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Delaware: State in the United States
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States and is located in the Mid-Atlantic region. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, north by Pennsylvania, and east by New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from the nearby Delaware River, itself named after Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor.

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Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint [Video]

Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint

[NFA] In the final sprint to Election Day, President Donald Trump doubled down on his attempt to win over the senior vote in Florida on Friday, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden vowed to kill the..

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Early voting soars as Biden leads Trump in polls [Video]

Early voting soars as Biden leads Trump in polls

[NFA] Early voting began on Monday in Florida, a battleground state that could decide the Nov. 3 presidential election, while a record 30 million Americans already have cast ballots nationwide with..

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Meet the reigning wife-carrying champions [Video]

Meet the reigning wife-carrying champions

A Delaware couple proved they can navigate life's ups and downs like pros, winning first place in the North American Wife Carrying Championship for the second year in a row on Friday (October 9).

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Trump appears in public since COVID-19 diagnosis [Video]

Trump appears in public since COVID-19 diagnosis

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump appeared back to his old self on Saturday as he addressed supporters at the White House in his first public event since being diagnosed with COVID-19. Colette Luke has..

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'He's from here': Biden and the battle for Scranton [Video]

'He's from here': Biden and the battle for Scranton

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania has become one of the central battlegrounds in the race to the White House, as the former Vice President casts the race as..

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Jill Biden pulls back husband to socially distance [Video]

Jill Biden pulls back husband to socially distance

Dr. Jill Biden pulled back her husband, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, to socially distance from reporters on the tarmac in New Castle, Delaware, before departing for Miami.

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Joe Biden: I trust scientists, not Donald Trump [Video]

Joe Biden: I trust scientists, not Donald Trump

Joe Biden says while he trusts what scientists say about a potentialcoronavirus vaccine, he doesn't trust President Donald Trump. Speaking toreporters at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, after being..

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Joe Biden: Coronavirus is 'a national emergency' for schools [Video]

Joe Biden: Coronavirus is 'a national emergency' for schools

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says the issue of safely reopeningAmerica's schools is a “national emergency.” Biden says during a campaignevent in Wilmington, Delaware, that President..

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Biden on civil unrest: 'Any violence...is wrong' [Video]

Biden on civil unrest: 'Any violence...is wrong'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday said any violent protest should be investigated, regardless of political affiliation. He said if elected president, he'd..

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The justices considered two provisions of Delaware’s Constitution aimed at ensuring partisan balance on the state’s courts.
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The Republican Party’s slide from statewide power to irrelevance in Delaware mirrored its swerve from moderation to the fringe. Now a QAnon fan is running for the Senate.
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GOP U.S. Senate candidate in Delaware thanks Proud Boys for providing free security at rally

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A Delaware judge has rejected a challenge by the state Republican Party to the constitutionality of a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year's elections.The judge on Monday denied the..
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Transcript: Chris Coons on "Face the Nation"

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Biden's lawyers say he would have authority to issue national mask mandate, if elected

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday gave a speech on the coronavirus vaccine development in Wilmington, Delaware. Before laying out his own plans, Biden warned against leaving the..
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Winning a primary in Delaware, Sarah McBride is set to become the country’s highest-ranking transgender official.

Ms. McBride, who would be the first openly transgender person to serve in any state’s senate, won a primary for a safely Democratic seat in Delaware.
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