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#US elections 2020

# us-elections-2020 - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'

The US has been badly hit by the coronavirus, with over 4.2 million confirmed cases and nearly 150,000 deaths.

# us-elections-2020 - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid

Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.

# us-elections-2020 - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters

Larry Donnelly says wildcards like Covid-19 will shape the Trump vs Biden race

# us-elections-2020 - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

# us-elections-2020 - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom

Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.

# us-elections-2020 - Friday 7 February, 2020

Opinion: Bernie can beat Trump, he's the only one who can

Sanders’ centrist critics deliberately miss the point of his appeal, writes Conor Kenny.

# us-elections-2020 - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Larry Donnelly: If luck and timing count in politics, then both are in Trump's favour for November

Buttigeg, Bloomberg and Trump were the winners in Iowa, writes Larry Donnelly from Boston.

# us-elections-2020 - Monday 3 February, 2020

Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election

Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie sanders are the frontrunners.

Trump takes shots at Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show

Trump went through most of the major candidates one by one hurling insults.

# us-elections-2020 - Friday 31 January, 2020

Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections

Twitter unveiled a new tool that will make it easier for American users to report tweets containing misleading information.

# us-elections-2020 - Monday 13 January, 2020

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race

The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.

# us-elections-2020 - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax

Ireland has come under pressure in recent years to address its corporate tax rates for multinationals, but insists it has taken major steps to improve the system.

# us-elections-2020 - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

US Senator Kamala Harris bows out of race for Democratic presidential nomination

The crowded field of candidates is being led by Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie sanders.

# us-elections-2020 - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg files papers in Alabama paving way for presidential bid

The former New York mayor has yet to formally announce his bid for the White House.

# us-elections-2020 - Thursday 16 May, 2019

New York mayor Bill de Blasio announces bid for the White House in the 2020 elections

In a video today, De Blasio took a shot at President Trump, branding him a ‘bully’.