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The Fix is providing daily updates on what we know about the 2020 election. Today: Democrats have an edge in turnout, but the GOP is narrowing the gap in key states.

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“Who’s sending them? Where are they going? Who’s sending them back?” Trump asked a crowd. Here's who.

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The former president is hoping that liberal voters turn out in higher numbers than they did in 2016.

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Oliva Troye’s account is one of several in a new, three-part Washington Post documentary about the government’s pandemic response — both under President Trump and his predecessors.

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A timeline of the White House's difficult history with masks.

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In a speech Tuesday in Orlando, Obama went after Trump in strikingly personal terms — often with incredulity practically dripping from his mouth.

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Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation was feted on the White House balcony, at about the same time Brett Kavanaugh issued an opinion full of curious claims.

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As heads of their state’s election offices, these officials -- who tend to be relatively unknown compared to other statewide officials -- are in charge of making sure their state’s election runs smoothly.

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Polls have not shown this playing a particularly huge role in the battle for the Senate.

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The president’s posture is increasingly at odds with even many of the most prominent members of his own party.

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Unseating Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R) in South Carolina is top of the list.

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His comments about the Black community shed some light on why the GOP lacks significant Black support.

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McConnell said, "A lot of what we have done over the last four years will be undone sooner or later by the next election." Some read that as suggesting an impending GOP defeat in 2020.

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The president's unfailing optimism, over time.

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Trump in the final debate continued his long-running quest to assure people that, despite his wayward past coronavirus forecasts, we truly are nearing the end of this thing. But his citation of coronavirus "spikes" was extremely selective.

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In recent cases, voting rights advocates see conservative justices signaling they're willing to raise the bar on who can vote and when.

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Trump alluded in the final debate to higher-than-expected support from Black men.

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Biden said at the debate that he would transition away from oil, then later clarified that he would stop giving federal subsidies to the industry.

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