Michigan plays key role in 2020 election

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After President Trump's surprising victory in Michigan in 2016, both candidates are paying special attention to the state in 2020. Janet Shamlian speaks to voters about what they're looking for from Joe Biden and Mr. Trump ahead of Election Day.
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Michigan Bans Open Carry Of Guns At Specific Locations On Election Day
The state of Michigan has banned the open carry of guns within "100 feet of a polling place on election day. The ban also extends to clerk's offices and absent voter counting board on Election Day. Business Insider reports that election inspectors will post signage that indicates the notice of a ban on open carrying firearms. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said the presence of firearms may cause disruption, fear, or intimidation. The directive comes days after federal prosecutors charged multiple men who plotted to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

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Michigan

State in the northern United States
8 days left in the 2020 Presidential election; Michigan election officials expecting huge turnout
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Election officials in the battleground state of Michigan predict the state could break its voter turnout record in 2020. With two-thirds of those votes expected..
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Appearing newly emboldened, the Democratic nominee also said he thought he would win Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, three critical battleground states.
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Lizzo isn't the only celebrity who hit the campaign trail this weekend.
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Among them, a Michigan congresswoman and a New Mexico state senator, both Democrats.
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Janet Shamlian

American journalist
The Food and Drug Administration has approved remdesivir for the treatment of the coronavirus, and it comes as some cities across the country are seeing spikes..
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Frustration is growing as Congress tries to agree on money for coronavirus testing, unemployment benefits and schools. Janet Shamlian reports.
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Joe Biden

47th vice president of the United States, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
Trump battles for Pennsylvania as Biden leads in crucial state; Georgia sees record early voting as candidates vie for key state
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President Trump has taken aim at Joe Biden's tax plan in the run-up to the election, but the former vice president is sticking by his proposal and condemning..
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He was barely seen in public today, just eight days before the election β€” but that’s all part of the strategy.
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United States President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden zeroed in on the critical battleground of Pennsylvania today.They demonstrated starkly..
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Nearly 3 million people have persevered in long lines to cast their ballots in Georgia β€” a state where, according to a new CBS Battleground Tracker poll shows,..
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