presidential elections

US Democratic presidential aspirant Kamala Harris on race and electability in 2020 elections

Kamala Harris has gained ground recently due to her debate performance, particularly her exchange over race with Joe Biden.

published on : 8th July 2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists

Candidates will deliver speeches to a mass audience on Saturday and Sunday and attended smaller meet-and-greets.

published on : 1st June 2019

South Africa lawmakers re-elect Cyril Ramaphosa as president

MPs from the African National Congress, which won 230 out of 400 seats on May 8, choose the head of state in the parliament's first post-election sitting.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Six dead as Indonesian President's re-election sparks protest

The protestors were the supporters of the defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who has said he will challenge the election results in the Constitutional Court for electoral fraud. 

published on : 22nd May 2019

Indonesian leader Joko Widodo points to reelection victory as rival rejects results

Exit polls showed Widodoas much as 11 percentage points ahead of his firebrand ex-general rival Subianto.

published on : 18th April 2019

Redacted Mueller report to be released on Thursday

Barr said Mueller found no evidence that Trump's 2016 campaign team conspired to collude with Moscow to influence the election.

published on : 15th April 2019

Release of Mueller report won't bother me at all, says Donald Trump

The report by Mueller, a former FBI director, is a nearly two-year investigation into the allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections.

published on : 26th March 2019

Mueller submits report on bombshell Trump-Russia probe, Democrats seek release of contents

In reality, legal experts say, Mueller may have dug up compromising material about Trump's Russia links, but not enough to stand up in a court of law.

published on : 23rd March 2019

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announces presidential run 

The announcement was widely expected after the 52-year-old champion of women's rights told TV host Stephen Colbert in January she would be forming an exploratory committee.

published on : 17th March 2019

Senator Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

The question now for Sanders is whether he can stand out in a crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates who also embrace many of his policy ideas and are newer to the national political stag

published on : 19th February 2019

Iowa: Presidential battleground cherishes first-in-nation status

Winning a presidential caucus can launch a candidate's career into the stratosphere, while finishing back in the pack often prompts an inglorious exit.

published on : 9th February 2019

Trump's former aide indicted in Mueller probe, held; White House says nothing to do with US President

The former Trump campaign adviser was later released on bail by a Florida court after posting a USD 250,000 bond after he was produced in the court.

published on : 25th January 2019

Kamala Harris raises over USD 1 million within 24 hours of her presidential bid announcement

In the 24 hours after Harris made the announcement on ABC's "Good Morning America", 38,000 donors gave USD 1.5 million to her campaign, the Fox News reported.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Afghanistan postpones presidential election

Parliamentary elections were fraught with delays after the few staff trained on the biometric system did not show up at the polling booths and countless registered voters could not find their names on

published on : 26th December 2018

Targeted Facebook ads helped Donald Trump win 2016 US elections 

Specifically, political micro-targeting was particularly effective when based on ideology, gender or educational level, much less so when based on race or age.

published on : 25th November 2018
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