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24 photos of presidential candidates taken at exactly the right moment

Presidential candidates are photographed everywhere they go. Some candidates, like Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, have been photographed taking much-needed naps during their busy campaigning schedules. The Iowa State Fair has also presented plentiful opportunities for candid shots of presidential hopefuls. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Presidential candidates spend […]
24 photos of presidential candidates taken at exactly the right moment
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Voting in this election is turning into a slow-motion tragedy

We saw this coming for months, and yet the federal government and many states have done little to guarantee every eligible citizen can cast a ballot and be confident it will be counted correctly. Now Trump is openly admitting he’ll block additional funding for the US Postal Service (USPS) to […]
Voting in this election is turning into a slow-motion tragedy
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LIVE UPDATES: See the results of Washington state’s August 4 primaries

The top-two candidates of several races in Tuesday’s primaries will move on to the general election in November. Washington has conducted all of their elections entirely by mail since 2011. Many states holding elections during the pandemic have considered vote-by-mail to prevent coronavirus transmission. Two closely watched primaries are the […]
LIVE UPDATES: See the results of Washington state’s August 4 primaries
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Alarms bells are starting to ring for the GOP as Democrats have ‘the wind at their back’ heading into November

Tuesday night’s Ohio special election and Washington State primaries indicate a tough road to November for Republicans. Near-ties in a ruby-red Ohio district and a conservative stronghold in Washington raise questions about the benefit of the president’s endorsement and illustrate Democratic energy. Republicans say they need to boost voter turnout […]
Alarms bells are starting to ring for the GOP as Democrats have ‘the wind at their back’ heading into November
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Conservative Democrat narrowly beats back progressive challenger in a bitter Illinois primary battle with national implications

Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski narrowly managed to beat back his progressive challenger in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday with 50.9% of the vote. Marie Newman, a first-time candidate, campaigned against Lipinski’s conservative social views and opposition to Obamacare, positions she argued were out of step with those of his […]
Conservative Democrat narrowly beats back progressive challenger in a bitter Illinois primary battle with national implications
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10 Democrats to watch in 2020

A large group of Democratic potentials are quietly fundraising and testing the waters for potential 2020 presidential bids. The possible contenders include everyone from progressive populists like Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, to establishment centrists. While the unofficial start of the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, […]
10 Democrats to watch in 2020