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What Else Did People Vote On?

November 5, 2020

In addition to voting for president, voters chose state and local leaders. These included governors, mayors, and judges. Voters also chose members of the United States Congress. Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. In total,…

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Who’s Winning the Electoral College?

November 5, 2020

In the United States, a candidate needs to win at least 270 out of 538 electoral college votes to become president. As of November 5, the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, had 264 electoral votes. The states Biden won are blue…

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What Do Kids Have to Say?

November 5, 2020

We asked TFK Kid Reporters to weigh in with their thoughts, feelings, and questions about the election. Read what a few of them had to say. I saw the long lines of people during early voting. A lot of people…

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Vote Counting Continues

November 4, 2020

No winner has yet been declared in the 2020 presidential election. This year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, about three out of every four registered voters had the option to vote by mail. So millions of mail-in and absentee ballots…

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The Final Debate

October 23, 2020

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden met for this election’s second and final presidential debate. The debate took place at Belmont University, in Nashville, Tennessee. The moderator was Kristen Welker of NBC News. For…

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Early Voters

October 22, 2020

Election Day is November 3. Americans will go to the polls to vote for president of the United States. But millions have already cast their ballot. As of October 19, 29 million Americans had voted early, at a polling site…

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Game Changers

October 21, 2020

Anti-racism protests spread across the country in 2020. These protests haven’t just happened in the streets. Calls for change have come from many industries, such as entertainment, technology, and professional sports. Pro athletes have often spoken out against social injustice,…

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Joyous Win

October 15, 2020

On October 11, the Los Angeles Lakers celebrated their victory as the 2020 NBA champions. The team defeated the Miami Heat 106–93 in game 6 of the NBA Finals. This is the 17th championship win for the Lakers, tying them…

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Election Time

October 9, 2020

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden faced off in a debate. It was on September 29. Each made a case for why voters should pick him in the 2020 election. Trump stood by his record. He thinks…

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Trump COVID Update

October 9, 2020

President Donald Trump was released from Walter Reed medical center, in Bethesda, Maryland, on October 5. He’d been admitted on October 2. That day, Trump announced that he’d tested positive for COVID-19. At press time, 14 people close to the…