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'We can disagree without hating each other': Opponents in Utah release joint campaign video promoting civility
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'We can disagree without hating each other': Opponents in Utah release joint campaign video promoting civility

Oct 21st 2020, 4:12 PM 21,388 Views 25 Comments

They hope to be “an example” to the rest of America ahead of the general election.

'I'm running angry': Trump attacks the polls, the press and 'Fauci and all these idiots'
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'I'm running angry': Trump attacks the polls, the press and 'Fauci and all these idiots'

Oct 20th 2020, 7:34 AM 62,759 Views 92 Comments

Trump still faces an uphill battle to win the race for the White House, according to the polls.

Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle
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Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle

Oct 18th 2020, 7:30 AM 92,843 Views 90 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks at the numbers, the fact that Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton and concludes that Donald Trump faces an uphill battle to return to the White House.

Trump heads for swing states Florida and once reliably Republican Georgia
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Trump heads for swing states Florida and once reliably Republican Georgia

Oct 16th 2020, 10:41 PM 27,743 Views 72 Comments

A Democratic presidential candidate has not won Georgia in nearly three decades.

Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting
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Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting

Oct 13th 2020, 10:10 PM 54,997 Views 68 Comments

The high turnout saw eager voters waiting in hours-long queues to cast their ballots in the election.

'I feel so powerful, I'll give you a big fat kiss': Trump holds first rally since Covid diagnosis
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'I feel so powerful, I'll give you a big fat kiss': Trump holds first rally since Covid diagnosis

Oct 13th 2020, 7:09 AM 32,964 Views 58 Comments

Trump’s doctor said the US president no longer has the virus.

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
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Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,724 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday
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Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday

Oct 9th 2020, 7:09 AM 30,661 Views 43 Comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil plans to probe the president’s capacity to govern after contracting Covid-19.

QAnon: What is this conspiracy and why has Facebook banned it?
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QAnon: What is this conspiracy and why has Facebook banned it?

Oct 7th 2020, 12:17 PM 38,528 Views 33 Comments

More time on the Internet due to the pandemic, coupled with Facebook’s recommendation algorithms, has added fuel to the QAnon fire.

'I feel better than I did 20 years ago': Trump set to leave hospital
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'I feel better than I did 20 years ago': Trump set to leave hospital

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 10:55 PM 104,821 Views 93 Comments

The US President sent 15 block-capital tweets in 30 minutes today, followed by a later tweet about yesterday’s waving to supporters.

Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19
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Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19

Oct 2nd 2020, 5:38 PM 21,021 Views 42 Comments

US President Donald Trump earlier confirmed he has tested positive for Covid-19.

Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' for failing to denounce white supremacist groups
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Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' for failing to denounce white supremacist groups

Oct 1st 2020, 7:19 AM 33,622 Views 142 Comments

Meanwhile, the Commission on Presidential Debates will impose new measures to help moderators “maintain order” in future debates.

'Utter chaos' and 'a brutal slugfest': Front pages and reaction to US presidential debate
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'Utter chaos' and 'a brutal slugfest': Front pages and reaction to US presidential debate

Sep 30th 2020, 9:43 AM 68,645 Views 94 Comments

Both sides are claiming victory but viewers are divided.

Quiz: How well do you know these moments from televised political debates?
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Quiz: How well do you know these moments from televised political debates?

Sep 29th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,503 Views 3 Comments

Here are some highs and lows of televised election debates ahead of Round One of the US presidential election tonight.

US Republican leader says there will be an 'orderly transition' after election following Trump remarks
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US Republican leader says there will be an 'orderly transition' after election following Trump remarks

Sep 25th 2020, 7:10 AM 26,984 Views 48 Comments

Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transition if he loses in November.

Trump again refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses election
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Trump again refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses election

Sep 24th 2020, 7:02 AM 42,264 Views 130 Comments

Trump has for several months been pressing a campaign against mail-in voting by tweeting and speaking out against it.

