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    Photo via NSFFormer Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi implored Republican Party volunteers in Tallahassee to stress the positives of mail-in-ballots as a campaign bus tour for President Donald Trump swung through Northwest Florida on Wednesday. Trump campaign senior adviser Corey Lewandowski also signaled the party will try to paint California Sen. Kamala Harris, who was...
    President Donald Trump told Fox Business’s Maria Bartiromo on Thursday that he is blocking needed funds to the United States Postal Service as a way to thwart Democrats’ efforts to have mail-in voting during the 2020 presidential election. When asked a question about giving the Post Office the resources needed to handle millions of mail-in...
    President Donald Trump appeared to admit on Thursday that he’s withholding funds from the post office in an effort to limit mail-in voting for the 2020 election. During an interview on Fox Business, host Maria Bartiromo asked Trump what Democrats are pushing in the coronavirus stimulus package that was causing the negotiations to be held up....
    President Trump on Thursday blamed Democrats’ push for funding for universal mail-in ballots as one of the reasons for a delay in negotiations on Capitol Hill over a fourth coronavirus stimulus package, claiming the practice in the 2020 election would cause "the greatest fraud in history." During an exclusive interview with FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo Thursday morning,...
    Dozens of House Democrats on Wednesday signed onto a letter calling for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to reverse his overhaul to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), citing the coronavirus pandemic and upcoming election.  The letter, signed by Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump...
    (CNN)Election officials across the US are raising alarms about their readiness for the 2020 vote, warning of trouble if Congress doesn't quickly send an infusion of cash to prepare for the treacherous polling season ahead. Under threat of pandemic and fears of tampering, state and local officials are getting ready for the all-new demands at...
    Reuters August 13, 2020 0 Comments Social media platforms stepped up fight against misinformation on the U.S. elections, with Facebook starting a hub to help users with poll-related resources and Twitter expanding rules against misinformation on mail-in ballots and early voting. The move comes as online social networks have been drawing flak for what...
    CNN.com outed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy for continuing to hold a stake in a company that the United States Postal Service uses as a contractor. Reporting Wednesday, CNN revealed that DeJoy’s investment in XPO Logistics is a serious conflict of interest. “Outside experts who spoke to CNN were shocked that ethics officials at the postal service approved...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Pennsylvania’s online application for mail-in and absentee ballots are now available in Spanish. The state says that the new applications will make voting easier and more accessible for people all across Pennsylvania. According to the state, 50% of statewide growth is attributed to the Latinx community....
    By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) - Twitter said late on Wednesday it plans to expand its rules against misinformation regarding mail-in ballots and early voting in the U.S. elections this year. The move, reported earlier by Politico and confirmed by a Twitter executive, will involve coming up with new policies "that emphasize accurate information about all...
    BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme that has ensnared wealthy parents across the U.S., federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Niki Williams, a former employee of the Houston Independent School District, will plead guilty to accepting bribes to help rig students’...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The flag on your mailbox could be flagging down thieves. Police in Minnetonka say they’re getting more reports of stolen mail. Investigators say the thieves are targeting mailboxes with their flags up because they know they will find mail inside. Police advise people, especially when they’re mailing checks, to instead drop...
    The Maryland Board of Elections voted Wednesday to go ahead with a plan to open around 80 voting centers for in-person early voting between Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 as a precaution against long lines on Election Day during a pandemic. The centers will be open every day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and...
    Donald Trump attacked Democrats Wednesday for wanting to 'sabotage the Post Office' by pushing for more money to fund universal mail-in voting measures in November. 'The Democrats are sabotaging the Post Office because they're not approving $25 billion that was requesting,' the president said during a press briefing, likely referencing Democrats blocking the GOP proposed...
    With the November election less than three months away, the threat to our democracy couldn’t be higher. Trump and the Republicans are making it harder for every American to vote by denouncing mail-in voting as “fraud,” attempting to slow down the postal service and refusing to fund voting by mail during a deadly pandemic. This,...
