midterms 2018

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Larry Kane
November 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The polls open in less than 24 hours, but there is always the question of making the time to vote. There's a vivid reality of thinking, "I can miss this election. It's only my one vote." If everybody thought that, we would have a king or queen or a dictator in charge...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
November 04, 2018 - 11:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tuesday is Election Day, but do you know who's on the ballot in Philadelphia? Lisa Deeley, Philadelphia City Commissioner Chair says it's just as important that people make an informed decision as it is that they vote in this election. She gives a rundown of the...
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Amber McAlister votes during the New York presidential primary election at the Lutheran Church on Winton Road.
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David Madden
November 04, 2018 - 10:00 pm
GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW Newradio) -- If you want proof that there’s heightened interest in Tuesday’s midterm elections, you need look no further than New Jersey where the number of voters opting to exercise their franchise by mail is up, dramatically. Four years ago in the midterm general election, 143,...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congressional races have gotten a lot of attention this campaign season, but some of the tightest races in Pennsylvania are for the state legislature. State house and senate districts are as gerrymandered as congressional districts were before the recent court...
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Hate Speech
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Kim Glovas
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the midterm election set for Tuesday, a communications expert is asking voters to pay attention to the rhetoric of politicians. Billie Murray is an associate professor of communications at Villanova University. She says hate speech often uses coded words to send...
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President Donald Trump
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November 03, 2018 - 3:52 pm
BELGRADE, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump didn't try to hide what brought him back to Montana on Saturday campaigning against Democratic Sen. Jon Tester. Trump blames Tester for the defeat of his nominee to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the president told hundreds of cheering...
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vote
Larry Kane
November 03, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many reasons to vote, not the least of which is the sacrifice that Americans made in World War II to preserve our freedoms to vote. History and missed opportunities show that one vote counts. You don't have to vote, but missing out on a midterm or any...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
November 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- There’s a new congressional map in Pennsylvania for this year’s election, and for the first time in decades, the bulk of Montgomery County is its own district. Here is a look at the candidates vying for that seat in the House of Representatives. Montgomery County’...
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Parkland students, get out the vote
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November 03, 2018 - 11:36 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they've been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration events throughout the country: their first Election Day. The...
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Twitter application in use
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November 03, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Twitter said Friday that it had deleted thousands of automated accounts that were posting messages discouraging people from voting in Tuesday's midterm elections. Most of the accounts were posing as Democrats, Twitter said. "We removed a series of accounts...
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