Trump, Biden battle for swing states as US COVID-19 cases surge

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    The US presidential candidates are making their final push to win over voters in the states where the race will be close. President Donald Trump is campaigning in Wisconsin, where COVID-19 cases are rising fast, and claimed before several thousand supporters that the coronavirus was going away. Campaigning in Georgia, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden said unlike Trump, he would make tackling the pandemic a priority. So far nearly 70 million Americans have already voted – a record that could lead to the highest voter turnout in a century. Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC, the US. –

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