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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 

Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.

2020Talks - September 30, 2020 

Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

In Durham, home to the University of New Hampshire, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in 2016 by more than 4,000 votes. She won the state by less than 3,000 votes. (AcrossTheAtlantic/Wikimedia Commons)

DURHAM, N.H. -- The student vote in New Hampshire could decide if President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden win the state, according to a voting expert. The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had her narrowest victory in the Granite State, beating Trump by less than 3

In New Hampshire, ballots returned by hand do not need a postage stamp, but those put in the mail require one first-class stamp. (Molly Biron)

CONCORD, N.H. -- With the New Hampshire primary election on Tuesday and the general election just two months away, misinformation about how and when to vote has been spreading on social media and elsewhere. Just last week, President Donald Trump misspoke when he told rally-goers in Londonderry that

Donald Trump won the New Hampshire Republican Primary in 2016, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden fared poorly in the state's 2020 Democratic primary. (Michael Vadon/Flickr)

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- New Hampshire is a key swing state, and President Donald Trump is holding a rally on Friday in Manchester. According to news website FiveThirtyEight, Trump is trailing Democratic nominee Joseph Biden here by about 8%, similar to national trends. Dante Scala, political science p

For more information about voting during the pandemic, there are regular updates on the New Hampshire Secretary of State's website. (Tony Webster/Flickr)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire Secretary of State's Office is launching a new voter hotline to help people register to vote and request absentee ballots. The move was made because the state anticipates many more people voting absentee because of concerns about COVID-19. Deputy Secretary of Stat

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. (

CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire Democratic Party has launched a new website this week. '' 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

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