Trump, Biden Fight over the Raging Virus, Climate and Race

Nashville, TN (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday’s final 2020 debate. They largely shelved the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted their vastly different approaches to solving the major domestic and foreign…

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett despite Dems’ boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate. Republicans powered past a Democratic boycott of the session Thursday to keep confirmation of President Donald Trump’s pick on track before Election Day. Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the GOP’s rush…

Viewers’ Guide: After Chaotic Debate, Trump, Biden Try Again

Nashville, TN (AP) After meeting in perhaps the most cacophonous debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take the stage Thursday to try again. The bar to improve upon their last prime-time meeting is low. Their cringeworthy first debate last month was punctuated by frequent interruptions, mostly from…

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. The litigation marks the government’s most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The suit could…

Republicans See Bright Spot in Voter Registration Push

Norristown, PA (AP) The Republican Party has cut into Democrats’ advantage in voter registration tallies across some critical presidential battleground states, a fact they point to as evidence of steady — and overlooked — enthusiasm for President Donald Trump and his party. Even as Trump trails in national polls and struggles with fundraising, Republicans see…