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Trump tends to his electoral map, Biden prepping for debate

President Donald Trump is hopping from one must-win stop on the electoral map to the next in the lead up to a final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign. Democrat Joe Biden has been taking the opposite approach, holing up for debate prep in

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Trump, Biden go on offense in states they’re trying to flip

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden went on offense over the weekend, as both campaigned in states they are trying to flip during the Nov. 3 election that is just over two weeks away. Trump began his Sunday in Nevada, making a rare visit to church before a fundraiser and an evening rally

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Dueling town halls for Trump, Biden after debate plan nixed

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will compete for TV audiences in dueling town hall meetings instead of meeting face-to-face for their second debate as originally planned. The two will take questions in different cities on different networks Thursday night: Trump on NBC from Miami, Biden on ABC from Philadelphia. Trump backed out of

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Trump campaign’s next steps unclear after White House return

President Donald Trump’s return to the White House is poised to reshape the campaign’s final four weeks as aides debated how to move past an extraordinary setback while grappling with how to send an infected president back on the road. A race that had remained steady throughout the tumult of 2020 now threatens to slip

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Trump COVID-19 diagnosis scrambles Arizona events; Biden still to visit

News that President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 led to well-wishes from Arizona lawmakers Friday, a scrambling of the president’s planned visits to the state next week – and some grumbling about the lack of safeguards at previous Trump rallies. The White House announced Friday morning that Trump and first lady Melania Trump would

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Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

A solidly blue state for the past half century, Minnesota became an unquestioned presidential battleground on Friday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought for working-class voters in dueling events that marked the beginning of early voting. Their campaigning was knocked off front pages and broadcasts in the state and nationally Friday