Stories tagged: presidential election
Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
A video clip that shows Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden saying, “Our culture is not imported from some African nation or some Asian nation,” is being taken out of context …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants to make community and technical college free and federal college loan programs more generous as he charts a policy course that shifts leftward but …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Bernie Sanders remained hospitalized in Nevada on Thursday because of a blocked artery in his heart but will participate in the next Democratic presidential debate, according to his campaign.
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
For the first time in state history, Washington voters of both major parties will cast ballots in a presidential primary that will help select the two party’s nominees.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he …
Fri., July 5, 2019
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is reporting more than $2 million in contributions during the second quarter of the year for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.
Mon., May 6, 2019
Panama’s Electoral Court has declared opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the winner of the country’s presidential elections.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019
Counting starts in Nigeria’s delayed election marked by violence; challenger loses in hometown.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Congo’s government Sunday postponed the release of the results of last weekend’s presidential election, fueling suspicions President Joseph Kabila’s ruling party is maneuvering to cling to power.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is making her first visit to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate, testing how her brand of fiery liberalism plays in the nation’s premier …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018
Police in the Maldives raided the main campaign office of the opposition presidential candidate on Saturday, the eve of an election viewed as a referendum on whether democracy will survive …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
In a letter from his jail cell, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called on tens of millions of supporters to vote for the man he named to …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Mali’s opposition leader on Friday rejected the announcement that President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was the winner of a presidential runoff in this West African nation, saying he would be filing …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a second five-year term in the turbulent West African nation with more than 67 percent of the vote in a runoff election, the Ministry …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Malians voted Sunday in a runoff presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence. …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Zimbabwe’s main opposition party on Friday filed a legal challenge to the results of the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, alleging irregularities and calling for a …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
Zimbabwean soldiers were searching parts of the capital for opposition supporters to detain after the disputed election, the main opposition party said Saturday, as elsewhere mourners gathered for a victim …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Friday forcefully rejected the narrow election win of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as fraudulent, calling it a vote “stolen from the people.”
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018
Zimbabwe’s president promised a “thunderous victory” and his main challenger told him “bye-bye” as they rallied supporters one last time ahead of Monday’s election in a country seeking to move …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018
Gustavo Petro began his long ascent to the cusp of Colombia’s presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018
Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former Colombian president, was poised Sunday to become the country’s next president after promising to roll back a still fragile peace …
Sat., May 5, 2018
Four opposition parties in Turkey announced a political alliance Saturday ahead of the country’s June 24 national election, aiming to mount a meaningful challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling …
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018
Montenegro is holding a presidential election this weekend that will test the popularity of long-time leader Milo Djukanovic, who defied Russia to lead the Balkan country into NATO last year.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018
Voting appeared to be peaceful on Saturday in Sierra Leone’s runoff presidential election, which had been delayed by a few days after a court challenge of the first round.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018
Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing …
Fri., March 16, 2018
President Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to cast ballots in Sunday’s election, which he is certain to win, saying that the vote will shape the country’s future.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
Carlos Cordeiro insists he’s the right choice to lead the U.S. Soccer Federation, which must chart a new course after its men’s national team failed to qualify for this year’s …
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
The president of the Maldives said Saturday that he was willing to hold an early presidential election to allow voters to decide who they want to lead the Indian Ocean …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s top foe in next month’s election isn’t a candidate; it’s public apathy. But he has one rival who could draw voters to the polls: celebrity TV …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
Finland’s incumbent president barreled toward re-election Sunday as returns from the Nordic country showed him with more than five times as much voter support than his closest challenger.