Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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Make way for democracy

Politics | How significant is foreign interference in U.S. elections?
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/29/20, 06:29 pm

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, a former Republican congressman, seemed to confirm Democrats’ worst fears on Oct. 21 when he announced Russia and Iran had tried to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. Since special counsel Robert Mueller investigated potential ties between the Russian government and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, many have questioned the integrity of the election process. But does foreign interference actually mean Americans’ votes will not matter?

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Campaigns enter home stretch

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/29/20, 05:14 pm

After campaigning in Florida on Thursday, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden planned to travel to several key states on the last weekend before Election Day. Trump visits North Carolina on Thursday night before rushing through Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota on Friday, followed by stops in Pennsylvania on Saturday. Biden will also tour Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota and give a speech in Iowa.

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Economy grows at record rate in third quarter

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/29/20, 04:02 pm

The number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits last week decreased by more than 40,000 to 751,000, according to the Labor Department’s Thursday report. A quarterly report from the Commerce Department also showed a 33.1 percent annualized rise in gross domestic product during the months of July, August, and September.

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