Political conventions

This image provided by Facebook shows an example of a post with information about voting. Facebook has started labeling all posts about voting by federal elected officials and candidates in the U.S. On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the labels appeared on posts by President Donald Trump and by Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, among others. (Facebook via AP)
July 21, 2020 - 3:18 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has started adding informational labels to all posts about voting by federal elected officials and candidates in the U.S., as it said it would do. But the move appears to be sowing confusion rather than dispelling it. This week, the social network applied labels to...
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Kelly Johnson, right, takes part in a protest on June 10, 2020, in Tampa, Florida, after losing her job from the coronavirus pandemic and struggled to get unemployment benefits. Now, the unemployed single mother of eight is running for office — as a Democrat — in a bid to oust a state legislator who is one of Florida’s rising Republican stars. She knows it's a long shot, but Johnson hopes even a loss will serve a purpose for Democrats: Boosting turnout in the race to evict Trump from the White House. (AP Photo/courtesy of Kelly Johnson)
July 21, 2020 - 8:48 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Before the coronavirus pandemic sickened Florida's economy, and before the Black Lives Matter movement widened her eyes to racial injustice, Kelly Johnson had little interest in politics except to occasionally cast a ballot. In 2018, she voted for the Republican in the...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 21, 2020 - 6:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he is putting Russia and other foreign governments “on notice” that he would act aggressively as president to counter any interference in U.S. elections. The statement came hours after Democratic leaders issued a new warning that...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer has sued Attorney General William Barr and the Bureau of Prisons director, saying he's being unjustly held behind bars to stop him from finishing a book that criticizes Trump. The lawsuit on behalf of Michael Cohen was filed late Monday, July 20, 2020 in Manhattan federal court, (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 21, 2020 - 12:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer sued Attorney General William Barr and the Bureau of Prisons director Monday, saying he’s being unjustly held behind bars to stop him from finishing a book that criticizes Trump. The lawsuit on behalf of Michael Cohen was filed late...
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FILE - Chris Wallace, of "Fox News Sunday," left, interviews president-elect Donald Trump on Dec. 10, 2016 in New York. Two veteran journalists who now teach the craft say Wallace's interview with President Donald Trump on Sunday will be an example of excellence that they show their students. The interview, where Wallace asked the president some blunt questions and challenged some facts, was seen as an example of what can result from hard work and preparation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 20, 2020 - 10:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As veteran journalists who now teach the craft to college students, Tom Bettag and Frank Sesno both said they will use Chris Wallace's interview with President Donald Trump to show how it's done well. “This was an ‘A-plus’ accountability interview,” said Sesno, a former CNN...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 20, 2020 - 10:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Monday that he is putting Russia and other foreign governments “on notice” that he would act aggressively as president to counter any interference in U.S. elections. The statement came hours after Democratic leaders issued a new...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 20, 2020 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden said Monday that he is getting extensive briefings from lawyers vetting candidates for vice president and plans to have “personal discussions” with his final choices for running mate. The presumptive presidential nominee said on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that he is...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump points as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 20, 2020 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 106 Days to first state offering early voting (Pennsylvania): 56 ___ THE NARRATIVE President Donald Trump insists he's not losing, but by virtually every...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks during an event on regulatory reform on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, July 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 19, 2020 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to publicly commit to accepting the results of the upcoming White House election, recalling a similar threat he made weeks before the 2016 vote, as he scoffs at polls showing him lagging behind Democrat Joe Biden. Trump says it's too early to...
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July 19, 2020 - 12:07 am
A federal appeals court has overruled a judge's decision allowing the Texas Republican Party to hold an in-person convention in Houston, marking a big win for the the nation's fourth-largest city in an ongoing battle with the state GOP. In an order issued Saturday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of...
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