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Trump, Biden face off in 1st U.S. presidential debate ahead of 2020 election

With just 35 days until the election, U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are barreling into their crucial first presidential debate Tuesday night, the most pivotal moment so far in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult. Global News is streaming the debate live online and […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | A Supreme Court Fight Might Be Exactly What America Needs

In the brief window between the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the announcements from Republicans like Mitt Romney and Cory Gardner that they would consider a replacement before the November election, several writers floated a grand bargain, in which Republican and Democratic senators would agree to de-escalate, trading a G.O.P. promise not to confirm […]

Politics

U.S. election: Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena to be open for voting registration, Nick Nurse says

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse says Scotiabank Arena will be utilized as a voting registration centre in advance of the upcoming United States election. Nurse, who is one of several NBA coaches and players involved in a campaign that is encouraging Americans to vote, made the announcement during a media availability Thursday afternoon. He […]

Politics

Men Promised a Woman for R.B.G.’s Seat. Is That What Women Want?

In 1993, when Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg was nominated to the Supreme Court, then-Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. thanked her for saving his daughter “from having to be the second woman nominee to the Supreme Court.” She was confirmed with overwhelming bipartisan support. Twenty-seven years later, as Justice Ginsburg’s death roils the country and injects […]

Politics

Trump Supporters Disrupt Early Voting in Virginia

A group of Trump supporters waving campaign flags disrupted the second day of early voting in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, chanting “four more years” as voters entered a polling location and, at one point, forming a line that voters had to walk around outside the site. County election officials eventually were forced to open up […]

Politics

Democrats See a Glimmer of Hope Over Supreme Court Fight in Arizona’s Senate Race

TUCSON, Ariz. — Democrats have almost no power to stop a pre-election vote on President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, but they see a glimmer of hope in a bank-shot scenario if they capture a Senate seat in Arizona in the November election. If Mark Kelly, the Democratic […]

Politics

Court Vacancy Injects New Uncertainty Into Rancorous Election Battle

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has put enormous new pressure on the two candidates in a presidential race already roiled by a global pandemic and a summer of civil unrest, raising the prospect of a contentious Senate confirmation battle waged side by side with the campaign and thrusting a constellation of red-hot issues […]