USPS agrees to scrap confusing election mailers in Colorado
The US Postal Service on Friday agreed to terminate its controversial election mailer in Colorado, according to Secretary of State Jena Griswold, who had sued Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and other USPS officials over the pre-election mailer that she said includes information that would mislead voters in the state.
Emails show top HHS official and Trump ally intimidating CDC official
A close ally of President Donald Trump who was serving as a top official in the Department of Health and Human Services repeatedly sent complaints about how the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was handling a media request to the agency's director in an apparent attempt to intimidate an agency communications official, according to emails shared with CNN.
Barr's latest comments have Justice Department on edge
Attorney General William Barr's provocative critique of career employees who work for him and of politics surrounding Justice Department investigations is his clearest acknowledgment of a worsening divide between President Donald Trump's attorney general and his rank-and-file.
California town invites Erica Kious to open new salon after Nancy Pelosi controversy
A top official in Placer County, Calif. sent a letter to San Francisco salon owner Erica Kious inviting her to open a salon there, after the owner was forced to shut her doors following a controversy with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
White House tries to play defense with falsehoods about former Pence aide Troye
The White House moved quickly Thursday to try to discredit Olivia Troye, the former aide to Vice President Mike Pence, after she released a video charging that President Donald Trump failed to protect the public from coronavirus and that he only cared about getting reelected.
Michigan judge says ballots received within 14 days of election should count if postmarked on time
Michigan joined the growing list of states that will allow ballots to be accepted after the polls close on Nov. 3 for the 2020 presidential election, amid an ongoing national debate surrounding the efficiency of the U.S. Postal Service.
Voters endure long, socially distanced lines to cast early ballots in four states
Throngs of voters faced long lines and coronavirus precautions at polling centers in four states on Friday to cast ballots in the 2020 election, describing their choice to vote early and in-person as necessary this year.
Public Health Agency of Canada president resigns as COVID-19 cases spike
News/Politics: The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada is stepping down only 18 months into the job, leaving the federal agency tasked with coordinating the country’s COVID-19 response without a leader, CBC News has learned.
Pelosi says lawmakers 'very close' to stop-gap funding deal, but key sticking points remain
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that lawmakers are "very close" to a stop-gap funding announcement to avert a government shutdown. But, behind the scenes, bipartisan discussions are at an impasse as disagreements over the length of the spending bill as well as partisan fights over election security money, the census and funding for a farm loan program remain key sticking points.
Polls show Susan Collins below 50% support in Maine
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has well below 50% support in a pair of new polls released this week, showing just how precarious her reelection bid is weeks before voters decide her political fate in the toughest campaign of her career.