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Three out of five Washingtonians surveyed are voting for Joe Biden, NPI poll finds

Excerpt: 60% of likely voters surveyed on October 14th-15th, 2020 said Biden was their choice for President of the United States, while 37% said they were voting for Donald Trump.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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As voting ramps up, NPI poll finds fewer rural Washingtonians approving of Donald Trump

Excerpt: Voters in every region of Washington State disapprove of Donald Trump's job performance, even voters in Eastern and Central Washington.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kamala Harris dazzles in veep debate as Mike Pence tries to deny Trump regime’s atrocities

Excerpt: Read Joel Connelly's analysis of the 2020 vice presidential debate, which took place in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, October 7th.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Liveblogging the vice presidential debate of 2020 from the great Pacific Northwest

Excerpt: Good evening, and wel­come to NPI’s live cov­er­age of the 2020 vice pres­i­den­tial debate. NPI staff will be watch­ing and shar­ing impres­sions of the debate between Demo­c­ra­t­ic nom­i­nee Kamala Har­ris and Repub­li­can nom­i­nee Mike Pence as it pro­gress­es. The debate, spon­sored by the Com­mis­sion on Pres­i­den­tial Debates, is being broad­cast on all major net­works as […]
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections, Live Coverage
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Donald Trump says that he and Melania Trump have tested positive for SARS-CoV‑2

Excerpt: Having spent months utterly failing to protect Americans from COVID-19 and completely disregarding the guidance of public health experts, Donald Trump now finds himself and his wife infected with the virus.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government
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Trump went to Cleveland not to debate Biden, but to destroy another U.S. civic institution

Excerpt: The incumbent went off the rails and sunk to another low in the first general election debate of 2020, while the Democratic nominee spoke to the country and prevailed in post debate polls.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Liveblogging the first presidential debate of 2020 from the great Pacific Northwest

Excerpt: NPI's liveblog of the September 29th, 2020 faceoff between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Events, Live Coverage
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Will 2020 be the year in which climate justice finally becomes a prevalent federal priority?

Excerpt: Always, always climate and environment get eclipsed as Election Day draws near. But even if our planet's fever doesn't get the attention it should, 2020 could still be a major turning point.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Our Environment
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RNC is proof that Trump sees no distinction between the federal government and himself

Excerpt: The White House and the National Park Service, which belong to the people of the United States, are being exploited to help Donald Trump's reelection effort.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Scandals and ethics violations abound as the 2020 Republican National Convention begins

Excerpt: It should really be called the Trump National Convention, because that's what it is: a carnival in allegiance to a man who represents the worst of humanity.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Joe Biden dwells among us: He’s not just from the people or for the people, but of the people

Excerpt: America’s past leaders have told us that they are from the people and for the people. 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden added a dimension in his Thursday night acceptance speech. Biden is *of* the people.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Republican Noise Machine aimlessly flings mud as Democrats rally behind Joe Biden

Excerpt: Professionally employed insult hurlers on Fox and other right wing media outlets are trying out every attack they can think of, hoping something will stick and bring down the 2020 Democratic ticket.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Stalwart Republicans urge U.S. to abandon Trump and unify behind Biden at 2020 DNC

Excerpt: Meg Whitman, John Kasich, and Christine Todd Whitman were part of the program for the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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2020 DNC Day One: Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders kick off fully distributed convention

Excerpt: "We the People" was the theme for the opening night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which was originally supposed to take place in Milwaukee.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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