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President Donald Trump made a surprise in-person visit to the Republican National Convention shortly after they officially nominated for president Aug. 24, 2020. The pared-down convention is still taking place in Charlotte, N.C. but without the large presence as previously planned. CREDIT: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

GOP Delegates Officially Nominate Donald Trump As He Makes Surprise In-Person Visit To Convention

Toward the end of the roll call, Trump made a surprise visit to address the delegates from the convention hall in Charlotte. He appeared right after the Florida delegation cast its votes — a symbolic nod to President Trump’s primary residence and an important battleground in 2020. Continue Reading GOP Delegates Officially Nominate Donald Trump As He Makes Surprise In-Person Visit To Convention

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In this image from video, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a video virtual hearing before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on the U.S. Postal Service during COVID-19 and the upcoming elections, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs via AP)

In Senate Hearing, Controversial Postmaster General Vows USPS Can Handle Mail-In Ballots

The U.S. Postal Service has suffered from financial problems for years, but Louis DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser, chose this summer to cut some overtime, withdraw sorting machines and impose other operational changes that have effectively reduced the system’s throughput. Continue Reading In Senate Hearing, Controversial Postmaster General Vows USPS Can Handle Mail-In Ballots

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Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. CREDIT: Carolyn Kaster/AP

WATCH: Kamala Harris Formally Accepts Democratic Nomination For Vice President

The third night of the convention is over, and the Democratic Party’s ticket is formally set — with Kamala Harris officially nominated as Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate. In her acceptance speech, Harris hammered home the importance of supporting Biden in November, referring to Trump’s time in the White House as a “failure of leadership.” Continue Reading WATCH: Kamala Harris Formally Accepts Democratic Nomination For Vice President

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Peace Arch Park reportedly is the scene of lots of weddings this summer featuring Canadian-American couples seeking to ease their border crossing status.

U.S. – Canada Border Restrictions Extended, Forcing Big Changes To Lives In Washington And B.C.

The months-long closure of the U.S.-Canada border to non-essential crossings has been extended again. The border crossing restrictions will last at least until late September, probably longer, due to the pandemic. The outlook is leading people who used to cross regularly to make major life changes. Continue Reading U.S. – Canada Border Restrictions Extended, Forcing Big Changes To Lives In Washington And B.C.

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