The DNC Is About To Cut The 2020 Field In Half, And Spark Plenty Of Controversy

August 28, 2019 - 5:00am EDT
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The shrinking field will please some who worry about Democrats' chances of defeating President Trump. But some candidates are already complaining party leaders are trying to manipulate the process.

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The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court's conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat just about a week before Election Day.

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Democrats and progressive groups had asked the justices to intervene after a federals appeals court blocked the ballot-receipt plan.

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With control of the Senate at stake, record amounts of outside money are flooding into races. In North Carolina, nearly $200 million has come in, dwarfing the money raised by the candidates.

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The Senate is expected to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday in a mostly party-line vote. Her addition to the court days before the election has been a campaign issue.

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Tens of millions of dollars are being spent in states to turn enough state legislative seats to flip party control. After a Republican sweep in 2010, Democrats are on the offensive this year.

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The national election will take place in eight days. NPR checks in on what the Trump and Biden campaigns are doing in their final stretch.

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Skirmishes broke out after some counter-demonstrators yanked flags off of vehicles – and some drivers and passengers got out of their cars.

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He is getting outspent on advertising by his Democratic challenger Joe Biden. But the president's campaign says in-person events, rallies and outreach are making up the difference.

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Senators are scheduled to vote Monday — just days before Election Day — to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left open by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.