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U.S. postal chaos prompts Democrats to reassess mail-ballot plan

by on August 19, 2020 0
Turmoil at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is causing some Democrats and local election officials to rethink their vote-by-mail strategies for November’s presidential election, shifting emphasis to drop boxes and early voting that bypass the post office.FILE PHOTO: An individual deposits letters into a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) collection mailbox in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.,... Read More

Democrats nominate Joe Biden for president, vowing to end Trump ‘chaos’

by on August 19, 2020 0
Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, vowing his election would repair a pandemic-battered America and put an end to the chaos that has defined Republican President Donald Trump’s administration. The second night of the party’s four-night national convention, under the theme “Leadership Matters,” featured elder statesmen like former presidents Bill Clinton... Read More

Progressives thought 2020 might be their year. Harris VP pick has some fearing long-term ‘disaster.’

by on August 13, 2020 0
While many Democrats have been jubilant that Kamala Harris could be the first-ever Black and Asian-American vice president, progressive activists have been more wary of her, expressing mixed feelings about the woman selected by Joe Biden. Reaction from foot soldiers of the progressive movement ranged from outright disenchantment that Biden didn’t pick one of their own to cautious... Read More

Democrats warn GOP: Don’t fill a 2020 Supreme Court vacancy

by on August 3, 2020 0
Democrats are warning Republicans not to fill a possible Supreme Court vacancy this year after denying President Barack Obama the chance in 2016, saying it would embolden a push on the left to add seats to the court whenever they regain power. “We knew basically they were lying in 2016, when they said, ‘Oh, we can’t... Read More

Biden leads Trump by 14 points in NYT poll

by on June 24, 2020 0
Joe Biden has a 14-point lead over US President Donald Trump ahead of the November election as some Republican-leaning voters reproach Trump for his response to the coronavirus crisis, a poll showed Wednesday. In one of Trump’s worst poll showings for the 2020 race, the Democrat Biden garnered 50 percent of the vote compared... Read More

US Democrats introduce sweeping legislation to reform police

by on June 8, 2020 0
US Democrats in Congress have proposed sweeping legislation to reform American police, following weeks of protests against police brutality and racism. The bill would make it easier to prosecute police for misconduct, ban chokeholds, and addresses racism. Its comes as Minneapolis lawmakers vowed to disband the city’s police force. The death of George Floyd... Read More
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