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Former GOP And Democratic Senators Comment On Politics In The U.S.

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Pandemic-Weakened U.S. Economy Threatens Trump's Hopes For Reelection

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Utah County Chooses Winner By Draw After Primary Ends In Tie

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Joe Biden's Potential Running Mate: Who Is Karen Bass?

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President Donald Trump chats with reporters Friday as he heads to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House. The day before, he floated the idea of delaying the election, prompting criticism from the Federalist Society's co-founder. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, holds a model of the coronavirus. This is the sixth vaccine candidate to join Operation Warp Speed's portfolio, and the largest vaccine deal to date. Saul Loeb/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Pandemic Sales, COVID-19 Hospital Data Glitches, 2020 Census

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Trump's Suggestion To Delay The Election Causes Extreme Concern

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Voters cast their ballots at a polling place at Cromie Elementary School in Warren, Mich., in March. Warren is in Macomb County, considered a critical suburb in the presidential election. Elaine Cromie/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold a sign in St. Louis, Mo., following the 2014 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama gives the eulogy at the funeral service for Rep. John Lewis at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Lewis, a civil rights icon and fierce advocate of voting rights for African Americans, died on July 17 at the age of 80. Alyssa Pointer/Pool / Getty Images hide caption

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Experts Game Out What Might Happen If The Election Goes Off The Rails

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