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US election 2020

The 2020 United States presidential election, scheduled for November 3, is the 59th quadrennial presidential contest. The main contenders are Donald Trump and Joe Biden. More

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  • US Election 2020 | Paid time off, free fries: How corporate America is getting out the vote Oct 24, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | Paid time off, free fries: How corporate America is getting out the vote

    Corporate America is having a civic awakening, with thousands of companies encouraging voter participation by offering their workers paid time off, voter-education tools and interactive sessions on how elections work.

  • US Election 2020: Joe Biden promises free COVID-19 vaccine for everyone in US if elected as president Oct 24, 2020 12:29 PM IST

    US Election 2020: Joe Biden promises free COVID-19 vaccine for everyone in US if elected as president

    In a major policy speech on the coronavirus in his home state of Delaware, Biden on Friday flayed US President Donald Trump for his policies to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 220,000 people and has had a devastating impact on the country's economy.

  • US Election 2020: Indian-Americans say Joe Biden, Kamala Harris have best understanding of community; describe Donald Trump as 'foe' Oct 24, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Indian-Americans say Joe Biden, Kamala Harris have best understanding of community; describe Donald Trump as 'foe'

    With less than a fortnight to go for the November 3 presidential election, Indian-Americans on Friday asserted that Biden, first as a US Senator and thereafter as the vice president, has a strong track record of helping the community.

  • Joe Biden gets satta market’s vote in US presidential election; Mahagatbandhan, NDA in photo finish in Bihar Oct 24, 2020 10:37 AM IST

    Joe Biden gets satta market’s vote in US presidential election; Mahagatbandhan, NDA in photo finish in Bihar

    Bookmaker says bets worth Rs 2,000 crore have already been placed on the US election, mostly from Punjab, Gujarat and Maharashtra. In Bihar, the honours are expected to be even between the RJD-led mahagatbandhan and the BJP. Nitish Kumar’s JD (U), however, is seen losing out despite being the BJP’s ally in the NDA

  • In Trump donations, big tax write-offs and claims that don't always add up Oct 24, 2020 07:58 AM IST

    In Trump donations, big tax write-offs and claims that don't always add up

    The vast bulk of Donald Trump's charitable tax deductions, $119.3 million worth, came from simply agreeing not to develop land — in several cases, after he had shelved development plans.

  • US Election 2020: Country needs another four years of Donald Trump at White House, says Mike Pence Oct 24, 2020 07:11 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Country needs another four years of Donald Trump at White House, says Mike Pence

    "It's a movement of everyday Americans from every walk of life. Here in Pennsylvania, you believe we could be strong again," the Vice President said at an election rally in West Mifflin, a suburb of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.

  • US Election 2020: Kamala Harris calls President Donald Trump a 'racist' Oct 24, 2020 07:11 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Kamala Harris calls President Donald Trump a 'racist'

    "People have asked me, Do you think he's a racist?" Harris told a crowd at an outdoor rally at Morehouse College in the US state of Georgia. "Yeah. Yeah," she said, answering the question, according to a report in The New York Times.

  • US Election 2020: Americans are learning to die with coronavirus, says Joe Biden Oct 24, 2020 07:11 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Americans are learning to die with coronavirus, says Joe Biden

    More than 220,000 Americans have lost their lives, which is more than one-fifth of the total global death, Biden said in a major policy speech on the coronavirus, a day after the final presidential debate he had with the Republican incumbent Donald Trump.

  • US Election 2020: Early ratings data show drop for second Donald Trump-Joe Biden debate, says Report Oct 24, 2020 07:04 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Early ratings data show drop for second Donald Trump-Joe Biden debate, says Report

    The numbers fell behind initial figures for the pair's first face-off in September. Updated ratings, including viewership on cable channels, will be released later on Friday.

  • US Election 2020 | A look at the final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden Oct 23, 2020 06:06 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | A look at the final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

    The debate served as the last opportunity for millions of US voters to compare the two leading candidates’ policies and personalities. Let’s take a look at the highlights of the event.

  • The relentless shrinking of Trump’s base Oct 23, 2020 03:11 PM IST

    The relentless shrinking of Trump’s base

    The President has shown little interest in expanding his appeal beyond this base of white voters without college degrees

  • US Election 2020 | Former US President Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump while campaigning for Joe Biden Oct 23, 2020 02:24 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | Former US President Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump while campaigning for Joe Biden

    Obama, who governed for two terms and remains one of the most popular figures in the Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, noting that the president himself had fallen victim to the virus.

