2020 Presidential-election

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Federal court rejects Donald Trump's election lawsuit in Pennsylvania, says 'calling vote unfair doesn't make it so'
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Federal court rejects Donald Trump's election lawsuit in Pennsylvania, says 'calling vote unfair doesn't make it so'

The US president's lawyers have vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the federal appeals court's assessment that the 'campaign's claims have no merit'

Democrats make it official, nominate Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee to take on Donald Trump
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Democrats make it official, nominate Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee to take on Donald Trump

The moment marked a political high point for Biden, who had sought the presidency twice before and is now cemented as the Democrats’ candidate to defeat Trump this fall

Joe Biden publicly denies sexual assault allegation; presumptive Democratic presidential nominee requests release of Senate records
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Joe Biden publicly denies sexual assault allegation; presumptive Democratic presidential nominee requests release of Senate records

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday asked the Senate to find any documents tied to an allegation he sexually assaulted a former aide in 1993, after personally denying the accusation publicly for the first time.

Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's 2020 White House bid, says he would be a 'real' president, not someone who 'plays one on TV'
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Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's 2020 White House bid, says he would be a 'real' president, not someone who 'plays one on TV'

Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become a major party's presidential nominee, endorsed Joe Biden's White House bid on Tuesday, continuing Democrats' efforts to coalesce around the former vice president as he takes on President Donald Trump.

One-time frontrunner Elizabeth Warren drops out of 2020 US presidential race after failure to win single Super Tuesday state
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One-time frontrunner Elizabeth Warren drops out of 2020 US presidential race after failure to win single Super Tuesday state

Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, days after the onetime front-runner failed to win a single Super Tuesday state, not even her own.

After suing New York Times, Donald Trump re-election campaign files libel case against The Washington Post over two opinion pieces
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After suing New York Times, Donald Trump re-election campaign files libel case against The Washington Post over two opinion pieces

US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign sued the Washington Post for libel on Tuesday over two opinion pieces that it said suggested improper ties between the campaign and Russia, North Korea or both

Donald Trump boasts about Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's death as 'American justice' in first 2020 election rally in Ohio
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Donald Trump boasts about Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's death as 'American justice' in first 2020 election rally in Ohio

Donald Trump used his first campaign election rally of 2020 to argue that he served up 'American justice' by ordering a drone strike to take out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani while jeering Democratic leaders for questioning his decision to carry out the attack without first consulting Congress.

Facebook to hire community reviewers on contract to review potentially false content
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Facebook to hire community reviewers on contract to review potentially false content

Facebook will work with data services provider Appen to source community reviewers.

'Are you ready?': Nancy Pelosi approves drafting of articles of impeachment against Donald Trump after meet with Democrats
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'Are you ready?': Nancy Pelosi approves drafting of articles of impeachment against Donald Trump after meet with Democrats

On Wednesday, Pelosi met behind closed doors with her Democratic caucus, asking, "Äre you ready?" The answer was a resounding yes, according to those in the room.

Donald Trump asking Ukraine to investigate rivals is ground for impeachment, legal scholars testify during closed-door Democrats’ meet
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Donald Trump asking Ukraine to investigate rivals is ground for impeachment, legal scholars testify during closed-door Democrats’ meet

Three leading legal scholars testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic rivals are grounds for impeachment, bolstering the Democrats' case as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made sure they're prepared for that momentous next step

Kamala Harris ends campaign for 2020 presidential race citing financial restraints; wavering views on nation’s healthcare problems spelt doom for Democrat's bid
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Kamala Harris ends campaign for 2020 presidential race citing financial restraints; wavering views on nation’s healthcare problems spelt doom for Democrat's bid

US Senator Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential bid on Tuesday, abandoning a campaign that began with promise for a rising Democratic Party star but faltered as she struggled to raise money and make a compelling case for her candidacy

Facebook claims to be deleting name of alleged  whistleblower who triggered impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump
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Facebook claims to be deleting name of alleged whistleblower who triggered impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

Facebook says it is deleting the name of the person who has been identified in conservative circles as the whistleblower who triggered a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions

Whistleblower in Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry offers Republicans written testimony as US president pushes to unmask identity
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Whistleblower in Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry offers Republicans written testimony as US president pushes to unmask identity

The US official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered to communicate directly with Republicans on the intelligence committee leading the inquiry, his lawyers said

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry refuses to testify against Donald Trump in impeachment inquiry; officials claim cabinet minister key player in Ukraine controversy
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US Energy Secretary Rick Perry refuses to testify against Donald Trump in impeachment inquiry; officials claim cabinet minister key player in Ukraine controversy

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet who has played a pivotal role in the Ukraine controversy, will refuse to testify as requested next week in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump

Donald Trump hits out at Democrats for formalising impeachment inquiry, calls it 'an attack on democracy itself'
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Donald Trump hits out at Democrats for formalising impeachment inquiry, calls it 'an attack on democracy itself'

President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats in the House for their vote this week formalizing the impeachment inquiry into his conduct, calling it 'an attack on democracy itself.'

US Congress formalises impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, votes to allow public hearing of Democrats-led probe
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US Congress formalises impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, votes to allow public hearing of Democrats-led probe

A deeply divided US House of Representatives took a major step on Thursday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump when lawmakers approved rules for the next, more public, stage in the Democratic-led inquiry

US Congress votes to formalise impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump; chamber splits largely on party line
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US Congress votes to formalise impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump; chamber splits largely on party line

Donald Trump has repeatedly branded the process as "illegitimate" and "politically-motivated"

NSA John Bolton summoned to testify in Donald Trump's impeachment probe; first official House vote to take place today
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NSA John Bolton summoned to testify in Donald Trump's impeachment probe; first official House vote to take place today

House investigators are asking former national security adviser John Bolton to testify in their impeachment inquiry, deepening their reach into the White House as the probe accelerates toward a potential vote to remove the president

Russia is not only country with eye on US 2020 polls, say officials; experts fear spread of disinformation, breach of voter databases from China, Iran
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Russia is not only country with eye on US 2020 polls, say officials; experts fear spread of disinformation, breach of voter databases from China, Iran

Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year’s vote as well. But it’s not the only nation with an eye on US politics.

Democrats unveil impeachment procedure against Donald Trump; US president calls it an 'illegitimate sham'
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Democrats unveil impeachment procedure against Donald Trump; US president calls it an 'illegitimate sham'

The opposition Democratic Party has unveiled impeachment procedures against Donald Trump, which the White House termed an 'illegitimate sham'.