Millions of votes still being counted as contest between Trump and Biden narrows to key states

2020 Election Day: What to look for tonight

Biden holds the lead in the Electoral College at this stage in the night, 224-213; 270 electoral votes are needed to become president. Trump won a close race in Florida, which was one of the states Biden had hoped to peel away from the President’s 2016 map and has a narrow edge in North Carolina. The former vice president has taken the lead in More...

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President Donald Trump leaves after casting his ballot at the Palm Beach County Public Library in West Palm Beach, Florida, on October 24.
By Boston Journal On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Trump tries to cast doubt on mail-in ballots after casting his vote in-person in Florida

President Donald Trump leaves after casting his ballot at the Palm Beach County Public Library in West Palm Beach, Florida, on October 24. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images After emerging from voting early in-person More...

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By Boston Journal On Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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George Floyd’s killing was “very personal for my family,” Barrett says

Many Democrats on the Judiciary Committee have asked Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about the Affordable Care Act today. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on Nov. 10 regarding whether the More...

Chris Christie tests positive for Covid-19
By Boston Journal On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Chris Christie tests positive for Covid-19

“I just received word that I am positive for COVID-19,” Christie wrote. “I want to thank all of my friends and colleagues who have reached out to ask how I was feeling in the last day or two. More...

Live updates: Fauci Senate hearing
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Live updates: Fauci Senate hearing

This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the company. Cheryl Gerber/Courtesy of Johnson & Johnson/AP Ahead of today’s Senate More...

Donald Trump relishes his role as a divider as he vows to be "vicious"
By Boston Journal On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Donald Trump relishes his role as a divider as he vows to be “vicious”

He said his anger about a recent Democratic ad that highlighted his alleged comments disparaging dead American soldiers had freed him to take his campaign to the next level: “Now I can be really vicious,” More...

Laid off and now evicted amid Covid-19, a Houston father contemplates homelessness in a pandemic
By Boston Journal On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Laid off and now evicted amid Covid-19, a Houston father contemplates homelessness in a pandemic

Moments earlier, Deputy Bennie Gant of the Harris County Constable’s Office had knocked on their door to evict them and their parents. “Constable!” Gant announced. The father, Israel Rodriguez More...

USPS warns House bill will 'constrain the ability' of it to make operational changes
By Boston Journal On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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USPS warns House bill will ‘constrain the ability’ of it to make operational changes

The bill would forbid the USPS from making changes to its operations — such as dismantling sorting machines or removing collection boxes — until the coronavrius pandemic has ended. USPS has said such measures More...

Thousands of new Covid-19 cases reported in Georgia
By Boston Journal On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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Thousands of new Covid-19 cases reported in Georgia

Georgia’s Health Department reported 2,674 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.   The statewide Covid-19 total is 228,668. The department also reported 83 new coronavirus-related deaths, which brings the More...

Trump on Covid death toll: 'It is what it is'
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Trump on Covid death toll: ‘It is what it is’

“I’ve gone to your rallies. I’ve talked to your people. They love you. They listen to you. They listen to every word you say. They hang on your every word,” Swan said. “And so when More...