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Trump's Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Trump's Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact | Sep 28, 2020

"All it really is, is a statement that he wants one or more of his departments to come up with a plan. And he doesn't give any guidance or the vaguest outline of what that plan should be," says Joe Antos of the American Enterprise Institute.

Watch: Trump Taps 'Eminently Qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

Watch: Trump Taps 'Eminently Qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

By Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 26, 2020

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

It's 'Now or Never' for Ex-Trump Aides Weighing Speaking Out

It's 'Now or Never' for Ex-Trump Aides Weighing Speaking Out

By Jill Colvin | Sep 26, 2020

Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career, potential threats to her family.

Trump Shifts Focus to Pennsylvania to Shore Up Reelection

Trump Shifts Focus to Pennsylvania to Shore Up Reelection

By Jonathan Lemire, Marc Levy, and Thomas Beaumont | Sep 26, 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battlegrounds.

As Campaign Heats Up, Trump Woos Latino, Black Voters

As Campaign Heats Up, Trump Woos Latino, Black Voters

By Jill Colvin | Sep 26, 2020

With fewer than 40 days left before the election, President Donald Trump unveiled his second policy plan in as many days as he tries to chip away at his Democratic rival's support among Black and Hispanic voters and in key battleground states.

Biden's Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

Biden's Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

By Will Weissert, Alexandra Jaffe and Alan Fram | Sep 25, 2020

The final stretch of a presidential campaign is typically a nonstop mix of travel, caffeine and adrenaline. But as the worst pandemic in a century bears down on the United States, Joe Biden is taking a lower key approach.

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jill Colvin | Sep 25, 2020

More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a "vision" for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations.

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Corey Johnson, New York City Council speaker and contender in the city's mayoral race, withdrew on Thursday from his bid to replace Bill de Blasio next year.

Pete Buttigieg Stands in for Pence as Kamala Harris Preps for Debate

Pete Buttigieg Stands in for Pence as Kamala Harris Preps for Debate

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2020

Openly gay former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is playing the part of Mike Pence as vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris prepares to debate Pence.

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Mocking Black, Gay Democratic Challenger

Illinois GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Mocking Black, Gay Democratic Challenger

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 23, 2020

Illinois Republican State Representative Amy Grant has apologized for audio recordings of a phone call in which she mocked her Black, gay Democratic challenger, Ken Mejia-Beal.

Cindy McCain Rebukes Fellow Republican Trump to Back Biden

Cindy McCain Rebukes Fellow Republican Trump to Back Biden

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Sep 23, 2020

Cindy McCain has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the Republican Party's 2008 nominee.

Did Chris Evans Mistakenly Start a Trend? Diplo Posts Backside Pic to Encourage Voting

Did Chris Evans Mistakenly Start a Trend? Diplo Posts Backside Pic to Encourage Voting

Sep 23, 2020

After Chris Evans used his blunder of mistakenly sharing a peen pic to encourage people to vote, Diplo took note, posting a backside nude to do the same. Is this going to start a trend?

Court, COVID, Race are Topics for First Trump-Biden Debate

Court, COVID, Race are Topics for First Trump-Biden Debate

By Zeke Miller | Sep 22, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will face off on the Supreme Court, the coronavirus pandemic and race and violence in the nation's cities next week when they meet for their first presidential debate.

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

By Julie Rovner | Sep 22, 2020

"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 22, 2020

The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.

Chasten Buttigieg Explains It All To You in New Memoir

Chasten Buttigieg Explains It All To You in New Memoir

By Steve Duffy | Sep 21, 2020

Chasten Buttigieg may at some future date be our nation's "First Husband" if his husband is elected President. In his new memoir, he writes how things haven't been so easy for him. EDGE spoke to Buttigieg about the book and life with Pete.

Trump Tweets Dubious Survey Results from Gay Dating App as Proof of his Strength with Gay Male Voters

Trump Tweets Dubious Survey Results from Gay Dating App as Proof of his Strength with Gay Male Voters

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21, 2020

A recent survey by gay dating app Hornet that found 45% of queer men would support President Trump for re-election is highly dubious.

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

By Steve Peoples | Sep 21, 2020

Six weeks before Election Day, the fight to replace Ginsburg is set to dominate headlines, with the prospect of reshuffling voters' priorities and campaign strategies, especially for President Donald Trump.

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

By Alexadra Jaffe | Sep 21, 2020

Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.

GOP Hopeful Supreme Court Battle Will Help Shift Election

GOP Hopeful Supreme Court Battle Will Help Shift Election

By Steve Peoples and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20, 2020

Now, just 44 days before Trump's reelection will be decided, Republicans are again looking to a Supreme Court nomination fight to unite a deeply fractured party as it faces the very real possibility of losing the White House and control of the Senate.

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