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Friday October 30, 2020
NPR's latest Electoral College map projects a win for a Joe Biden win come Tuesday, but it does show a path to victory for Donald Trump. How will Wall Street respond to the election result? HHS constantly updates its COVID-19 data but isn't making it public.
Thursday October 29, 2020
The candidates are headed to Michigan, a state closely — and deeply — divided politically. The US gross domestic product has seen a "V-shaped recovery" since last spring's dip. But it's no time to celebrate. The parents of a young ISIS recruit killed while in US custody offer a portrait of their son.
Wednesday, October 28 2020
The Senate Commerce Committee questions the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google today about their handling of political content. Where the candidates are appearing hints at how the campaigns are feeling, And Philadelphia reacts to another police killing of another young Black man.
Tuesday October 27, 2020
With Election Day a week away, the candidates and their surrogates are fanning out across the country and where they're stopping can tell you a lot. Facebook is refusing any new ad buys in the run-up to election day. And Europe is seeing a massive second wave of COVID-19, with fears of another lock-down triggering street protests in Italy.
Monday, October 26, 2020
The full Senate will vote this evening on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to a seat on the Supreme Court, Federal, state and local officials are working to counteract a campaign of dis-information around how to vote in next Tuesday's election, COVID-19 is surging all around the country, including a second outbreak at the White House — this time in the office of the Vice President.
BONUS: The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce. Why Some May Not Return
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