Ed O'Keefe (journalist)
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Ed O'Keefe is an American political correspondent with CBS News, which he joined in 2018, after spending nearly 13 years at The Washington Post.
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Biden campaigns in Georgia on final week before Election DayWith Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaigning in Georgia seven days before Election Day, Democrats are hoping they can flip the state for the first time since 1992. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Trump and Biden make final push for votes with one week to goWith one week left until Election Day, President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are making their final pushes to get their messages out to voters. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe..
Presidential election just one week awayThis week, the presidential nominees are making their final stops in battleground states around the country with just seven days to go until Election Day. Ed O'Keefe reports.
U.S. sees record early turnout with record 62 million votes castMore than 62 million early votes have been tallied, already with a little over a week left until Election Day, and the figure tops all early votes cast in 2016. Ed O'Keefe reports.
President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden appear on "60 Minutes" ahead of electionPresident Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris all appeared on "60 Minutes" on Sunday ahead of the..
Inside the different ballots used in U.S. electionsEarly voting is underway in 36 states as of Saturday. More than 53 million people have already gone to the ballot box, a ballot dropbox or have cast their vote by mail. The coronavirus is changing when..
Obama hits campaign trail for Biden in PennsylvaniaFormer President Barack Obama campaigned for his former running mate Joe Biden in North Philadelphia by making a direct appeal to Black voters, who make up a large part of the city's electorate. Ed..
Trump, Biden campaigns prioritize swing state Pennsylvania two weeks before presidential electionWith time running out before the presidential election, the Trump and Biden campaigns are turning their attention to the swing states that will decide the race. The two political opponents have turned..
Trump tied or trailing in battleground states he won in 2016After a narrow victory in Pennsylvania in 2016, President Trump is now playing catch up to Joe Biden, trailing there and also down, or tied, in every major battleground state he won the first time..
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Trump and Biden prepare for final presidential debatePresident Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will have their mics muted when their opponent gets 2 minutes to speak during their final debate Thursday night. CBS News White House correspondent..
Microphones can be muted during presidential debate responsesThe candidates' microphones will be muted in Thursday's presidential debate when one of the candidates is giving his uninterrupted response. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.
Trump slams Dr. Fauci, downplays coronavirus as cases rise across U.S.President Trump launched new attacks against Dr. Anthony Fauci on the campaign trail Monday, calling the nation's top infectious disease expert a "disaster." CBS News White House correspondent Ben..
Trump struggles in key swing states, hurt by virus responsePresident Trump held two rallies in Arizona on Monday in an attempt to turn the tide against former Vice President Joe Biden, who could become the first Democratic presidential nominee in 24 years to..
Biden to prep for debate as campaign focuses on battleground statesCBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe reports on the latest from the 2020 campaign trail.
President Trump and Joe Biden campaign in key battleground states FridayWith Election Day a little more than two weeks away, President Trump and Joe Biden hit the campaign trail in key battlegrounds Friday. Meantime, there are mounting concerns over whether the president's..
Trump and Biden hit campaign trail after dueling town hallsLess than 24 hours after dueling town halls, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden went to Michigan, hoping to lock up that swing state, while President Trump spent his day trying to reconnect with..
Biden faces voters' questions during town hallDemocratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is back on the campaign trail after facing tough questions on issues including the COVID-19 pandemic and the Supreme Court in a televised town hall last night...
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden takes questions from voters at ABC town hallJoe Biden defended his record amid a wide variety of questions during his town hall on ABC. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Person who flew with Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of town hallJoe Biden was given the all clear to participate in a Thursday night town hall after concerns he could have been exposed to COVID-19 while aboard his campaign plane. The virus has forced his running..
Biden outperforming Trump in all key swing states, polls sayDemocratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is outperforming President Trump in the polls in every key swing state, including North Carolina, forcing the president to make his ninth trip there. Ed..
President Trump campaigns in Iowa, after first lady reveals their son Barron had COVID tooFirst lady Melania Trump revealed that their son Barron contracted COVID-19 around the same time she and President Trump were diagnosed. She says he has since tested negative. Meanwhile, President..
President Trump, Democratic nominee Joe Biden prepare for competing town hallsAll eyes will be on both presidential candidates Thursday night as they get set for their competing town halls. This comes after a planned second debate was scrapped. Ed O'Keefe reports.
With 20 days left until the election, has Trump kept his campaign promises?More than 14 million people have already cast their votes in the 2020 general election. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and Washington Post..
Record number of early voters met by long poll waitNationwide, there are long lines and hours long waits as more than 14.9 million early votes are in, shattering records from 2016. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.
Biden courts senior voters in FloridaDemocratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has returned to Florida to draw as many senior citizen votes away from President Trump as he can. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Several Senate seats on the line in election, South Carolina Democrat raises record $57 millionEarly voters are already heading to the polls, and will help decide a series of important U.S. Senate races. Ed O'Keefe reports on some of those races with just three weeks to go until Election Day.
