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The Democrats’ four-year reprieve

  To appeal to the 70-plus million Americans who backed Trump, they must solve deep-rooted economic problems COMMENT | DANI RODIK | As Joe Biden eked out a victory in the U.S. presidential election after a few suspenseful days, observers of American democracy were left scratching their heads. Buoyed by …

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Pelosi nominated speaker by House Democrats for two more years

Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday nominated Speaker Nancy Pelosi to remain atop the party in the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress for two more years. Pelosi, aged 80, was approved with a caucus voice vote conducted virtually. The caucus on Wednesday also reelected Steny Hoyer …

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Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has asked his administration’s negotiators to withdraw from COVID-19 relief talks with Democrats until after the presidential election in November. “I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election when, immediately after I win, we …

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Trump considering five women for Supreme Court vacancy

Washington, US | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he is considering five women for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Speaking to reporters at the White House before leaving for state of Ohio to campaign, Trump said …

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Observers say Trump may benefit in Democrats’ vote-by-mail push

Washington, US | XINHUA | An unprecedented number of voters are expected to cast their vote through mail due to the still spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s strong oppositions to mail-in voting, several U.S. observers said he will probably benefit from the measure pushed by Democrats. According …

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U.S. Senate fails to advance Republican COVID-19 relief bill

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to advance a slimmed-down Republican COVID-19 relief proposal, as lawmakers remain deadlocked over the scope and size of the much needed stimulus bill. All Democrats and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul, opposed the legislation in a procedural vote, making it …

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