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
The first 100 days are seen both as a harbinger of the next four years as well as an ambition scorecard
The call for unity came two weeks after the US Capitol was attacked by a mob trying to overturn the results of the election
Trump departed office as the only president ever impeached twice, and with millions more out of work than when he was sworn in and 400,000 dead from the coronavirus. He told supporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland where he walked across a red carpet and boarded Air Force One to head to Florida. "We will be back in some form.”
President-elect Joe Biden led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 during the 11 months since the novel coronavirus claimed its first U.S. victim.
A pardon is one form of the clemency power of the president. The US Constitution only grants the president the power to pardon "offences against the United States." The latest list of pardon by Trump was heavily populated by more conventional candidates whose cases had been championed by criminal justice activists.
Kamala Harris is all set to be sworn in as the first-ever female Vice President of the United States of America on January 20. As she is about to take the oath to make history in US elections, let’s take a look at the ten things to know about US Senator Kamala Harris.
Ahead of the inauguration, special prayers for Kamala Harris' success are expected to be held at the local temple during which the idol of Hindu deity Ayyanar, a form of Lord Shiva, will be washed with milk and decked with flowers by the priest.
The Pennsylvania-born politician is set to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20.
Biden is no stranger to tough starts, given that he became vice-president to Barack Obama at the height of the financial crisis
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20. He has named at least 20 Indian-Americans to key positions, including Kamala Harris as the vice president. Let’s take a look at the list of Indian Americans who will be part of Team Biden.
Law enforcement officers far outnumbered protesters at state capitol grounds, a few Trump supporters who believe the president's false claim that he won the 2020 election turned out for what authorities feared could be violent demonstrations.
‘Socialism’ is a spectre for most in the US and a Republican victory in the Georgia run-offs would have been a palliative against the so-called red scourge
During Trump’s time in office, it has become clear that the US economy can surpass what technocrats once thought were its limits
Donald Trump sees his supporters who invaded Capitol Hill and attempted to stop the final certification of Joe Biden as the next US President merely as one of his lobbies. It is not a coincidence that a succession of Trump’s campaign managers in both elections have been lobbyists, not political strategists
The US currency has been on a losing streak since the unprecedented actions taken by the Federal Reserve last year to limit the turmoil caused by the coronavirus crisis
“American carnage,” it turned out, was not what Trump would stop, as he promised upon taking office, but what he wound up delivering four years later to the very building where he took the oath
While President-elect Joe Biden had already secured over 270 Electoral College votes – required to clinch the presidency – the session was keenly watched as incumbent US President Donald Trump has refused to acknowledge the election result.
As his presidency enters its final days, US President Donald Trump's speech was a valedictory that seethed with anger, and roused those who took it as a call to insurrection.
The scenes of ransacking the Congress will go down in infamy in American democracy
The US is fortunate that Donald Trump is such an incompetent bungler, such a pompous windbag. Future authoritarian leaders may be far more ruthlessly efficient
Currently, the Republicans have 50 seats in the US Senate, while the Democrats have 46: the two independent Senators tend to vote with the Democrats on most issues. One of the two seats is all the GOP needs to retain control of the Senate
If anything, Donald Trump has given the movement to limit ballot access new momentum while becoming the singular, charismatic leader it never had.
The agreement on a new pandemic aid package showed the ascendance of moderates as a new force in a divided Senate
When US President Donald Trump departs the White House, he will have a huge pile of cash to fuel his future ambitions. He can hold rallies, hire staff and even lay groundwork for a potential 2024 run.
There is absolutely no commonality in behavioural approach between the two sides, India and the United States, towards negotiating any trade deal