Oil and gas companies are donating more to Democrats

Oil and gas companies are trying to protect their interests if Biden wins.
Oil and gas companies are increasing their share of campaign donations to Democrats this year. Still, 85% of that industry's donations have gone to President Trump’s campaign or to Republican candidates and conservative causes.
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Voting-related legal challenges likely to continue past Election Day

Oct 13, 2020
Campaigns and outside groups are spending tens of millions of dollars on legal challenges leading up to the election, trying to avoid even more damaging — and expensive — fights after polls close.
People vote early in San Jose, California, on Oct. 13. More people are voting early or by mail due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Political parties, outside groups pour resources into preelection legal fights

Oct 8, 2020
They're spending tens of millions of dollars in court, fighting down to the wire over absentee and mail-in ballot rules.
According to the Standford-MIT Healthy Elections Project, there are more than 300 of these cases in 44 states.
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In Florida, if you have a felony conviction, voting will cost you

Sep 15, 2020
A new ruling means anyone with a felony conviction in Florida must pay fees, fines and restitution before they can vote.
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Georgia Democrats seek national campaign resources heading into 2020

Nov 20, 2019
They say their state is now a 2020 campaign battleground.
The debate stage is seen as it is prepared for the Washington Post and MSNBC fifth Democratic presidential primary debate at the from Tyler Perry Studios on November 19, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Planning to watch the debates? Beware of decision overload.

Jun 25, 2019
When it comes to making complex decisions (like voting for president), having lots of options can change the way voters make those decisions.
Workers prepare a set for the Democratic primary debate taking place in Miami on June 26 and 27.
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In crowded field, 2020 candidates scramble more for donors than for donations

May 7, 2019
In a crowded field, Democratic presidential hopefuls are scrambling for attention.
A candidate's podium during the 2016 presidential debates.
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