US Election News
Joe Biden’s low-key campaign style worries some Democrats
Since his Aug 11 selection of California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, Biden has had 22 days where he either didn’t make public appearances, held only virtual fundraisers or ventured from his Delaware home solely for church, according to an Associated Press analysis of his schedules.
Sep 25, 2020 12:30
Barack Obama to join Kamala Harris for two Democratic fundraisers
The two will team up for a grassroots fundraiser focused on low-dollar donations and a high-dollar event on Oct. 2, according to a campaign aide with knowledge of the events who was not authorized to discuss them publicly. Both will be virtual.
Sep 25, 2020 07:33
Trump says he’s ‘not a fan’ of Meghan’s, wishes Harry luck as ‘he is going to need it’
Meghan Markle says in a video urging Americans to vote that every four years elections are referred to as the most important election of our lifetime. “But this one is,” she stressed. “When we vote, our values are put into action and our voices are heard.”
Sep 24, 2020 10:02
Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses
“We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said at a news conference, responding to a question about whether he’d commit to a peaceful transfer of power. “You know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots, and the ballots are a disaster.”
Sep 24, 2020 10:05
Trump says full Supreme Court needed ahead of US polls amid mail-in ballot ‘scam’
“We need nine justices. You need that with the unsolicited millions of ballots that they are sending. It is a scam. It is a hoax. Everybody knows that. The Democrats know it better than anybody else. So you are going to need nine justices out there,” Trump told reporters.
Sep 23, 2020 14:47
Indian Americans have powered economic growth of United States, says Biden
Addressing a national virtual fundraiser organised by Indian Americans, Biden assured the community members and the mega donors that as a president, he would address their concerns with regard to H-1B visa and legal immigrants that attract the best and the brightest to the US.
Sep 23, 2020 08:04
Hillary Clinton chides senate GOP for Ginsburg replacement rush
She acknowledged that Republicans appear to have the votes to confirm an appointment from President Donald Trump before the Nov. 3 election.
Sep 23, 2020 05:31
Democrats release digital ads in 14 Indian languages to woo South Asian voters in US
Ajay Jain Bhutoria said there is huge enthusiasm in the Indian-American community to elect Biden as the next president and Kamala Harris as the first Indian-origin vice president. Earlier this year, California-based Bhutoria launched an outreach to the Indian community in 14 Indian Languages.
Sep 22, 2020 11:51
Trump aims to use UN address to send strong message to China
Trump told reporters Monday that he’d have a “strong message” for China, where the first cases of Covid-19 were reported, but he didn’t elaborate ahead of the Tuesday address.
Sep 22, 2020 10:41
Biden, Trump campaign in US Midwest as Supreme Court fight looms
A Republican seeking re-election on Nov. 3, Trump will hold campaign events in Ohio, a state some Democrats once saw as a lock for Trump, while Biden, the Democratic former vice president, makes his second trip of the month to Wisconsin.
Sep 22, 2020 09:51
Ginsburg’s death injects new doubt into fate of Obamacare
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death Friday means defenders of the law will have to pick up a fifth vote from one of the other Republican-appointed justices.
Sep 21, 2020 14:47
Hungary PM Viktor Orban endorses Donald Trump in November US election
“We root for Donald Trump’s victory, because we know well American Democratic governments’ diplomacy, built on moral imperialism. We have been forced to sample it before, we did not like it, we do not want seconds,” Orban wrote in an essay.
Sep 21, 2020 14:04
If US election winds up in Supreme Court, Ginsburg’s death will loom large
The death of liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday could spell bad news for Democrats if a legal battle over the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election reaches the high court, as it did in 2000.
Sep 20, 2020 18:55
Ginsburg’s death draws big surge of donations to Democrats
The 2020 campaign, which will decide control of the White House and the Senate, had already delivered record-shattering fundraising totals for the Democrats, a sign of the motivation within the party to rebuke President Donald Trump on Election Day.
Sep 19, 2020 23:48