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An election worker takes a break Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 in Milwaukee at a central counting facility. Election officials expected to count absentee ballots until the early morning hours. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
November 04, 2020 - 4:36 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden narrowly won battleground state Wisconsin on Wednesday, edging out President Donald Trump in a state that was crucial to the incumbent’s victory four years ago. The Associated Press called the race for Biden after election officials said all outstanding...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya
November 04, 2020 - 7:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 4 a.m. Democrat Joe Biden's campaign says it will fight any efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent ballots from being tabulated. In a statement sent before 4 a.m. Wednesday...
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Republican Senate candidate Sen. Mitch McConnell, second from right, and his wife, Elaine Chao, right, look on as aides show him the election results in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 04, 2020 - 4:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes fading for Senate control, Democrats had a disappointing election night as Republicans swatted down an onslaught of challengers and fought to retain their fragile majority. Several races remained undecided into Wednesday and at least one headed to a runoff in January. It was...
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Republican Senate candidate Sen. Joni Ernst, right, talks to a reporter after casting her ballot at Red Oak First Christian Church Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Red Oak, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 04, 2020 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate races in the 2020 election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Wednesday Republican Sen. Joni Ernst has won a second term in Iowa, fending off a competitive challenge from Des Moines real estate developer Theresa Greenfield. Ernst argued that she had been true to...
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The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol is seen on the morning of Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 03, 2020 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed to seal control of the House for two more years Tuesday as they banked on voters' dismay over the pandemic, broad suburban indignation with President Donald Trump and dominant fundraising to make their majority in the chamber even larger. Republicans were hoping...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a drive-in campaign rally at Lexington Technology Park, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 03, 2020 - 12:25 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the closing hours of a campaign shadowed by a once-in-a-century pandemic, President Donald Trump charged across the nation Monday delivering an incendiary but unsupported allegation that the election is rigged, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden pushed to claim states once...
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Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a drive-in get out the vote rally in the parking lot of the UFCW local 1776, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Pittson, Pa. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
November 02, 2020 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 9 p.m. Sen. Kamala Harris is delivering an urgent message for people to vote to repair the nation’s divides and protect its democracy on an election eve rally in battleground Pennsylvania. Harris told the crowd that...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Miami-Opa-locka Executive Airport, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Opa-locka, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 02, 2020 - 2:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 12:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is suggesting that he will fire the nation’s top infectious disease expert after Tuesday’s election, as he expresses frustration that the coronavirus remains in the news amid a nationwide...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak at a "Souls to the Polls" drive-in rally at Sharon Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 01, 2020 - 8:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden was spending the final days of the presidential campaign appealing to Black supporters to vote in-person during a pandemic that has disproportionally affected their communities, betting that a strong turnout will boost his chances in states that could decide the...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden holds his face mask after speaking at a rally at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 01, 2020 - 7:07 pm
It's an awkward moment when a presidential candidate greets the audience at a rally and names the wrong state. Fortunately for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, that didn't happen to him this week, despite a widely shared video that appears to show him saying “Hello, Minnesota” to a crowd in Florida...
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