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Counting Continues in the 2020 Presidential Race

Heather Cox Richardson Letters from an American
But Trump’s power is wavering, and he can no longer control the narrative. As he spoke, NBC News and MSNBC cut in to note that he was lying. After he finished, other media outlets also pushed back.

The Facebook Group That Could Flip Pennsylvania

Marcia Brown The American Prospect
Boasting more than 120,000 members, it’s one of the largest pro-Biden online communities, and a source of camaraderie and support. Millions of women marched in protest across the country, and never stopped.

Friday Nite Videos | October 23, 2020

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The Full Story of Trump and COVID-19. "Vote Him Away #3 (The Liar Tweets Tonight)". The Last Trump Debate. Make It So. Obama in Philadelphia: The Whole Glorious Speech. ‘C’mon Man’: Biden’s Refrain at the Debate

Defeating Trump: Grassroots Organizations Can Tip the Scales

Peter Hogness and Emily Lee Organizing Upgrade
While Biden remains generally ahead in the polls, the race in key states like Pennsylvania and Florida has tightened - because Biden is falling short with key constituencies, groups that he’ll still win, but maybe not with the strong turnout he needs

Donald Trump Lost Tuesday’s Elections

William Rivers Pitt Truthout
Donald Trump still holds immeasurable power, and only a fool would underestimate him at this point, because cornered animals can be lethal. Yet if Virginia, Pennsylvania and Kentucky are any indication, they are but a harbinger of what is to come.
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