Elections / Voting

Trump rally in New Hampshire postponed, White House cites tropical storm

Trump rally in New Hampshire postponed, White House cites tropical storm

Published 10/07/2020

MIAMI (Reuters) - A campaign rally for President Donald Trump set for Saturday in New Hampshire has been postponed by a “week or two” because [more…]

Despite 2020 crises and falling polls, Trump campaigns like it is 2016

Despite 2020 crises and falling polls, Trump campaigns like it is 2016

Published 10/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Faced with sliding poll numbers and multiple national crises, President Donald Trump has leaned into a familiar campaign strategy of divisive rhetoric [more…]

Factbox: Fifteen centuries, two faiths and a contested fate for Hagia Sophia

Factbox: Fifteen centuries, two faiths and a contested fate for Hagia Sophia

Published 10/07/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Friday annulled a 1934 government decree that had turned Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a museum, opening the way [more…]

What would Kanye West have to do to launch a late White House bid?

What would Kanye West have to do to launch a late White House bid?

Published 05/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Kanye West is serious about running for president, the American rapper and fashion designer will face major obstacles to mount a [more…]

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address

Published 04/07/2020

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday accused “angry mobs” of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

Published 03/07/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower-court ruling that would have relaxed voting restrictions in Alabama state during the coronavirus pandemic. [more…]

Texas Republicans to host in-person convention despite coronavirus surge

Texas Republicans to host in-person convention despite coronavirus surge

Published 03/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Executive Committee of the Texas Republican Party voted on Thursday to push ahead and have their state convention in person this month [more…]

Democrat Hickenlooper favored to win Colorado Senate primary despite stumbles

Democrat Hickenlooper favored to win Colorado Senate primary despite stumbles

Published 30/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will try to secure the state’s Democratic U.S. Senate nomination on Tuesday after a series of stumbles [more…]

U.S. Democrats push election-year healthcare, housing, infrastructure bills

U.S. Democrats push election-year healthcare, housing, infrastructure bills

Published 30/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives this week showcased three big-ticket, election-year initiatives they say would improve healthcare, protect renters from [more…]

Masked and distanced, Spanish PM Sanchez hits the campaign trail

Masked and distanced, Spanish PM Sanchez hits the campaign trail

Published 28/06/2020

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez wore a mask and avoided shaking hands with supporters at a political rally on Sunday as the [more…]