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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Erie International Airport Tom Ridge Field in Erie, Pa, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

In debate countdown, Trump holds rally, Biden does prep

Oct. 20, 2020 9:12 PM EDT

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump pushed into arguably the most important state on the electoral map on Tuesday, opting for a rally in Pennsylvania instead of formal debate practice two days ahead of the final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020...

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Janesville, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

Oct. 20, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back fully campaigning after COVID-19 sidelined him, President Donald Trump returned to familiar form, spreading a litany of falsehoods. Over the weekend, he asserted yet again the virus was “rounding the corner” when it isn't, misrepresented Democratic rival Joe Biden's...

This Sept. 18, 1990 file photo shows James A. Johnson, left, after being elected by the board of directors to be the new chief executive officer of Fannie May succeeding David O. Maxwell, at right. Johnson, a former Democratic campaign operative who was CEO of housing lender Fannie Mae in the 1990s and served as chairman of Walter Mondale's presidential bid, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 at his home in Washington. He was 76. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

Former Democratic power broker James A. Johnson dies at 76

Oct. 18, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James A. Johnson, a former Democratic campaign operative who was CEO of housing lender Fannie Mae in the 1990s and served as chairman of Walter Mondale's presidential bid, died Sunday at his home in Washington. He was 76. Johnson's son, Alfred, confirmed that his father had died, telling...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 1981 file photo, Actress Rhonda Fleming poses for a photo in Hollywood, Calif. Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. She was 97.(AP Photo/Wally Fong)

Rhonda Fleming, film star of ‘40s and ‘50s, dies at 97

Oct. 17, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97. Fleming died Wednesday in Santa Monica, California, assistant Carla Sapon told The Associated...

President Donald Trump talks with voters after an NBC News Town Hall, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees what others do not in the pandemic

Oct. 17, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I believe we’re rounding the corner." “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming.” “We have done an amazing job.” President Donald Trump sees in the pandemic what...

Maryland Republican governor votes for Ronald Reagan

Oct. 16, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he voted for the late Ronald Reagan for president, instead of President Donald Trump. The Washington Post reported Friday that Hogan told the newspaper in an interview that he cast his ballot by mail last week for the former president as a write-in...

President Donald Trump talks with voters after an NBC News Town Hall, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate

Oct. 16, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden faced inquisitive voters on separate stages in different cities in a substitute for the debate that was meant to be. Here's how some of the rhetoric Thursday night compared with the facts in the prime-time events and a day of...

President Donald Trump sits during a break in an NBC News Town Hall, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate

Oct. 16, 2020 12:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden faced inquisitive voters on separate stages in different cities Thursday night in a substitute for the debate that was meant to be. Here's how some of the rhetoric compared with the facts in the prime-time events and a day of...

In this Oct. 8, 2020, photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., walk in a hanger before leaving Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix. Biden’s presidential campaign says Harris will suspend in-person events until Oct. 19, after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden campaign flips COVID-19 threat into new Trump contrast

Oct. 15, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Confronted with its first known coronavirus scare, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign turned the threat into another contrast with President Donald Trump in the closing weeks of a general election battle dominated by how the Republican incumbent has handled the pandemic and...

Federal judge rules Tennessee abortion law unconstitutional

Oct. 14, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period law for abortions is unconstitutional because it serves no legitimate purpose while placing a substantial burden on women who seek abortions in Tennessee. Tennessee’s 2015 law requires women to...