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Joe Biden: I'm going to 'shut down the virus', not the US

Joe Biden said he would not shut down the country in response to the coronavirus pandemic during a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, reinforcing his answers during Thursday’s presidential debate. Donald Trump had claimed Biden would force a nationwide lockdown if he became president, but the Democratic nominee has repeatedly …

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Voting 'makes things better': Barack Obama praises youth

Barack Obama has praised young Black Lives Matter demonstrators saying they gave him ‘optimism’, during a discussion with black male community leaders ahead of a drive-in rally for Joe Biden on Wednesday night. At his Philadelphia campaign event, Obama emphasized the need for young voters to make it to the …

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Joe Biden in Ohio: Trump 'turned his back on you'

Joe Biden told a drive-in rally in Ohio that Donald Trump ‘turned his back on you’ during the pandemic and its economic fallout. Biden questioned why Republicans had time for supreme court hearings but no time to come to an agreement with House Democrats on another economic relief package to …

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Amy Coney Barrett: US supreme court nominee delivers opening statement

US supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in during Monday’s opening confirmation hearing before the Senate judiciary committee and she told senators she was humbled to be considered to fill the seat left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. President Donald Trump had formally nominated Barrett on 26 September. Trump’s nomination of Barrett to …

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