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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, voters cast ballots at Boston City Hall during early in-person voting, in Boston. Tens of millions of Americans already cast ballots in the 2020 election amid record-breaking early voting during the coronavirus pandemic. But for some voters in a handful of states, casting an early ballot in-person isn't even an option. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees voting chaos that does not existPresident Donald Trump is asserting that voting by mail is proving to be rife with problems across the country
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2020, file photo, Evelio Mancera and his daughter, Jennifer Mancera, both residents of Madison, fill out their ballots on the first day of the state's in-person absentee voting window for the Nov. 3 election outside the city's City-County Building in Madison, Wis. With just a week to go until Election Day and 320,000 outstanding absentee ballots in hotly contested battleground Wisconsin, the push is on to get all ballots returned after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend the counting deadline. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP File)
Push is on in Wisconsin to return 320K outstanding ballotsWith just a week to go until Election Day and 320,000 outstanding absentee ballots in hotly contested battleground Wisconsin, the push is on to get all ballots returned
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Voters wait in line to vote Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 at the Tates Creek library on the first day of early voting for the 2020 election in Fayette County. Tens of millions of Americans already cast ballots in the 2020 election amid record-breaking early voting during the coronavirus pandemic. In Kentucky the Democratic governor and Republican secretary of state struck an agreement to make it safer to vote. For the general election, the state is offering absentee voting to anyone who feels at risk from COVID-19, as well as early in-person voting to try to hold down crowds on Election Day. (Brian Simms/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
Voters in some states unable to cast early ballots in personMore than 21 million voters across the U.S. have already cast ballots in person amid record-breaking early turnout
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This combination of 2018-2020 photos shows, from left, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Less than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to face a grilling by Republican senators who accuse the tech giants of anti-conservative bias. Democrats are trying to expand the discussion to include other issues such as the companies' heavy impact on local news.  The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The executives have agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, LM Otero, Jens Meyer)
Social media CEOs to face grilling from Republican senatorsLess than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to face a grilling by Republican senators who accuse the tech giants of anti-conservative bias
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak at Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Warm Springs, Ga. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Biden says US must come together to fight virusJoe Biden is offering a hopeful call for healing in the face of the “lasting wound” the coronavirus pandemic has left on the country
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FILE - In this April 7, 2020, file photo, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks about the coronavirus, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.  Medicare will cover the yet-to-be approved coronavirus vaccine free for older people under a policy change expected to be announced shortly, a senior administration official said Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Medicare finalizing coverage policy for coronavirus vaccineA senior Trump administration official says Medicare will cover the yet-to-be approved coronavirus vaccine free for older people under a policy change expected to be announced soon
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Woman Pays $600, Flies 1K Miles to VoteVoters are heading out in record droves to cast their ballots in the 2020 election, but one medical student showed extra determination over the weekend to have her voice heard. Per NBC Miami , Kaela Bynoe, a first-year student at Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine in Baltimore, became concerned when...
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The post office in Mission, S.D. saw a steady flow of people on Aug. 6, 2020. The post office is one of four on the roughly 2,000 square miles (5,180 square kilometers) of the Rosebud Indian Reservation (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
Voting by mail isn't so easy on Native American reservationsNative American voting advocates say the slow-moving nature of mail on large reservations puts the people who live there at a disadvantage to getting their votes counted
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump holds a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump spent four years upending seven decades of American trade policy. He started a trade war with China, slammed America’s closest allies by taxing their steel and aluminum and terrified Big Business by threatening to take a wrecking ball to $1.4 trillion in annual trade with Mexico and Canada.  Trump’s legacy on trade is likely to linger, regardless whether Joe Biden replaces him in the White House in January 2021.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
From Beijing to Brussels, Trump's trade wars at a glancePresident Donald Trump said he would shake up American trade policy
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 25, 2019, file photo, farmer Matthew Keller walks through one of his pig barns near Kenyon, Minn.  President Donald Trump spent four years upending seven decades of American trade policy. He started a trade war with China, slammed America’s closest allies by taxing their steel and aluminum and terrified Big Business by threatening to take a wrecking ball to $1.4 trillion in annual trade with Mexico and Canada. Trump’s legacy on trade is likely to linger, regardless whether Joe Biden replaces him in the White House in January 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
Trump trade policy: 4 years of high drama. Limited results.President Donald Trump spent four years upending seven decades of American trade policy
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FILE -  John Fogerty performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans on May 5, 2019. Fogerty is among several musicians who are objecting to their songs being used at President Donald Trump's campaign rallies.  (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Stop the music! Chorus of artists tell Trump to turn it downThe presidential campaign season has brought an unprecedented onslaught of angry musicians who say President Donald Trump can't always get what he wants
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Clinton: Idea of Trump Win Makes Me 'Literally Sick'In a wide-ranging interview with journalist Kara Swisher for Swisher's Sway podcast , Hillary Clinton makes clear that she thinks a woman would have handled the pandemic better than President Trump. "I have no doubt, especially if it were me," she says in the New York Times transcript. "I mean, I...
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