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Nearly half of Americans unfamiliar with the term ‘antisemitism,’ survey reveals

The final presidential debate gave Joe Biden the space to make his case at the moment when Americans are pouring into their polling places. He didn't waste the opportunity. @frankrichny  writes #Debates2020 

Biden v Trump: Americans are not just deciding between two candidates, but between two vastly different futures. Join us for The Irish Times Inside Politics Live virtual event. Find out more:

“Polls always tighten as we get closer to the election.” Former Democrat Ohio State Senator, Capri Cafaro explains that Americans are hesitant to trust the polls because of what happened in the 2016 #USelection . Get live #KayBurley  updates:

Youth Vote: More than 3 mln young Americans, in the 18-29 age group, have already voted in the #USElections . This includes more than 2 mln in 14 battleground states that could prove pivotal to the outcome, according to an analysis by @TuftsUniversity .

"Congress’s decision in 1966 to both raise the minimum wage and expand it to workers in previously unprotected industries led to a significant drop in earnings inequality between Black and white Americans," write two professors at @UCBerkeley 

Seven in 10 Americans say they support same-sex marriages -- the highest number ever, a study from the Public Religion Research Institute finds.

Any presidential election in the United States America is bound to divide Americans, but it seems like the country is more divided than ever. And getting there has taken years. But how did it happen? And how does America get out of it?

The National Security Advisor said Vice President Pence is "an essential worker" and "essential workers going out and campaigning and voting are about as essential as things we can do as Americans."

Americans sweet on chocolate, baked goods during pandemic, study finds:


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So last year 37,000 Americans died from the common Flu. It averages between 27,000 and 70,000 per year. Nothing is shut down, life & the economy go on. At this moment there are 546 confirmed cases of CoronaVirus, with 22 deaths. Think about that!

Trump began his term promising to build a wall to protect America from the world. He ends it building a wall to protect himself from Americans.

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My fellow Americans - My first and highest duty as President is to defend our great Country and the American People. I swore an oath to uphold the laws of our Nation -- and that is exactly what I will do…

We grieve for the Americans murdered in Pittsburgh. All of us have to fight the rise of anti-Semitism and hateful rhetoric against those who look, love, or pray differently. And we have to stop making it so easy for those who want to harm the innocent to get their hands on a gun.

What a hypocrite. Elon Musk has received billions in corporate welfare from U.S. taxpayers. Now he wants to stop 30 million Americans who lost jobs from receiving $600 a week in unemployment benefits, while his wealth has gone up by $46.7 billion over the past 4 months. Pathetic.

Michelle and I are thinking of the victims and their families in Barcelona. Americans will always stand with our Spanish friends. Un abrazo.

Our hearts go out to those killed and wounded in Manchester. Americans will always stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of the UK.

We are grieving with Parkland. But we are not powerless. Caring for our kids is our first job. And until we can honestly say that we're doing enough to keep them safe from harm, including long overdue, common-sense gun safety laws that most Americans want, then we have to change.

@realDonaldTrump , you are embarrassing our country and the millions of Americans who fought and died to defeat Nazism.

Thank you to all the first responders and people helping each other out. That's what we do as Americans. Here's one way you can help now.