Biden making a push in battleground statesWith less than a month to go before the election, Joe Biden is making a push in states he never expected to win. The former vice president is virtually tied with President Trump in Georgia, and Biden..
Biden courts Latino voters while campaigning in NevadaWith President Trump still in the White House, Joe Biden is picking up his campaign pace, this week stumping in four states, each a crucial battleground. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Biden campaign announces town hall after Trump rejects virtual debatePresident Trump says he does not want to debate Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in a virtual format. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Trump and Biden campaigns visit battleground Arizona following VP debateBoth the Trump and Biden campaigns were on the trail in Arizona on Thursday. Vice President Mike Pence, Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris courted voters one day after the first and only vice..
Biden leads in Arizona as 2020 campaigns battle for swing stateWith President Trump in the White House and ailing, the other three candidates at the top of the ticket campaigned in Arizona, now considered a toss-up in our CBS News battleground tracker poll. Ed..
Mike Pence and Kamala Harris face off in first and only vice presidential debateVice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris squared off in the first and only vice presidential debate Wednesday in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two sparred over a number of issues including the..
"Red & Blue": Takeaways from the 2020 vice presidential debateVice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the vice presidential debate on Wednesday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News political..
Trump returns to Oval Office after backing out of coronavirus aid talksPresident Trump has returned to the Oval Office after his COVID-19 diagnosis. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, and Boston Globe deputy Washington..
Joe Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania, calls for national unity at GettysburgFormer Vice President Joe Biden made a campaign stop in the battleground state of Pennsylvania Tuesday and called for national unity and healing. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joined..
Pandemic reshapes 2020 campaigns as upcoming debates take new precautionsPresident Trump's coronavirus diagnosis comes exactly four weeks ahead of Election Day, and it brings into focus the effect the pandemic is having on the campaign. Ed O'Keefe takes a look.
Joe Biden pushes back at President Trump for downplaying masks, says wearing one is "patriotic"After President Trump's mask photo op on the White House balcony, his Democratic rival is emphasizing the importance of masks. In a NBC News town hall, former Vice President Biden told the audience..
Trump and Biden campaigns take different approaches following president's diagnosisPresident Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis has changed the presidential election with just a month to go before Election Day. Joe Biden continues to criticize Mr. Trump in the wake of his illness, while the..
Trump says he's leaving hospital, tweets "don't be afraid of COVID!"President Trump says he's leaving the hospital Monday evening, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread through the White House and Republican Party. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe..
State of 2020 presidential race as Trump's health remains uncertainLess than a month before Election Day, questions remain about President Trump's recovery from COVID-19. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe has the latest on the president's condition, and..
Presidential campaigns adjust following Trump's hospitalization for COVID-19Despite President Trump's hospitalization for COVID-19, his senior campaign advisers are still criticizing Joe Biden for wearing a mask. Meanwhile, Biden's team is toning down attacks on the president..
Trump campaign goes virtual after president's COVID diagnosis, Biden temporarily stops attack adsWhile President Trump is staying at Walter Reed Medical Center, his campaign is moving ahead with virtual events less than a month before the election. Meanwhile, his Democratic rival, former Vice..
How Trump's COVID diagnosis affects the electionPresident Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis has sent ripples through his reelection campaign and the campaign of opponent Joe Biden. Ed O'Keefe explores how it's affecting the presidential election.
COVID and the campaignCBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe offers a diagnosis on how the president's contracting the novel coronavirus may affect the remaining days in the election.
Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis shakes up presidential race one month before Election DayWhile President Trump remains hospitalized due to his coronavirus infection, rival Joe Biden continued his presidential campaign by holding virtual meetings. Biden’s campaign took down negative ads..
Biden sends prayers to Trump, knocks September jobs reportJoe Biden and his wife Jill Biden tested negative for the coronavirus after concerns over President Trump and the first lady's positive diagnoses. Speaking outside a union hall in Michigan, Biden sent..
Biden tests negative for COVID-19, continues on campaign trailDemocratic presidential nominee Joe Biden boarded a plane and flew to Michigan on Friday to speak with supporters, but only after two COVID-19 tests came back negative. Ed O'Keefe reports.
How will the Biden campaign respond to President Trump's positive COVID-19 test?Joe Biden's campaign has largely focused on responding to and slowing the spread of the coronavirus. He has yet to weigh in on President Trump's positive test results Friday morning. Ed O'Keefe..
Commission on Presidential Debates to make changes after chaotic first debate between Trump and BidenThe Commission on Presidential Debates has announced it will make changes after the first event Tuesday night was marred by constant interruptions. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and CBS..
Candidates return to campaign trail after chaotic first debatePresident Trump and Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail after a chaotic first presidential debate. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe wraps up the key takeaways from the event, then CBS..