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# US elections 2020

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# US Senate
Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January
Republicans won a seat in Alaska today, meaning neither party can assume a majority until the Georgia run-offs.
# Paperwork
Explainer: Why are Pennsylvania and North Carolina taking so long to count election votes?
Unsurprisingly, Covid-19 has played its part in the delay.
# never mind the ballots
Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes
Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.
# Lawsuit
Kanye West sues to be listed on West Virginia presidential election ballot
Kanye West announced a presidential bid in July.
# making history
'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?
The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.
# covid-19 vaccine
Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'
The US has been badly hit by the coronavirus, with over 4.2 million confirmed cases and nearly 150,000 deaths.
# Yeezy peasy
Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid
Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.
Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters
Larry Donnelly says wildcards like Covid-19 will shape the Trump vs Biden race
# US elections 2020
Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election
Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information
# democrats
Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom
Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.
Opinion: Bernie can beat Trump, he's the only one who can
Sanders’ centrist critics deliberately miss the point of his appeal, writes Conor Kenny.
Larry Donnelly: If luck and timing count in politics, then both are in Trump's favour for November
Buttigeg, Bloomberg and Trump were the winners in Iowa, writes Larry Donnelly from Boston.
# US elections 2020
Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election
Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie sanders are the frontrunners.
# US elections 2020
Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show
Trump went through most of the major candidates one by one hurling insults.
# US elections 2020
Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections
Twitter unveiled a new tool that will make it easier for American users to report tweets containing misleading information.
# US elections 2020
Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race
The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.
# Corporate Tax
Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax
Ireland has come under pressure in recent years to address its corporate tax rates for multinationals, but insists it has taken major steps to improve the system.
# US elections 2020
US Senator Kamala Harris bows out of race for Democratic presidential nomination
The crowded field of candidates is being led by Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie sanders.
# Billionaire
Billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg files papers in Alabama paving way for presidential bid
The former New York mayor has yet to formally announce his bid for the White House.
# US elections 2020
New York mayor Bill de Blasio announces bid for the White House in the 2020 elections
In a video today, De Blasio took a shot at President Trump, branding him a ‘bully’.