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Super PAC posts Pence oppo book online for free ahead of debates

Official White House Photo by D. Myles CullenBy WILL STEAKIN, TERRANCE SMITH and JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- With the vice presidential debate fast approaching, pro-Democrat Super PAC American Bridge 21st Century has released its entire opposition research   ... Read More

McConnell consolidates GOP support for SCOTUS nomination vote but timing unclear

drnadig/iStockBy TRISH TURNER and ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made key progress Monday in locking down Republican support for a vote this year -- possibly even before Election Day -- to replace Justice   ... Read More

Democrats in Arizona appealing to moderates as state’s demographics continue to change

dszc/iStockBy MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The tide is changing in Arizona. A state that used to be ruby red, once home to Barry Goldwater and Sen. John McCain, has now adopted a purple hue.Democrats across the   ... Read More

Court rulings around the country are giving voters more ways to cast ballots

yorkfoto/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- In one of the most crucial battleground states in the country, Democrats have prevailed in a series of critical court fights aimed at increasing ballot access in population-rich Philadelphia.

Last week, the   ... Read More

State Dept. protocol office under scrutiny for alleged role in Pompeo’s use of resources

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK — Amid a watchdog office's probe of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife for alleged "misuse of government resources," three sources familiar with the   ... Read More

New threat of government shutdown looms as talks fail to produce deal

iStock/Toshe_OBY: JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- With just nine days remaining until current funding runs out, Congress on Monday moved a step closer to triggering another government shutdown after failing to strike a bipartisan deal on a stopgap   ... Read More

Supreme Court vacancy hands Trump political opportunity as GOP senators plot course

iStock/Rawf8BY: BEN GITTLESON and JORDYN PHELPS

(WASHINGTON) -- While the nation lost a judicial icon with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg over the weekend, President Donald Trump won a monumental political opportunity in the form   ... Read More

Trump calls his handling of pandemic ‘phenomenal’ as US death toll nears 200K

Official White House Photo by Tia DufourBy ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump on Monday gave himself an "A+" grade on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying he and his administration had done a "phenomenal job"   ... Read More

Ginsburg to lie in repose in front of Supreme Court to allow public viewing

Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy DEVIN DWYER and MARIAM KHAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court, in an apparently unprecedented move, announced on Monday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose in front of   ... Read More

DOJ targets funding to New York, Portland and Seattle as jurisdictions ‘permitting violence’

Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General William Barr has singled out New York City, Portland and Seattle as jurisdictions that he determined permit “violence and destruction of property" and should   ... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s friend Nina Totenberg opens up: ‘She was a stand-up person for America’

Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for Glamour MagazineBy NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg's longtime friend, NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, is speaking out on Ginsburg's life and legacy.

The Supreme Court justice died Friday at the   ... Read More

Trump meets with Barrett, says Supreme Court pick ‘probably’ coming Saturday

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. BoghosianBy BEN GITTLESON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump met Monday with Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge seen as the top contender to be his choice to   ... Read More

Biden campaign targets Georgia, Black men in new ads

ABC NewsBy BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is taking aim at Georgia in new ads targeting the African American community.

The Democratic nominee for president is targeting what his campaign calls 12 "critical   ... Read More

Is Ginsburg’s death the end of Roe v. Wade?

YinYang/iStockBy ALEXANDRA SVOKOS, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- For years in abortion reporting, the refrain was the same: no, Roe v Wade is not going to be overturned, but access to abortion will continue to be stripped away through narrower   ... Read More

Biden, Democrats have $466M cash on hand, over $100M more than Trump, GOP

ABC NewsBy JOHN VERHOVEK and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic National Committee, and affiliated joint fundraising committees entered the month of September with $466 million cash on hand, a massive   ... Read More

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Super PAC posts Pence oppo book online for free ahead of debates

Official White House Photo by D. Myles CullenBy WILL STEAKIN, TERRANCE SMITH and JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- With the vice presidential debate fast approaching, pro-Democrat Super PAC American Bridge 21st Century has released its entire opposition research   ... Read More

McConnell consolidates GOP support for SCOTUS nomination vote but timing unclear

drnadig/iStockBy TRISH TURNER and ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made key progress Monday in locking down Republican support for a vote this year -- possibly even before Election Day -- to replace Justice   ... Read More

Democrats in Arizona appealing to moderates as state’s demographics continue to change

dszc/iStockBy MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The tide is changing in Arizona. A state that used to be ruby red, once home to Barry Goldwater and Sen. John McCain, has now adopted a purple hue.Democrats across the   ... Read More

Court rulings around the country are giving voters more ways to cast ballots

yorkfoto/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- In one of the most crucial battleground states in the country, Democrats have prevailed in a series of critical court fights aimed at increasing ballot access in population-rich Philadelphia.

Last week, the   ... Read More

State Dept. protocol office under scrutiny for alleged role in Pompeo’s use of resources

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK — Amid a watchdog office's probe of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife for alleged "misuse of government resources," three sources familiar with the   ... Read More

New threat of government shutdown looms as talks fail to produce deal

iStock/Toshe_OBY: JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- With just nine days remaining until current funding runs out, Congress on Monday moved a step closer to triggering another government shutdown after failing to strike a bipartisan deal on a stopgap   ... Read More

Supreme Court vacancy hands Trump political opportunity as GOP senators plot course

iStock/Rawf8BY: BEN GITTLESON and JORDYN PHELPS

(WASHINGTON) -- While the nation lost a judicial icon with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg over the weekend, President Donald Trump won a monumental political opportunity in the form   ... Read More

Trump calls his handling of pandemic ‘phenomenal’ as US death toll nears 200K

Official White House Photo by Tia DufourBy ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump on Monday gave himself an "A+" grade on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying he and his administration had done a "phenomenal job"   ... Read More

Ginsburg to lie in repose in front of Supreme Court to allow public viewing

Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy DEVIN DWYER and MARIAM KHAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court, in an apparently unprecedented move, announced on Monday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose in front of   ... Read More

DOJ targets funding to New York, Portland and Seattle as jurisdictions ‘permitting violence’

Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General William Barr has singled out New York City, Portland and Seattle as jurisdictions that he determined permit “violence and destruction of property" and should   ... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s friend Nina Totenberg opens up: ‘She was a stand-up person for America’

Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for Glamour MagazineBy NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg's longtime friend, NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, is speaking out on Ginsburg's life and legacy.

The Supreme Court justice died Friday at the   ... Read More

Trump meets with Barrett, says Supreme Court pick ‘probably’ coming Saturday

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. BoghosianBy BEN GITTLESON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump met Monday with Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge seen as the top contender to be his choice to   ... Read More

Biden campaign targets Georgia, Black men in new ads

ABC NewsBy BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is taking aim at Georgia in new ads targeting the African American community.

The Democratic nominee for president is targeting what his campaign calls 12 "critical   ... Read More

Is Ginsburg’s death the end of Roe v. Wade?

YinYang/iStockBy ALEXANDRA SVOKOS, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- For years in abortion reporting, the refrain was the same: no, Roe v Wade is not going to be overturned, but access to abortion will continue to be stripped away through narrower   ... Read More

Biden, Democrats have $466M cash on hand, over $100M more than Trump, GOP

ABC NewsBy JOHN VERHOVEK and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic National Committee, and affiliated joint fundraising committees entered the month of September with $466 million cash on hand, a massive   ... Read More

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