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Officials want judge to disregard Trump’s lawsuit over election results

Officials in the election battleground state of Pennsylvania on Thursday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign seeking to prevent the state from certifying its results in the vote for president. In court filings in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, lawyers for … Continue reading Officials want judge to disregard Trump’s lawsuit over election results

Why Southeast Asia prefers Joe Biden to Donald Trump

A Joe Biden presidency is likely to involve a deeper U.S. engagement with Southeast Asia, some analysts say, offering trade for their pandemic-hit economies and security leverage against regional heavyweight China-but also bringing uncomfortable questions on rights and democracy. Southeast Asia knows Biden from his time as vice president in the administration of President Barack … Continue reading Why Southeast Asia prefers Joe Biden to Donald Trump

How Trump can still win the 2020 US Presidential Election

President Donald Trump can still win the presidency. Here’s how: Only the Electoral College or the various state legislatures can declare a candidate the winner. To base this decision on network vote totals and projections and to call Joe Biden the president-elect is irresponsible. The recounts in Arizona, Georgia, and the other states are likely … Continue reading How Trump can still win the 2020 US Presidential Election

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Trump suspects rigging as Biden conquers key battleground state Wisconsin

Joe Biden has won the key battleground state of Wisconsin but managers for the Trump campaign have said the US President intends to request a recount. CNN projected Biden's win for Wisconsin on Wednesday but with votes still being counted in several states, the US presidential election result is still too close to call. Hours before … Continue reading Trump suspects rigging as Biden conquers key battleground state Wisconsin

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Difference between Trump and Biden glaring

Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election should have no difficulty distinguishing between the two men on policy questions. The differences in the candidates' positions on a large variety of issues - climate, taxes, trade, race relations, national security, immigration, and above all the … Continue reading Difference between Trump and Biden glaring

Sen. McConnell predicts US polls, says there’s hope for Dems

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says Democrats have a 50-50 shot of flipping the upper chamber. ''It's a 50-50 proposition. We have a lot of exposure. This is a huge Republican class," McConnell said Wednesday during a campaign stop in Kentucky. "There are dogfights all over the country." Republicans hold a 53-47 majority in the Senate, though several polling … Continue reading Sen. McConnell predicts US polls, says there’s hope for Dems

What American voters think of the 2020 elections

Fewer than one-third of Americans think the 2020 elections will be held in an honest, open manner, according to a new Public Affairs Council survey released Thursday.  “We’ve never seen an American election with so much doubt about whether the results will reflect the will of the voters,” said Public Affairs Council President Doug Pinkham. “The question … Continue reading What American voters think of the 2020 elections

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Biden warned to focus on policing or lose Black voters

More than 50 politically left-of-centre groups in the United States have signed a letter to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, warning he could lose Black voters' support unless he commits to more transformative policing reforms. Biden's criminal justice agenda has drawn renewed attention following weeks of nationwide protests since George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, … Continue reading Biden warned to focus on policing or lose Black voters

Joe Biden to pick a female VP, Sanders says ‘not necessary’

In a debate dominated by discussion of the coronavirus outbreak, Joe Biden promised to pick a woman as his running mate if he becomes the Democratic nominee. "I commit that I will, in fact, pick a woman to be vice president," the former vice president said. "There are a number of women who are qualified to … Continue reading Joe Biden to pick a female VP, Sanders says ‘not necessary’

Bernie Sanders: Everything you need to know about the US Presdiential aspirant

Independent Bernie Sanders says he wants a "political revolution" in the United States to "transform our country economically, politically, socially and environmentally". And if his popularity among young Democratic voters is any indication, so do they. The senator from Vermont has become the walking embodiment of Democratic disenchantment with the status quo. A self-proclaimed democratic socialist, the … Continue reading Bernie Sanders: Everything you need to know about the US Presdiential aspirant