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Georgia Republicans move closer to a takeover of elections in state’s largest county

CNN —   Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County – a...

Donald Trump: Trump can’t hang on to lawyers after false election claims

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump spent much of his career deploying high-powered lawyers to do his bidding. Now he is having trouble finding top-tier help when he...

US Elections Live News: Kamala Harris moves to Blair House amid repairs

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began...

Donald Trump: Joe Biden swiftly begins sweeping away Donald Trump’s immigration barriers

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden signed half a dozen executive orders on Wednesday to reverse several hardline immigration policies put in place by former President...

View: The Indian intellygentsia has finally found US politics worth following

What many mighty Americans were unable to swing — and Jacqueline Kennedy came the closest to achieving — Donald Trump, even as he officially exited...

Joe Biden: When Biden takes the White House, he’ll also take @WhiteHouse

By Daniel Victor On Wednesday, as President-elect Joe Biden completes his transition into the White House, several social media companies will be completing their own...

Can Trump pardon himself? Would the courts reject the move?

As he prepares to end a tumultuous four years as U.S. president facing potential legal jeopardy, Donald Trump has discussed the possibility of pardoning himself,...

Inauguration Day also is move in/out day at the White House

Moving from house to house is challenging under the best of circumstances, and even with movers as first rate as the housekeepers and other staff...

Trump impeachment: View: Will US go the whole hog with Trump’s second impeachment?

Donald Trump secured a unique place in history by becoming the first US president to be impeached twice — this time for ‘incitement of insurrection’...

US Capitol news: Donald Trump supporters storm US Capitol, disrupting electoral count: Highlights | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress gavelled back into session late Wednesday to resume the process of certifying Joe Biden‘s presidential election victory after a mob protesting Donald...

Final Election Day: Georgia deciding US Senate control

ATLANTA: Georgia voters are deciding the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections that will help determine President-elect Joe...

Joe Biden: Donald Trump, Joe Biden to rally in Georgia ahead of high-stakes Senate races

President Donald Trump travels to Georgia on Monday in a bid to keep the U.S. Senate in the hands of his Republican Party, after his...

A dozen US Republican senators plan to oppose Biden certification

Washington: A group of Republican senators led by veteran lawmaker Ted Cruz said Saturday they would not vote next week to certify Joe Biden‘s election...

Take a last glimpse at a nightmare year for the world economy

For the global economy, 2020 is ending with a sense of hope for the future, partly built on the assumption that it can’t surely be...

Kamala Harris: Why Kamala Harris deserves a more important job than veep

I was speaking recently to Matt Dunne, founder of the Center on Rural Innovation, which promotes digital economic development in small-town America, and he was...

US Presidential Elections 2020: Electoral College makes it official- Joe Biden won, Donald Trump lost

The Electoral College formally chose Joe Biden on Monday as the nation’s next president, giving him a solid electoral majority of 306 votes and confirming...

white house: Trump says he’s nixing plan for early vaccine at White House

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Sunday that he was reversing an administration directive to vaccinate top government officials against COVID-19, while public distribution of the...

Supreme Court rejects Republican attack on Biden victory

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden‘s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to...

Trump returns to court in Wisconsin as time running out

MADISON: President Donald Trump‘s campaign was returning to a Wisconsin court on Friday to argue for the state’s election results to be overturned, with the...

Barack Obama: Obama reunion? Joe Biden fills Cabinet with former White House leaders

President-elect Joe Biden is getting the old gang back together. Increasingly deep into the process of selecting Cabinet members and other senior staff, the incoming...

Trump looks past Supreme Court loss to new election lawsuit

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his campaign will join an improbable case before the Supreme Court challenging election results in Pennsylvania and other...

Trump calls US ‘third world country’ in latest attack on election results

Washington: President Donald Trump has likened the US to a “third world country” as he blasted the “rigged” election, reiterating his unsubstantiated claims about widespread...

Georgia GOP seeks mail-in ballot changes after Biden’s win

ATLANTA: After weathering criticism for certifying President Donald Trump‘s narrow election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, Republican officials in Georgia are proposing additional requirements for...

View: The rotting of the Republican mind

By David Brooks In a recent Monmouth University survey, 77% of Donald Trump‘s backers said Joe Biden had won the presidential election because of fraud....

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...