  • US Elections | Inefficient electoral process will further dent US soft power Oct 23, 2020 12:48 PM IST

    US Elections | Inefficient electoral process will further dent US soft power

    In recent past, except during the George Bush-Al Gore competition in 2000, the US presidential elections are called and the losing candidate concedes on election night itself. This may not happen this year

  • US Election 2020 | COVID-19 vaccine ready and coming within weeks, says Donald Trump at the presidential debate Oct 23, 2020 12:22 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | COVID-19 vaccine ready and coming within weeks, says Donald Trump at the presidential debate

    The debate, just less than two weeks ahead of the crucial presidential elections on November 3, started with opening remarks by both the candidates, when the mike of the other was muted.

  • US Election 2020: Donald Trump's campaign tapes voters at drop boxes, threatens lawsuit Oct 23, 2020 11:56 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Donald Trump's campaign tapes voters at drop boxes, threatens lawsuit

    US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign acknowledged the taping in a letter from a lawyer that complained it had caught voters on video illegally depositing multiple ballots.

  • US Election 2020 | Donald Trump 'pours fuel on racist fires', says Joe Biden as two presidential candidates spar over racism Oct 23, 2020 11:52 AM IST

    US Election 2020 | Donald Trump 'pours fuel on racist fires', says Joe Biden as two presidential candidates spar over racism

    Joe Biden and Donald Trump clashed on race relations during the second presidential debate that was moderated by NBC’s Kristen Welker on Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • US Election 2020: Donald Trump claims he ‘won’ final presidential debate Oct 23, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Donald Trump claims he ‘won’ final presidential debate

    Shortly after the final presidential debate, US President Donald Trump retweeted favourable posts to suggest he did well in the debate. However, instant opinion polls showed his rival Joe Biden leading the impression battle.

  • US Election 2020: A mandate to be less like himself? It can be said that Donald Trump tried Oct 23, 2020 10:26 AM IST

    US Election 2020: A mandate to be less like himself? It can be said that Donald Trump tried

    If voters reject him next month, this will be the chief reason: The 2020 presidential campaign is different, and Donald Trump is not.

  • US Election 2020: Joe Biden and Donald Trump offer sharply different visions for the nation Oct 23, 2020 10:18 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Joe Biden and Donald Trump offer sharply different visions for the nation

    In a more restrained appearance during the final debate, President Donald Trump depicted Joe Biden as an ineffectual Washington insider. The former vice president accused the president of heartlessness for separating migrant families and inflaming racial tensions.

  • US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden's presidential debate marked by clashes, but less chaos Oct 23, 2020 09:09 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden's presidential debate marked by clashes, but less chaos

    Whether because of that button or the terrible reviews — especially for President Donald Trump — the candidates interrupted each other far less frequently, even as they clashed on issues ranging from the coronavirus to crime to global warming.

  • US Elections 2020 | Donald Trump calls India ‘filthy’ while speaking of poor air quality Oct 23, 2020 09:01 AM IST

    US Elections 2020 | Donald Trump calls India ‘filthy’ while speaking of poor air quality

    Donald Trump’s comment on the poor air quality in India comes at a time when experts have warned of continued rise in pollution, especially the northern areas of the country

  • The case for re-electing Donald Trump Oct 23, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    The case for re-electing Donald Trump

    The highest number of checks on Mr Trump’s “promises kept” sheet are on foreign policy

  • US Election 2020 | Russian hackers targeting state governments, local networks: Officials Oct 23, 2020 06:02 AM IST

    US Election 2020 | Russian hackers targeting state governments, local networks: Officials

    Russia is widely regarded in the cybersecurity community as the bigger threat to the 2020 US presidential election.

  • US Presidential Debate 2020 Highlights: Trump, Biden spar over coronavirus, climate change and race in less chaotic debate Oct 23, 2020 05:49 AM IST

    US Presidential Debate 2020 Highlights: Trump, Biden spar over coronavirus, climate change and race in less chaotic debate

    Highlights of the final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

  • US Election 2020 | Trump, Biden set for final presidential debate - here’s all you need to know Oct 22, 2020 01:26 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | Trump, Biden set for final presidential debate - here’s all you need to know

    With less than two weeks to go before the last ballots are cast, US President Donald Trump and his rival Joe Biden will try to leave a lasting impression on voters in the final presidential debate.

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