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'What I’d wished to read as a young Black woman': Three romance novels by Stacey Abrams to be reissued
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'What I’d wished to read as a young Black woman': Three romance novels by Stacey Abrams to be reissued

Abrams is widely credited as a leading organiser behind the election earlier this year of Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev Raphael Warnock to the US Senate.

Walter Mondale, Jimmy Carter’s vice-president and outspoken supporter of civil rights, dies at 93
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Walter Mondale, Jimmy Carter’s vice-president and outspoken supporter of civil rights, dies at 93

Mondale's bid for the White House in 1984 came at the peak of Ronald Reagan’s popularity, leading to a historic 525-13 landslide vote in the latter’s favour

Shouting, smashed glass, a sudden lunge, then a gunshot: Inside the deadly Capitol shooting
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Shouting, smashed glass, a sudden lunge, then a gunshot: Inside the deadly Capitol shooting

That afternoon both the House and the Senate were in session when the mob fought its way past Capitol Police officers and forced their way into the building

Donald Trump pressures Georgia official to ‘find votes’ to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in state
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Donald Trump pressures Georgia official to ‘find votes’ to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in state

Trump argued on the phone call that results could be changed, even mentioning the mysterious appearance of hundreds of thousands of ballots in Fulton County, a claim officials denied

US election: ‘Pivot counties’ that stuck with Donald Trump may be a warning sign for Democrats
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US election: ‘Pivot counties’ that stuck with Donald Trump may be a warning sign for Democrats

Despite expectations that Joe Biden, with his everyday Joe persona, would win back many blue-collar voters, he appears to have done worse with them than Hillary Clinton or Obama in both of his elections

Flaws in US census count jeopardise Trump's plan to exclude illegal immigrants from congressional reapportionment
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Flaws in US census count jeopardise Trump's plan to exclude illegal immigrants from congressional reapportionment

The move, unprecedented in American history, would produce an older, whiter, more rural population base for reallocating House seats that would mostly benefit Republicans, analysts say

After Georgia certifies election results for Biden, Trump campaign seeks another recount
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After Georgia certifies election results for Biden, Trump campaign seeks another recount

Biden became the first Democrat to have won the state since 1992 after a hand recount of nearly five million votes that lasted for several days

From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy
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From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy

Outgoing US president Donald Trump's overriding goal seems to be to simply throw out as many claims as possible, no matter how outlandish or baseless, in an effort to sow public doubt about Joe Biden’s victory

Head of obscure US agency comes under pressure to let Joe Biden's presidential transition proceed
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Head of obscure US agency comes under pressure to let Joe Biden's presidential transition proceed

GSA head Emily Murphy has yet to certify Biden as the election winner. When she does, it will free up money for the transition and clear the way for Biden’s team to begin placing transition personnel at federal agencies

US election 2020 shows that the American electoral college system is stupid and immoral
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US election 2020 shows that the American electoral college system is stupid and immoral

It's because the outcome of the US presidential election depends on results in individual states — and because those results are much narrower than the national tally — that Trump can claim there is a path to reversing the outcome, however ridiculous that claim is

Joe Biden elected as US president: From coronavirus to GOP and Donald Trump, several challenges await Democrat leader
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Joe Biden elected as US president: From coronavirus to GOP and Donald Trump, several challenges await Democrat leader

Biden’s top priority in the 10 weeks before Inauguration Day on 20 January will be building a staff and assembling the pieces needed to tackle the coronavirus

As Joe Biden inches closer to victory, his team steps up plans for transition to White House
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As Joe Biden inches closer to victory, his team steps up plans for transition to White House

Biden is looking to fill out his possible White House staff first, with Cabinet posts not expected to be announced until around Thanksgiving, according to anonymous sources

Joe Biden set to be 46th US president, promises to restore political normalcy as Trump's chaotic presidency nears end
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Joe Biden set to be 46th US president, promises to restore political normalcy as Trump's chaotic presidency nears end

The race, which concluded after four tense days of vote-counting in a handful of battlegrounds, was a singular referendum on Trump in a way no president’s reelection has been in modern times

US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process
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US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process

Though millions of ballots are yet to be tabulated, Democrat Joe Biden already has received more than 73 million votes, the most in history

Special prayers held in Kamala Harris' ancestral village hoping for Democratic VP nominee's success
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Special prayers held in Kamala Harris' ancestral village hoping for Democratic VP nominee's success

Harris, born to a Jamaican father and Indian mother, has her roots in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvarur district, where her grandfather and former diplomat PV Gopalan still resides

'Honour the ancestors': In Atlanta, VP hopeful Kamala Harris appeals directly to Black men
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'Honour the ancestors': In Atlanta, VP hopeful Kamala Harris appeals directly to Black men

The California senator warned that Trump wants to “turn 20 percent of Black men in favour of him,” a mark that could tilt a range of battleground states in the South and Upper Midwest to the president

US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden gearing up for final presidential debate; here's what to expect
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US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden gearing up for final presidential debate; here's what to expect

The debate comes 12 days before election day, as many Americans have already cast ballots, and as polls show the president trailing nationally and confronting close races even in states he won handily four years ago

US election: As Donald Trump slides in polls, Republicans scramble to maintain control of Senate
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US election: As Donald Trump slides in polls, Republicans scramble to maintain control of Senate

Trump's first debate against Democrat Joe Biden, during which the president refused to condemn white nationalism, and his controversial move to nominate a new US Supreme Court justice are heaping pressure on down-ballot Republicans in competitive races

Hamilton cast to reunite for special performance at Joe Biden's US presidential campaign fundraiser on 16 October
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Hamilton cast to reunite for special performance at Joe Biden's US presidential campaign fundraiser on 16 October

Before Hamilton, the cast members of Star Trek, Veep, and The Princess Bride had participated in virtual events for Joe Biden’s campaign.

US Election 2020: Twitter to take down calls for violence, premature victory claims on social media platform
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US Election 2020: Twitter to take down calls for violence, premature victory claims on social media platform

The platform will also broaden its application of warning labels for misleading tweets by candidates leading up to election day on 3 November