Tag: Democrats

The Biden cabinet: Seasoned centrists, but with a few firsts

Washington: In his first cabinet appointments, President-elect Joe Biden is signaling that he favors competence and centrism and is not out to please his Democratic...

After Pennsylvania legal defeat, Trump digs in despite new pressure to concede election

WASHINGTON: Despite an emphatic court setback in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump showed no sign on Sunday of dropping his long-shot efforts to overturn the U.S....

An early test for Joe Biden: Managing a divided Democratic Party

Since President Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, a shocked Democratic Party had been united behind the mission of defeating him. Four years...

For Donald Trump, a nightmarish weekend of defiance and defeat

WASHINGTON: His brow furrowed, shoulders slightly slumped, Donald Trump seemed alone Saturday on his golf course near Washington. It was the physical reflection of a...

Joe Biden backers make final plea for delivery of mail ballots

PHILADELPHIA: Down to the wire with the threat of court battles looming, supporters of former US vice president Joe Biden scrambled on Monday to rally...

In Iowa, Biden marks swap from caucus flop to fall favorite

DES MOINES: When Joe Biden was last in Iowa, his presidential campaign was on the verge of collapse and he was soundly trounced in the...

US Polls 2020: Is Joe Biden remaking the Democratic coalition?

WASHINGTON: Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into the final full week of the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 8 THE NARRATIVEWelcome...

Despite past Democratic wins, Trump making a play for Nevada

LAS VEGAS: Democrats have kept Nevada in their column in every presidential election since 2004. In the 2018 midterm election, Democrats delivered a “blue wave,”...

US elections: How the Democrats will deal with China

From India’s point of view, an important question in this US election is how the Democrats will deal with China. India is the only country...

US Elections 2020: Huge absentee vote in key states favors Democrats so far

By Reid J. Epstein, Nick Corasaniti and Stephanie Saul In Madison, Wisconsin, thousands of people have gone to parks to deliver their ballots during Saturday...

Can Trump squeeze more from his white base in Pennsylvania & beyond?

By Shane Goldmacher President Donald Trump’s narrowing path to victory in Pennsylvania, and the country, runs through small towns like Olyphant, where Dave Mitchko’s street...

Democrats flay Donald Trump for announcing new curbs on H-1B visas sans public scrutiny

WASHINGTON: The Democratic Party has criticised President Donald Trump for announcing “sweeping changes” to the H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme in decades without public scrutiny, saying...

Republican camp could garner more support from Indian Americans than before: Atlantic Council

Leading US think tank Atlantic Council in a recent study on voting pattern of Indian Americans has claimed that the Republican camp could garner more...

In 3 battleground states, Joe Biden looks to rebuild Democrats’ Blue Wall

LANSING: In 2016, Donald Trump tore down Democrats‘ “blue wall,” winning the White House with surprise victories in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. This year, Joe...