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US election 2020: Get the latest news, comments and analyses on the battle between US President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Democrat Josh Shapiro wins Pennsylvania governor's race against Doug Mastriano

The race was closely watched because of the messaging from the Donald Trump-endorsed Mastriano, one of the most extreme Republicans running for any statewide race in the midterms

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
09/11/2022

In Florida, 2 Tampa area Jewish Democrats lose in House races once deemed close

DeSantis, credited for keeping Florida open through much of the coronavirus pandemic, flipped portions of South Florida red for the first time in decades.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
09/11/2022

DeSantis wins re-election in Florida governor's race

DeSantis, who won office by less than half a percentage point four years ago, easily defeated Democratic challenger Charlie Crist.

By REUTERS
09/11/2022

Campaigning in Iowa, Doug Emhoff stops by kosher deli as statement against antisemitism

The deli visit came amid broad attention to Jews and the hatred they face.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
08/11/2022

Meet 10 Jewish candidates who could be elected to Congress for the first time this fall

Among the 46 Jewish nominees for the US House of Representatives are 22 incumbents and 24 challengers.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/10/2022
COLORADO RESIDENTS vote in the US midterm elections last week

Two in five US voters worry about intimidation at polls -Reuters/Ipsos

US voters feel the constant sense of voter intimidation at their local polling stations.

By REUTERS
26/10/2022

Americans divided on midterm voting intentions but economy remains top issue- study

The recent Pew survey, three weeks before midterms, found that economy remained top issue for US voters. 

Will Joe Biden run for a second term? He is not yet sure

“Look, my intention, as I said to begin with, is that I would run again," he said. "But it’s just an intention. But is it a firm decision that I run again? That remains to be seen.” 

Proud Boys recruit sentenced to 4.5 years for role in US Capitol riot

A security detail for then-US Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was whisking him to safety when they saw Pruitt approaching in their direction.

By REUTERS
29/08/2022

This Florida Dem. candidate worked on Iron Dome - interview

"I am opposed to any conditioning of foreign military financing for our relationship with our ally, Israel, and I am disappointed with those who vote against aid for Israel," said Eric Lynn.

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