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  • A bitter battle

    A bitter battle

    “I’m the only thing standing between the American Dream and total anarchy, madness and chaos,” the President told the conservative Council for National Policy, in Arlington, Virginia.

    August 23, 2020
  • Kamala Harris makes history as first black, South Asian woman to be VP candidate, invokes mother’s memories

    Kamala Harris makes history as first black, South Asian woman to be VP candidate, invokes mother’s memories

    Harris' acceptance came two days after former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was formally nominated as the Democratic Party's candidate to take on President Donald Trump in the November 3 election.

    August 20, 2020
  • Kamala Harris to make her debut as Vice President candidate

    Kamala Harris to make her debut as Vice President candidate

    Before her address to the virtual national convention, former President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak on the nation getting a "More Perfect Leadership" and segue into her nomination by her sister Maya Harris, niece Meena Harris and step-daughter Ella Emhoff, according to the convention.

    August 20, 2020
  • ‘Means the world to me’: Joe Biden as Democrats nominate him candidate for US Presidential Election 2020

    ‘Means the world to me’: Joe Biden as Democrats nominate him candidate for US Presidential Election 2020

    In an unprecedented roll call vote that took place entirely online due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all 50 states and seven territories announced their vote tallies that cemented Biden's role as the party flag-bearer on Tuesday.

    August 19, 2020
  • Democratic party urges US govt to reverse its order barring international students

    Democratic party urges US govt to reverse its order barring international students

    In its July 6 order, the ICE declared that non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online or taking only online courses will not be permitted to take a full course load and remain in the United States.

    July 10, 2020
  • Enter Mr Biden

    Enter Mr Biden

    Constrained by the dangers of the virus, the former Vice-President has been forced lately to campaign mostly from his home in Wilmington, Delaware, after moving around the country to rallies and fundraisers ~ in keeping with tradition ~ before the pandemic hit the US.

    June 9, 2020
  • The Corona Election

    The Corona Election

    Despite the raging coronavirus crisis, a fretful Democratic party establishment, deeply deferential to big donors, proceeded with primary elections in Illinois, Ohio, and Florida that were guaranteed to bolster their preferred presidential candidate, Joseph Biden. He will stabilize, not reverse, what Trump has done, and that’s about it. Some years ago a renowned film director, a genuine artist in that often crass trade, ruefully told one of us that an amply funded publicity campaign can make a success of the most mediocre product. Looks like he’s still right

    April 3, 2020
  • Comeback Kid

    Comeback Kid

    Joe Biden has now become the frontrunner in the electoral narrative - a tremendous achievement and a stunning reversal of fortune in recent political history, which has often been tumultuous.

    March 6, 2020
  • Donald Trump congratulates Democrat Bernie Sanders for Nevada caucuses win

    Donald Trump congratulates Democrat Bernie Sanders for Nevada caucuses win

    South Bend, Indiana's former mayor Pete Buttigieg stood at 15.6 per cent, while progressive Senator Elizabeth Warren was at 11.8 per cent and Senator Amy Klobuchar well back at 4.3 per cent. 

    February 23, 2020
  • Iowa Democratic Party Chair resigns over caucus chaos

    Iowa Democratic Party Chair resigns over caucus chaos

    Iowa Democratic leaders will elect a new local leader on Saturday.

    February 13, 2020
  • Joe Biden holds lead following December’s presidential debate

    Joe Biden holds lead following December’s presidential debate

    Bernie Sanders, US senator of the state of Vermont, followed Biden with 21 per cent support.

    December 24, 2019
  • US Justice Dept opens criminal probe into Russia inquiry

    US Justice Dept opens criminal probe into Russia inquiry

    The 448-page Mueller report did not conclude that there was a criminal conspiracy between Moscow and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

    October 25, 2019
  • Donald Trump threatens to begin deporting undocumented immigrants

    Donald Trump threatens to begin deporting undocumented immigrants

    Trump, however, did not provide further details on the immigrants who would be affected by the mass removal.

    June 18, 2019
  • Russia prepared  to drop START nuclear arms treaty: Valadimir Putin

    Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty: Valadimir Putin

    The treaty was signed by US President Barack Obama and Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Prague in 2010. It expires in 2021.

    June 7, 2019
  • Mr Abe’s new team~I

    Mr Abe’s new team~I

    Abe runs the risk of displeasing many LDP members of his own factions who were expecting Cabinet posts and could be potential destabilisers if his popularity ever nosedives. At the time of the reshuffle, Abe's popularity was not under threat as the LDP scored over others but the future could be uncertain. If Abe's strategy is just to remain in power and cement his grip over the party, reforming the country could be a casualty

    November 1, 2018
  • While the whole world watched

    While the whole world watched

    “THE whole world is watching”: that was one of the most popular taunts when Chicago Mayor Richard Daley unleashed his armour-clad police against the mainly young crowds of protesters during the Democratic Party’s national convention in August 1968. It wasn’t too much of an exaggeration. Television was then a relative novelty in many nations, but …

    October 5, 2018
  • Democrats nominate first transgender candidate for governor

    Democrats nominate first transgender candidate for governor

    Former energy executive Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Vermont, moving a step closer to becoming the first ever transgender governor of a US state. Hallquist, 62, defeated three other candidates, including 14-year-old school boy Ethan Sonneborn, to win the Democratic Party nomination on Tuesday. She will now face the incumbent Republican …

    August 15, 2018