Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020

Politics

Biden, in Sign of Confidence, Will Visit Iowa in Race’s Final Days

Appearing newly emboldened, the Democratic nominee also said he thought he would win Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, three critical battleground states. transcript Biden to Expand Battleground Stops Ahead of Election Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic nominee for president, said his campaign stops leading up to the election would include Iowa, Wisconsin, Georgia and Florida. […]

4 years in, President Trump still has plenty of unfinished business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump swept into office nearly four years ago as an outsider who promised to get things done quickly on behalf of the American people through sheer force of will and unrivaled knowledge about the art of the deal. He has checked off some items on his to-do list. Trump pushed […]

Members of Pence’s Inner Circle Test Positive for Coronavirus

Several members of Vice President Mike Pence’s inner circle, including at least four members of his staff, have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past few days, people briefed on the matter said, raising new questions about the safety protocols at the White House, where masks are not routinely worn. Devin O’Malley, a spokesman […]

Virus Surge Shadows Trump and Biden Campaign Events After Final Debate

Candidates made their cases as hundreds of thousands of people jammed long lines to vote in New York, Florida and elsewhere. By Shane Goldmacher and Thomas Kaplan A day after the nation hit a new high for coronavirus cases, President Trump returned to the campaign trail for a series of rallies and again sought to […]

Sturgeon’s ‘party political broadcasts’ shamed as SNP FM ordered to ‘RESIGN’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The First Minister has used the televised address from Holyrood to keep the public up to date with developments in the country’s fight against COVID-19. But some Scots see the press conferences […]

Brexit deal could be reached if THREE key stumbling blocks are overcome this weekend

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Six months after official meetings kicked off between the two sides, three main sticking points remain at the negotiating table. If David Frost and Michel Barnier fail to agree on a way […]

In western Colorado, Democratic campaigns play it safe with COVID-19

In 2018, when Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush ran to represent southern and western Colorado in Congress, the strategy in Delta County was “knock, knock.” “We probably hit 5,000 doors,” said Debbie Fisk, the chair of the Democratic Party in the deep-red county of about 30,000 residents. Mitsch Bush lost that year but is back on […]