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The stock market thinks Joe Biden is going to beat Donald Trump

by on September 6, 2020 0
The presidential election is only two months away and the stock market is soaring. In theory, that should bode well for President Trump since a bull market has historically benefited the incumbent. But Trump is trailing Democratic challenger Joe Biden in many head-to-head national polls.Although the market’s sharp rebound since March could be viewed as a sign that investors expect the coronavirus-induced... Read More

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

Trump eyes Putin meeting before November election, say sources

by on August 16, 2020 0
President Donald Trump has told aides he’d like to hold an in-person meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the November election, according to four people familiar with the discussions. Administration officials have explored various times and locations for another Trump-Putin summit, including potentially next month in New York, these people said. The goal of a summit... Read More

As Trump falters, Democrats and Biden eye an elusive prize: Texas

by on August 10, 2020 0
As polls show Texans increasingly frustrated with President Donald Trump’s response amid a massive resurgence in coronavirus cases, Democrats say they have a real chance to turn a long-held dream into reality: winning the state’s presidential contest for the first time in more than four decades. In recent weeks, Joe Biden’s campaign has aired... Read More