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Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, October 22, 2020

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GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett despite Dems’ boycott
Biden proposes panel to study reforming 'out of whack' U.S. judiciary
Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes subpoenas for Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over Hunter Biden stories
Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet for final debate
Obama says he ‘literally’ left a ‘pandemic playbook’ for Trump that he didn’t follow (video)
Pelosi, White House optimistic about COVID-19 relief talks
What are the presidential debate rules tonight?
GOP power shift emerges with Trump, McConnell
Voters wait on delayed mail-in ballots as Election Day nears
Hunter Biden, Rudy Giuliani and the 'hard drive from hell'
Election live updates: Trump, Biden prep for final debate showdown
The Latest: Biden won’t rule out studying court packing
Election 2020 live updates: Trump, Biden to meet in final debate; Obama to campaign in Miami Saturday
Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-police officer in Floyd death
Second court rules against excluding undocumented immigrants from census count
The final Trump, Biden presidential debate: What to know
An angry Azar floats plans to oust FDA’s Hahn
US joins countries including Egypt, Uganda in asserting 'no international right to abortion'
Trump administration's child separations a "moral stain" — and a voter issue
How Democrats Are Celebrating Biden's Polling Lead: With Abject Dread - NY Times
Trump seeds the ground for possible loss with personal attacks
Live: Supreme Court vote row precedes Trump-Biden debate
US jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high...

Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:

FBI says Iran behind threatening emails sent to Florida Democrats
U.S. Intel: Iran, Russia interfering in election
DNI: Russia, Iran have obtained voter data in election interference campaign
DNI Ratcliffe, FBI say Iran, Russia attempting to interfere with 2020 election
Feds say Russia and Iran have interfered with the presidential election
Senate Republicans prepare for possible "post-Trump world"
Obama rips into Trump's record in 2020 campaign trail debut
Pandemic relief faces uncertainty in postelection session
McCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments
Barrett meets with senators ahead of committee vote on Supreme Court nomination
'There's just not any discipline': GOP chafes at Trump's closing pitch
Cybersecurity firm finds hacker selling info on 148 million U.S. voters
Why 780 retired generals and former national security leaders spoke out against Trump
GOP pushes back on White House's stimulus talks with Pelosi, signaling final action could slip until after elections
A debate question for Trump: Keep interrupting or let Biden talk?
Rudy Giuliani gives alleged Hunter Biden hard drive to Delaware authorities
Mitt Romney says he did not vote for Trump in the 2020 election
Trump campaign, Nevada GOP threaten to sue Clark County over attempts to ‘obstruct’ election observation
Jaime Harrison on Lindsey Graham postponing debate: 'He's on the verge of getting that one-way ticket back home'
Face to face: Trump, Biden to meet for final debate
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler tests negative for COVID-19 after two staffers infected, will vote to confirm ACB

  • News source: Vandana Rambaran
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., said Saturday she tested negative for the coronavirus and will move full steam ahead to support confirming Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

Loeffler's negative test results come just a day after two of her staffers tested positive for COVID-19.

LIVE UPDATES: FIRST STEPS TAKEN TOWARD AMY CONEY BARRETT CONFIRMATION VOTE

“The senator "is more energized than ever to vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett as the next Supreme Court Justice on Monday before returning home and traveling the state to meet with hardworking...
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Trump to deliver remarks in North Carolina on jam-packed Saturday

  • News source: Marisa Schultz
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President Trump has arrived in the critical swing state of North Carolina, the second of a total of five stops the commander-in-chief will make on Saturday in the final sprint to the Nov. 3 election.

Trump is slated to speak at the Robeson County Fairgrounds in Lumberton, N.C., on "fighting for the forgotten men and women."

"Quick stop in North Carolina with a wonderful Indian Tribe, and guests. Then off to two BIG Rallies in Ohio and Wisconsin. See you later!!!," Trump tweeted before taking the stage.

Trump started his day in Florida where he...
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Hear Trump speak after voting in person in Florida

  • News source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Politics
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President Trump speaks to reporters after voting early in-person in West Palm Beach, Florida, just over a week before Election Day. Trump changed his voter registration to Florida in September, 2019.
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Senate to convene rare Saturday session to debate Amy Coney Barrett nomination

  • News source: Marisa Schultz
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The Senate will gavel in a rare Saturday session this afternoon to debate confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court -- just days before voters decide whether Republicans will maintain control of the Senate and the White House.

Democrats, fiercely opposed to Barrett's confirmation so close to the election, boycotted the Judiciary Committee vote Thursday and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., staged four delay tactics Friday on the Senate floor, including forcing a brief closed session.

