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PNS Daily Newscast - July 10, 2020 


The Supreme Court opens the door for prosecutors to seek President Trump's financial records; a backlash in Florida on school reopening plans.

2020Talks - July 10, 2020 


US Supreme Court rules on Trump's tax returns; Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP's in-person convention; Louisiana has elections; and DC council gives people incarcerated for felonies the right to vote.

Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

This Saturday's Portsmouth, N.H., rally would be President Donald Trump's third since the COVID-19 outbreak. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times/Creative Commons)

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold an outdoor rally in Portsmouth on Sat., July 11, and it's raising concerns among health experts. Dr. Ben Locwin, who consults with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on COVID-19, said people have the right to express their

Parishioners from St. John's Episcopal Church in Lafayette Square supported the peaceful demonstrators, the same day as President Donald Trump's unannounced visit to the church. (St. John's Church/Facebook)

CONCORD, N.H. -- New England's Episcopal bishops unanimously are calling out President Donald Trump's appearance in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., on Monday as "disgraceful and morally repugnant." In an unprecedented move, they released a statement on Tuesday, also condem

More than 70% of eligible voters in New Hampshire cast ballots in the 2016 General Election. (Voteinnh.org)

CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire Democratic Party has launched a new website this week. 'VoteinNH.org' includes information about voting registration, polling places, and any legal challenges that may occur before Election Day. Holly Shulman - senior communications advisor for New Hampshire Dems

Voter registration forms currently are not online. They can be picked up in person at your town or city registrar of voters office. (Dodgerton Skillhause/Morguefile)

CONCORD, N.H. -- Registering to vote may get easier in New Hampshire with state officials expected to release new guidelines as early as this week. Voting rights advocates say they expect Secretary of State Bill Gardner to announce changes that could make voter registration forms more widely avail

Families who have not filled out their census forms by mid-May will receive paper forms in the mail and could be contacted by Census Bureau workers. (Driftwood/Adobe Stock)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The 2020 U.S. census is in full swing, even with the COVID-19 crisis, and experts want to reinforce the importance of filling out the form, especially for families with young children. In 2016, New Hampshire received more than $3.7 billion in federal funding for schools, child care

Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to win the New Hampshire Democratic Primary, according to the latest polls. (Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons)

CONCORD, N.H. -- All eyes are on the New Hampshire primary today, but the head of the Democratic Party here does not expect record turnout. Ray Buckley, chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, said in a media call Monday that Democratic voters are committed to defeating President Donald Trump

In a new poll sponsored by AARP, most of the women over age 50 surveyed in the Granite State in December said they intend to vote in the New Hampshire primary. (AARP New Hampshire)

CONCORD, N.H. -- According to a new Harris poll, eight in ten women over age 50 in New Hampshire say they expect to vote in the state's primary on Tuesday. The high potential turnout includes women who identify themselves as Independents, a category that makes up more than 40% of New Hampshire vot

A new poll suggests a close, five-way horse race ahead of the Iowa caucuses. (Focus on Rural America/David Binder Research)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire primary results may be even more important in light of a new poll of likely Iowa caucus voters that shows a close five-way race for the Democratic presidential nomination there. The poll also suggests the voters generally like all the leading candidates. The surve

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