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With the 2020 presidential election less than a month away, my TV screen and snail and email boxes are awash in, and my phone is ringing off the hook with, reminders of how very, very important it is that I vote. Pleas from the candidates and their proxies, of course, but also the generic "no matter who you vote for, vote."

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If Daddy hadn't made and left him a fortune on sweetheart government housing contracts, Donald Trump would probably be bragging about how cold the AC runs on the old Ford Escort he's trying to get off his lot ("BUY HERE! PAY HERE! BAD CREDIT? NO PROBLEM!") and hoping you don't notice the transmission slipping when you take it out for a test drive.

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NORWOOD — As the 2020 Presidential election nears, both Republican and Democratic sides are reaching out in hopes to win the vote of the people. 

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Wednesday, 02 September 2020 12:10

OPINION: Rigged elections and the preservation of ideas

The 2020 Presidential election is coming up and all estimates indicate that we may have the highest voter turnout in decades, if not a century. Because of the coronavirus, the number of mail-in ballots will almost certainly be record breaking. This election is already one of the most contentious. 

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On July 24, U.S. president Donald Trump signed four executive orders with an eye toward altering the way prescription drugs are priced and purchased in the United States.

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ROCKINGHAM — As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into the summer, with no apparent end in sight, elections officials across the nation are trying to figure out the best way to handle voting this year to make sure voters and poll workers stay safe.

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RALEIGH — President Trump promised fast approval of a COVID-19 vaccine when he came to North Carolina to talk about the progress of a potential vaccine candidate.

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NORWOOD — An All-American spirit was on display at Lake Tillery Saturday as a fleet of boats honored President Donald Trump the day before his 74th birthday.

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RALEIGH — As North Carolina grapples with President Trump’s call to pull the Republican National Convention from Charlotte, both Democrats and Republicans are seizing on the moment — using the fight to appeal to their respective bases.

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North Carolina is in talks with Republican organizers to ensure the August presidential nominating convention can be held safely in Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper said during a Tuesday, May 26 news conference. His comments come after President Trump threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention if full attendance isn’t guaranteed. 

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