Republicans, who hold power and have a majority of the...
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Poland's president tests positive for COVID-19

  • News source: Politics - CBSNews.com
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Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus and has gone into quarantine, the president's spokesman announced Saturday. Duda, 48, is feeling "fine" and was tested on Friday, according to spokesman Blazej Spychalski, who will also go into isolation.

Duda updated the nation in a Twitter video on Saturday, saying that he does not have any symptoms, including loss of taste or smell. "I feel very well at the moment," he said, adding that he has "energy" and will continue to work from home, where he is quarantining with his wife and...
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US election 2020: President Trump casts his vote

  • News source: BBC News - World
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President Donald Trump votes early in the US election, while on a campaign visit in Florida.
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Arizona city pulls police from early voting sites after intimidation complaints

  • News source: Julia Musto
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The Democratic mayor of Tucson, Arizona, has barred police officers from providing security at early voting sites, forcing the Pima County Elections Department to seek outside help.

Mayor Regina Romero said Friday that the move is aimed at addressing possible voter intimidation.

Romera said the decision was made jointly with City Manager Michael Ortega and Police Chief Chris Magnus, after several organizatons wrote a letter expressing concerns about the police presence.

According to the county recorder's office, off-duty officers were initially...
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Minnesota mail-in voting, early turnout shattering records

  • News source: Audrey Conklin
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More than 1 million Minnesotans have voted by mail with 10 days to go before Election Day and more than a half-million others have requested absentee ballots, shattering previous records.

In 2016, when President Trump narrowly won the battleground state, nearly 3 million Minnesotans cast ballots -- representing about 75% of total registered voters at the time, according to the state's website.

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said during a Thursday press call that the turnout so far "shatters all records by multiples," according to the...
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US in upward trajectory of new COVID-19 cases: HHS memo

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Forty-two states and territories are in an upward trajectory of new COVID-19 cases, while only nine jurisdictions are improving.
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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner threaten lawsuit over COVID billboards

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are demanding that an anti-Trump group removes billboards in Manhattan's Times Square that feature their images alongside criticism of the White House's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Lincoln Project.

The group of longtime Republican strategists, who prominently oppose the re-election of President Trump, said the billboards highlight Ivanka Trump and Kushner's "indifference" to the suffering of Americans who have lost their lives due to "their reckless mismanagement" of the pandemic.

One...
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Afghan bombing: Kabul education centre attack kills at least 13

  • News source: BBC News - World
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A suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside the centre in the Afghan capital, officials say.
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How the country's law enforcement is bracing for Election Day

  • News source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Politics
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(CNN)Secret Service officers are getting new laser-blocking sunglasses. LaFayette Park, that iconic center of protest, has been fenced off months before the usual Inauguration Day shut down.

And within the White House gates, aides to President Donald Trump have held more than five dozen meetings to discuss contingency planning for the hours and days after the polls close, according to administration officials who requested anonymity to discuss the secretive plans.

City and federal authorities across the country, anticipating the high potential for...
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Trump to cast his ballot in Florida, braces for marathon weekend of rallies 10 days before election

  • News source: Vandana Rambaran
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President Trump is set to cast his ballot early in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday.

“To continue our movement. I am going to rely on you. Get out and vote,” Trump told supporters in the Sunshine state during a rally on Friday. “Vote early. Bring your friends, your family, your neighbors, your co-workers. Even grab your boss and say: ‘Come on, boss. You got to vote.’”

LIVE UPDATES: TRUMP, BIDEN CAMPAIGNS MOVE INTO FINAL STRETCH AFTER DEBATE

Trump switched his official residence to his private club at Mar-a-Lago from New York last year, after...
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Biden 'lying to the American people' about son Hunter's business dealings: Rep. Stefanik

  • News source: Caleb Parke
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Joe Biden is "lying" about his son's business dealings, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., claimed on "Fox & Friends Weekend."

Reacting to the Democratic nominee's blanket denial of wrongdoing during Thursday's final presidential debate, Stefanik said Saturday: "Well, Joe Biden is lying to the American people."

The House Intelligence Committee member recalled that during President Trump's impeachment hearings she asked each witness whether there was a conflict of interest or an appearance of one when Hunter Biden served on the board of Burisma, a...
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Paraguay finds seven bodies in container shipment from Serbia

  • News source: BBC News - World
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Paraguay believes the seven "migrants" may have wanted to travel only from Serbia to Croatia.
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