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News : Politics

Nevada attorney general warns Trump is telling supporters to intimidate at polls

Thursday  00:35,   01 october 2020

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford (D) warned on Wednesday that President Trump was telling supporters during a presidential debate the night before to intimidate voters at polling locations. During the debate Tuesday, Trump told supporters to go to >>>

Marshall Kosloff: Debates help demonstrate 'this process is legitimate'

Thursday  00:30,   01 october 2020

Marshall Kosloff, a media fellow at Hudson Institute media, said the presidential debates' main purpose this cycle is to help legitimize the election as uncertainty over mail-in ballots and other issues hovers over the process."Moving forward, I >>>

The entire world was appalled by the U.S. presidential debate

Thursday  00:30,   01 october 2020

Worldwide publications bash 'dark, horrifying, unwatchable fever dream' of a debate that 'will surely be the first line of America’s obituary'It wasn’t just Americans who were disturbed by Tuesday’s reality TV extravaganza that... >>>

FBI and CISA issue warning to voters regarding election-related cyberattacks

Thursday  00:30,   01 october 2020

Voting information could face blockades from cyberattacks aimed at slowing down election-related, public-facing websites, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. © Provided by... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely blames Biden for vet deaths

Thursday  00:30,   01 october 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely blames Democratic rival Joe Biden for the deaths of 308,000 veterans who he said couldn't get health care because of the Obama administration's policies. Trump and his campaign cite a 2015... >>>

Democrats line up vote on COVID-19 stimulus plan as deal with White House remains out of reach

Thursday  00:30,   01 october 2020

The pared-down version of the legislation passed by House Democrats in May will likely pass the House, but will face opposition in the GOP-led Senate.The proposal, a pared-down version of the legislation passed by House Democrats in May, will likely >>>

Chris Wallace says he's 'sad' debate went 'off the tracks'

Thursday  00:25,   01 october 2020

"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace, who moderated Tuesday night's chaotic presidential debate, told the New York Times on Wednesday that he was "sad" with the way the "night turned out." Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden... >>>

Explainer: President Trump asked the Proud Boys to 'stand by.' Who are they?

Thursday  00:25,   01 october 2020

Explainer: President Trump asked the Proud Boys to 'stand by.' Who are they?WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, asked if he would denounce white supremacists and militia groups during Tuesday night's U.S. presidential... >>>

Poll: Both Democrats and Republicans believe there is a possibility of rigged election

Thursday  00:25,   01 october 2020

Voters on both sides of the aisle equally believe there is a possibility that the 2020 presidential election will be rigged, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.Thirty-seven percent of Republican registered voters in the Sept. 21-22 survey said the 2020... >>>

Tuesday’s Debate: A Milestone in the History of Climate Politics

Thursday  00:25,   01 october 2020

It was easy to miss amid the chaos, but something changed, even for Trump.“I’m all for electric cars,” he said. “I’ve given big incentives to electric... >>>

The world already had low views of the US due to Trump. The debate didn’t help.

Thursday  00:10,   01 october 2020

The debate didn’t tarnish America’s reputation. Trump already had.The sorry display had pundits in France calling it “worrying for American democracy,” in Italy bemoaning that “never had American politics sunk so low,” and in the UK predicting “this >>>

Debate commission adding option to cut candidates' mics: report

Thursday  00:10,   01 october 2020

The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) will give future moderators the option to cut candidates' microphones following complaints about Tuesday's initial debate, CBS's Norah O'Donnell reported Wednesday afternoon.The report... >>>

ForAmerica’s Model of Right-Wing Digital Activism

Thursday  00:10,   01 october 2020

David Bozell’s group operates the most engaged conservative page in Facebook’s history. He has some thoughts on the reasons for its success.“Right-wing populism is always more engaging,” a Facebook executive said in a recent interview with POLITICO... >>>

Nancy Pelosi and Steve Mnuchin Fail to Agree on Stimulus Deal Yet Again

Thursday  00:10,   01 october 2020

"Today, Secretary Mnuchin and I had an extensive conversation and we found areas where we are seeking further clarification," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement. "Our conversations will continue.""Today, Secretary Mnuchin and I had an... >>>

Trump slightly shifts tone on Proud Boys

Thursday  00:10,   01 october 2020

“I can only say they have to stand down,” the president said of far-right extremists, after telling them during the presidential debate to “stand by.”“I don’t know who the Proud Boys are. You’ll have to give me a definition, because I really don’t... >>>