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Trump Campaign Website Is Defaced by Hackers

President Trump’s campaign website was briefly taken over by hackers who defaced the site on Tuesday. The defacement lasted less than 30 minutes, but the incident came as Mr. Trump’s

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Biden Invokes F.D.R. to Reach Across Partisan Divide in Georgia

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. reached for political history on Tuesday as he swept into a red-state town with deep Democratic resonance and made a direct pitch

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Trump’s campaign website hacked by cryptocurrency scammers

President Trump’s campaign website was briefly and partially hacked Tuesday afternoon as unknown adversaries took over the “About” page and replaced it with what appeared to be a scam to

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How Mitch McConnell Delivered Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Rapid Confirmation

WASHINGTON — Within hours of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death last month, Senator Mitch McConnell was on the phone with President Trump, assuring him that Senate Republicans would not hesitate

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I Approve This Message. Now, Remember Your Secrecy Envelope.

Welcome to On Politics. I’m Nick Corasaniti, your host on Tuesdays for coverage of all things media and messaging. I’m writing from Philadelphia, where I’ve moved for the rest of

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Time Is Short, Mail Is Slow and Courts Keep Changing the Rules. What Should Voters Do?

With just over a week left in the campaign, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that election officials in Wisconsin cannot accept any ballots that arrive after the polls close

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How Trump Maneuvered His Way Out of Trouble in Chicago

The financial crisis was in full swing when Donald J. Trump traveled to Chicago in late September 2008 to mark the near-completion of his 92-floor skyscraper. The fortunes of big

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California Tax Revolt Faces a Retreat, 40 Years Later

OAKLAND, Calif. — In 1978, a Los Angeles businessman named Howard Jarvis led an insurgent campaign to pass Proposition 13, a ballot measure that limited California property taxes and inspired

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Supreme Court Galvanizes Push for Early Voting by Wisconsin Democrats

They’re well-organized, they’re well-funded and they have a message: Return your absentee ballot, but don’t use the mail. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin and its supporters have been on an

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Pfizer CEO All but Rules Out Covid-19 Vaccine Before Election Day

After weeks of dangling the possibility of coronavirus vaccine results by October, Pfizer’s chief executive said on Tuesday that would now be nearly impossible. The announcement, by Dr. Albert Bourla,

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