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On the eve of Election Day, President Trump increasingly raised the baseless claim that the Supreme Court’s recent decision on Pennsylvania’s deadline for receiving ballots will open the door to widespread voter fraud — and election night violence. Democratic nominee Joe Biden closed his campaign Monday night exactly how he started it more than a year and a half ago: By telling voters he would be a unifying president if elected.
With one day until Election Day …
- A federal judge rejected Republicans’ attempt to invalidate tens of thousands of ballots cast via “drive-through” voting in Harris County, Tex.
- A top White House coronavirus adviser sounded alarms about a new phase in the health crisis even as the president assured rallygoers that the country is “rounding the turn.”
- The nation has spent the past several days preparing for disorder.
- The Justice Department said it plans to send personnel to 44 jurisdictions across 18 states to monitor compliance with federal voting rights laws.
- One critical question remains on the eve of the 2020 presidential election: Who is left to vote?
- Biden leads Trump by 10 percentage points nationally, 52 percent to 42 percent, according to an average of national polls since Oct. 26. Biden’s margin in the battleground states of Michigan and Wisconsin is nine points. It’s five points in Pennsylvania, five in North Carolina, four in Arizona and three in Florida.