US Election News
Trump to campaign in Pennsylvania as early voting surges past 35 million mark
Trump’s trip comes the day before Biden’s old boss - former President Barack Obama - is to campaign for the Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania, which will play an important role in deciding who wins the contest that ends on Nov. 3.
Oct 21, 2020 05:03
US elections 2020: Stage set for third presidential debate between Trump and Biden
The first presidential debate was conducted on September 29 after which President Trump was criticised for interrupting Biden several times.
Oct 20, 2020 17:07
How Trump plowed through USD 1 billion, losing cash advantage
Just two weeks before the election, some President Donald Trump campaign aides privately acknowledge they are facing difficult spending decisions at a time when Democratic nominee Joe Biden has flooded the airwaves with advertising.
Oct 20, 2020 17:00
Kamala Harris wins nearly million impressions with her Florida rain tweet
On Monday, Kamala Harris resumed her election campaign, which she had paused for a few days after two of her staffers tested positive with Covid-19.
Oct 20, 2020 16:22
US Election 2020: ‘2021 will be greatest economic year in US history,’ predicts Trump
Addressing an election rally in Arizona, a battleground state, Trump acknowledged the US was reeling from the impact of the coronavirus and promised his supporters that the country will soon get back to normal life.
Oct 20, 2020 12:56
Trump campaign objects to mute button in presidential debate
Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden during a chaotic and ill-tempered debate on Sept. 29, and Biden responded with insults.
Oct 20, 2020 08:07
Trump campaign urges change in debate topics but not rules
In a two-page letter to the commission, Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien stopped short of threatening to withdraw from the Oct. 22 debate but said the non-partisan commission’s “pro-Biden antics have turned the entire debate season into a fiasco.”
Oct 20, 2020 02:15
Trump, Biden sharpen attacks in final fortnight of White House race
Trump has sought to portray Biden as weak, lacking mental acuity for the job. Biden slammed Trump’s handling of the epidemic.
Oct 19, 2020 22:10
US election 2020: Economy, unemployment and the impact on polls
The US unemployment rate dropped to 7.9 per cent in early October. According to the country’s Labour Department, employers added just 661,000 jobs in September down from 1.5 million in August and 1.8 million in July.
Oct 19, 2020 21:29
US election 2020: What are mail-in ballots and why are they important?
Different states have different methods to verify the ballots like in some states authorities check if ballots have come from voters’ registered address; some states require signatures on the envelopes and others require witness or notarised signatures.
Oct 19, 2020 18:05
For good relationship with India, vote for Donald Trump: Indian-American supporters
Trump also needs to be elected to successfully address the challenges posed by China, said the founder of the Amneal pharmaceuticals at a ‘meet a greet’ event organised for Donald J Trump Jr, son of the president, and Kimberly Guilfoyle, national chair of the Trump Victory Finance Committee.
Oct 19, 2020 13:36
US Election 2020: Trump, Biden urge supporters to vote early
According to the US Elections Project at the University of Florida, around 27.9 million Americans have already cast ballots either by mail or in person ahead of the November 3 election.
Oct 19, 2020 09:59
Trump woos evangelical Christians in a bid wrest Nevada from Democrats
Trump, a Republican, was spending his Sunday in Nevada, a state he hopes to wrest away from Democrats after narrowly losing it in 2016.
Oct 19, 2020 06:29
Young US poll workers brace for Election Day as virus keep elders at bay
A record number of younger poll workers have been recruited and trained not only in the usual election tasks but also issues uniquely relevant in 2020
Oct 18, 2020 23:54