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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 


Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.


2020Talks - September 25, 2020 


Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: November 8, 2016

A driver's license is valid photo ID for voting in Wisconsin today. (Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation)

MADISON, Wis. – The most important thing Wisconsin voters should know about today's election is that photo ID will be required to vote. There are a few very special exceptions to this new law, but the Wisconsin Elections Commission reminds voters to bring photo ID with them to the polls. In mo ...Read More

Voting advocates encourage North Carolina voters to have patience on Tuesday if they encounter lines at the polls, and exercise their right to vote. (Kelley Minars/Flickr)

RALEIGH, N.C. – If you haven't voted already, you'll be one of thousands headed to the polls today if you want to cast your ballot. While more than 2.3 million are estimated to have already voted in the Tar Heel State, some folks may encounter lines, and Jenn Frye, associate director of Democ ...Read More

Millennials make up about one-third of Americans eligible to vote. (Steven Depolo/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Election Day has finally arrived, and a national children's leader is urging Ohio's youngest voters to get to the polls today. Children's Defense Fund founder, president and national civil rights leader Marian Wright Edelman, has made stops in Ohio and other states over the pa ...Read More

Jailing and fining students or parents for truancy can trap families in a cycle of debt. (pexels.com)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania's new truancy law makes some major improvements, but puts poor families at risk of increased penalties that don't solve the problem, according to critics. The new law puts an emphasis on addressing root causes of truancy in the schools and dealing with cases on ...Read More

Montana's small population means even a small number of people can sway state and local elections drastically. (Kodak Views/flickr)

HELENA, Mont. – For the traditional voter, Election Day is the chance to go to the polls and vote on a day historically set aside for political decision-making. While many Americans including Montanans have already voted, Rachel Huff-Doria, executive director of the young voter mobilization ...Read More

The ACLU of Nevada is activating

LAS VEGAS – The ACLU of Nevada is activating two so-called "Election Protection" command centers today at its offices in Reno and Las Vegas, to guard against any voting irregularities. Volunteer observers will be posted at various polling places to make sure poll workers follow the rules laid ...Read More

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