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Trump vents about election as agencies aid Biden transition

November 25, 2020 11:24 am

By Tuesday afternoon, the Biden transition had been in contact with all federal agencies about transition planning, according to a transition official.

Trump tells officials to begin transition for next administration; says will keep fighting

November 24, 2020 8:03 am

Trump, who lost the November 3rd presidential elections to Biden and his Indian-origin running mate Kamala Harris, has yet not conceded. His campaign has filed multiple lawsuits of voter fraud and electoral malpractice, many of which have been dismissed by courts.

Georgia official: Vote audit over; Biden still leads Trump

November 20, 2020 11:28 am

The hand recount of nearly 5 million votes stemmed from an audit required by new state law and wasn't in response to any suspected problems with the state's results or an official recount request.

US state of Georgia announces hand recount of votes

November 12, 2020 5:25 pm

Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said on Wednesday the state will recount presidential election results in each of 159 counties by hand due to the close margin. The hand recount of votes, however, will be only for the presidential election.

US election: Attorney general authorizes vote fraud investigation

November 10, 2020 3:06 pm

In a letter to US attorneys, US Attorney General William Barr authorized them to pursue substantial allegations of voting and vote tabulation irregularities prior to the certification of elections in their jurisdictions in certain cases.

Kremlin wants final US election vote count before congratulating anyone

November 09, 2020 6:05 pm

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.

Explained: Sport's terminology used during the US presidential election

November 09, 2020 7:19 pm

Here's how sport's lingo and lore sidled neatly into political commentary.

The election is over. The nation’s rifts remain.

November 09, 2020 10:40 am

Friendships have fractured. Workplace relationships have cooled. Family gatherings have been altered by fears that a request to pass the salt might somehow lead to a political brawl.

America is caught between an anaemic liberalism and a militant Republican Party

November 07, 2020 8:50 am

PB Mehta writes: The character of the Republican Party has changed deeply and profoundly. The House of Cards might have been a dystopian vision of a ruthless quest for power by individuals. But the current wave of public ruthlessness in American politics is of a different order.

American democracy survives its brush with death

November 06, 2020 7:48 pm

A President-elect Biden would mean the first African American vice president in Kamala Harris. The first woman veep, as well. History, noted.


Trump supporters clash with counter protestors over election results

November 15, 2020 6:22 pm

After night fell, the relatively peaceful demonstrations in Washington turned from tense to violent. Videos posted on social media showed fistfights, projectiles and clubs as Trump supporters clashed with those demanding they take their MAGA hats and banners and leave.

World waits nervously for US election result

November 05, 2020 8:31 pm

The guessing game of trying to figure out whether — and how — President Donald Trump or challenger Joe Biden would end up in the White House quickly turned global.

Early voting surges ahead of 2020 US Presidential election

October 20, 2020 6:30 pm

Early voting is likely to ramp up this week as more states open up voting centers for those who want to avoid possible coronavirus exposure at crowded Election Day polling sites.

Kamala Harris: Some throwback photos from her childhood

August 12, 2020 10:31 pm

Kamala Harris' selection is historic in many senses. It also marks the first time an Asian American would be on the presidential ticket.


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.