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Republican Party (United States): Major political party in the United States
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main, historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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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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Republicans train as poll watchers amid fears of voter fraud [Video]

Republicans train as poll watchers amid fears of voter fraud

[NFA] Encouraged by President Trump and spurred by fears over voter fraud, about 80 volunteers gathered at a banquet hall for a training session on poll watching in Keego Harbor, Michigan. Colette Luke..

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Pelosi on stimulus: 'we have to have strong bipartisanship' [Video]

Pelosi on stimulus: 'we have to have strong bipartisanship'

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said negotiators were making progress in talks with the Trump administration for another round of COVID-19 stimulus, but Senate Republicans remained..

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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing..

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Final debate a chance for Trump to reset race [Video]

Final debate a chance for Trump to reset race

[NFA] Thursday night's face-off may be one of Republican President Donald Trump's last opportunities to sway voters ahead of an election in which polls show him trailing Democratic challenger Joe..

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Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican' [Video]

Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican'

Jennifer Lawrence has joined the celebrities endorsing Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden after confessing she was once a "little Republican", who voted for late Senator John McCain over..

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Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut [Video]

Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut

Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican president's Election Day face-off..

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Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied [Video]

Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied

Former state legislator Jaime Harrison is challenging GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. He is hoping to take Lindsey Graham's spot for US Senate in South Carolina. Graham is one of the most high-profile..

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What early voting numbers show and what they really mean to parties [Video]

What early voting numbers show and what they really mean to parties

State numbers show slightly more registered Republicans than Democrats turned out to vote in-person on Monday. Investigative Reporter Katie LaGrone breaks down the total early vote counts and what..

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GOP running short on time to defend Senate majority [Video]

GOP running short on time to defend Senate majority

Republicans are running short on time, money and options to stop Democrats from winning a majority of seats in the U.S. Senate, in an election that is now only two weeks away. This report produced by..

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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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Dow Plunges 411 Points [Video]

Dow Plunges 411 Points

Getty Images US stocks extended losses into Monday's close as a lack of stimulus progress cut into hopes for a pre-election deal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expedited talks on Sunday, setting a 48-hour..

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Pelosi 'optimistic' on virus aid deal before election [Video]

Pelosi 'optimistic' on virus aid deal before election

The top elected Democratic official said time to seal a massive coronavirus stimulus package before the U.S. election was running out, but she held out hope of reaching an agreement with the White..

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Florida Republicans narrow voter registration gap with Democrats to historic low [Video]

Florida Republicans narrow voter registration gap with Democrats to historic low

Florida Republicans narrow voter registration gap with Democrats to historic low

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Pelosi 'hopeful' on virus relief bill before election [Video]

Pelosi 'hopeful' on virus relief bill before election

The highest-ranking Democratic lawmaker on Sunday said that despite differences with the Republican White House, she thought it possible to reach agreement on a large rescue package before Election..

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Thousands of women protest Barrett nomination [Video]

Thousands of women protest Barrett nomination

[NFA] Thousands marched, chanted and held up posters against President Trump and his Supreme Court pick, Amy Coney Barrett, at a Women's March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Fred Katayama reports.

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How Will The S&P 500 React To The GOP Winning The Senate And The Presidency [Video]

How Will The S&P 500 React To The GOP Winning The Senate And The Presidency

Stock market analysts always worry around the time of a Presidential election. The markets can react unpredictably when a certain candidate gets elected. According to Stifel the S&P 500 will sell off..

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This is the U.S. campaign, on Israeli streets [Video]

This is the U.S. campaign, on Israeli streets

"You have to thank Trump" posters in Hebrew suddenly started appearing on minibuses in Tel Aviv this week, as Republican ads brought the race for the White House onto the streets of Israel. Democrats..

