US Presidential Elections

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Donald Trump or Joe Biden: Who is leading the polls?

06 Aug 2020

Donald Trump or Joe Biden: Who is leading the polls?

The upcoming United States Presidential elections are slated to be held on November 3, where Republican President Donald Trump will run against the Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Biden sex assault accuser says he should quit Presidential race

08 May 2020

Biden sex assault accuser says he should quit Presidential race

Tara Reade, who has accused United States Presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexual assault, has said that he should withdraw from the 2020 race.

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

19 Dec 2019

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to approve the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to remove him from office on Wednesday.

US Senator Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 Presidential race

04 Dec 2019

US Senator Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 Presidential race

United States Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced her withdrawal from the 2020 Presidential race.

Why Tulsi Gabbard, US Presidential candidate, sued Google for $50mn

27 Jul 2019

Why Tulsi Gabbard, US Presidential candidate, sued Google for $50mn

United States Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has sued tech giant Google for discriminating against her 2020 election campaign.

US: Former Vice-President Joe Biden announces 2020 run for President

25 Apr 2019

US: Former Vice-President Joe Biden announces 2020 run for President

Former US Vice-President, Joe Biden, has formally announced that he is running for President in 2020, putting an end to speculations on Thursday.

I'm f****d: Trump after Mueller was appointed for Russian probe

19 Apr 2019

I'm f****d: Trump after Mueller was appointed for Russian probe

US President Donald Trump's first reaction to Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel was "this is the end of my Presidency" and the President was so furious that he reacted with an expletive, according to the counsel's report.

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

19 Feb 2019

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

15 Feb 2019

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

On Thursday, the White House, in a press conference, announced that US President Donald Trump would sign a government funding bill to avert another government shutdown.

#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3yrs in prison

12 Dec 2018

#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3yrs in prison

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been sentenced to three years in prison by a Manhattan federal court.

Donald Trump, Melania meet Bush family ahead of ex-President's funeral

05 Dec 2018

Donald Trump, Melania meet Bush family ahead of ex-President's funeral

US President Donald Trump went in person yesterday to pay his respects to the grieving Bush family in his latest show of peacemaking with the political clan he once fought bitterly.

Tulsi Gabbard considering to run for US presidency in 2020?

12 Nov 2018

Tulsi Gabbard considering to run for US presidency in 2020?

Tulsi Gabbard, the Congresswoman from Hawaii and the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, is considering to run for the American presidency in 2020.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired by Trump

08 Nov 2018

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired by Trump

On Wednesday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was removed by US President Donald Trump in the aftermath of the US mid-term elections.

US mid-term elections explained: Could Trump get impeached?

06 Nov 2018

US mid-term elections explained: Could Trump get impeached?

In less than 24 hours, American voters will take to the polls to vote in the crucial US mid-term elections that could make or break Donald Trump's presidency.

Are Silicon Valley giants facing a new political reality?

05 Sep 2018

Are Silicon Valley giants facing a new political reality?

In a development that possibly chalks out a new political reality for Silicon Valley hotshots, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg are both set for back-to-back House and Senate hearings on Wednesday.

Trump: Hush money came from my pocket, not campaign funds

23 Aug 2018

Trump: Hush money came from my pocket, not campaign funds

A day after US President Donald Trump's long-time personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations, Trump has refuted Cohen's allegations.

Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty, implicates him in campaign finance violations

22 Aug 2018

Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty, implicates him in campaign finance violations

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to violating campaign-finance laws and other charges.

Mueller-probe shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations: Putin

17 Jul 2018

Mueller-probe shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the probe by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as "political games" that shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations.

US President Trump says he'll run for re-election in 2020

15 Jul 2018

US President Trump says he'll run for re-election in 2020

In an interview with British journalist Piers Morgan on Friday, US President Donald Trump said that he "fully intends" to run for re-election in 2020 because "everybody wants" him to.

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

Facebook is testing a Messenger feature to identify suspicious accounts

12 Jul 2018

Facebook is testing a Messenger feature to identify suspicious accounts

In a bid to cut down on the nuisance of fake news and spam, Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature for Messenger to identify suspicious accounts sending unwarranted direct messages.

New York Attorney General sues Trump and Trump Foundation

15 Jun 2018

New York Attorney General sues Trump and Trump Foundation

The newly-appointed Attorney General of the New York state has sued US President Donald Trump and the Trump Foundation for a pattern of "illegal conduct" and "unlawful political coordination", seeking to completely dissolve the President's namesake foundation.

Facebook kills its 'outdated' and controversial trending news section

03 Jun 2018

Facebook kills its 'outdated' and controversial trending news section

After four years, Facebook is shutting down its 'trending news' section after much controversy surrounding the social media giant's editorial responsibility, its role in influencing politics, promoting 'fake news', and the like.

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

21 May 2018

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Russian coastal city of Sochi for an informal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin where the two leaders are expected to discuss developmental issues and bilateral concerns.

Everything you need to know about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

19 Mar 2018

Everything you need to know about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

As has already been reported, Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that helped Donald Trump get elected as the US president, obtained user data of around 50 million people from Facebook before the presidential elections in 2015.

Stormy Daniels and her convoluted affair with Donald Trump

01 Feb 2018

Stormy Daniels and her convoluted affair with Donald Trump

The story of the alleged sexual affair of porn star Stormy Daniels with Donald Trump in 2006 is getting murkier by the day.

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

23 Jan 2018

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

After former chief strategist Steve Bannon, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by Robert Mueller as part of the investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential elections.

Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying

18 Jan 2018

Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying

After being subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury, former Trump aide Steve Bannon has instead agreed to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team as part of the investigation into Russia's alleged interference in 2016 US Presidential Election.

Pence rejects reports that he's running for president in 2020

07 Aug 2017

Pence rejects reports that he's running for president in 2020

US Vice-President Mike Pence has dismissed a New York Times report stating that he was preparing to run for president in 2020.

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud in presidential election

12 May 2017

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud in presidential election

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to create a commission which will investigate instances involving alleged voter suppression voter fraud in last year's election.

100 Days of Trump: A look at his presidency

29 Apr 2017

100 Days of Trump: A look at his presidency

US President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office on April 29 by holding a rally in Pennsylvania.