Michael Tackett

Michael Tackett

Deputy Bureau Chief Associated Press

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"Visitors to the U.S. Capitol and the White House can already see preparations underway for the Jan. 20 ceremony, a date set by the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, for whoever emerges as the winner" via @APkfreking 

"President Donald Trump assured supporters packed shoulder to shoulder at weekend rallies that “we’re rounding the turn” on the coronavirus and mocked challenger Joe Biden for raising alarms about the pandemic, despite surging cases around the country..."

“He needs to be staying home 14 days,” she added. “Campaign events are not essential.” via @zekejmiller  @colvinj 

"A day after the U.S. set a daily record for new confirmed coronavirus infections, it came very close to doing it again."

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate advances Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett in near party-line vote; confirmation Monday all but assured.

APNEWSALERT: NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nine days before Election Day, votes cast in US exceed t


“The president’s aides appeared to be giving wealthy party donors an early warning of a potentially impactful contagion at a time when Mr. Trump was publicly insisting that the threat was nonexistent” @MarkMazzettiNYT ⁩

BREAKING: (AP) — Madison Cawthorn, 24, defeats Trump’s pick in North Carolina congressional primary for seat Trump's chief of staff held.

"Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a cable to all U.S. diplomatic missions last month warning American diplomats that under federal law they should not take overt sides in the presidential campaign. On Tuesday, he plans to ignore his own warning"

NEWS: "Bernie Sanders tells @sppeoples  Tuesday that it would be “irresponsible” for his loyalists not to support Joe Biden, warning that progressives who “sit on their hands” in the months ahead would simply enable President Donald Trump’s reelection."

Biden said he has just spoken with members of the Floyd family

“I felt like somebody needs to stand up to him,” McGrath said.

“The top federal ethics watchdog said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s sale of his stake in a film production business to his wife did not comply with federal ethics rules” ⁦⁩

APNEWSALERT: MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal judge in battleground Wisconsin extends deadline for receiving absentee ballots for 6 days beyond election.