U.S. Democratic candidate Joe Biden's presidential campaign will blanket television and social media with $280 million in advertising by Election Day.
That's more than his rival's campaign has spent in total since 2017.
The Biden campaign on Wednesday unveiled its plans, which include $60 million for digital ads and will exhaust every cent the campaign reported having available to spend last month.
National polls showing Biden ahead of Republican President Donald Trump have given the Democratic campaign new confidence, as did the fact that Biden out-raised Trump for the first time last quarter.
A Reuters/Ipsos poll out Wednesday found that Biden leads Trump by 10 percentage points in support among registered voters, less than 100 days before the presidential election.
A separate Reuters opinion poll found most registered voters - 66 percent - oppose the idea, raised by Trump, of delaying the election.
Asked why they thought the president might want to postpone the contest, 54 percent said they believed he was trying help himself, either because he thought he would have a better chance of winning a later election, or that he wanted to distract the nation from the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis.
About 57% of Americans said they disapproved of the way Trump was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency in Portland over the weekend due to risks of violence as thousands of members of what she called "white supremacist groups" such as the Proud Boys hold a rally. Freddie Joyner has more.
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll is bad news for Joe Biden. The poll has Pres. Donald Trump narrowly ahead Joe Biden in Florida and Arizona among likely voters. The poll was conducted September 15-20. It found Trump ahead by 4 points in Florida (51%-47%) and 1 point in Arizona (49%-48%) among likely voters. According to Forbes, the Post/ABC News poll is a high quality survey.
US President Donald Trump teased his Supreme Court pick ahead of a plannednews conference on Saturday to announce his nomination. "We're going to benaming the nominee who hopefully will be on that court for 50 years," he said."The only thing I can tell you for sure is it will be a woman." Mr Trump alsocriticised the Democrats during a campaign rally on Friday at the NewportNews/Williamsburg International Airport in Virginia.
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U.S. House Democrats will introduce a bill next week to limit the tenure of U.S. Supreme Court justices to 18 years from current lifetime appointments, in a bid to reduce partisan warring over vacancies. Colette Luke has the latest.
[NFA] Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell joined other Republican lawmakers in rallying to the defense of constitutional government on Thursday, after President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power following the Nov. 3 election. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Five Republican U.S. senators have urged Netflix to reconsider plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book trilogy into a TV series because they said the author has defended the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims. Gloria Tso reports.
Netflix's high-profile plan to have 'Game of Thrones' creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss adapt Chinese writer Liu Cixin's bestselling sci-fi trilogy 'The Three-Body Problem' is getting a challenge from a group of Republican Senators.a
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[NFA] Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday said Black turnout was the linchpin to his hopes of winning the White House in November and said African Americans would only achieve equality once they were in a position to build wealth, and voting was the starting point. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump are about even in Pennsylvania and North Carolina, while the former vice president leads in Michigan and Wisconsin, according to Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls released this week. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
[NFA] Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appears to be leading President Donald Trump among likely voters in Wisconsin, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday. Gavino Garay has more.
[NFA] Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appears to be leading President Donald Trump among likely voters in Wisconsin, while the two are about even in Pennsylvania, according to Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls released on Monday. Gavino Garay has more.
Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain, on Tuesday became the latest prominent Republican voice to back Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in his bid to wrest the White House from President Donald Trump in November's election. Gloria Tso reports
U.S. President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, as the death of liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday continued to reshape the presidential contest.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager charged with killing two protesters and injuring another during demonstrations about race and justice in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will fight extradition from Illinois, his lawyer told a court hearing on Friday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Madonna is planning to direct her own biopic. The musician is co-writing the script with Diablo Cody. The film, which will be distributed by Universal, doesn't yet have a title. The film will follow Madonna's rise to fame, from her Catholic upbringing in Michigan, move to New York City and eventual international stardom. In a recent Instagram Live, Madonna said that the movie will touch on her songwriting, singing and acting.