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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

On Election Day, 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, a record 29 million Americans had voted early, at a…

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Election Time

October 9, 2020

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden faced off in a heated debate on September 29. They went head-to-head on issues such as the economy and the coronavirus pandemic. Each made a case for why voters should pick…

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Trump COVID Update

October 9, 2020

President Donald Trump was released from the hospital on October 5. He’d been admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Maryland, on October 2. Earlier that day, Trump announced that he’d tested positive for COVID-19. At press…

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The Vice-Presidential Debate

October 8, 2020

The first and only vice-presidential debate of the 2020 election took place on October 7. Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris squared off in Salt Lake City, Utah. Susan Page of USA Today was the moderator. For 90…

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TFK Explains: Voting in 2020

October 8, 2020

When is Election Day? According to United States law, Election Day is the Tuesday following the first Monday in November, in even-numbered years. In 2020, Election Day is November 3. Americans will vote for a number of things, including who…

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By the Numbers

October 8, 2020

In most United States elections, the candidate with the most votes wins. But when it comes to picking a president, things aren’t quite so simple. Weeks after Election Day, ­a group of 538 people called the electoral college will actually…

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Trump’s COVID-19 Treatment Continues

October 5, 2020

President Donald Trump spent the weekend being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Maryland. He was admitted to the hospital on Friday. Earlier that day, he announced that he’d tested positive for the virus.…

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President Trump Has COVID-19

October 2, 2020

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter early today that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On Friday, a White House official said the president was experiencing “mild symptoms.” The president and First Lady…