US Election News
Twitter imposes restrictions, more warning labels ahead of US election
Twitter says it has labelled thousands of misleading posts, though most attention has been on the labels applied to tweets by President Trump.
Oct 09, 2020 22:18
Donald Trump unlikely to return to campaign trail until Monday
Donald Trump, recovering from the coronavirus, had said on Thursday night he was hoping to hold rallies in Florida on Saturday and Pennsylvania on Sunday, but aides said the logistics of staging events on such short notice made them hard to pull off.
Oct 09, 2020 21:30
Donald Trump maps return to campaign trail after White House says Covid-19 treatment complete
Sounding hoarse and occasionally pausing and clearing his throat, Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity in an interview on Thursday night that he was doing well.
Oct 09, 2020 17:28
US Election 2020: With pandemic dominating election, are older voters turning away from Trump?
According to Reuters/Ipsos polling data, while 46% American voters aged 55 years and older back Trump, 47% say they’ll vote for his Democratic opponent Joe Biden in the November 3 election.
Oct 09, 2020 15:54
US?Election 2020:?Vote ‘like your life depends on it’, says Kamala Harris
Joe Biden and Harris are campaigning together Thursday for the first time since their nominating convention in August, and they chose Arizona to highlight the critical new battleground.
Oct 09, 2020 12:10
More than 6.6 million Americans have already voted, suggesting record turnout
With less than four weeks to go before Election Day, more than 6.6 million Americans already have voted, more than ten times the number who had at this time in 2016, according to the United States Elections Project, which compiles early voting data.
Oct 09, 2020 11:06
US Election 2020: Debate commission rules out rethink on virtual debate
The commission said it is not reconsidering shifting the second presidential debate back to in-person despite request from President Donald Trump’s team. The October 15 debate was turned virtual after Trump tested positive for Covid-19.
Oct 09, 2020 11:05
US?Election 2020: Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio
US District Judge Dan Polster’s decision marked the second time in recent weeks that a court has ruled against LaRose’s directive restricting ballot drop boxes to a single location in each county in the presidential battleground state.
Oct 09, 2020 08:44
China censors VP debate when Pence was questioned about communist nation
“The interruption affected only a small number of people in China with access to channels like CNN, which is available in some hotels. It came back on as Harris began her answer, which focused on the Trump administration’s approach to China that she said “resulted in the loss of American lives, American jobs, and America’s standing.”
Oct 09, 2020 08:20
US Election 2020: Canada PM Trudeau fears ‘disruptions’ in event of tight US vote result
Speaking at a news conference, Justin Trudeau said though Canada is hoping for a smooth transition or a clear result in the US presidential election, it is also preparing for ‘any outcomes.’
Oct 09, 2020 07:57
Trump says wants to hold campaign rally on Saturday in Florida
“I think I’m going to try doing a rally on Saturday night if we have enough time to put it together, but we want to do a rally probably in Florida on Saturday night,” he said during a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity.
Oct 09, 2020 07:55
Joe Biden says hopes to win election by undeniable margin
There are 26 days until the election and 67 days until the Electoral College meets.
Oct 09, 2020 06:11
Donald Trump says he’s ready for rallies but details slim on health
The president has not been seen in public — other than in White House-produced videos — since his Monday return from the military hospital where he received experimental treatments for the virus.
Oct 09, 2020 06:35
Donald Trump calls for two in-person debates with Joe Biden before election
The Commission on Presidential Debate announced Thursday that next week’s town hall debate in Miami would be held virtually because of Trump had the virus. The president immediately objected to that format, and he said he wouldn’t take part.
Oct 08, 2020 22:22
Trump pulls out of October 15 presidential debate with Biden, calls it ‘a waste of time’
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced earlier that the Oct. 15 forum in Miami, the second of three presidential debates, will be a town hall with the participants appearing from remote locations.
Oct 08, 2020 18:06