Presidential Elections

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal will be good for them

Trump promises farmers that China trade deal will be good for them

Published 20/01/2020

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump sought on Sunday to assure American farmers and ranchers hit by a protracted tariff war with China that [more…]

Sanders says being a woman, age could be ‘problems’ for 2020 candidates

Sanders says being a woman, age could be ‘problems’ for 2020 candidates

Published 20/01/2020

DES MOINES, IOWA/CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders struggled to move past a weeklong controversy over whether he told U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren [more…]

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden’s Social Security record

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden’s Social Security record

Published 19/01/2020

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders doubled down on criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden’s record on Social Security on Sunday, as [more…]

Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black Americans

Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black Americans

Published 19/01/2020

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday pledged to narrow the wealth gap between black and white Americans by boosting black ownership of [more…]

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales calls on radio for armed militias

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales calls on radio for armed militias

Published 13/01/2020

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Bolivia´s exiled former president Evo Morales on Sunday defended a call he made for the formation of armed groups, a recording [more…]

Buttigieg gets endorsement from Iowa congressman ahead of February 3 caucus

Buttigieg gets endorsement from Iowa congressman ahead of February 3 caucus

Published 13/01/2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was endorsed by veteran Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack on Sunday, a high-profile boost for the [more…]

Bernie Sanders picks up backing of influential New Hampshire union

Bernie Sanders picks up backing of influential New Hampshire union

Published 13/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders gained the support on Sunday of a large and influential labor union in New Hampshire, an important early-voting [more…]

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Published 12/01/2020

DAVENPORT, Iowa/MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Reuters) - A rare sign of discord emerged on Sunday between progressive Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over a [more…]

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with ‘electability’

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with ‘electability’

Published 12/01/2020

MASON CITY, Iowa/DAVENPORT, Iowa (Reuters) - Kristen Marttila braved sub-freezing temperatures on Saturday to knock on doors in Mason City, Iowa, trying to convince voters [more…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]