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It’s the Friday before Election Day, and early votes keep pouring in… by the millions. The candidates are bouncing from state to state... even as the President sends some alarming late-night tweets. Record breaking we’re not celebrating: COVID infections up again, even if Don Jr. doesn’t think so. And Walmart is taking guns off the shelves in anticipation of potential social unrest after the election. Also, some fun facts for Friday!
With five days left until the election, an astounding number of registered voters have already cast their ballots. Plus! The Supreme Court gives the green light to North Carolina and Pennsylvania, giving both states more time to count votes; the nation’s economy is looking up, but so are COVID infection rates; and Anonymous... is anonymous no more -- the so-called “senior White House official” is finally revealed.
The campaign continues with only 6 days to go. Early voting well on its way to making records, as 73 million Americans have already been to the polls. Protests continue to erupt in Philly after the shooting of a Black man. And as if there wasn’t enough fighting in families over politics these days …. now you can make the fridge political too? What?
Exactly a month from the announcement of her nomination, Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court in a supremely partisan vote. COVID-19 infections in the US becoming more and more harrowing even as pandemic fatigue continues. And the election is 1 week away now! All this, a discovery on the moon, Gretchen's feelings on election night coverage and more.
The GOP-controlled Senate ready to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be the next justice of the Supreme Court. COVID numbers spiking with no signs of slowing. The virus invading Vice President Pence’s inner circle, but he’s still out campaigning. The White House promoting therapeutics and testing over masks ... And we’re really in the thick of it now! It’s the final week of the presidential campaign.
The most important takeaways from last night’s slightly more sedate presidential debate. The FDA approves a drug to treat Covid-19. Record breaking fires raging not in California but Colorado this time. And the new iPhone 12 is here! All this and some Fun Facts For a Friday!
President Trump releases a big portion of the 60 Minutes interview before Sunday! Third-degree murder charges dropped against the former police officer holding a knee to George Floyd’s neck. President Obama comes out swinging for Former Vice President Joe Biden and gears up for round two. And the last Presidential debate before the election is tonight but this time -- mics muted. President Trump releases a big portion of the 60 Minutes interview before Sunday! Third-degree murder charges dropped against the former police officer holding a knee to George Floyd’s neck. President Obama comes out swinging for Former Vice President Joe Biden and gears up for round two. And the last Presidential debate before the election is tonight but this time -- mics muted. These top stories and more. Also, Gretchen asks what televised debates are for.
The maker of OxyCotin is no more and paying out $8 billion for its role in creating the nation’s opioid crisis. Covid vaccine challenge trials in the UK are creating ‘challenging’ ethical questions. The President says he’s tired of corona, but experts say the pandemic is going to rapidly accelerate. And President Obama joins the campaign trail ahead of tomorrow night’s debate. These headlines and more along with a special interview with our very first Woman of the Week: Nancy Erika Smith.
Gretchen Carlson updates you on the latest headlines: New rules for the next and final Presidential debate. The US Supreme Court gives Pennsylvania three extra days to count mail in ballots, the Department of Justice takes on tech giant Google … and could there be hope a new pandemic stimulus package will happen before the election?