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What makes Trump’s subversion efforts so alarming? His collaborators

By Henry J. Farrell and Bruce Schneier Last Thursday, Rudy Giuliani, a Trump campaign lawyer, alleged a widespread voting conspiracy involving Venezuela, Cuba and China....

What we know about a suddenly important Michigan Elections Board

By Kathleen Gray The work of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers is not glamorous and rarely draws much attention. Its members handle matters like...

Trump aims to box in Biden abroad, but it may not work

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is enacting new rules, regulations and orders that it hopes will box in President-elect Joe Biden‘s...

Trump using his last days in the Oval to lock in policies, make Biden’s task more difficult

by Michael D. Shear WASHINGTON: Voters have decided that President-elect Joe Biden should guide the country through the next four years. But on issues of...

View: Is Trump trying to take the economy down with him?

By Claudia Sahm Consumed by Election Day, Congress effectively abandoned the country when it failed to reach an agreement in October on a desperately needed...

us elections 2020: Twitter, Facebook CEOs defend election actions, promise more

WASHINGTON: The CEOs of Twitter and Facebook on Tuesday defended their safeguards against disinformation in the presidential election, and promised Congress they would take vigorous...

Fifty-fifty America: A look at the dysfunctional US, post-election, with Trump refusing to concede

President-elect Joe Biden is projecting the authority and purpose of an incoming chief executive, naming a coronavirus task force and vetting candidates for top positions...

Donald Trump defies election loss, blocks Joe Biden’s ability to prepare transition

WASHINGTON: A week after losing the US election, President Donald Trump remained shut up in the White House on Tuesday, pushing an alternate reality that...

View: It’s the victory of centrism in US elections, for the time being

Donald Trump’s unexpectedly victory in the 2016 US presidential election was widely called part of a global swing away from conventional centrism to populist extremism....

Joe Biden: India Inc looks forward to enhanced Indo-US ties as Joe Biden wins

New Delhi: India Inc on Sunday hailed the victory of Joe Biden in the US Presidential election saying a “democratic process voted for a change”...

2020 presidential election: ‘I just couldn’t be silent’: How American women decided the 2020 presidential race

ARCHBALD: Marygrace Vadala‘s 82-year-old mother had been a fan of President Donald Trump since his days hosting the reality TV show “The Apprentice.” She enthusiastically...

us elections 2020: View: Biden’s ability to reach out to those in distress and comfort them sets him apart

Empathy (the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person) is the one quality a President Biden will have and which President Trump...

Joe Biden poised for US election win as his lead over Trump grows

Democrat Joe Biden appeared poised for victory in the U.S. presidential election on Saturday as vote counts in key states leaned his way, while President...

Analysis: Trump’s vote diatribe both shocking, unsurprising

WASHINGTON: It was at the same time shocking and utterly to be expected. As the nation held its collective breath and awaited the result of...

Joe Biden gets closer to a White House bid as more votes are being counted

By Mark Landler and Marc Santora Joe Biden stood on the threshold of the U.S. presidency in the early hours of Friday, seizing a slim...

Donald Trump falsely claims election being ‘stolen’ as votes push Biden closer to victory

With his re-election chances fading as more votes are counted in a handful of battleground states, U.S. President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary assault on...

View: The decentralised chaos of US elections may be hard to improve — or make worse

As we remain in limbo, at the time of writing, about who will be the 46th US president, it may be a good opportunity to...

Biden leads Trump in battleground Wisconsin; U.S. election still undecided

WILMINGTON, DEL./WASHINGTON: Democrat Joe Biden held a narrow lead in Wisconsin on Wednesday after officials completed their vote count in the pivotal state, a major...

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

WASHINGTON: The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for...

US elections 2020: No winner yet, Trump’s court threat

Democrats are driving toward extending their control of the House for two more years but with a potentially shrunken majority. They have lost six incumbents...

‘Rigged election’: Donald Trump’s long history of polls fraud claims

Paris: Donald Trump has a long history of claiming that US elections are being rigged, particularly when the results are not to his liking. Obama...

US election 2020: Read US election 2020 latest news. US election date and latest updates

How is the American president elected? Unlike in many other countries, the US president and vice president are not directly elected by citizens. Instead, they...

Donald Trump: Of octopuses and elections: How shocking will a Trump victory be?

By Sudipto Banerjee The world’s most famous octopus, named Paul, lived in an aquarium in the city of Oberhausen in Germany. Paul achieved worldwide recognition...

US elections have never delivered a result on the night of, and they shouldn’t be expected to

by Maggie Astor For weeks, President Donald Trump and his allies have been laying groundwork to challenge the results of the election if he loses....

View: Biden or Trump, US economic policy is unlikely to suit the needs of the global economy

If there is one election that, arguably, affects the aam aadmi and holds almost as much interest for the chatterati as our own Lok Sabha...