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Early in-person voting seen as strong option for concerned voters

By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Absentee and mail-in ballots have recently come under the spotlight, with some states struggling to count mail-in ballots during the primaries and President Donald Trump saying that mail-in ballots lead to voter fraud.Election experts, however, say there's another voting method that's proven effective at…... Read More

Biden calls for mask mandates nationwide for 3 months, targeting Trump's pandemic response

BY: JOHN VERHOVEK, MOLLY NAGLE, and LIBBY CATHEY(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called for immediate mask mandates nationwide for the next three months, keeping the focus on drawing a stark contrast between how he would respond to the pandemic crisis compared to how he says it's…... Read More

Wide-ranging speaker schedule unveiled for Democratic National Convention

By JOHN VERHOVEK and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic National Convention will feature a star-studded array of the country’s most prominent party leaders, key allies of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, and rising stars in Democratic circles.Former first lady Michelle Obama, former second lady Jill Biden, former…... Read More

Sarah Palin says she hopes the media treats Kamala Harris 'fairly,' but with 'no kid gloves'

By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said she hopes the media will treat Joe Biden's vice presidential pick, California Sen. Kamala Harris, "not as personally rough" as they treated her in 2008, but that shouldn't mean she's given a pass. "A lot…... Read More

Kamala Harris receives strong marks as Joe Biden's VP: POLL

By KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Kamala Harris steps into her new role as Joe Biden's vice presidential nominee on a relative high note. Harris receives strong marks as the pick and Biden receives credit for choosing the California senator, as she is the only contender across both…... Read More

Talks of merging coronavirus aid with government funding worries experts

By TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Coronavirus relief talks hit a wall once again Wednesday, as negotiators appeared completely unable to find common ground and lawmakers were poised to leave Washington for the month-long August recess.After five days with no outreach, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…... Read More

Kamala Harris 'needs to be a validator for Joe Biden': Former WH communications director

By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With just under three months until Election Day, Joe Biden's vice presidential pick, Kamala Harris, "needs to be a validator for" for the presumptive Democratic nominee, said former Obama White House communications director Jen Psaki in an interview with ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" podcast…... Read More

Biden and Harris make 1st appearance as historic Democratic ticket

BY: LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News (WILMINGTON, Del.) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris appeared together for the first time as running mates Wednesday afternoon in Wilmington, Delaware, where much of the focus was on Harris, the first Black woman and Asian American woman on the ticket…... Read More

When Kamala Harris took on Brett Kavanaugh and Bill Barr

BY: JACK ARNHOLZ(WASHINGTON) -- In one of his first attacks on former Vice President Joe Biden's pick for vice-president, President Donald Trump criticized Sen. Kamala Harris as being “extraordinarily nasty” during the confirmation hearings for his then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.“She was nasty to a level that was just a…... Read More

'Liberal?' 'Phony?' 'Nasty?': Trump, GOP struggle with how to attack Harris

BY: ELIZABETH THOMAS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump wasted no time Wednesday continuing to attack Sen. Kamala Harris, saying former Vice President Joe Biden's vice presidential pick is “the kind of opponent everyone dreams of!”“@KamalaHarris started strong in the Democrat Primaries, and finished weak, ultimately fleeing the race with almost zero…... Read More

DNC Chairman Tom Perez says Harris pick gave him 'goosebumps'

BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez told Amy Robach on ABC’S "GMA3" that when he heard former vice president and now presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden had chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as a running mate, he had "goosebumps" -- a nod to the historic nature…... Read More