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?
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US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Aug 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 12,013 Views 103 Comments

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'
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Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'

Aug 19th 2020, 7:04 AM 13,713 Views 61 Comments

Former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton spoke at the virtual event.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?

Aug 18th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,632 Views 17 Comments

Cast your mind back four years…

Trump says it's 'crunch time' for upcoming US election as he zeroes in on Mid West battleground states
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Trump says it's 'crunch time' for upcoming US election as he zeroes in on Mid West battleground states

Aug 17th 2020, 10:19 PM 20,473 Views 23 Comments

On the tarmac in Minneapolis, Trump addressed about 150 supporters.

Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote
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Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote

Aug 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 27,328 Views 88 Comments

US President Donald Trump blocked funds to the US Postal Service amid concerns about the delays to the postal voting system.

Biden and Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump
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Biden and Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump

Aug 13th 2020, 7:13 AM 22,384 Views 41 Comments

Kamala Harris said Americans are “crying out for leadership”.

Poll: Who will win the US presidential election?
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Poll: Who will win the US presidential election?

Aug 12th 2020, 9:10 AM 82,365 Views 169 Comments

Donald Trump is facing off against Joe Biden.

Trump 'surprised' Biden picked 'disrespectful' Harris as running mate
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Trump 'surprised' Biden picked 'disrespectful' Harris as running mate

Aug 12th 2020, 7:06 AM 45,313 Views 56 Comments

Donald Trump called Kamala Harris “the meanest, the most horrible, the most disrespectful of anybody in the US Senate”.

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports
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US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 35,679 Views 34 Comments

Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'
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Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:13 AM 24,780 Views 67 Comments

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts
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Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

Jun 17th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,238 Views 14 Comments

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

'Everybody makes our drugs except us': Trump hits out at Irish-based American pharmaceutical firms
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'Everybody makes our drugs except us': Trump hits out at Irish-based American pharmaceutical firms

May 4th 2020, 11:24 AM 99,737 Views 211 Comments

The president also said that US citizens should start going back to beaches this summer.

Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote
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Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote

Apr 12th 2020, 1:55 PM 12,780 Views 22 Comments

Sanders said he will remain on the ballot to “exert significant influence” over the direction of the party.

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting
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Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Mar 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,427 Views 38 Comments

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?
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Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:00 AM 14,491 Views 60 Comments

Bernie may secretly have welcomed a Biden victory in South Carolina, but not to this extent, writes Larry Donnelly.

Pete Buttigieg pulls out of Democratic presidential race
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Pete Buttigieg pulls out of Democratic presidential race

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:52 AM 19,013 Views 18 Comments

The 38-year-old’s surprise decision was set to shake up the race this week when 14 states vote on “Super Tuesday.”

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?
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Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?

Feb 29th 2020, 8:42 AM 13,182 Views 12 Comments

Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.

Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place
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Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 2:14 PM 37,337 Views 72 Comments

The start of the elections has been thrown into chaos.

Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer
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Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer

Feb 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 7,315 Views 5 Comments

The two states play a key role in nominating presidential candidates.

'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released
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'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released

Jan 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 31,480 Views 47 Comments

The two appeared to engage in a war of words after a debate on Monday night.

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
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Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,287 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

Larry Donnelly: Sondland's impeachment testimony was explosive, but don't expect it to change the outcome for Trump
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Larry Donnelly: Sondland's impeachment testimony was explosive, but don't expect it to change the outcome for Trump

Nov 21st 2019, 7:00 PM 14,880 Views 19 Comments

Is this week’s explosive impeachment testimony simply water that will drip smoothly off Trump’s back?

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

Nov 8th 2019, 7:05 AM 14,443 Views 36 Comments

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?
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Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 21,707 Views 69 Comments

Huge support for just three Democrat front runners in the race for nomination is unusual, writes Larry Donnelly.