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Nov 4, 2020

Trump sues in Pennsylvania, Michigan; asks for Wis. recount

The Trump campaign said it filed lawsuits Wednesday in Pennsylvania and Michigan, laying the groundwork for contesting the outcome in undecided battleground states that could determine whether President Donald Trump gets another four years in the White House.

Nov 4, 2020

US judge blocks Trump immigration rule on public benefits

A federal judge in Chicago struck down a key immigration rule Monday that would deny green cards to immigrants who use food stamps or other public benefits, a blow to the Trump administration on the eve of the election.

Nov 4, 2020

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could prove crucial in determining […]

Nov 4, 2020

Razor-thin margin separates Biden, Trump in Wisconsin race

President Donald Trump and Joe Biden were locked early Wednesday in a razor-thin race in Wisconsin as vote-counting stretched into the predawn hours and the nation's eyes turned to the same Midwestern battlegrounds that decided the election four years ago.

Nov 3, 2020

Early voting shattered, Wisconsin polls open amid pandemic

After shattering early voting records, Wisconsin voters had a final chance Tuesday to cast ballots in schools, libraries, churches and community buildings, even as coronavirus cases surged and political tensions were high in the battleground state.

Nov 2, 2020

Justice Barrett joins Supreme Court arguments for first time

She didn't have to wear a black robe or even be in Washington, but Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined her new colleagues at the Supreme Court on Monday to hear arguments for the first time.

Oct 21, 2020

Democrats: Justices’ 4-4 tie in election case ominous sign

With Amy Coney Barrett expected to join the Supreme Court as early as next week, the court's action in a Pennsylvania voting case has heightened fears among Democrats about the court being asked to decide a post-election dispute and with it, the winner of the White House.

Oct 20, 2020

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

The Justice Department sued Google on Tuesday for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.

Oct 16, 2020

3 key Trump policies teed up for Supreme Court action

Trump administration policies on the census, asylum seekers and the border wall, held illegal by lower courts, are on the Supreme Court's agenda on Friday.

Oct 16, 2020

GOP, Dems hope Supreme Court fight bolsters Senate prospects

For Republicans, the nomination fight over Amy Coney Barrett is a chance to ensure conservative control of the Supreme Court for decades. For some GOP senators, it's also a lifeline they hope will preserve their political careers and their party's control of the chamber in November's elections.

Oct 14, 2020

Barrett tells doubtful Dems she’d keep open mind on court

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is presenting herself in her final round of confirmation questioning as a judge with deeply held personal and religious beliefs but vowing to keep an "open mind" on cases. Senate Republicans are championing her conservative approach to the law as doubtful Democrats run out of time to stop her quick confirmation.

Oct 13, 2020

Barrett won’t commit to recusing from election disputes

The Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is vowing to bring no "agenda" to the court, batting back senators' questions Tuesday on abortion, gun rights and the November election, insisting she would take a conservative approach to the law but decide cases as they come.


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