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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.

How is early voting going? The Supreme Court made several decisions on vote counting laws and deadlines. After blocking Wisconsin from extending its deadline for receiving ballots, the court on Wednesday allowed North Carolina to move its deadline to Nov. 12, nine days after the election. The justices denied a Republican appeal to reject ballots received after Election Day in Pennsylvania.

Dig deeper: Read Jamie Dean’s analysis of the final stretch of the campaign.


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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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  • JerryM
    Posted: Thu, 10/29/2020 06:42 pm

    Kyle,

    I am wondering why you have not followed up on Bobulinski's interview and the additional evidence that appears to seriously undermine Joe Biden's credibility (he claims he never discussed his son's business with him among other issues).  Given the importance of this information and the timing of the election it appears World, to some degree, is joining with legacy media in suppressing it.  I would be interested in hearing how World justifies not covering these developments.

  • OldMike
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 01:40 am

    Mr. JerryM, I think at this point Biden's possible improper dealings/misuse of influence is a sideshow.  The differences between the Republican/ Trump positions and the Democrat/Biden positions are so vast, there should be very few people who can't make up their minds between the two. And besides, if there is someone who is convinced Biden's business dealings make him unfit for the Presidency, it is very possible they have come to the same conclusion about Trump, because of his business dealings prior to his election. No, I'm not saying Trump did the same things Biden is accused of. I'm saying Trump has things in his past business dealings that some of us regard as sketchy, but we choose to overlook them because he is doing so many things right as President. 

  • JerryM
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 04:46 am

    Hi OldMike,

    Thanks for the response.  I agree that the actions of Pres. Trump when he was a businessman and Joe Biden are different.  I think the critical important difference is that Joe Biden is accused of engaging in corruption while he was a politician and also, importantly, has made his character as a central selling point of his candidacy.  I don't believe Donald Trump has ever tried to sell himself so hard on character as Joe Biden is currently doing, making this developing information vital for an informed electorate.

  • NEWS2ME
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 12:08 pm

    No point in continuing to pursuit the Biden family. The feds had the lap top for a long time. They probably knew what Biden was doing long before the lap top surfaced. The feds are just waiting for Biden to be elected and then they can file it in the dump. Lost.

    The same for the Clintons. 

    If you want more info on Bobulinski go to Townhall.com. They seem to be mostly conservative.

  • TIM MILLER
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 12:29 pm

    This is coming from the same source that accused Ted Cruz's dad of being involved in the Kennedy assassination. I have no expectations that Biden isn't somewhat corrupt. I'm not voting for him. But I give these allegations zero credibility until they're independently verified.

  • NEWS2ME
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 11:58 am

    Down at the corner of a busy street is a sign that says, "Arizona Republicans for BIDEN."

    It doesn't make any sense. If you are truly a Republican why would you want Dems in power.

    Dems must have had that sign printed.

    It's amazing what Dems will say and do these days in the name of "the end justifies the means." They feel they should be in power because they know what is best for the world. Just look at San Francisco and Chicago as examples. 

     

  • TIM MILLER
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 12:31 pm

    Democrats run Ferndale, Michigan, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, too.

  • NEWS2ME
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 12:16 pm

    "The Wisconsin Republican Party says it contacted the FBI after hackers stole $2.3 million from its account."

    They would probably had a better chance of someone caring if they had called 911.

     

  • JerryM
    Posted: Fri, 10/30/2020 07:12 pm

    "independently verified":  if you want to use academic terms, the current balance of evidence strongly suggests the allegations of corruption are true.  In these circumstances, a reasonable person would expect any honest journalist to investigate and report, which is largely not occurring.  This is not about a conservative vs a liberal perspective but about truth.  See Glenn Greenwald's article for an insightful take on this situation (https://greenwald.substack.com/p/my-resignation-from-the-intercept). 

    I appreciate the fact World gave some mention of the developments surrounding Bobulinski coming forward but I believe World is making a mistake by not covering ongoing developments particularly surrounding the substance of the recent interview.  If I may, let me do some of this work, which took minutes to complete, by establishing the character of the witness:  a recent statement about his military service can be found at https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/10/30/biden-accuser-tony-bobulinski-has-record-of-honorable-navy-service.html; a recent statement from a democratic congressman about his character can be found at https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/10/30/biden-accuser-tony-bobulinski-has-record-of-honorable-navy-service.html.
    Let us continue to pray that God will open the eyes of the electorate to the truth.  He is greater than all!

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