    More than 75 percent of Americans will be allowed to vote by mail in the 2020 presidential election scheduled for November, according to a report from the New York Times on Tuesday. The Times‘ analysis stated that if turnout increases as predicted, an estimated 80 million mail ballots would be delivered to election offices later this...
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    Savannah Rychcik August 12, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump is suggesting the most prominent issue facing the American electoral system is not foreign; it is right here in the United States, and it is universal mail-in voting. During his press briefing on Wednesday, Trump argued Democrats are the biggest threat to Democracy as they...
    Matthew Rozsa August 12, 2020 11:00PM (UTC) Most of us think of the postal service as a mail system, and little more. Yet it turns out that highways and roads, mass media, the idea of privacy, and much more all owe a direct debt to the history of the United States Postal Service (USPS)....
    By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press Local election workers on Wednesday were still counting a record number of absentee ballots from Tuesday's primary, with the outcome of numerous races across Connecticut still undecided — including the political fates of some incumbent state legislators and Republican congressional candidates in two districts. While the top Republican in the...
    U.S. college admissions scam tipster gets year in prison for stock fraud Theres a Reason Why You Haven’t Been Able to Find Dr. Pepper on Grocery Store Shelves Brooks Brothers finds suitors in $325M sale Brooks Brothers will be purchased for $325 million by a retail venture owned by licensing company Authentic Brands Group...
    BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme that has ensnared wealthy parents across the U.S., federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Niki Williams, a former employee of the Houston Independent School District, will plead guilty to accepting bribes to help rig students' test scores,...
    Nearly 4.3 million Floridians have requested mail-in ballots for next week’s primary election, with 1.646 million ballots already received by county elections supervisors, according to the Florida Division of Elections. As of Tuesday afternoon, 815,322 Democrats, 584,947 Republicans, 233,623 independents and 12,188 alternate party voters had cast mail-in votes for the Aug. 18 primary,...
    More Americans will be casting their ballots through the U.S. mail this year due to the strictures and health risks of the coronavirus pandemic, but the debate over whether it is feasible and safe continues to brew with a little more than 80 days until Election Day. That dispute is trickling down to the front lines for essential workers that...
    Election officials are warning that cash-strapped New York has a lot of work to do before Nov. 3 to ensure it can handle an even bigger flood of absentee ballots in light of a surge in mail-in voting that fueled a six-week delay for results of the June primary. New York’s rollout of expanded absentee...
    More Americans will be casting their ballots through the U.S. mail this year due to the strictures and health risks of the coronavirus pandemic, but the debate over whether it is feasible and safe continues to brew with a little more than 80 days until Election Day. That dispute is trickling down to the front lines for essential workers that...
    (CNN)If you're expecting the 2020 election to result in another Bush v. Gore Supreme Court resolution -- or, perhaps, in a nightmare scenario, multiples of that -- well, that certainly could happen after November 3. Nobody wants a repeat of the controversial 2000 Supreme Court decision that ended a re-count of votes cast in Florida,...
    New Zealand, which just locked down its largest city over four COVID-19 cases, has now opened the door to the possibility of delaying its upcoming election, ABC News reported. After 102 days with no new cases of the novel coronavirus, four cases within a family were discovered in the city of Auckland. The...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump on Tuesday expanded his mail-in voting message, encouraging North Carolina supporters to vote absentee even as he continued to assail vote-by-mail."We're going on to win a tremendous election in November, to be exact November 3 in North Carolina," Trump told supporters who'd dialed into a telephone rally. "You can request absentee ballots...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Aug. 10 The State Journal on enacting a law in Kentucky requiring cyclists to wear helmets: It’s been eight years since Charlie Semones, a 6-year-old Early Learning Village kindergartner, died after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on Excel Court in the...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi implored Republican Party volunteers in Tallahassee to stress the positives of mail-in-ballots as a campaign bus tour for President Donald Trump swung through Northwest Florida on Wednesday. Trump campaign senior adviser Corey Lewandowski also signaled the party will try to paint California Sen. Kamala Harris, who...
