Saturday, 31 Oct 2020

Politics

Pushing Deep Into G.O.P. Turf, Democrats Are Poised to Expand House Majority

House Democrats are training their resources on once-solid Republican footholds in affluent suburban districts where voters feel alienated by President Trump. By Emily Cochrane and Catie Edmondson VERONA, N.Y. — Pushing further into Republican territory one week before Election Day, Democrats are poised to expand their majority in the House while Republicans, weighed down by […]

Brexit chaos: UK-US special relationship threatened unless Boris champions Global Britain

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Former Foreign Secretary to Gordon Brown’s Government, David Miliband, argued the UK may have a difficult time maintaining the special relationship with the US. While speaking to Channel 4 and Matt Frei, […]

Marci Ien, Ya’ara Saks elected in Toronto Centre, York Centre federal byelections

The Liberal Party of Canada has held onto two Toronto ridings after byelections in Toronto Centre and York Centre, but candidates from opposing parties have gained ground since last year’s general election. Ya’ara Saks, a small business owner, was elected as the MP for York Centre after what was, at times, an incredibly close battle. […]

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 […]