american politics

US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett reacts as US President Donald Tr
Trump's SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett dodges questions on LGBT, abortion

Barrett also declined to say whether she would consider stepping aside from an upcoming Obamacare case, as Democrats have requested.

Taliban chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (front) leaves after peace talks with Afghan sen
The Taliban officially endorse Trump's reelection bid

"Trump might be ridiculous for the rest of the world, but he is sane and wise man for the Taliban."

Donald Trump Jr. (R) watches his father Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump leave the
Trump Jr. sought intervention over father's behavior in hospital – report

The family remains divided over how to handle Trump's behavior, such as infamously driving around the hospital while still contagious, but they appear united in worrying over his tweets.

Trump seeks ways to recharge reelection bid while stuck at White House

Trump has attempted to use his coronavirus infection to his political advantage, depicting himself as a man who vanquished the disease and emerged stronger.

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Russian group disguised as right-wing news site to target US voters

NAEBC and its activity, which have not been previously reported, now show that Russian attempts to influence US voters ahead of the 2020 election have targeted both sides of the political divide.

Bottles labeled "Vaccine" stand near medical syringe in front of "Coronavirus COVID-19" display
COVID-19 vaccine ready by elections won't help Trump – U. of Haifa expert

“In May, about 3 in 4 Americans were willing to take the vaccine immediately, now that number is down to 1 in 2. And among Republicans, it is even less.”

Fact-checking the economic claims at the Trump-Biden debate

Trump said the US is coming back "incredibly well" from the coronavirus shutdown, but Biden suggested it wasn't working right now for "all the small towns and working class towns in America."

US President Donald J. Trump introduces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to be an Associate Ju
What are the steps to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court?

Trump wants Barrett seated before the Nov. 3 election.

Democrats to propose bill requiring response to reported Russian bounties

The bill adds to pressure on Trump, who is already under fire for what critics say is a pattern of disrespect for the military after a media report that he denigrated fallen soldiers in France.

Beware Trump's October surprise ahead of November elections – opinion

Historically, the closer to the election, the more outrageous it is likely to be, and outrageous is a Trump specialty.

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