Tag: US election 2020

Joe Biden likely to break barriers, pick woman to lead Pentagon

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a historic step and select a woman to head the Pentagon for the first time, shattering one...

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...

Joe Biden: What’s ahead under President Joe Biden, industry by industry

By Kevin Miller and Melinda Grenier Now that the campaigning is over, the work begins for Joe Biden to start making good on the policy...

Rupert Murdoch: Is Rupert Murdoch dumping Donald Trump?

NEW YORK: Fox News and the New York Post, magnate Rupert Murdoch‘s main media outlets, have started distancing themselves from Donald Trump as the US...

US Elections 2020 Live Updates: Iran’s supreme leader mocks US presidential election

The day of reckoning is finally here, with the US election coming to a close with nearly 100 million Americans having already voted under the...

Joe Biden’s limited campaign schedule: Wise tactic or misguided gamble?

By Katie Glueck WILMINGTON: On the Friday before Election Day, Joe Biden will be in the Midwest, campaigning in both Iowa and Wisconsin as he...

Joe Biden heads for Georgia, Trump the Midwest as American election enters final week

WASHINGTON: Democrat Joe Biden was campaigning in the once reliably Republican state of Georgia on Tuesday and President Donald Trump was hopscotching across the Midwest...

Joe Biden: Barclays sees VIX plunging to pre-Covid level in clear Biden win

By Yakob Peterseil Wall Street’s fear gauge is poised to tumble to pre-pandemic levels in the aftermath of a clear-cut election victory for Joe Biden...

Have American media outlets gone too easy on Joe Biden?

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump‘s testy relationship with the US media is no secret, but his election rival Joe Biden has had a rather different...

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris knows how to win elections

By David Brooks Back in February it seemed as if we were about to have one of the most ideologically polarized elections in American history....

Donald Trump: Why Trump getting Covid will not have major impact on election result

By Tamanna Inamdar There is a lot of concern about Washington DC becoming a new super spreader site given the Rose Garden ceremony for the...

Covid positive President catapults VP debate into Election spotlight

By Adam Nagourney and Shane Goldmacher President Donald Trump’s hospitalization with the coronavirus has catapulted this week’s vice-presidential debate into the spotlight to an extraordinary...

30 days to Election Day, here’s an update from the 2020 battleground states

The path to the presidency runs through about a dozen states that President Donald Trump and Joe Biden are seriously contesting — battlegrounds that will...

A coronavirus test just burst the Trumpworld bubble

By Maureen Dowd WASHINGTON: Fate leads the willing, Seneca said, while the unwilling get dragged. For his entire life, Donald Trump has stayed one step...

From Kennedy-Nixon to Trump-Biden: 60 years of U.S. presidential debates

Republican President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden face off on Tuesday in a televised presidential debate, part of a 60-year-old tradition marked by some...

US presidential debate 2020 | Donald Trump: Ahead of debate season, Donald Trump’s stance on key issues

Republican president Donald Trump’s stances on issues align with the party’s conservatism in economic and social policies. Historically, the Republican party has supported lower taxes,...

Donald Trump, Joe Biden head into first debate with presidency on the line

CLEVELAND: There’ll be no handshake, but venom to spare when President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first...

If elected President, Joe Biden set to carve his own brand of policy that’s tough on China

By Jenny Leonard and Michelle Jamrisko Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is preparing to face tough questions in Tuesday’s debate on how he would approach...

Donald Trump infuses politics into his choice for the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is infusing deliberations over his coming nomination of a new Supreme Court justice with political meaning as he aims to maximise...