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Sen. Kamala Harris’ town hall with CNN’s Jake Tapper Monday night — the first of the 2020 election cycle — was the most-watched single candidate cable news town hall on record, CNN said in a statement.

By the numbers: There was an average of 712,000 adults between the ages of 25-54 tuned into CNN between 10-11 p.m. In total, Harris’ discussion with Tapper — during which she voiced support for Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" proposal, among other things — performed at least 75% better than the previous four town halls hosted by CNN.

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Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.

Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Saturday that she'll vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite her opposition to the process that's recently transpired.

The big picture: Murkowski's decision leaves Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as the only Republican expected to vote against Barrett.

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