All News Articles for 2020-11-04

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
President Donald Trump was roundly ridiculed on Twitter Wednesday after making baseless claims of victory in several swing states. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Trump Roundly Ridiculed by Activists, Artists, and Others After Lying About Swing State Landslide
Prominent Twitter users claimed everything from a full head of hair to "the Commonwealth of Bradley Cooper" in refuting the president's latest lies.
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A protester holds up a sign at a Protect the Results Coalition rally in Philadelphia on November 4, 2020. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Standing United Against Trump's Threat to Democracy, Protesters From Coast to Coast Urge Officials to 'Count Every Vote'
"Right now, election officials are continuing to count millions of votes across the country, Biden is ahead in the Electoral College and the popular vote, and the outcome of this election will be decided by the voters, not Donald Trump."
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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump bang on the glass and chant slogans outside the room where absentee ballots for the 2020 general election are being counted at TCF Center on November 4, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images) As Michigan Called for Biden, Trump Supporters Condemned for Chanting 'Stop the Count!' at Detroit Ballot Center
The president's campaign filed lawsuits in Michigan and Pennsylvania to temporarily halt the tallying of votes in both battleground states.
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Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) gives a thumbs up to supporters after announcing her competitor Sara Gideon called to concede on November 4, 2020 in Bangor, Maine Gideon Concession to Collins Dashes Democratic Hopes to Oust Reviled Maine GOP Senator
The four-term Republican's win follows her much-maligned vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
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Medical staff members treat a patient suffering from Covid-19 in the intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on October 31, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo: Go Nakamura/Getty Images) One Thing Very Certain After Election Day: 'Coronavirus Spreading Like Wildfire'
The U.S. is "entering the most concerning and most deadly phase of this pandemic... leading to increasing mortality," warned Dr. Deborah Birx earlier this week.
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Biden Wisconsin As Wisconsin Called for Biden, Trump Campaign Baselessly Cries 'Irregularities' and Demands Recount
"While the counts are still continuing, our position remains the same: we feel good about what we are seeing," said Biden's campaign manager.
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'Every Vote Must Be Counted': Democracy Defenders Face Off Against Trump Lies About Election Results
"Politicians do not get to decide whose votes will count and whose votes won't count. We choose our politicians, they do not choose us."
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A #NoOn22 protest in Los Angeles on October 22, 2020. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) Race to the Bottom Continues for Workers as Uber, Lyft Win Prop 22 Passage After Historic Money Dump
One advocacy group called the measure's passage "a huge win for companies whose whole business model is premised on decimating workers' rights."
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Lincoln Project members together as a group for their 60 Minutes interview in October, 2020. (Photo: 60 Minutes/CBS News) Lincoln Project 'Epically Failed,' Say Progressives as Trump Wins Bigger Share of Republican Voters Than in 2016
"Turns out there were no 'Biden Republicans.'"
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'Taking Sledgehammer' to Failed US Drug War, Oregon Votes to Decriminalize Narcotics as Five States Legalize Marijuana
"Huge night against the War on Drugs."
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Activists project flames and commentary on the side of the Trump International Hotel in protest of President Donald Trump's response to science and climate change in the face of devastating wild fires burning throughout the United States on October 21, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Climate Power 2020) As US Officially Quits Paris Accord Amid Election Uncertainty, Progressives Say 'Make This Disastrous Decision Temporary'
"The U.S. exit from the Paris agreement is a shameful act and is especially cruel at a time when the world is reeling from devastating disasters worsened by climate change."
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With McConnell-Led GOP Poised to Hold Senate, Progressives Fear 'Disastrous' Obstruction as Covid Spreads and Planet Burns
"Joe Biden could be elected president, but without the Senate, there's a massive risk that he becomes a failed president unable to appoint any judges or enact any progressive policies."
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"We're gonna have to do this," said Alexandria Villaseñor, founder of youth-led advocacy group Earth Uprising. "We need the world to help us." 'We're Ready to Mobilize': As Trump Moves to Steal Election, 500+ Demonstrations Planned to Protect the Results
"We expected Trump and Republicans to try every trick in the book to cling to power. Join the movement to stop a constitutional crisis."
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Biden Campaign Condemns Trump False Victory Claim as 'Naked Effort to Take Away the Democratic Rights of American Citizens'
"If the president makes good on his threat to go to court to try to prevent the proper tabulation of votes, we have legal teams standing by ready to deploy to resist that effort. And they will prevail."
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US President Donald Trump pumps his fist after speaking during election night in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, early on November 4, 2020. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) "He Doesn't Decide... We the People Do": Trump Denounced for False Election Night Claim of Victory
"We must count every vote, and prepare for what's coming," warned one progressive activist. "This is a crucial moment to defend democracy from fascism at home."
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