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Thurs. Oct. 1

Fri. Oct. 2 - President Trump tests positive for COVID-19 (+).
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate for September (+).

Sat. Oct. 3

Sun. Oct. 4

Mon. Oct. 5

Tues. Oct. 6 President Trump ends negotiations with Congress on a coronavirus relief bill, but later backtracks (+).

Wed. Oct. 7 CPD-sponsored vice presidential debate at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT.

Thurs. Oct. 8 - CPD announces the second presidential debate will be virtual and the Trump campaign pulls out (+).
Free and Equal Elections Foundation open presidential debate.

Fri. Oct. 9

Sat. Oct. 10

Sun. Oct. 11

Mon. Oct. 12
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. >

Tues. Oct. 13

Wed. Oct. 14

Thurs. Oct. 15 CPD-sponsored second presidential debate at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, FL. (+)
- ABC News town hall with former Vice President Joe Biden hosted by George Stephanopoulos at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA. +
- NBC News town hall with President Donald J. Trump hosted by Savannah Guthrie at Pérez Art Museum Miami in Miami, FL. +

Fri. Oct. 16 U.S. surpasses 8 million cases of COVID-19 (+).

Sat. Oct. 17

Sun. Oct. 18

Mon. Oct. 19

Tues. Oct. 20

Wed. Oct. 21

Thurs. Oct. 22 - U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee advances nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett (+).
- CPD-sponsored third presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

Fri. Oct. 23 U.S. reaches record number of daily COVID-19 cases, 83,010.

Sat. Oct. 24 Free and Equal Elections Foundation open presidential debate.

Sun. Oct. 25

Mon. Oct. 26 U.S. Senate votes 52-48 to confirm the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (+).

Tues. Oct. 27

Wed. Oct. 28

Thurs. Oct. 29 BEA releases GDP 3rd Quarter 2020 (advance estimate) (+).

Fri. Oct. 30 U.S. surpasses 9 million cases of COVID-19.

Sat. Oct. 31

  Compare to this point in previous cycles: Oct. 2016  |  Oct. 2012  |  Oct. 2008  |  Oct. 2004.

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