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President Trump Vows to Cover Preexisting Conditions with America First Health Care Plan

The president outlined the three pillars of his plan: more choice, reduced costs, and better care for Americans.…

Joe Biden on Mental Fitness: ‘I Am Not the Guy Who Said to Inject Bleach in Your Arm’

Former Vice President Joe Biden answered a question Wednesday about his mental fitness for office by declaring: “I am not the guy who said to inject bleach in your arm.”…

Woman Charged After 5-Year-Old Boy Shot in the Head: Offiicals

Officials charged a second person in connection with the death of Cannon Hinnant, a young North Carolina boy who was shot and killed while riding his bike. Police arrested Aolani Takemi Marie Pettit, 21, on Sept. 22 and charged her with felony accessory after the…

Donald Trump Mocks ‘Sleepy Joe Biden’ for Holding No Public Events

President Donald Trump mocked his rival former Vice President Joe Biden for hosting zero public events on Thursday.…
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What the Supreme Court Fight Means for the Senate Majority

The struggle over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement on the Supreme Court could help propel Democrats to the brink of a Senate majority in November’s election. But whether it lifts them over that threshold could turn on the terms of the confirmation fight. Given the nature…

Group of Parents Stop Man Accused of Looking Under Bathroom Stall: Officials

A South Carolina man was arrested for allegedly looking under a bathroom stall at a South Carolina Cracker Barrel on Sunday. A 15-year-old girl returned from the women’s restroom, telling her father that a man was looking at her from under a bathroom stall, according…

Democrats Win Major Concessions on Vote-by-Mail from North Carolina in ‘Consent Decree’

Democrats won major concessions on Tuesday from the Democrat-run state of North Carolina, which agreed to their demands to relax the rules on mail-in ballots.…
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Can Democrats Stop the Nomination?

Anyone confidently predicting one way or another whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can seat a new justice on the Supreme Court is blustering. Here is the only thing that’s certain: The coming fight will not be resolved by principle—no matter how senators talk or…
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The Core Lesson of the COVID-19 Heart Debate

Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Last Monday, when I called the cardiologist Amy Kontorovich in the late morning, she apologized for sounding tired. “I’ve been in my lab infecting heart cells…
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Four Reasons to Doubt Mitch McConnell’s Power

To use power, you must have it. On the night of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that a Trump nominee to replace Ginsburg would receive a vote on the floor of the Senate. That announcement promised a use of…
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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Means for America

A furious battle over a Supreme Court vacancy is arguably the last thing the United States needed right now. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today represents a devastating loss for feminists who held up the 87-year-old as an icon of women’s rights, and…

North Carolina Voters Receive Duplicate Absentee Ballots After Mix-Up

A mixup with the first absentee ballots sent in North Carolina caused some voters to receive two identical ballots for the November general election.…

USA Today-Suffolk Poll Shows Trump and Biden in Statistical Tie in North Carolina

President Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are in a statistical tie in the key battleground state of North Carolina, according to a USA Today-Suffolk University poll released on Thursday.…

Poll: Donald Trump and Joe Biden Tied in North Carolina

President Trump and Joe Biden (D) are tied in the battleground state of North Carolina, a WRAL News poll released on Monday revealed.…

Democratic Senate Nominee Says He’d Hesitate to Take CCP Virus Vaccine

The Democrat nominee for a U.S. Senate seat representing North Carolina said he would hesitate to take a vaccine against COVID-19, which is caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. “Yes, I would be hesitant,” Cal Cunningham said during a debate Monday against incumbent…

Poll: President Trump Takes Lead in Battleground North Carolina

A poll released Monday by the Trafalgar Group finds President Trump has taken the lead in the battleground state of North Carolina.…

NC Police Officer Killed on Duty By Gunman Who Shot Him in the Face

A North Carolina officer and Marine veteran was killed in the line on duty last week after being shot in the face as he responded to a break-in call. Henderson County officer Ryan Hendrix, 35, was attempting to arrest a suspect from Virginia with two…
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College Leaders Should Have Seen This Coming

On August 16, dozens upon dozens of students wrap around the barrier in front of Gallettes, a local haunt in Tuscaloosa. It’s the end of formal sorority recruitment at the University of Alabama. One student smirks; his eyes are covered by sunglasses, but no mask…

Donald Trump: Joe Biden Will Appease Domestic Terrorists, I Will Arrest Them

“Joe Biden and his party spent the entire summer cheering on the rioters rampaging through Democrat-led cities, falsely labeling them as peaceful protesters,” Trump said.…

Donald Trump: Kamala Harris as First Woman President Would Be ‘Insult to Our Country’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that it would be an insult to America if Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) was the first woman president.…

Donald Trump: Kamala Harris as First Woman President Would Be ‘Insult to Our Country’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that it would be an insult to America if Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) was the first woman president.…

Donald Trump: If Biden Wins, China Wins. It’s as Simple as That

“If Biden wins, China wins. It’s as simple as that,” Trump said, adding that the former vice president was “surrendering our children’s future to countries like China.”…

Donald Trump: If Biden Wins, China Wins. It’s as Simple as That

“If Biden wins, China wins. It’s as simple as that,” Trump said, adding that the former vice president was “surrendering our children’s future to countries like China.”…
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The Terrifying Inadequacy of American Election Law

Merely voting and counting the votes in this year’s election will be an extraordinary challenge. The country faces the worst public-health crisis in a century, a potentially severe shortage of poll workers, mail-in voting on an unprecedented scale, mounting functional problems at the U.S. Postal…

Fox News Battleground State Polls That Show Joe Biden Leads Oversample Democrats

Fox News polls released on Wednesday appear to reflect significant oversampling of Democrats, particularly in Arizona and North Carolina.…

North Carolina Teacher Dies Unexpectedly in Classroom: Officials

A North Carolina elementary teacher died while in her classroom earlier this week, officials said. Cindy Grindstaff, 50, a fifth-grade teacher at W.A. Young Elementary, was at the school for a training session, officials told the News Herald of Morganton. No students were inside the…

Donald Trump: Vote by Mail, But Vote in Person Too if Vote Isn’t Tabulated

“Sign your mail-in ballot. You sign it and send it in and then you have to follow it,” Trump said. “And if, on election day or early voting, that is not tabulated and counted, you go vote.”…

Feds: 19 Non-Citizens Charged with Voting in 2016 Election in Swing State

A total of 19 non-citizens in the swing state of North Carolina have been charged with voter fraud after allegedly voting in the 2016 presidential election.…
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Trump Says North Carolina Residents Can Check Their Votes in Person After Voting by Mail

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that voters in the state of North Carolina could check their mail-in vote by going to a polling place in person to check whether it had been tabulated. His comment was characterized by several media outlets as a form…
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Trump Designates Wilmington WWII Heritage City

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared Wilmington, North Carolina, the country’s first World War II Heritage City. Trump stood before an iconic World War II-era battleship to declare the port city of Wilmington a World War II “Heritage City.” He pointed to a bolt of…