|September 3, 2020: Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee raised $365 million in August. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the moderators for the 2020 presidential and vice presidential debates.
“President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in the key swing state of Pennsylvania on Thursday — but the event won’t be held in the vote-rich Philadelphia suburbs that past Republican nominees like Mitt Romney have taken pains to court.
Instead, he’ll be in the southwest Pennsylvania town of Latrobe, population roughly 8,000.
Four years ago, Trump got more than 116,000 votes from Westmoreland County, where Latrobe is located, compared to Romney’s 103,000 votes in 2012 — a significant difference in a state he won by less than 1 percentage point, or 44,000 votes.
And so the president is focusing his re-election efforts in Pennsylvania on smaller towns and rural areas, flipping the playbook that has traditionally called for statewide candidates from either party to focus resources on the state’s largest city and its surrounding counties.”
– Shannon Pettypiece and Lauren Egan, NBC News
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Flashback: September 3, 2016
Donald Trump discussed his agenda for Black voters during a church service at Great Faith Ministries in Detroit.
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