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Biden: Trump may try to ‘steal’ election or not leave office

Washington, United States | AFP | Joe Biden expressed fear that President Donald Trump will try to “steal” November’s election or not leave office if he loses, prompting the White House on Thursday to slam the Democrat’s comments as conspiracy theories. “My single greatest concern” is that “this president’s going to try and steal this …

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Biden: African Americans mulling Trump vote ‘ain’t black’

New York, United States | AFP | White House hopeful Joe Biden told an African-American radio host Friday that he “ain’t black” if he was unsure who to support in November’s election, igniting controversy and accusations of racism from President Donald Trump’s camp. The comments by the presumptive Democratic nominee came …

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Leading Democrat Pelosi endorses Joe Biden for US president

Washington, United States | AFP | Joe Biden won the endorsement for US president Monday of Nancy Pelosi, who hailed him as a “voice of reason” capable of leading America out of the coronavirus crisis. Pelosi was the last leading Democrat to endorse formally Biden’s run for the White House against Republican Donald Trump in …

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US stimulus plan: what it could do, and what’s in dispute

Washington, United States | AFP | With American life upended, lawmakers in the US Congress are negotiating over a massive stimulus package to help pull the economy out of the steep decline caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Legislators are still negotiating the $2 trillion rescue which could be the largest emergency …

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2020: It’s Trump vs Biden… vs coronavirus

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump is increasingly sure Joe Biden will be his Democratic challenger, but coronavirus is already the more dangerous opponent — sending his campaign reeling and throwing the entire contest into uncertainty. Just over a couple weeks ago, Trump was sitting pretty, at least …

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Democrats to use debate to try to blunt Sanders momentum

Washington, United States | AFP | Democrats take the stage for a debate in South Carolina on Tuesday in what could be the final opportunity for Joe Biden and the party’s other presidential candidates to halt Bernie Sanders’ drive to the nomination. The 78-year-old senator from Vermont is in pole position …

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Justice chief blasts Trump for making job ‘impossible’

Washington, United States | AFP |  US Attorney General Bill Barr on Thursday delivered a highly unusual public rebuke of Donald Trump, saying the president’s tweets were making his job at the Justice Department “impossible.” “I have a problem with some of the tweets,” Barr said in an interview with ABC …

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