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Listen to all of the PBS NewsHour's coverage of U.S. politics, from Yamiche Alcindor's reports from the White House, to Lisa Desjardins on Capitol Hill, to our weekly analysis and discussions from David Brooks, Mark Shields, Amy Walter and Tamara Keith. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Listen to all of the PBS NewsHour's coverage of U.S. politics, from Yamiche Alcindor's reports from the White House, to Lisa Desjardins on Capitol Hill, to our weekly analysis and discussions from David Brooks, Mark Shields, Amy Walter and Tamara Keith. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    Unprecedented spending for 2020 political ads

    Unprecedented spending for 2020 political ads

    The 2020 election cycle is by far the most expensive campaign year in U.S. history. Advertising spending for candidates running for federal office has reached unprecedented amounts, totaling at least $2.5 billion on TV ads so far. Erika Franklin Fowler, co-founder of the Wesleyan Media Project, which tracks political advertising, joins NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker to discuss the different purposes, priorities and methods for political ads. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    Young North Carolinans turnout in droves to vote

    Young North Carolinans turnout in droves to vote

    In the battleground state of North Carolina, young people under the age of 29 are turning out in large numbers to cast their vote. The Senate race here is also one of the most competitive, with big spending from both parties -- and a sexting scandal. Rusty Jacobs, politics reporter at WUNC, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    North Carolina: A key swing state battered by climate change

    North Carolina: A key swing state battered by climate change

    North Carolina, a key swing state in this year's presidential election, has been hit by three major hurricanes in the last several years. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the race for Agriculture Commissioner, where a Democrat is making climate change a key issue as she challenges a four-term Republican incumbent. This segment is part of our ongoing series, "Peril and Promise: the Challenge of Climate Change." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 9 min
    Trump, Biden turn to the Midwest, as virus explodes in Wisconsin

    Trump, Biden turn to the Midwest, as virus explodes in Wisconsin

    As the final weekend before Election Day dawns, the candidates are packing in rallies and other campaign events to try to win voter support in critical states. The focus was on the Midwest on Friday, with President Trump and Joe Biden both visiting Wisconsin -- a state setting single-day records for COVID-19 infections and deaths. Yamiche Alcindor reports.
    PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    What are the 2 candidates' strategies for the race's final days?

    What are the 2 candidates' strategies for the race's final days?

    How do President Trump and Joe Biden plan to leverage their final four days before voting concludes? Both candidates turned their attention to the Midwest on Friday, but they have a flurry of additional stops to make prior to Election Day. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss closing messages, campaign priorities and which states look to be the most competitive.
    PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 6 min
    The electoral map and each candidate's path to victory

    The electoral map and each candidate's path to victory

    With only a few days left until Election Day, what paths do President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have to victory? Either candidate would need to accumulate 270 votes in the Electoral College to secure the presidency. NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the electoral map, battleground states and potential demographic changes from 2016.
    PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min

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