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Murkowski, in a Turnabout, Says She Will Vote to Confirm Barrett

The iconoclastic Alaska Republican said she remained opposed to filling the Supreme Court seat so close to an election but could not hold that against a qualified nominee.
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/10/24/trump-may-be-running-sleaziest-presidential-campaign-ever/ I’m old enough to remember when the Republican Party was known as the “party of..
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GOP Sen. Murkowski still thinks Supreme Court seat should wait, but will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says he feels 'fantastic' after undergoing heart surgery

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(CNN)He may be known as a robot assassin. But in real life, he's only human. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 73-year-old actor and former Republican governor of California, revealed on social media Thursday..
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Donald Trump Claims He Donated $150K from Qaddafi in 2009, But Tax Returns Only Show $23K to Charity: Report

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A Republican candidate running for Arkansas State Senate said he made "mistakes" as a teenager after repeatedly denying his dismissal from a Mississippi high school for wearing a racist Ku Klux Klan..
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Mark Kelly says it's not him dressed as Adolf Hitler for Halloween in yearbook photo

According to Kelly's campaign, the story injects a false but new line of attack against by allies of his Republican opponent.
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Republicans are worried that the president's sagging poll numbers and controversial campaign style could cost them not just the White House, but the Senate too. Nancy Cordes takes a closer look.
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A Missed Moment for Trump? Second Debate Suggests What Might Have Been

Trailing in the polls, President Trump had more at stake in the debate against Joseph R. Biden Jr. Now Republicans hope the president can present a powerful contrast with Mr. Biden that translates into..
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Trump says he's done the most for black Americans since Lincoln. But many will still vote Democrat

For both the Democrats and the Republicans, black votes matter. Here's how one family has felt watching the US presidential race playing out this year, and what past elections have taught us.
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Fix, or Toss? The ‘Right to Repair’ Movement Gains Ground

Both Republicans and Democrats are pursuing laws to make it easier for people to fix cellphones, cars, even hospital ventilators. In Europe, the movement is further along.
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Presidential election in Florida may come down to Latino voters

Florida's Hispanic population features a diverse electorate, with many Cuban American voters who tend to back Republicans while most other Latino groups back Democrats. Stephanie Valencia of Equis..
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Dems' Senate hopefuls are raising serious cash — and spending it

Even as Democrats raked in cash, a Republican Senate super PAC had more cash on hand than most of those candidates combined heading into the final stretch.
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As Governor Resists Mask Mandate, Iowans Sour on the G.O.P.

Gov. Kim Reynolds has adopted President Trump’s defiant attitude toward public health guidance on the coronavirus. But while she isn’t on the ballot, her leadership may be dragging down Republicans..
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Ohio Dems in heavily GOP Appalachia hopeful about Biden's prospects

Eric Kephas, a lifelong Republican who says he donated part of his first paycheck to the RNC, cast his first ballot for a Democrat this year, for Joe Biden.
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A stridently pro-Trump Fox News host has seen his book reach the top of the bestsellers list, after the Republican Party spent nearly $1 million buying up copies. Sean Hannity, the highest-paid star on..
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As the general election season comes to a close, Democrats and Republicans are fighting for the Black male vote. Black men are less likely to be liberal voters compared to Black women. Nikole Killion..
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Tom Ridge, the 1st secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and two-time Republican governor of Pennsylvania endorses Joe Biden for president.
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Susan Collins Hasn’t Changed Much, but Maine Has

Democrats are angry with her. Republicans see her as disloyal to the president. Her old-fashioned politics? “I don’t know if people respond as well to that anymore,” said her G.O.P. predecessor..
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Donald Trump or Joe Biden: Who won the final presidential debate?

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President Trump claimed during the debate the GOP will take back the House. That is unlikely.

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Federal appeals court upholds Michigan ban on hiring transportation to bring voters to the polls

A federal court has ruled in favor of Michigan's GOP-led legislature, upholding the state's ban on hiring transportation to bring voters to the polls.
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Democrats boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have unilaterally advanced the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, in spite of a boycott by Democrats. Harvard Law Professor Alan..
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Trump Holds Small Lead in Conservative Kansas, Poll Shows

President Trump won Kansas by more than 20 points, but he leads Joe Biden by only seven in a Times/Siena College poll. The Republican Senate candidate leads his Democratic rival by an even smaller..
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Democrats boycott Judiciary Committee Barrett vote

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge House Judiciary Committee Republicans and committee member Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) are spreading a misleading claim about a new Twitter feature that asks..
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GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett

A senate panel voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate as Republicans powered past Democrats' boycott. Posters depicting people who Dems say had been helped by..
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