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#US election 2020

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win
# US Politics
# US Politics

Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win

Jan 6th 2021, 9:44 AM 33,415 Views 49 Comments

Congress is today set to certify Biden’s presidential win.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 4 January, 2021

Donald Trump recorded pressuring official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election result in Georgia
# US
# US

Donald Trump recorded pressuring official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election result in Georgia

Jan 4th 2021, 7:11 AM 57,151 Views 99 Comments

The conversation is the latest step by Trump to reverse the outcome of the US election.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says
# United States
# United States

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says

Dec 1st 2020, 10:02 PM 35,684 Views 64 Comments

Shortly after Barr’s statement was published, Trump tweeted out more baseless claims of voter fraud.

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Trump calls for recount in Georgia as states prepare to certify election results
# Georgia Recount
# Georgia Recount

Trump calls for recount in Georgia as states prepare to certify election results

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:16 AM 40,841 Views 30 Comments

The Republican secretary of state certified the state’s election results on Friday, showing a Biden win by 12,670 votes.

# us-election-2020 - Friday 20 November, 2020

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead

Nov 20th 2020, 6:59 AM 33,833 Views 31 Comments

No individual county showed a variation in margin larger than 0.73%.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Facebook and Twitter defend handling of US election misinformation in heated Senate hearing
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Facebook and Twitter defend handling of US election misinformation in heated Senate hearing

Nov 17th 2020, 10:42 PM 29,535 Views 24 Comments

The companies have been criticised for their handling of political content recently.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 16 November, 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election

Nov 16th 2020, 10:44 PM 25,172 Views 60 Comments

Trump continues to insist that he has won the US election.

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 6:25 PM 90,757 Views 86 Comments

Alaska was expected to vote Republican, so this will not hinder Joe Biden’s win.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Trump throws transition into turmoil while refusing to concede
# White House
# White House

Trump throws transition into turmoil while refusing to concede

Nov 10th 2020, 6:53 AM 54,300 Views 105 Comments

The defeated president has blocked co-operation with Joe Biden’s team, while electoral investigations have been authorised.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 9 November, 2020

US Senate leader says Trump ‘100% within his rights’ to fight presidential election results
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

US Senate leader says Trump ‘100% within his rights’ to fight presidential election results

Nov 9th 2020, 9:57 PM 51,850 Views 65 Comments

The president’s allies have been reluctant to congratulate Joe Biden on his projected win.

US Election: What happens between now and inauguration day?
# 72 Days
# 72 Days

US Election: What happens between now and inauguration day?

Nov 9th 2020, 5:59 PM 18,681 Views 17 Comments

Here are a few likely, and unlikely, things to happen between now and 20 January.

Voter numbers shatter record as Trump plots next move
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Voter numbers shatter record as Trump plots next move

Nov 9th 2020, 7:32 AM 62,351 Views 41 Comments

Republican figures believe the president’s threatened legal action is designed mainly to provide an off-ramp from an unpalatable defeat.

Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration
# New Administration
# New Administration

Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration

Nov 9th 2020, 6:49 AM 21,806 Views 14 Comments

Donald Trump has yet to acknowledge Joe Biden’s victory and vowed to mount legal challenges in several closely contested states that decided the race.

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 8 November, 2020

LIVE: America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

LIVE: America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins

Updated Nov 8th 2020, 5:05 PM 107,063 Views 42 Comments

World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon

Updated Nov 8th 2020, 4:10 PM 52,822 Views 20 Comments

Joe Biden has won the US election. Here’s what you need to know.

'This is the time to heal in America': Joe Biden vows to unite the US in his election victory speech
# A Nation Once Again
# A Nation Once Again

'This is the time to heal in America': Joe Biden vows to unite the US in his election victory speech

Nov 8th 2020, 2:41 AM 19,627 Views 20 Comments

The 77-year-old has pledged to heal divisions in the country.

# us-election-2020 - Saturday 7 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 86,195 Views 47 Comments

A winner has been declared at last.

The key moments from an epic US presidential election count over the past four days
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

The key moments from an epic US presidential election count over the past four days

Nov 7th 2020, 5:24 PM 15,221 Views 8 Comments

It’s hard to choose singular moments from a blockbuster election count. Here are the main events.

Kamala Harris set to make history as first female US Vice President
# Veep
# Veep

Kamala Harris set to make history as first female US Vice President

Nov 7th 2020, 4:49 PM 36,729 Views 29 Comments

Harris will also be the first black person to be elected to the position.

