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Poland divided over having presidential vote during pandemic  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
Poland’s parliament is preparing to vote on legislation that would transform the country’s May presidential election into one conducted exclusively by mail-in ballots more
The Latest: Ethiopian election postponed because of virus  ABC NEWS · 3 days
For the first time, a major election in Africa has been postponed as authorities say the coronavirus makes it impossible to prepare more
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes  ABC NEWS · 7 days
President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week more
As virus toll mounts in NY, more friction with Trump  ABC NEWS · 7 days
President Donald Trump and elected leaders in New York are clashing again over the depth of the state's coronavirus crisis more
In politics and pandemics, trolls use fear, anger to drive clicks  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new CU Boulder study shows that Facebook ads developed and shared by Russian trolls around the 2016 election were clicked on nine times more than... more
Democracy in overtime: Candidates await virus-delayed votes  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Political campaigns in some U.S. states have been switching gears or in limbo awaiting decisions on voting plans after elections were postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak more
Senate passes $2.2T coronavirus aid plan, House votes Friday  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Senate has passed a massive $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic more
Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Senate has passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic more
Senate trudging toward vote on virus rescue package  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Senate is scrambling to unravel last-minute snags and win passage of an unparalleled $2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus... more
The Latest: Spain extends its state of emergency by 2 weeks  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Spain’s Parliament voted in favor of the government’s request to extend the state of emergency by two weeks that has allowed it to apply a national... more
Pennsylvania lawmakers vote to delay primary election  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Pennsylvania lawmakers voted to delay its primary election by five weeks to June 2, potentially past the spike of the state's spreading coronavirus cases more
The Latest: Putin postpones vote on amendments  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed a nationwide vote on proposed constitutional amendments that include allowing him to seek another term in power more
The Latest: German lawmakers to vote on economic aid package  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Germany’s parliament is meeting Wednesday to approve an enormous package drawn up by the government to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak more
Elections: Early warning system to fight disinformation online  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new project is an effort to combat the rise of coordinated social media campaigns to incite violence, sew discord and threaten the integrity of democratic elections. more
The Latest: Senate doesn't advance COVID-19 rescue package  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Senate has refused to advance the coronavirus rescue package in a procedural vote with Democrats rejecting a draft from Republicans and pushing for more aid for workers more
Mississippi is latest state to delay elections amid pandemic  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced that he's postponing the March 31 Republican primary runoff in the state's 2nd Congressional District because of the coronavirus more
The Latest: South Korea voters must wear masks, gloves  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
South Korea’s election commission says all voters will be required to wear masks and use disposable gloves at ballot booths during next month’s national parliamentary elections as preventive measures against... more
How strong a role does religion play in US elections?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On March 17, Joe Biden took firm control of the Democratic nomination process, winning primaries Florida, Illinois and Arizona by significant margins. The ongoing coronavirus epidemic is in... more
New Zealand passes landmark law to decriminalize abortion  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favor of a landmark bill that treats abortion as a health issue rather than a crime more
Ohio Democratic Party sues over delay of primary election  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Ohio Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit over Secretary of State Frank LaRose's decision to set a new state primary election date more
Putin orders Russian constitutional vote despite virus fears  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a vote on changes to the constitution which could allow him to extend his rule more
Ohio Democrats object to delay of state's primary election  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Democrats are expressing frustration and weighing their options after Ohio's primary was postponed because of coronavirus concerns more
Ohio leaders recommend delaying in-person voting in Tuesday primary election until June as coronavirus precaution  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Ohio leaders recommend delaying in-person voting in Tuesday primary election until June as coronavirus precaution more
Despite virus, 4 states push forward with primary  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Arizona are pushing forward with primary elections, although the coronavirus is causing headaches for some county elections supervisors as poll workers drop out in fear of catching the... more
2nd state postpones pres. primaries over virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Georgia election officials are postponing the state’s March 24 presidential primaries until May because of fears over the coronavirus more
Virus-era voting: France holds local elections despite fears  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
France is holding nationwide elections to choose mayors and other local leaders despite a crackdown on public gatherings because of the new virus more
Georgia 2nd state to postpone pres. primaries over virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Georgia election officials are postponing the state’s March 24 presidential primaries until May because of fears over the coronavirus more
Aide: Louisiana to postpone primary because of coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
An aide says Louisiana's governor plans to postpone the state's presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus more
Louisiana elections chief asks to postpone April 4 primary  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Louisiana's chief elections officer is asking the governor to postpone the state's April 4 presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus more
The Latest: Canada's House of Commons shuts down for 5 weeks  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Canada's House of Commons voted Friday to shut down for at least five weeks to help ensure lawmakers do not contribute to the spread of for... more
Utah female senators walk out before abortion bill passes  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
All six women in the Utah Senate walked out in protest and refused to vote before the chamber passed a bill mandating that a woman be shown an ultrasound before... more
Female senators in Utah walk out as abortion bill passes  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
All six women in the Utah Senate walked out in protest and refused to vote Wednesday on a bill mandating a woman be shown an ultrasound before receiving... more
Sweeping Senate vote sends Trump $8.3B bill to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The Senate has passed an $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak in hopes of reassuring a fearful public and accelerating the government's response more
Senate clears $8.3B emergency measure to battle coronavirus; sweeping vote sends bill to Trump's desk  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Senate clears $8.3B emergency measure to battle coronavirus; sweeping vote sends bill to Trump's desk more
Senate poised to send Trump $8.3 billion plan to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
An $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak should soon make its way to President Trump after a Senate vote planned for Thursday more
House passes $8.3B bill to fight coronavirus outbreak by sweeping bipartisan vote; Senate vote expected Thursday  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
House passes $8.3B bill to fight coronavirus outbreak by sweeping bipartisan vote; Senate vote expected Thursday more
House passes bipartisan $8.3B bill to battle coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The House has easily passed an $8.3 billion measure to battle the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. The sweeping bipartisan vote came just nine days after President Donald Trump requested action more
News Brief: Election Results, Stock Markets Drop, Gene-Editing Tool  NPR · 4 weeks
After Super Tuesday, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are the front-runners. U.S. financial markets fell again on concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. And, details of a new development in medicine. more
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