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Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January
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Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January

Nov 11th 2020, 10:20 PM 21,818 Views 4 Comments

Republicans won a seat in Alaska today, meaning neither party can assume a majority until the Georgia run-offs.

Explainer: Why are Pennsylvania and North Carolina taking so long to count election votes?
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Explainer: Why are Pennsylvania and North Carolina taking so long to count election votes?

Nov 5th 2020, 2:04 PM 20,316 Views 1 Comment

Unsurprisingly, Covid-19 has played its part in the delay.

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes
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Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Sep 3rd 2020, 10:40 PM 17,239 Views 24 Comments

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

Kanye West sues to be listed on West Virginia presidential election ballot
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Kanye West sues to be listed on West Virginia presidential election ballot

Sep 1st 2020, 9:22 PM 30,177 Views 45 Comments

Kanye West announced a presidential bid in July.

'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?
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'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?

Aug 12th 2020, 8:46 AM 37,524 Views 55 Comments

The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.

Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'
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Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'

Jul 28th 2020, 7:47 AM 38,328 Views 75 Comments

The US has been badly hit by the coronavirus, with over 4.2 million confirmed cases and nearly 150,000 deaths.

Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid
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Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid

Jul 5th 2020, 9:49 AM 50,526 Views 103 Comments

Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.

Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters
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Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters

Apr 4th 2020, 1:00 PM 31,921 Views 49 Comments

Larry Donnelly says wildcards like Covid-19 will shape the Trump vs Biden race

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election
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Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:10 PM 15,986 Views 41 Comments

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom
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Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom

Feb 16th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,867 Views 7 Comments

Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.

Opinion: Bernie can beat Trump, he's the only one who can
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Opinion: Bernie can beat Trump, he's the only one who can

Feb 7th 2020, 7:00 PM 20,054 Views 78 Comments

Sanders’ centrist critics deliberately miss the point of his appeal, writes Conor Kenny.

Larry Donnelly: If luck and timing count in politics, then both are in Trump's favour for November
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Larry Donnelly: If luck and timing count in politics, then both are in Trump's favour for November

Feb 5th 2020, 6:27 PM 9,283 Views 12 Comments

Buttigeg, Bloomberg and Trump were the winners in Iowa, writes Larry Donnelly from Boston.

Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election
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Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:24 AM 13,719 Views 29 Comments

Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie sanders are the frontrunners.

Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show
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Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 12,730 Views 14 Comments

Trump went through most of the major candidates one by one hurling insults.

Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections
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Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections

Jan 31st 2020, 8:18 AM 4,786 Views 9 Comments

Twitter unveiled a new tool that will make it easier for American users to report tweets containing misleading information.

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race
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Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race

Jan 13th 2020, 4:25 PM 13,422 Views 12 Comments

The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.

Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax
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Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax

Dec 5th 2019, 6:21 PM 43,238 Views 54 Comments

Ireland has come under pressure in recent years to address its corporate tax rates for multinationals, but insists it has taken major steps to improve the system.

US Senator Kamala Harris bows out of race for Democratic presidential nomination
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US Senator Kamala Harris bows out of race for Democratic presidential nomination

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:59 PM 13,240 Views 13 Comments

The crowded field of candidates is being led by Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie sanders.

Billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg files papers in Alabama paving way for presidential bid
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Billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg files papers in Alabama paving way for presidential bid

Nov 9th 2019, 11:19 AM 18,861 Views 77 Comments

The former New York mayor has yet to formally announce his bid for the White House.

New York mayor Bill de Blasio announces bid for the White House in the 2020 elections
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New York mayor Bill de Blasio announces bid for the White House in the 2020 elections

May 16th 2019, 3:05 PM 8,147 Views 14 Comments

In a video today, De Blasio took a shot at President Trump, branding him a ‘bully’.