NEWS - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020 - NEWS
A deeply divided Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, with no Democrats expected to vote in favor. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Great day for America - Party line vote 52/48.
It was the most consequential vote they've taken all year, but the confirmation Monday of Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett is playing surprisingly little role in senators' re-election chances back home. Partisans on both sides had insisted the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in September would instantly catapult ... Washington Times
Amy Coney Barrett avoided giving her opinion on Roe v. Wade during her confirmation hearing. While judges typically try not to weigh in on controversial legal issues, previous nominees have talked about abortion differently. CNN
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“Gucci Gang” rapper Lil Pump endorsed President Trump in an expletive-laced Sunday night Instagram post — voicing opposition to Joe Biden’s plan for higher taxes. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Blacks may learn that Dems are not in their corner.
Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the last several decades — and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous wealth represented by proven reserves of oil and gas in this country. Rather than focusing on producing cheap, abundant energy — a key... New York Post
‘Before ObamaCare went into effect, the private marketplace offered us a wide range of relatively inexpensive plans.’ Joe Biden has been running an ad in which he says he can’t imagine what it would be like to have a child with cancer and no health coverage. I don’t have to imagine. Under the health “reform”... New York Post
Appearing newly emboldened, the Democratic nominee also said he thought he would win Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, three critical battleground states. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought.
White House adviser Jared Kushner is criticized after saying President Donald Trump can't help Black Americans if they don't want to succeed.
The Supreme Court upheld Wisconsin's voting laws, rejecting an effort to require the counting of absentee ballots arriving after Election Day.
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President Donald Trump has his eye on hosting an election night party at his own hotel in the nation's capital. Over the weekend, the campaign pushed out fundraising emails in the president's name offering donors the chance to enter a drawing "to join Team Trump at the Election ... Washington Times
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a terse message immediately after the Senate voted Monday to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation: Pack the court. "Expand the court," tweeted the New York Democrat following the 52-48 vote. Her response came as another indication that Democrat presidential candidate Joseph R. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Court Packing is bad and anti America, so is AOC.
The stock market had its worst day in a month as virus cases surge and help for the economy from Washington remains nowhere in sight ABC
VOA VIEW: It is, what it is.
The campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis of Minnesota says his emergency surgery for a severe internal hernia was a success ABC
VOA VIEW: Good - now he has to win.
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Refugees from places like the Congo and Iraq have seen their protections in the U.S. fade over the last four years as the Trump administration chips away at policies once designed to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable people ABC
VOA VIEW: What has to be, has to be.
More than 62 million early votes have been tallied, already with a little over a week left until Election Day, and the figure tops all early votes cast in 2016. CBS
VOA VIEW: A lot of early voting.
President Trump blanketed Pennsylvania with three separate stops in hopes of turning out longtime Republicans and overcoming Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's gains in Philly and Pittsburgh. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
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In the last few days of the 2020 campaign, Trump is holding more big campaign events than Biden, who says that "massive crowds" aren't "appropriate" right now. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden does very little.
The formation of Zeta puts the 2020 hurricane season one name storm away from tying the all-time record. CBS
According to a new CBS Battleground Tracker poll, the race for the next president is neck and neck in Georgia, a state President Trump won by 5 points in 2016. The survey shows Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is now tied with Mr. Trump at 49%. Mark Strassmann talked to voters. CBS
VOA VIEW: Time will tell the final outcome.
Voting advocates support it, but election experts say getting the day off isn't the right approach to bolster turnout. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberals would like a day off, every day.
Service members believe their rare cancers and other illnesses stem from their time served on the Karshi-Khanabad base after 9/11. CBS
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Pelosi criticized the White House ahead of her latest coronavirus stimulus discussions with Steven Mnuchin and as cases hit record highs. CNBC
VOA VIEW: No deal is good prior to November 3
Democrats are encouraging Mike Bloomberg to invest big into key Senate races with a week until Election Day. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Money talks - sad.
The Trump administration announced fresh sanctions and additional measures targeting Iran's petroleum sector. CNBC
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For much of Popeyes’ history its Louisiana-style menu featured items like fried chicken, chicken tenders and fried shrimp. But after nearly 50 years in business, it hadn't sold a chicken sandwich nationwide. CNBC
The social media giant set a goal in June to help 4 million people register to vote in the upcoming election. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Facebook cannot be trusted.
Clashes broke out on Sunday between supporters of President Donald Trump who were riding through New York in a caravan of cars and anti-Trump demonstrators. CNN
VOA VIEW: The left has gone mad.
Officials in Portland are not taking any chances ahead of next month's presidential election by reinforcing a federal courthouse that has been a flashpoint between demonstrators and federal authorities amid months of unrest. FOX News
The Sergeants Benevolent Association has accused NYPD top brass of a “double standard” after an officer was suspended for blaring “Trump 2020” over a patrol-car loudspeaker – while his boss was praised for taking a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The left is mad and will lose big.
A strengthening Tropical Storm Zeta is taking aim at Mexicos's Yucatan Peninsula on Monday before the storm is forecast to target the U.S. Gulf Coast by this middle of the week. FOX News
President Donald Trump attacked his rival Joe Biden's stance on the oil industry in three appearances in Pennsylvania Monday at regional airports. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden is a loser on all issues.
China said Monday it will sanction three U.S. defense contractors over $1.8 billion in Taiwan arms sales, including missiles that can strike the mainland. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is crying and threatening, again.
Chilean voters have overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative calling for the rewriting of the country's constitution, election officials said Monday. UPI
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Harris is an idiot and has gotten just a bad as Biden. Sen. Kamala Harris was caught on a hot mic asking an aide what city she was in before greeting supporters at a campaign stop in Ohio on Saturday. Footage captured by C-SPAN showed the Democratic vice presidential candidate turning to a staffer and asking, “Are we in Cleveland?” After apparently getting confirmation of her location in the swing state, the California lawmaker said: “Hey, Cleveland, it’s Kamala!” The cringeworthy clip circulated on social media, with retweeters including President Trump’s son Eric Trump.
Harris’ visit to the Buckeye State — which came 10 days ahead of the presidential election — included an appearance at Cuyahoga Community College, where she urged voters to cast their ballots for her running mate, Joe Biden. In her remarks, she accidentally misstated the US coronavirus death toll, saying COVID-19 had killed “over 220 million” Americans instead of 224,000, another clip showed.