Final makeup of US Senate to be settled in January as second Georgia race heads to run-off
# Senate Race
# Senate Race

Final makeup of US Senate to be settled in January as second Georgia race heads to run-off

Nov 7th 2020, 7:28 AM 18,188 Views 2 Comments

Two Senate races in the battleground state did not meet the required results to declare a victor.

# us-election-2020 - Friday 6 November, 2020

Some Republicans desert Trump over baseless vote-fraud claims, others back the president
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Some Republicans desert Trump over baseless vote-fraud claims, others back the president

Nov 6th 2020, 8:46 AM 35,411 Views 73 Comments

Trump said last night the ballot-counting process was unfair and corrupt.

US Election: Here are the main points to know on Friday
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know on Friday

Nov 6th 2020, 7:26 AM 118,933 Views 60 Comments

Counting continues in the key states of Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania and Nevada.

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening

Nov 6th 2020, 12:40 AM 159,166 Views 80 Comments

Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.

# us-election-2020 - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
# Election Polls
# Election Polls

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far

Nov 5th 2020, 8:34 PM 17,617 Views 10 Comments

It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know so far
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know so far

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 10:15 PM 249,115 Views 66 Comments

The momentum is with Joe Biden as America awaits the final results.

Democrats' odds on regaining control of US Senate take another blow as Susan Collins holds Maine seat
# The Other Election
# The Other Election

Democrats' odds on regaining control of US Senate take another blow as Susan Collins holds Maine seat

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 7:40 PM 54,236 Views 15 Comments

The Democrats appear to have fallen short of the three to four seat gains they needed.

Now what? The key states to keep a close eye on in the coming hours (and days)
# Edge Of Seat
# Edge Of Seat

Now what? The key states to keep a close eye on in the coming hours (and days)

Nov 4th 2020, 1:46 PM 26,260 Views 28 Comments

Seven states are all waiting to be called.

US Senate race tightens as Republicans hold off Democrat challengers
# US Election
# US Election

US Senate race tightens as Republicans hold off Democrat challengers

Nov 4th 2020, 7:18 AM 18,188 Views 1 Comment

Republicans have held onto seats in South Carolina, Texas, Kansas and Iowa.

QAnon-supporting Republican wins US House of Representatives seat
# Qanon
# Qanon

QAnon-supporting Republican wins US House of Representatives seat

Nov 4th 2020, 4:06 AM 23,391 Views 10 Comments

A transgender person has also been elected to the US Senate for the first time.

US state of New Jersey votes to legalise recreational marijuana
# Weed
# Weed

US state of New Jersey votes to legalise recreational marijuana

Nov 4th 2020, 3:01 AM 10,566 Views 7 Comments

It is the 12th state in the US to do so.

One-third of US voters say economy is most important voting issue, CNN poll shows
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

One-third of US voters say economy is most important voting issue, CNN poll shows

Nov 4th 2020, 12:41 AM 10,662 Views 4 Comments

One-fifth said racial inequality was the most critical issue and more than one-sixth said the pandemic was most important.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch
# US Senate
# US Senate

The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch

Nov 3rd 2020, 11:00 PM 20,988 Views 8 Comments

A third of the US Senate seats are up for grabs – here’s some interesting races to watch.

LIVE: Biden promises to end divisions between red states and blue states
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

LIVE: Biden promises to end divisions between red states and blue states

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 8:33 PM 102,761 Views 63 Comments

Follow our liveblog for updates as US citizens vote in a historic election.

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?
# US Election
# US Election

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?

Nov 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 73,671 Views 99 Comments

Trump has repeatedly refused to commit to the result of this week’s presidential election.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects

Oct 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,982 Views 22 Comments

Luke O Callaghan White says China’s leader was being strategic when he stunned the international community recently by declaring ambitious climate action plans.

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 3:45 AM 72,431 Views 73 Comments

We’ll be liveblogging the latest as Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off in Cleveland.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 28 September, 2020

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times
# Taxing
# Taxing

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

Sep 28th 2020, 6:51 AM 46,108 Views 95 Comments

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

# us-election-2020 - Friday 18 September, 2020

'It's close to criminal': Joe Biden blasts Trump's pandemic response
# Town Hall
# Town Hall

'It's close to criminal': Joe Biden blasts Trump's pandemic response

Sep 18th 2020, 7:08 AM 18,358 Views 17 Comments

Joe Biden was taking part in his first town hall event.

# us-election-2020 - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'
# White House
# White House

Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'

Sep 5th 2020, 8:05 AM 44,977 Views 156 Comments

Trump’s comments were reported by The Atlantic.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 17 August, 2020

Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote

Aug 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 27,331 Views 88 Comments

US President Donald Trump blocked funds to the US Postal Service amid concerns about the delays to the postal voting system.

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