The TAKE with Rick Klein
It’s been an election about foreign interference, racial justice, science, impeachment, health care, the economy, immigration, the Supreme Court, basic decency, the COVID-19 pandemic — and, finally, perhaps democracy itself.
For all that, Election Day arrives as a referendum on the man who has dominated the national conversation for four-plus years: President Donald Trump. Of course, even that doesn’t guarantee a clean verdict or a drama-free ending — and some late presidential tweets aren’t helping calm things down.
We know that results will start flowing in as polls close at 7 p.m. ET in a first batch of states that includes Georgia and Virginia, with numbers starting to flow out of North Carolina and Ohio a