Arizona judge drops last election-related case

An Arizona judge Friday dismissed the last election-related case pending in the state, saying that because only two voters were involved, its outcome would not have changed Joe Biden's win.  Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Margaret Mahoney did not provide further details on her ruling but said she'd be issuing an order in writing, reports The … Continue reading Arizona judge drops last election-related case

Thousands rally in support of Trump

The comments on Sunday come after thousands of Trump supporters took to the streets of the capital on Saturday to protest against the election results. After night fell, the relatively peaceful demonstrations in Washington turned from tense to violent. Videos posted on social media showed fistfights, projectiles thrown and club-swinging as Trump supporters clashed with … Continue reading Thousands rally in support of Trump

Biden should prepare to address the coronavirus pandemic or national security

US news organisations projected Biden as the winner of the presidential contest on November 7. Biden is currently projected to win 290 electoral votes and is leading in Georgia, where state officials have triggered an election audit and recount, by over 14,000 votes. A victory in Georgia would give Biden 306 electoral votes. Legal experts … Continue reading Biden should prepare to address the coronavirus pandemic or national security

Trump tweets Biden ‘won’ but says election results were falsified

President Donald Trump has appeared to publicly acknowledge for the first time that his Democratic rival Joe Biden won the November 3 United States presidential election, but reiterated his false claims that the vote was rigged. “He won because the election was rigged,” Trump tweeted. “No vote watchers or observers allowed, vote tabulated by a … Continue reading Trump tweets Biden ‘won’ but says election results were falsified

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Women contributed to Biden’s win

Ask Virginia voter Mary Hayes why Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump, and she does not hesitate. “Women won this election!” says Hayes, 56, a mother of three and Biden supporter from Leesburg, Virginia. In particular, she credits two categories of voters that she herself is part of: Black women and suburban women. Trump had begged … Continue reading Women contributed to Biden’s win

Did Kushner advise Trump to concede?

As Democrat Joe Biden has claimed victory and held his victory celebration Saturday night, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner reportedly was approaching President Donald Trump about conceding the presidential election. The news was first reported by CNN's Kaitlan Collins, citing two unidentified sources. She tweeted late Saturday night: "Some news — Jared Kushner has approached … Continue reading Did Kushner advise Trump to concede?

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Joe Biden projected to win the US Presidential Election

Joe Biden didn't declare victory in a speech in Delaware Wednesday—but he declared it was "clear" that he would end up the winner after all the votes are counted. "I’m not here to declare that we’ve won, but I am here to report that when the count is finished, we believe we will be the … Continue reading Joe Biden projected to win the US Presidential Election

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Key results that will decide who becomes US president

The US election could run on at least a few days longer, with some vital states yet to declare a result. A huge swell of postal voting - as a result of the pandemic - has complicated the counting and some officials say they won't finish until Friday or later. Many states have clearly fallen … Continue reading Key results that will decide who becomes US president

US Election: Will Biden’s victory cause inflation?

Kim Forrest, chief investment officer at Bokeh Capital Partners in Pittsburgh, said a Biden victory could lead to some inflation, which would be beneficial to banks in particular. “A Federal Reserve committed to keeping rates lower and yet allowing not a flat curve, but one with some steepening to it, and then some inflation and … Continue reading US Election: Will Biden’s victory cause inflation?

Wall Street booms as Americans head to polls

Wall Street’s main indexes jumped on Tuesday as investors bet that one of the country’s most divisive presidential races could end with a clear victory for Democratic nominee Joe Biden and a swift deal on more fiscal stimulus. All 11 major S&P indexes were up in morning trading, led by financials .SPSY, healthcare .SPXHC and industrial .SPLRCI stocks as investors … Continue reading Wall Street booms as Americans head to polls