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Tuesday, Nov. 2 is election day in two states where voters will decide on their next governor.

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President Biden is speaking to reporters from the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow.

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Tuesday is the last day for California voters to get their ballots in on the recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat. The campaign to remove Newsom says that he has mismanaged the response to the pandemic and prioritizes undocumented immigrants, among other complaints. Democrats say the recall is a partisan attempt to steal power.

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President Biden and Vice President Harris are speaking Thursday afternoon at the signing of a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday and commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.

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President Biden is holding a press conference after meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin and at the end of Biden's first international trip as president.

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President Biden is addressing a joint session of Congress Wednesday night on the eve of 100 days in office.

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President Biden is giving an address on plans to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that prompted America's involvement in its longest war.

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President Biden is presenting his next big legislative move: infrastructure. The "Build Back Better" plan is expected to include funding for physical infrastructure like roads and bridges as well as for clean energy and energy efficiency projects.

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President Biden is holding his first news conference on Thursday and is expected to field questions on a wide range of topics, from the coronavirus to the influx of migrants at the border and his upcoming infrastructure effort.

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Nearly every day since insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol, the list of those charged in the attack has grown longer. The government has now identified almost 300 suspects in the Jan. 6 rioting, which ended with five people dead, including a U.S. Capitol Police officer.

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President Biden is giving the first prime-time address of his presidency to mark one year of the coronavirus pandemic, a day after Congress passed a massive relief package. More than 500,000 people have died from the virus in the U.S.

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President Biden is giving an address honoring the victims of the coronavirus pandemic as the country nears 500,000 deaths from COVID-19.

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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection. Trump's defense team denies he directly called for violence and argues that he should not be tried since he is no longer in office. The House impeachment managers say he must be held accountable for the violence at the Capitol.

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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection. Trump's defense team denies he directly called for violence and argues that he should not be tried since he is no longer in office. The House impeachment managers say he must be held accountable for the violence at the Capitol.

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The House is formally transmitting the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for the trial in that chamber the week of Feb. 8.

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As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines unfolds in the U.S., numerous questions around distribution, supply, hesitancy and efficacy persist. The stakes are high, as numbers of deaths and cases break records. A panel of experts from Harvard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tackles questions about COVID-19 vaccination.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States Wednesday.

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The U.S. House of Representatives is debating an article of impeachment Wednesday against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. The article charges Trump with 'incitement of insurrection.'

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties. The effort comes as the House is also pursuing a second impeachment against the president over the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6.

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Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud. President Trump continues to baselessly claim that he won the election rather than Joe Biden, who is set to be sworn into office on Jan. 20.

Georgians are voting in two Senate runoff elections on Tuesday. Incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue face Democratic challengers Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. The races were too close to call in November and now their outcome determines the balance of power in the Senate. Follow the results live below.  Blue Ridge Public Radio will also air live special coverage from WABE in Atlanta from 8 to 10 Tuesday evening.

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President-elect Joe Biden is speaking after electors around the country cast their formal votes, confirming his presidential win.  He is expected to speak around 7:30 Monday evening.  Watch his remarks live below.

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Joe Biden is addressing the American people as president-elect after a win in Pennsylvania put him over the 270 electoral-vote threshold needed on Saturday.

Nov. 3 is the final voting day of the 2020 election. The presidency as well as several key Senate, House and gubernatorial races are on the line. Follow NPR’s live coverage and results as they come in.

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President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating. After a haphazard first debate, and a canceled second one, this final debate has new rules established by the Commission on Presidential Debates. 

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett would fill the seat left vacant with the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris are debating Wednesday in Salt Lake City. Their only face-off of the 2020 campaign comes with a wave of uncertainty with President Trump undergoing treatment for COVID-19. Follow live updates and fact-checks on the debate.  The debate is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

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White House physician Dr. Sean Conley provides an update on President Trump's condition at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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Follow NPR's live coverage of the first 2020 presidential election debate, including fact-checking and analysis. President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in Cleveland for the event, moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News.  The debate is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Tuesday

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The House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings Wednesday on racial profiling and policing following the killing of George Floyd. The hearings follow congressional Democrats unveiling legislation that would amount to major reforms for the nation's police departments.  You can watch below.  The hearings are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.

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