Election conspiracy movement in US grinds on as 2024 approaches

Millions have been convinced that any election in which their preferred candidate loses has been somehow rigged against them. 

published on : 18th March 2023

Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

With Warnock’s second runoff victory in as many years, Democrats will have a 51-49 Senate majority, gaining a seat from the current 50-50 split with John Fetterman’s victory in Pennsylvania.

published on : 7th December 2022

Jeffries, first Black Congressional leader, wins historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

Jeffries said he hopes to find “common ground when possible” with Republicans but will “oppose their extremism when we must.”

published on : 1st December 2022

US midterm elections: Nancy Pelosi to announce ‘future plans’ after Republicans wins House

The California Democrat, who rose to become the nation’s first woman to wield the speaker’s gavel, is a pivotal figure in U.S. politics.

published on : 17th November 2022

Across the US, a return to democratic order. Will it last?

“It was frustrating that we have to operate in our democracy from a fear posture,” Johnson said. “We should be making it easier to vote.”

published on : 14th November 2022

US midterm polls spark recriminations within Republican Party: Report

The race for the US House of Representatives remains uncalled.

published on : 14th November 2022

US Democrats maintain Senate majority after key polls

Midterms traditionally deliver a rejection of the party in power, and with inflation surging and Biden's popularity in the doldrums, Republicans had been expecting to ride a mighty "red wave".

published on : 13th November 2022

Results of the US midterm elections and what it means for India

To be sure, America's relations with India did not feature as a talking point even among Indian American candidates, who focused on community issues, inflation and job creation...

published on : 12th November 2022

Democrats beat Donald Trump-backed GOP candidates in liberal states

Democrat Maura Healey became the first woman elected as Massachusetts governor, as well as the first openly lesbian governor of any state, and Wes Moore became the first Black governor of Maryland.

published on : 9th November 2022

Biden, Trump make final appeals ahead of crucial midterms

The election results will have a powerful impact on the final two years of Biden’s presidency, shaping policy on everything from government spending to military support for Ukraine. 

published on : 8th November 2022

US midterm elections: Five pivotal Senate battlegrounds

The midterms don't get the attention that presidential elections command, but they are crucial in determining which party has control of Congress.

published on : 7th November 2022

US Democrats' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle  

The evenly divided Senate voted Saturday to begin debating the legislation 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie and overcoming unanimous Republican opposition.

published on : 7th August 2022

Biden shrugs off recession talk, talks up fighting inflation

Republicans said the report showing the economy shrank for the second consecutive quarter was evidence of a “Biden recession” at a time when inflation is at a four-decade high.

published on : 29th July 2022

Hunt for next UK PM: Rishi Sunak widens lead as race to get in the final two tightens

Sunak won the support of 115 Tory lawmakers, followed by Penny Mordaunt on 82 votes, Liz Truss on 71, Kemi Badenoch on 58 and Tom Tugendhat on 31, who drops out as the last-place candidate.

published on : 19th July 2022

Florida Senate passes bill to end Disney self-government

The measures, pushed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, come as the governor battles with Disney after the company’s criticism of a new GOP law.

published on : 21st April 2022

US senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as first Black female justice to supreme court

Jackson will take her seat when Justice Stephen Breyer retires this summer, solidifying the liberal wing of the 6-3 conservative-dominated court.

published on : 8th April 2022

Zelenskyy's 'desperate' plea to Congress: Send more planes

The US is considering sending American-made F-16s as backfill to former Soviet bloc countries in Eastern Europe that are members of NATO. They, in turn, would send Ukraine their own Soviet-era MiGs.

published on : 6th March 2022

Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

The candidates' reluctance underscores the risky politics of investigating the president for "high crimes and misdemeanors."

published on : 27th May 2019

Democrats question Brett Kavanaugh's credibility, temperament

Democrats have seized most recently on Kavanaugh's indignant, emotional testimony before the Judiciary Committee to question whether he has the temperament for a lifetime appointment.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Donald Trump's Spygate? FBI's long history of investigating presidents

Since its beginnings, the bureau has burrowed, stumbled and been pulled into US politics at the highest levels, facing perennial charges that it abuses its power.

published on : 27th May 2018
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