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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign unveiled a series of nationwide digital events focusing on Black voters in swing states — a strategic move to further energize the key demographic as the race heads into its final weeks.

Early in-person voting began Friday in Minnesota, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia and Wyoming. Get the full details for early in-person and absentee voting in your state. #Election2020 

AP-NORC poll: 39% of registered voters say they will vote by mail, well above the 21% who say they normally do so. In total, 54% of voters say they will vote before polls open on Election Day.

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@AP_Politics  The poll also finds ebbing enthusiasm for mail voting: Only 28% of Americans say they would favor their state holding elections exclusively by mail, down from the 40% who said so in April.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushes back against the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco's criticism of COVID-related restrictions. Pelosi said he should “follow science” rather than advocate for fuller in-person gatherings for Mass and worship.

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President Donald Trump holds notes during a White House listening session with students and parents affected by school shootings. (AP Photo by Carolyn Kaster)

BREAKING: Nation's top official overseeing student loans resigns, citing White House hostility to protecting borrowers.

BREAKING: Democrat Doug Jones wins election as U.S. senator from Alabama. @AP  race call at 10:23 p.m. EST. #AlabamaElection  #APracecall 

Hurricane center calls Tropical Storm Don “small” and ″not particularly well organized.”

Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow is paid by the GOP through a phantom for-profit corporation while he and five others working on impeachment are employed by a charity barred from political activity. Read more from @mbieseck 

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