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Friday, July 30, 2021



Amid growing frustration, White House pushes voting rights

July 09, 2021 10:29 am

US President Joe Biden met with civil rights leaders in the West Wing, while Vice President Kamala Harris announced $25 million in new spending by the Democratic National Committee to support efforts to protect voting access ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

Hunting leaks, Trump officials focused on Democrats in Congress

June 11, 2021 9:11 am

The zeal in the Trump administration’s efforts to hunt leakers led to the extraordinary step of subpoenaing communications metadata from members of Congress — a nearly unheard-of move outside of corruption investigations.

Democrats, once outraged, take a quieter approach to migrant children

May 25, 2021 10:12 am

Democrats say the contrast is for good reason: former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies were deliberately cruel, devised as a deterrent to would-be migrants, while the Biden administration is trying hard to deal with a bad hand.

How Democrats planned for doomsday

January 25, 2021 10:49 am

By the time rioters ransacked the Capitol, the machinery of the left was ready — prepared by months spent sketching out doomsday scenarios and mapping out responses, by countless hours of training exercises and reams of opinion research.

Trump refuses to budge over aid bill, imperiling jobless benefits for millions

December 27, 2020 12:08 pm

Without Trump’s signature, about 14 million people could lose those extra benefits, according to Labor Department data.

Explained Ideas: What the progressives of the US don't understand about their country

November 16, 2020 10:09 am

Democrats have abandoned the white working class, and are too focused on centralised solutions. Both bode ill for progressive politics in a divided nation, writes Anush Kapadia.

US Election Results 2020: Russia wants final US election vote count before congratulating anyone

January 21, 2021 8:47 am

President Vladimir Putin has remained silent on the issue since Democrat Joe Biden clinched the presidency on Saturday, four days after the Nov. 3 election, clearing the threshold of 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House.

US Elections 2020: Five takeaways from day two of Democratic National Convention

August 19, 2020 5:50 pm

The Democratic Party’s moderates and progressives have declared a truce to establish a unified front against President Donald Trump. But it may last only as long as Biden’s presidential campaign, win or lose.

Explained: What is QAnon, sprawling conspiracy theory gripping America’s ultra-right

August 15, 2020 11:39 am

America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has called QAnon a potential domestic terrorism threat, and social media platforms have been grappling to pull down QAnon content.

Democratic primaries: When is Super Tuesday and what is it exactly?

March 03, 2020 10:40 am

Super Tuesday 2020: When is Super Tuesday, what makes it so “Super” and how did we even get to a place where we have a day with that title? Here is all you need to know.


Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.