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Doubts Persist for Dem Voters About Female Nominee in 2020

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — In a perfect world, Susan Stepp, a 73-year-old retiree, would be voting vote for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, she says. But that won't be happening. “I am not sure a woman i...
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Early Voting Means 2020 Primary Is Already Here for Millions

SACRAMENTO — The Iowa caucuses are more than a week away, but millions of Americans are already free to vote. Early voting in the crush of Super Tuesday states that hold primaries on March 3 amounts to a parallel campaign for the Democratic nomination. Whil...
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Israeli Parliament Starts Dissolving Itself for 3rd Election

JERUSALEM — The Israeli parliament began voting to dissolve itself on Wednesday and pave the path to an unprecedented third election within a year. The preliminary vote passed without objections. Barring a nearly unfathomable about-face, three more measures ar...
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Padilla on Census, Voter Fraud, and His Future

Secretary of State Alex Padilla is a busy man. Not only is he responsible for running a statewide election in less than 90 days, he is also leading California's census count effort. Padilla, in the middle of...
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Poll: Facts Not Major Driver of American Democracy

WASHINGTON — At a time when many Americans say they're struggling to distinguish between fact and fiction, the country is broadly skeptical that facts underlie some of the basic mechanisms of democracy in the United States — from political campaigns to voting ...