Protesters Flock To Supreme Court, Capitol Hill For Amy Coney Barrett Hearings

October 12, 2020 - 3:56pm EDT
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Demonstrators called on lawmakers to "save the ACA" and "protect life in law" in dueling protests on Monday, the first day of Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings. See photos from the day.

Oct 30 - 5:02am EDT

Several important legal decisions were made this week on election laws in crucial states as millions of voters have already cast their ballots.

Oct 30 - 5:02am EDT

In 2016, Democrats in part blamed low voter turnout among Black voters for Trump's narrow win in Wisconsin. Now, one organization wants to increase voter turnout among Milwaukee's Black community.

Oct 30 - 5:01am EDT

The Trump campaign has spent more than $20 million on a strategy to appeal to Black voters, Polls show Trump has improved narrowly with young Black voters, particularly men.

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In 2016, Black voters were the top target of foreign disinformation campaigns. In 2020, there are both foreign and domestic efforts to dissuade Black and Latino voters from casting ballots.

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At the end of President Trump's first term, NPR revisits people it talked with before his inauguration. He confirmed the worst fears of some and the greatest hopes of others.

Oct 29 - 3:49pm EDT

The presidential race is a toss-up in North Carolina, a state President Trump won with less than 50% of the vote in 2016. Supporters of Trump and Joe Biden are working hard to turn out more voters.

Oct 29 - 2:12pm EDT

In many key counties, volunteers have stepped up to fill poll worker shortages. But elsewhere staffing concerns continue.

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More than 6 million voters under the age of 30 have cast early ballots, compared to roughly 2 million at the same time in 2016. The number of first-time voters in that group has doubled in four years.

Oct 29 - 7:17am EDT

Five days before the end of voting, we have a status report on Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Those three states flipped to Donald Trump in 2016.