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Analysis: Breaking down early returns for Democratic primary in governor’s race Updated: 10:20 PM EDT Sep 8, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript DIRECTOR ADAM SEXTON. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT WHAT IS HAPPENING TONIGHT? ADAM: THIS RACE FOR GOVERNOR ON THE DEMOCRATIC SIDE HAS BEEN SO UP AND DOWN. ONE TOWN GOES TO FELTES, ANOTHER …

August 20, 2020 at 7:41 AM EDT Election officials race to expand voting options as Postal Service crisis spurs alarm Election officials are racing to install more ballot drop boxes and secure large venues for Election Day voting, part of an urgent push to reassure Americans worried about trusting their ballots to a U.S. Postal …

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia. He has now secured enough delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia. He has now secured enough delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination. Matt Rourke/AP Former Vice President Joe Biden …

Fast. Short. Daily. We take you behind the headlines and help you understand the biggest stories driving politics and policy. In measuring several different messages of various candidates without their names attached, Greenberg told Biden’s team that Warren’s message about a “rigged” system was “dominant” among the groups Biden needs, such as millennials who may …

Val Demings, a Democratic representative from Florida among contenders to be Joe Biden’s presidential running mate, has castigated Donald Trump for having the “gall and nerve” to use a gaffe by Biden as a weapon on the campaign trail. Biden apologised on Friday, for saying that if African Americans “have a problem figuring out whether …

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered elections officials in New York State to hold its Democratic primary election in June and reinstate all qualifying candidates on the ballot. The ruling came after the presidential primary was canceled late last month over concerns about the coronavirus. The order, filed by Judge Analisa Torres of United States …

The group, Defeat Disinfo, will use artificial intelligence and network analysis to map discussion of the president’s claims on social media. It will seek to intervene by identifying the most popular counter-narratives and boosting them through a network of more than 3.4 million influencers across the country — in some cases paying users with large …

“The Bernie people should come to the Republican Party,” Trump tweeted, arguing that he is a better fit for Sanders’s voters than Biden. But Biden also pulled it off, they said, because he embraced the far-left policies of the anti-establishment Sanders and is indistinguishable from the self-described socialist. “They are both the same,” tweeted Trump …

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Wednesday, concluding a quest for the White House that began five years ago in relative obscurity but ultimately elevated him as a champion of the working class, a standard-bearer of American liberalism and the leader of a self-styled political revolution. Mr. Sanders’s …

The British government’s Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp displayed on a smartphone.(Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images) Ctrl + N A group of Democratic senators say Facebook hasn’t done enough to stop coronavirus misinformation on its messaging service WhatsApp. Now they’re calling on chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to …