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In Michigan, delayed absentee ballots raise more concerns about November U.S. elections

05 Aug 2020

DETROIT Michele Small, a retired Detroit school teacher recovering from a stroke, had planned to vote by mail for the first time to protect herself from the coronavirus. But the absentee ballot she requested weeks ago never arrived.

Trump vows to sue Nevada to block universal mail-in ballots

04 Aug 2020

(This August 3 story corrects 4th paragraph to say Nevada is the 8th state to adopt universal mail-in balloting, not the 7th as erroneously reported) | Video

Exclusive: Republicans, Democrats agree on one thing: Doubt about fair election – Reuters/Ipsos poll

01 Aug 2020

Americans across the political spectrum have widespread concerns that November's U.S. election will be marred by fraud, interference or efforts to suppress the vote, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday. | Video

Factbox: Trump and Biden take sharply different paths on immigration

20 Jul 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump's push to crack down on illegal immigration and reshape legal immigration was at the heart of the Republican's winning 2016 campaign and has remained at the forefront of his White House agenda. | Video

Hickenlooper wins Democratic primary for key U.S. Senate seat in Colorado

01 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper shrugged off a series of campaign stumbles to win the state's Democratic U.S. Senate nomination on Tuesday, beating a progressive challenger in a race vital to the party's hopes of regaining Senate control in November.

Young Americans turn out to protest. Democrats hope they will vote, too

26 Jun 2020

Quintez Brown took to the streets in Kentucky to join many Americans in protesting against racial injustice after the death of George Floyd, a Black man in police custody last month.

Amid coronavirus, Kentucky, New York report few voting glitches

24 Jun 2020

Voters in Kentucky and New York cast ballots in relatively smooth primary elections on Tuesday that featured few of the problems that marred earlier contests held amid persistent worries about the health risks posed by the coronavirus. | Video

Amid coronavirus, reduced voting sites in Kentucky, elsewhere a 'recipe for disaster'

23 Jun 2020

June 23 Kentucky, New York and four other states face another possibly messy day of voting on Tuesday amid the coronavirus outbreak, as officials try to balance a crush of absentee mail ballots with a reduced number of in-person polling locations.

Republican congressman's gay wedding role draws challenge at parking lot convention

12 Jun 2020

U.S. Representative Denver Riggleman, who drew criticism from some fellow Virginia Republicans after presiding at a gay wedding last year, faces a primary challenge on Saturday at a drive-through nominating convention being held in a church parking lot.

Georgia's election mess offers a stark warning for November

11 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Georgia's tumultuous primary elections on Tuesday offer a grim preview of what could happen in November if states move to voting by mail and polling places are sharply reduced due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

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