Senate Commerce Committee asks Facebook and Twitter to disclose interactions with presidential candidates

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday sent letters to Facebook and Twitter asking the companies to disclose any interactions they have had with...

Beware of a mirage in claims of early U.S. election ‘wins’

By Chris Kahn and Jason Lange Imagine that the polls have closed in Florida, counties are beginning to report early vote counts, and it looks...

After keeping low profile on campaign trail, Obama makes debut for Biden

By Trevor Hunnicutt Former U.S. President Barack Obama will make his first appearance on the campaign trail on Wednesday for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who...

Warnings in Michigan and Minnesota over guns at polling places on Election Day

By Michael Martina and Trevor Hunnicutt An election official and civil rights groups in two U.S. states that will play a key role in November's...

These voters sat out in 2016. Now they could determine the next U.S. president

By Andy Sullivan and Jarrett Renshaw Iowa resident LeAnne Putman-Thomas has watched her country pursue wars, endure recessions and elect its first Black president. Yet...

Republicans running short on time and money to defend Senate majority

By David Morgan Republicans are running short of time, money and options to stop Democrats from winning a majority of seats in the U.S. Senate,...

Trump and Biden to have microphones muted for part of final U.S. presidential debate

The group sponsoring U.S. presidential debates will mute microphones to allow President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden to speak for two uninterrupted...

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