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A supporter of US President Donald Trump holds a sign during a rally ahead of the US Congress certification of the November 2020 election results during protests in Washington, US on January 5, 2021.(Reuters File Photo)

Hundreds of Donald Trump supporters flock to DC ahead of vote

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:18 AM IST
“I’m just here to support the president,” said David Wideman, a 45-year-old firefighter who traveled from Memphis, Tennessee.
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Senator Ted Cruz during a senate hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US.(Reuters)
Senator Ted Cruz during a senate hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US.(Reuters)

Ted Cruz leads 11 GOP senators to challenge Biden’s win

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 04:18 AM IST
“We intend to vote on January 6 to reject the electors from disputed states as not ‘regularly given’ and ‘lawfully certified’ (the statutory requisite), unless and until that emergency 10-day audit is completed,” they wrote in the statement.
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Even with the Electoral College’s confirmation of Biden’s victory, some Republicans continued to refuse to acknowledge that reality.(Bloomberg)
Even with the Electoral College’s confirmation of Biden’s victory, some Republicans continued to refuse to acknowledge that reality.(Bloomberg)

Joe Biden clears 270-vote mark as electors affirm his victory

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:20 AM IST
There was little suspense and no surprises as all the electoral votes allocated to Biden and Trump in last month’s popular vote went to each man.
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US President-elect Joe Biden announcing nominees and appointees to his presidential administration during a news conference at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US on December 11, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
US President-elect Joe Biden announcing nominees and appointees to his presidential administration during a news conference at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US on December 11, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)

Joe Biden captures electoral votes from all states Donald Trump contested

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 02:45 AM IST
Many Republicans have refused to recognize Biden’s victory, indulging Trump’s baseless claims about a stolen election and saying he had a right to pursue legal challenges and to let the process play out.
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Earlier Friday, Trump called on the nation’s top court to show “great Wisdom and Courage.”(AFP File Photo)
Earlier Friday, Trump called on the nation’s top court to show “great Wisdom and Courage.”(AFP File Photo)

Supreme Court rejects Texas bid to overturn Trump’s loss

By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:11 AM IST
The justices refused to let Texas sue to challenge Biden’s wins in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin. The order clears those states to cast their votes for Biden in the Electoral College on Monday.
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US President Donald Trump gestures as he participates in a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington, on November 26.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump gestures as he participates in a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington, on November 26.(Reuters)

Trump says will leave White House, but under one condition

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:32 PM IST
“Certainly, I will, and you know that,” Trump said when asked by reporters if he will leave the White House.
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US President-elect Joe Biden enters The Queen theatre ahead of a virtual meeting with frontline healthcare workers in Wilmington, Delaware US on November 18, 2020.(REUTERS)
US President-elect Joe Biden enters The Queen theatre ahead of a virtual meeting with frontline healthcare workers in Wilmington, Delaware US on November 18, 2020.(REUTERS)

US Elections 2020: Joe Biden approaches 80 million votes in historic victory

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 07:51 AM IST
Joe Biden currently has an Electoral College lead of 290-232. But that does not include electors from Georgia, where Biden leads Trump by 0.3 percentage points as officials conduct a hand tally.
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In the eyes of his electoral base, Trump delivered on his promises, such as on stemming immigration, cutting taxes, and nominating conservative Supreme Court justices.(Bloomberg)
In the eyes of his electoral base, Trump delivered on his promises, such as on stemming immigration, cutting taxes, and nominating conservative Supreme Court justices.(Bloomberg)

Trump may go, but Trumpism is here to stay, writes Dhruva Jaishankar

By Dhruva Jaishankar
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 10:13 PM IST
A wariness of international trading agreements, overseas military commitments, and immigration regimes will persist in US positions
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The US presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.(AFP)
The US presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.(AFP)

A beginner’s guide to US Elections 2020

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 05:18 PM IST
All 435 seats of the House of Representatives are up for election this year. Out of the Senate 33 seats are up for grabs.
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