON — The nation’s election officials have been warning for months that the sheer volume of ballots sent by mail will delay this year’s general election vote count.But there’s another reason results are likely to be later than usual this year: Some states lag in how they handle mailed ballots before the tabulating ever starts.A…

Election 2020 live updates: Trump visits Gulf Coast to survey hurricane damage; Biden addresses National Guard conference

Election 2020 live updates: Trump visits Gulf Coast to survey hurricane damage; Biden addresses National Guard conference

President Trump heads to the Gulf Coast on Saturday to survey damage from Hurricane Laura, which has, like other storms, disproportionately devastated low-income minority neighborhoods. The president’s visit follows a Friday night campaign event in New Hampshire in which Trump darkly described Gotham-esque anarchy on the streets of American cities and said the country needed…

NBA will work to set up 2020 election polling sites in arenas as part of playoff restart

NBA will work to set up 2020 election polling sites in arenas as part of playoff restart

Voters cast their ballots for Early Voting at the Los Angeles County Registrar’s Office in Norwalk, California on November 5, 2018.Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty ImagesNBA teams will work to set up 2020 election voting sites in arenas as part of commitments made to end a player strike over racial injustice, the league…