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Susan Collins announces her opposition to voting on a Supreme Court nominee before election

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senator Susan Collins of Maine became the first Republican to say that she would not support holding a confirmation vote to fill the open seat on the Supreme Court left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.......
ESPN

LeBron on MVP voting totals: ‘It pissed me off’

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Calif. — LeBron James might have the Los Angeles Lakers just three wins away from the NBA Finals, but he has reason to be unhappy. Before the Lakers’ 126-114 Game 1 win over the Denver Nuggets to tip off the Western Conference finals, the league announced the......
Cleveland Scene

Here’s Why You Don’t Skip Over Judge Races on the Ballot, Plus Ways to Learn About Judges Around Ohio

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click to enlarge Fox 8/YouTube Former Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes In October 2011, about a month before the general election, The Plain Dealer urged its readers not to re-elect Judge Angela Stokes to Cleveland Municipal Court. By that time, Stokes’ fitness for the bench was in question. First......
Politico.com

Trump’s bluster and millions hasn’t stopped universal mail-in voting plans

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here In near-daily diatribes, tweets, interviews and speeches, Trump has spent months making evidence-deficient allegations about mail-in voting leading to massive election fraud. On Thursday, he tweeted about it nine times. His campaign has used the issue in appeals to supporters.......
CNBC Business

Former Pence aide slams Trump administration’s coronavirus response, says she’s voting for Biden

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence look on during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House on April 2, 2020, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan | AFP |......
Cleveland Scene

Ohio’s In-Person Early Voting Starts October 6. Here’s How and Where to Vote

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click to enlarge You’re going to vote, the only question is how. Here’s what you need to know. BasicsFirst: Make sure you’re registered to vote. Check your Ohio voter registration and find your Election Day polling place at voterlookup.ohiosos.gov. If you aren’t registered or need to update your address information,......
Detroit News

UM grad students return to teaching after voting to end strike

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Graduate employees at the University of Michigan voted overwhelmingly late Wednesday to accept the university’s offer, end their strike and return to teaching on Thursday morning. The Graduate Employee’s Organization Local 3550, representing student instructors and assistants, have been on strike......
Cleveland Scene

Ohio Controlling Board Rejects Prepaid Postage for Voters In Party-Line Decision

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click to enlarge A majority of Ohio Controlling Board members are not convinced there is a need to make voting by mail more convenient by prepaying for postage this fall. They made that determination Monday at a meeting held digitally because of COVID-19 safety protocols — a Zoom conference which......
New York Times - Politics

Biden Creates Legal War Room, Preparing for a Big Fight Over Voting

New York Times
Mandi Merritt, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee, accused Democrats of wanting to “turn our election into an out-of-control all-mail-based election” without sufficient safeguards. “Republicans have always supported absentee voting with safeguards in place and want to make sure every valid vote is counted and our elections are free,......
E! Online

2020 E! People’s Choice Awards: Submit Your Fan Favorite Nominations Before Official Voting Starts! – E! Online

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! E! is getting ready for the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards. It’s a show that is all about the people, so of course we want to hear… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the......
New York Times - Politics

Big Voting Decisions in Florida, Wisconsin, Texas: What They Mean for November

New York Times
As Democrats and Republicans prepare to fight for votes in the fall general election, recent court decisions in three battleground states illustrate how each side is maneuvering for the best possible legal position to achieve its goals — with Democrats hoping to expand voting to as many citizens as possible......
Politico.com

‘A huge risk’: Trump’s allies can’t sway him on mail-in voting

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “He should be encouraging people to do it, if that makes them feel more comfortable,” said Karl Rove, a veteran Republican strategist who has been informally advising Trump’s campaign. Unlike the president, Trump’s own campaign has spent weeks urging supporters......
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Ex-felons in Florida can’t vote until they pay off fines, appeals court rules

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Florida felons must pay all fines, restitution and legal fees before they can regain their right to vote, a federal appellate court ruled Friday in a case that could have broad implications for the November elections. Reversing a lower......
Politico.com

Voting machine hearing hijacked by images of 9/11, swastikas and porn

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here In this Nov. 5, 2019, file photo, Courtney Parker votes on a new voting machine, in Dallas, Ga. | Mike Stewart/AP Photo By ASSOCIATED PRESS 09/11/2020 12:00 PM EDT A federal hearing on a challenge to Georgia’s voting machines was......
Politico.com

Democrats build big edge in early voting

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Though the figures are preliminary, they provide a window into Democratic enthusiasm ahead of the election and offer a warning for Republicans. While Democrats stockpile votes and bring in new supporters, Trump’s campaign is relying on a smooth Election Day......
CNBC Business

Google says it will block autocomplete for searches that suggest voting outcomes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc., gestures while speaking during a discussion on artificial intelligence at the Bruegel European economic think tank in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Pichai urged the U.S. and European Union to......
New York Times - Politics

In Georgia, Officials Are Investigating Hundreds of Cases of Double Voting

New York Times
A week after President Trump suggested that voters in North Carolina should cast two ballots — one by mail and another at the polls — the authorities in Georgia are threatening criminal action against 1,000 Georgia voters who did just that. Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s secretary of state, announced at a......

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