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#US Election

# us-election - Today’s News

Donald Trump will cast his vote on Saturday

Trump will vote in Florida, where his official residence when not in the White House is.

# us-election - Yesterday’s News

'We can disagree without hating each other': Opponents in Utah release joint campaign video promoting civility

They hope to be “an example” to the rest of America ahead of the general election.

# us-election - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'I'm running angry': Trump attacks the polls, the press and 'Fauci and all these idiots'

Trump still faces an uphill battle to win the race for the White House, according to the polls.

# us-election - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle

Larry Donnelly looks at the numbers, the fact that Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton and concludes that Donald Trump faces an uphill battle to return to the White House.

# us-election - Friday 16 October, 2020

Trump heads for swing states Florida and once reliably Republican Georgia

A Democratic presidential candidate has not won Georgia in nearly three decades.

# us-election - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting

The high turnout saw eager voters waiting in hours-long queues to cast their ballots in the election.

'I feel so powerful, I'll give you a big fat kiss': Trump holds first rally since Covid diagnosis

Trump’s doctor said the US president no longer has the virus.

# us-election - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

# us-election - Friday 9 October, 2020

Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil plans to probe the president’s capacity to govern after contracting Covid-19.

# us-election - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

QAnon: What is this conspiracy and why has Facebook banned it?

More time on the Internet due to the pandemic, coupled with Facebook’s recommendation algorithms, has added fuel to the QAnon fire.

# us-election - Monday 5 October, 2020

'I feel better than I did 20 years ago': Trump set to leave hospital

The US President sent 15 block-capital tweets in 30 minutes today, followed by a later tweet about yesterday’s waving to supporters.

# us-election - Friday 2 October, 2020

Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19

US President Donald Trump earlier confirmed he has tested positive for Covid-19.

# us-election - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' for failing to denounce white supremacist groups

Meanwhile, the Commission on Presidential Debates will impose new measures to help moderators “maintain order” in future debates.

# us-election - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'Utter chaos' and 'a brutal slugfest': Front pages and reaction to US presidential debate

Both sides are claiming victory but viewers are divided.

# us-election - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these moments from televised political debates?

Here are some highs and lows of televised election debates ahead of Round One of the US presidential election tonight.

# us-election - Friday 25 September, 2020

US Republican leader says there will be an 'orderly transition' after election following Trump remarks

Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transition if he loses in November.

# us-election - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Trump again refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses election

Trump has for several months been pressing a campaign against mail-in voting by tweeting and speaking out against it.

# us-election - Friday 28 August, 2020

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

# us-election - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'

Former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton spoke at the virtual event.

# us-election - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?

Cast your mind back four years…

# us-election - Monday 17 August, 2020

Trump says it's 'crunch time' for upcoming US election as he zeroes in on Mid West battleground states

On the tarmac in Minneapolis, Trump addressed about 150 supporters.

Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote

US President Donald Trump blocked funds to the US Postal Service amid concerns about the delays to the postal voting system.

# us-election - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Biden and Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump

Kamala Harris said Americans are “crying out for leadership”.

# us-election - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Poll: Who will win the US presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win the US presidential election?

Donald Trump is facing off against Joe Biden.

Trump 'surprised' Biden picked 'disrespectful' Harris as running mate

Donald Trump called Kamala Harris “the meanest, the most horrible, the most disrespectful of anybody in the US Senate”.

# us-election - Thursday 25 June, 2020

US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports

Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.

# us-election - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

# us-election - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

# us-election - Monday 4 May, 2020

'Everybody makes our drugs except us': Trump hits out at Irish-based American pharmaceutical firms

The president also said that US citizens should start going back to beaches this summer.

# us-election - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote

Sanders said he will remain on the ballot to “exert significant influence” over the direction of the party.

# us-election - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?

Bernie may secretly have welcomed a Biden victory in South Carolina, but not to this extent, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Monday 2 March, 2020

Pete Buttigieg pulls out of Democratic presidential race

The 38-year-old’s surprise decision was set to shake up the race this week when 14 states vote on “Super Tuesday.”

# us-election - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?

Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.

# us-election - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place

The start of the elections has been thrown into chaos.

# us-election - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer

The two states play a key role in nominating presidential candidates.

# us-election - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released

The two appeared to engage in a war of words after a debate on Monday night.

# us-election - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# us-election - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Sondland's impeachment testimony was explosive, but don't expect it to change the outcome for Trump

Is this week’s explosive impeachment testimony simply water that will drip smoothly off Trump’s back?

# us-election - Friday 8 November, 2019

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

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