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Did social media actually counter election misinformation?

Ahead of the election, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube promised to clamp down on election misinformation, including unsubstantiated charges of fraud and premature declarations of victory by candidates. … more

Trump sues in Pennsylvania, Michigan; asks for Wisconsin recount

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump campaign said it filed lawsuits Wednesday in Pennsylvania and Michigan, laying the groundwork for contesting the outcome in undecided battleground states that could … more

Democrats losing paths to Senate control as GOP hangs on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes fading for Senate control, Democrats had a disappointing election night as Republicans swatted down an onslaught of challengers and fought to retain their fragile … more

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar … more

6:25 A.M. -- EXPLAINING RACE CALLS: Presidential race too early to call

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press is not calling the presidential race yet because neither candidate has secured the 270 electoral college votes needed to claim victory.Republican … more

GOP maneuvers to challenge battleground absentee ballots

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are keeping their legal options open to challenge absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, if the battleground state could swing President Donald Trump's reelection. A top Democratic lawyer says the suits are meant to sow … more

Trump or Biden? Both score wins; battleground states’ results too early to call

WASHINGTON — Polls closed across the country Tuesday night as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden concluded an epic campaign that will shape America's response to the … more

George Floyd's brother rallies voters on Election Day

NEW YORK (AP) - The murmurs spread quickly among the poll workers late Tuesday morning at a Brooklyn neighborhood station: George Floyd's brother was present. A few came up to Terrence Floyd, whose brother George died in the custody of … more

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states; Trump prematurely claims victory

WASHINGTON — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states … more

Virus hospitalizations surge as pandemic shadows U.S. election

By ALEXANDRA OLSON The Associated Press Americans went to the polls Tuesday under the shadow of a resurging pandemic, with an alarming increase in cases nationwide and the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 reaching record highs in a … more

Routes to Senate control narrow as GOP holds back Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle for control of the Senate tightened Tuesday after Democrats picked up a seat in Colorado, but suffered a setback in Alabama, and Republicans held their own in … more

11:29 P.M. - EXPLAINING RACE CALLS: Idaho, Oregon, California and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here is an alphabetical state-by-state look at how and why The Associated Press is calling U.S. states in the 2020 presidential election. States will be added throughout … more

11:20 P.M. -- Senate Latest: Loeffler, Warnock head to Ga. Senate runoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate races in the 2020 election (all times local):11:20 p.m.In Georgia, Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Democrat Raphael Warnock have advanced to a Jan. 5 … more

11:20 P.M. -- House Latest: Democrat Shalala loses Florida seat to Salazar

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local):11:20 p.m.Republican Maria Elvira Salazar has defeated Democrat Donna Shalala for a House seat in Florida.Salazar, a … more

Republican Joe Wilson wins reelection to U.S. House in South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson has won a 10th full term in Congress. Wilson beat well-financed Democratic challenger Adair Ford Boroughs. Wilson has kept a … more

11 P.M. -- Senate Latest: In Kansas, Marshall keeps seat in GOP column

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate races in the 2020 election (all times local):11 p.m.Republican Rep. Roger Marshall has won an open Senate seat in Kansas in a tougher-than-expected race … more

10:50 P.M. -- EXPLAINING RACE CALLS: Missouri for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here is an alphabetical state-by-state look at how and why The Associated Press is calling U.S. states in the 2020 presidential election. States will be added throughout … more

10:45 P.M. - House Latest: Democrat Ross wins open House seat in N.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local):10:45 p.m.Democrat Deborah Ross has won an open House seat in North Carolina. She's the second Democrat to win an open … more

4 incumbents win U.S. House elections in S.C.

COLUMBIA. (AP) — Four U.S. House incumbents from South Carolina easily won reelection Tuesday.Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn won a 15th term, Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan won a sixth term, … more

10:31 P.M. -- EXPLAINING RACE CALLS: Kansas for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here is an alphabetical state-by-state look at how and why The Associated Press is calling U.S. states in the 2020 presidential election. States will be added throughout … more
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