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DNC chair says early-vote numbers point to enthusiasm for Democrats

CBS News Sunday, 18 October 2020
Perez said Joe Biden is now competing with President Trump in states like Arizona, Texas, Ohio and Iowa.

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Talk Wasn't Cheap For Fox News, Which Has Just Settled With Seth Rich's Parents [Video]

Talk Wasn't Cheap For Fox News, Which Has Just Settled With Seth Rich's Parents

Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee staffer who was killed in July 2016, in Washington, D.C. Following his death, the Fox News Network and several of its personalities peddled a baseless conspiracy theory about the likely motivation for the homicide. According to Business Insider, Fox News said Rich may have been murdered in retribution for sharing internal DNC emails with Wikileaks.

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Tiger King's Joe Exotic 'so close' to presidential pardon [Video]

Tiger King's Joe Exotic 'so close' to presidential pardon

Tiger King star Joe Exotic is "very close" to landing a presidential pardon from Donald Trump, which will set him free from jail, according to the reality TV star's lawyer.

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U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer [Video]

U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer

The Trump administration expanded economic pressure on China's Xinjiang province on Wednesday, banning cotton imports from a powerful Chinese quasi-military organization that it says uses forced labor from detained Uighur Muslims. Libby Hogan reports.

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MAGA Caravan Car Crash Leads to Trauma, Likely Lawsuit

The family whose car got flipped in a road rage incident with Trump supporters says they're suffering PTSD from the crash, and it's a good bet someone's about to..

For Trump supporters primed to disbelieve defeat, challenging the election was a civic duty

In lawsuits to overturn the election, Trump supporters described what they saw, heard and suspected. Many of their allegations crumbled under scrutiny.


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Pressure intensifies as Biden weighs final Cabinet picks

The president-elect is facing significant pressure from competing elements of the Democratic Party to fill remaining Cabinet positions and other senior..
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Trump rehashes unsubstantiated voter fraud charges

In a video released Wednesday, President Donald Trump delivered a 46-minute diatribe against the election that produced a win for Democrat Joe Biden, unspooling..

Biden pledges help for workers hit hard by COVID

President-elect Joe Biden met virtually with Americans who have been hard-hit economically by the coronavirus pandemic, promising help is on the way. He also..

Former Joint Chiefs chair Mike Mullen: "Trump loyalists" installed in Pentagon lack experience

President Trump is threatening to veto billions of dollars in military spending unless Congress repeals legal protections for internet companies. Admiral Mike..
CBS News

Jockeying for jobs: Tensions simmer inside Biden transition as new administration takes shape

Just below the surface of Biden's tightly scripted recent events, tensions are beginning to simmer as different Democratic factions jockey for jobs.


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Top Democrats Back Compromise Plan to Revive Stimulus Talks

The Democratic leaders in Congress endorsed a $908 billion plan put forth by moderates in both parties, offering a significant concession in efforts to..
Austin Mayor Urges Residents To 'Stay Home' From Cabo Timeshare [Video]

Austin Mayor Urges Residents To 'Stay Home' From Cabo Timeshare

The mayor of Austin, Texas, told his constituents on a video call last month to 'stay home' and avoid unnecessary travel. The message was a bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus in the city and across Texas, as COVID-19 patients are already overwhelming hospitals. But according to Business Insider, Mayor Steve Adler, a Democrat, neglected to mention where he was when he filmed the public service announcement.

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Officials count in close states Texas, Ohio and Philadelphia [Video]

Officials count in close states Texas, Ohio and Philadelphia

As polls close across America, officials at counting stations prepare for thelong challenge ahead as eyes turn to the rust belt states that could run wellinto the week.

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Ohio gets pummeled by snow in first major snow storm of the season

The first big winter storm to hit Ohio this season pounded the state overnight and threatened around 28 million people in the region with snow. Errol Barnett has..
CBS News

Ohio Governor DeWine on state's record hospitalizations, COVID-19 vaccine rollout

A COVID-19 vaccine could be just weeks away, and the Trump administration says it's up to governors to decide who gets it first. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine joined..
CBS News

Hello, winter: Snowstorm targets Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, Appalachians

Tuesday – the first day of meteorological winter – will feature a winter storm for portions of the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Appalachian mountains.


Democrats debate direction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The person President-elect Joe Biden selects to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture will oversee farming policy as well as programs like food stamps and..
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Iowa Iowa State of the United States of America

In new allegation, lawsuit says Tyson officials lied to interpreters about COVID-19 dangers in Iowa plant

The complaint says a plant manager and HR director falsely told interpreters in an April meeting that the building had "no confirmed cases."


Ditch the Electoral College? It's a bad plan — rural interests might never matter again.

If metro areas want something different from states such as Iowa, then voting in Iowa becomes essentially meaningless.


Some of Iowa's first legal hemp crops set on fire because THC exceeds federal limits

Iowa farmers grew the state's first legal hemp crop on about 680 acres. But 13% of fields were partially or fully destroyed after exceeding THC limits.


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