U.S. Democrats debate how to hit Trump on coronavirus and economy

World / Politics Apr 9, 2020

U.S. Democrats debate how to hit Trump on coronavirus and economy

Democrats are wrestling over how best to assail U.S. President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the economy’s shutdown, even as the country lurches into an unpredictable campaign season during its most devastating crisis in decades. Trump has provided Democrats with ...

Joe Biden bursts from twilight of career onto biggest stage

World / Politics Apr 9, 2020

Joe Biden bursts from twilight of career onto biggest stage

He has been scarred by tragedy and failed presidential runs, stumbles while speaking, and is 77. But that same backstory, coupled with unmatched Washington experience, is exactly what Joe Biden bets will win over Americans tired of his polar opposite — Donald Trump. If Trump ...

Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

World / Politics Apr 4, 2020

Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

U.S. President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered Trump's impeachment. Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated ...

Coronavirus puts primaries in chaos as governor closes Ohio polls

World / Politics Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus puts primaries in chaos as governor closes Ohio polls

The already topsy-turvy Democratic presidential contest is being upended again by the coronavirus, as states weigh whether to delay balloting and prevent in-person voting. Monday evening, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine invoked a health emergency to close the polls in the state's primary Tuesday, after a ...