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The famously secluded Amish are the target of a Republican campaign to drum up Pennsylvania votes for Trump

MANHEIM, Pa. – In 2016, when more than 6 million Pennsylvanians voted in the presidential election, the state’s 20 pivotal electoral votes were decided by a margin of less than 45,000 voters. Pennsylvania is home to more than 75,000 Amish ...

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Federal judge delays certification of Georgia election results, citing concerns over provisional ballots

A federal judge has barred the Georgia secretary of state’s office from immediately certifying election results to allow more time to address problems with thousands of provisional ballots that voters were forced to cast last week. On Tuesday morning, in ...

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Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as Democrats who gained new or stronger powers in the ...

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With an eye on November, students and well-funded groups are teaming up on gun regulation

WESTON, Fla. – Young activists mobilized by the murder of 17 students and faculty at a high school in Florida have begun to focus their fury on bringing change in November’s midterm elections. As gun regulation efforts continue to face ...

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Federal appeals court upholds Virginia voter ID law

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a Virginia law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, rejecting a challenge from Democrats who argued that it suppresses voting by minorities and young people. A three-judge ...

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The election impact: How consumers are reacting

  Americans have been anxious about the contentious presidential election, and when they get fretful, they tend to stop shopping. While government reports show overall spending has held up, some analysts say they’re seeing signs that shoppers are being cautious. ...

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