According to video posted online and witness accounts, police in Graham, N.C., used pepper spray on a march to drive voter turnout. Activists say at least 17 people were arrested.
The presidential campaigns began the final weekend before Election Day by making efforts to drive up needed support in a handful of key states.
Millions of dollars are flowing into state legislative races. Redistricting and the coronavirus are expected to be top of the policy agenda in 2021 and party control could mean everything.
The executive order strips protections for thousands of federal workers. The administration says it's needed to get rid of "poor performers," but critics call it an attack on nonpolitical employees.
Data show on-time delivery of first-class mail continues to lag, including in many swing states.
Rules in several key states don't allow election workers to begin processing or counting mail-in ballots until Election Day, so the winners may not be declared for days.
Former President Barack Obama will campaign in Atlanta Monday for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and two U.S. Senate candidates, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
Colorado's Proposition 115 could shut down one of the few clinics nationwide that specializes in later abortion.
Just over 50% of Georgia's 7.6 million voters participated in the 2020 general election by the end of October, nearly eclipsing the total votes in the 2016 presidential election.
Months of protests over police brutality has brought some change, but major reform has so far eluded many communities.
The mark set Friday by Texas, with its 38 electoral votes, also comes on the last day of early voting in the state. Texas, once a reliably red state, is seen as a "toss-up" heading into Election Day.
After NBA players stopped play to protest racial justice issues over the summer, they resumed with a commitment from owners: to turn their arenas into voting precincts. Go inside one of them.
The Trump campaign has spent more than $20 million on a strategy to appeal to Black voters. But a big part of Trump's message is about what Black people shouldn't vote for Joe Biden.
Geraldo Cadava, author of The Hispanic Republican, discusses the biggest misconceptions about Latino voters, who are projected to be the largest nonwhite voting demographic in 2020.
Congress saw its first two members enter self-quarantine on March 8. Later that month, seven members tested positive or were presumed so and dozens more were quarantined. The ranks have since grown.