    House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher MaloneyEngel: IG report shows Pompeo's 'sham' use of emergency declaration in arms sales State says it will be cleared by watchdog report OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Watchdog to weigh probe of Trump advancements on Pebble Mine | Interior finalizes public lands HQ move out West over congressional objections | EPA...
    Mail sorting equipment is being removed from U.S. Postal Service (USPS) offices amid a slew of operational changes implemented by new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, according to the head of the Iowa Postal Workers Union. Numerous reports have detailed how changes made by DeJoy, a top donor to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, have cut overtime and changed...
    (CNN)A new bill aimed at reversing organizational and structural changes undertaken at the United States Postal Service by the new postmaster general was introduced to Congress Wednesday.The Delivering for America Act, introduced by House Oversight and Reform chairwoman Carolyn Maloney of New York, is the latest action over the agency's cutbacks and slow mail service...
    President Donald Trump has warned of a mail-in voting disaster waiting to happen predicting that China and Russia will snatch plenty of ballots in this year's general election.  In an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity, the president said that mail-in ballots are a 'rigged election waiting to happen' and that 'China and Russia, they'll...
    Over 1,000 kids quarantined in 1 school district Outdoor dining may save restaurants during COVID-19. But are diners at risk from cars plowing into them? Uber CEO says its service will probably shut down temporarily in California if its forced to classify drivers as employees Uber would likely shut down temporarily for several months...
    Jamie Lee Curtis is facing criticism for implying President Trump’s supporters are working to win the election by stealing mail trucks. "I swear, in broad daylight, the driver of the red truck had a red cap on with white letters. Conspiracy? Outright attempt at stealing the election by denying the access of the @USPS?...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There was a big voter turnout in Minnesota for the primary election this week, and most of the results are in. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still very much spreading in the U.S., many are looking at the primary election as a dress rehearsal for how mail-in and absentee voting will go...
    Madison Summers August 12, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump is continuing to cry out that expanded mail-in voting will lead to a “rigged” election in November. “This whole thing with this mail-in ballot, that’s a rigged election waiting to happen,” the president said during an interview on Fox News “Hannity” Tuesday evening. ...
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    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This year’s primary was, of course, unlike any other in recent times. The pandemic pushed many to vote by mail. As of Tuesday night, the state had accepted 500,000 absentee ballots. This year’s mail-in ballots surpass the total number of people who voted in the entire 2016 primary — and...
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    By Andy Sullivan and Heather Timmons WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A shakeup of the U.S. Postal Service is leading to mail delays, union officials said on Tuesday, heightening concerns that an ally of President Donald Trump is destabilizing the service as millions of Americans consider whether to cast their ballots by mail in the Nov. 3...
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    Francis Stallings tapes signs to her car before participating in a caravan rally down the Las Vegas Strip in support of extending the $600 unemployment benefit, August 6, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Bridget Bennett | AFP | Getty Images As Congress flounders in its attempts to buoy Americans left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic, voters...
    Complaints are piling up about slowdowns with the delivery of mail by the Postal Service.Viewers have reached out to Eyewitness News claiming some deliveries are instead being made later at night. Others have complained that they haven't had any deliveries at all over the past several days.Nick Casselli, a representative with the American Postal Workers...
    Do you have questions or concerns about the Census? Don’t worry, Telemundo joins NALEO this Thursday, August 13, in conducting a call bank, where viewers and users can ask questions about the count. NALEO is the National Association of Latino Elected Officials. Those interested in calling can do so at 1-877-EL CENSO (1-877-352-3676)...
    Jamie Lee Curtis raised eyebrows on Tuesday with a tweet floating a "conspiracy" involving Trump supporters literally stealing mail trucks. Curtis shared a photo on Twitter taken from Beverly Hills-- on Santa Monica Boulevard-- and the "Halloween" star said alarmed by who was driving the truck hauling a U.S. Postal Service vehicle. CELEBRITIES REACT TO KAMALA HARRIS BEING ANNOUNCED...