Senate Judiciary Committee approves Judge Barrett's nomination to SC, Democrats boycott

Democratic senators argue that Republicans should not push through a confirmation vote to install Trump's nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just days before the election.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Seven parties agree on Belgian coalition government

The seven parties consist of Liberals, Socialists and Greens, divided into separate linguistic entities, and the Dutch-speaking Christian Democrats.

published on : 30th September 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death draws big surge of donations to Democrats

The jaw-dropping sum was raised by noon Saturday after news of her death broke late Friday, according to a donation ticker on the website of ActBlue, the party's online fundraising platform.

published on : 20th September 2020

Joe Biden to join Senate Democrats online for lunch, questions

The event Thursday will be a homecoming, of sorts, for the former U.S. senator now the party's presidential nominee.

published on : 17th September 2020

US to rejoin Paris Agreement if Democrats are voted to power: Joe Biden

The Paris accord committed the US and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures below 2C above pre-industrial levels and attempting to limit them even more, to a 1.5C rise.

published on : 15th September 2020

US elections 2020: Uncertainty dominates presidential campaign's final stretch

Among the many crises shaping the fall campaign, racial tensions have emerged as a critical factor that could decide Trump’s fate.

published on : 31st August 2020

Democrats see racism in GOP mispronunciations of 'Kamala'

Harris' supporters say the pattern amounts to a deliberate effort by Trump and his allies to portray Harris — the daughter of immigrants — as someone who does not belong at the top ranks of politics.

published on : 22nd August 2020

It's official: Democrats nominate Joe Biden for epic challenge to oust Donald Trump

Biden will deliver his acceptance speech Thursday night in a mostly empty convention hall near his Delaware home.

published on : 19th August 2020

US President Trump admits to blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes

Democrats have pushed for a total of $10 billion for the Postal Service in talks with Republicans on the COVID-19 response bill.

published on : 14th August 2020

The inspiring story of US Senator Kamala Harris and many firsts

Her father, Donald Harris, was from Jamaica, and her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, a cancer researcher and civil rights activist from Chennai.

published on : 12th August 2020

House Democrats to attempt to check Trump's pardon power

The move to shield Stone from prison was a dramatic example of Trump's willingness to exert presidential power over criminal cases, including ones prosecuted by his own Justice Department.

published on : 23rd July 2020

2020 US elections: Democrats warn against overconfidence in fight against Trump

Former President Barack Obama and Michigan Gov Gretchen Whitmer insist that plenty could change between now and November 3 and that the party must be vigilant against Trump.

published on : 27th June 2020

Black candidates tap protest energy to challenge Democrats

Bowman and Booker have also won the endorsement of Bernie Sanders, among a growing list of progressive leaders trying to influence the races from afar.

published on : 22nd June 2020

Democrats prepare police reform bills after Floyd's death

With Democrats in the majority, the bills will almost certainly pass the House. But the outcome in the Senate is less certain.

published on : 4th June 2020

'Everyone's watching': Joe Biden's VP audition process begins

Biden has limited some of the mystery by promising to pick a woman, a potentially important move as he faces scrutiny after sexual assault allegations emerged.

published on : 1st May 2020
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