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In this July 17, 2020, photo Andrea Granieri, a lifelong Republican, talks about her opposition to President Donald Trump as she sits on her front porch in the Cincinnati suburb of Anderson Township. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)

Trump's trouble in suburbs key to suddenly competitive Ohio

Jul. 18, 2020 11:45 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — During a background briefing with reporters in December, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign team gave only passing mention of Ohio. Certainly no one suggested a full-scale fall advertising strategy for the state he carried convincingly in 2016. But less than four months until...

Vice President Mike Pence nails flooring on an RV as he tours Winnebago Industries, Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Forest City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Suddenly competitive Iowa complicates Trump's Midwest quest

Jun. 17, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After Donald Trump carried Iowa in 2016 by nearly 10 points, its swing state status was in doubt. But now, with stunning swiftness, Iowa Democrats have spun from distraught to hopeful. This shift appears to be propelled by the president’s uneven handling of the coronavirus...