North Korea on virus threat: 'Under safe and…

North Korea is calling on the world’s governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19

Trump facing devastating debt load? Experts say…

President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation should he win a second term and not be able to raise the money: foreclosing on the leader of the free world

Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election…

Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election Outcome as He Pushes Quick Confirmation. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump took his concerns about mail-in voting one step further. . He predicted that the outcome of the November election would have to move beyond ballots and into the Supreme Court. . Trump also urged lawmakers to act swiftly in confirming his eventual Supreme Court nominee in order to avoid a four-four voting split. . I think this will end up in the Supreme Court … And I think it's very important that we have nine justices, Donald Trump, via Fox News. The Supreme Court seat in question was most recently occupied by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18. . Trump has vowed to put forward a female nominee and reportedly has five "brilliant" candidates picked out. He has already nominated two conservative justices to the Supreme Court during his term, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh

Changing absentee rules leave South Carolina…

Recent federal court rulings over whether South Carolinians need witness signatures on their mail-in ballots this November have left many confused and frustrated as voting registration deadlines approach

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California sues US regulator in bid to deter…

California’s attorney general is suing the Trump administration in an effort to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that can be built from parts with little ability to track or regulate the owners

Donald Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful…

Donald Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful Transition of Power. President Trump made the comments on Wednesday. When asked whether he would peacefully transfer power if he loses re-election in November, Trump’s response was, “we’re going to have to see what happens.” . His concerns are rooted in the belief that mail-in voting is a "disaster.". Trump’s also made claims that the election is being “rigged” in Biden’s favor. . (G)et rid of the ballots and you'll have a very ... there won't be a transfer, frankly. There'll be a continuation … the ballots are out of control, Donald Trump, via CNN. Trump gave a similar response in July when asked whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. . I have to see. Look ... I have to see … No, I’m not going to just say yes. I’m not going to say no … , Donald Trump, via CNN

Crowds out, masks in: Debating in the age of the…

For this year's presidential debate, crowds and pageantry are out, and COVID-19 tests and masks are in

'Disgusted' voters in the Philly suburbs could…

Justice Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden. Cindy McCain, widow of late Arizona Senator John McCain, announced her endorsement of Joe Biden on Tuesday. . Her endorsement is significant, as she is a prominent Republican figure. In her official endorsement, McCain called Biden a “good and honest man.”. Joe and I don't always agree on the issues, and I know he and John certainly had some passionate arguments, but he is a good and honest man. He will lead us with dignity, Cindy McCain, via Axios. She also highlighted their different political parties, saying they are “Americans foremost.” . We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost. There's only one candidate in this race who stands up for our values as a nation, and that is @JoeBiden, Cindy McCain, via Axios. Biden has since thanked McCain for her endorsement, saying the election is “bigger than any one political party.” . [This election] requires all of us to come together as one America to restore the soul of the nation. Together, we'll get it done, Joe Biden, via Twitter

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House Intelligence panel to subpoena DHS over…

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says he will subpoena the Department of Homeland Security after a department whistleblower said he wasn’t allowed access to documents and clearance he needs to testify

Biden releases 2019 taxes as pre-debate contrast…

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

The Kennedys will soon be gone in Congress…

Romney Indicates He Will Support SCOTUS Nominee…

Romney Indicates He Will Support , SCOTUS Nominee Vote. Senator Mitt Romney's announcement that he would support President Donald Trump's nomination for a Supreme Court justice likely means that the nomination will be appointed. My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court but that's not written in the stars, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. [It is] appropriate for a nation that is … center-right to have a court which reflects center-right points of view, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democrats have called for a nomination process this close to the presidential election to be delayed. In calling for a delay in the nomination of a SCOTUS justice, Democrats cite the unprecedented Senate blockage of former President Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland. Romney referred to "the Merrick Garland decision" as "unfair.". However, he stated that to deny Trump's nominee as a means of making up for Merrick Garland "also wouldn't make a lot of sense," and that such a decision "just doesn't follow." . Trump has indicated he hopes to announce his nomination as early as Friday

House approves bill to combat doping in horse…

The House has approved a bill to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry to discourage use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths

Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on…

Former special counsel Robert Mueller is pushing back against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between the Trump campaign and Russia

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Trump administration defends census decisions in…

Trump administration attorneys were in courts on both coasts, fighting over when the 2020 census would end and how the data would be used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets

Lawyers spar over Georgia voting machine glitch…

Georgia election officials say they’re implementing a software change to fix a glitch in the state’s new voting machines