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2020 election spending poised to reach nearly $11 billion

Oct. 2, 2020 1:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly $11 billion dollars will be spent by federal candidates and political action committees during the 2020 election cycle, a jaw-dropping sum that will far surpass records set in the past. That the projection contained in a new report released this week by the Center for Responsive...

Rick Hart, a volunteer for the Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, at his family's home in Laurel, Md., Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Colleges are reopening with more online learning, and that's proving a challenge for political campaigns, parties and voter registration groups trying to register students. They're trying to figure out how to reach young voters when campuses are empty and students are scattered across the country. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

Aug. 30, 2020 7:49 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chase Gaines wishes he could get more young people in North Carolina to answer their front doors and take his GOP flyer. Rick Hart longs for the days where he would wake up at 6 a.m. to prep for a day of campaigning in the streets of Atlanta to persuade his classmates to elect...