Biden rejects independent medical evaluation in ABC interview as he fights to stay in race

07/06/2024

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Joe Biden, fighting to save his endangered reelection effort, used a highly anticipated TV interview Friday to repeatedly reject taking an independent medical evaluation that would show voters he is up for…

Biden clinches nomination, bruising presidential rematch with Trump looms

03/13/2024

President Joe Biden won enough delegates on Tuesday to seal the Democratic Party’s nomination, with a face-off against former President Donald Trump looming in what would be the first U.S. presidential election rematch in nearly 70 years.…

Strike 2: Biden mistakes dead leader for living one, again

02/10/2024

WASHINGTON—US President Joe Biden has confused a European leader with a dead predecessor for the second time in a week, telling a campaign event he met Helmut Kohl four years after the German chancellor passed away. The 81-year-old’s gaffe…

World leaders condemn violence at US Capitol

01/07/2021

PARIS–World leaders and governments on Wednesday expressed shock and outrage at the storming of the US Capitol in Washington by supporters of President Donald Trump. Britain British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Twitter condemned the “disgraceful scenes…

Three takeaways from the US elections

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 11/14/2020

Reader, I have three takeaways from the results of the US elections, and I wonder whether they are the same as yours. My first takeaway is the question: After four years of Trumpian lies and abuse of…

Early lessons from the US elections

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 11/06/2020

As I write this, Joe Biden seems to be on the verge of victory over Donald Trump, in a general election that has turned out to be much closer than polls suggested (A “nail-biter,” as my sister…

US election heads to the courts

11/05/2020

Washington, United States—Democrats and Republicans girded Wednesday for a legal showdown to decide the winner of the tight presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. After Trump declared overnight he was ready to…

Biden, Trump both predict victory as president alleges theft

11/04/2020

Washington, United States — President Donald Trump early Wednesday said he expected a “big win” and accused Democrats of trying to steal the election after rival Joe Biden also predicted victory. “We are up BIG, but they are trying…

Biden at 117 electoral votes, Trump at 80: US media

11/04/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls gradually closing across the United States Tuesday and a long night of waiting for results ahead. The…

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

04/09/2020

The stage is set for November. Barring unforeseen disaster, Joe Biden will represent the Democratic Party against President Donald Trump this fall, the former vice president’s place on the general election ballot cemented by Bernie Sanders’ decision to…

The New York Times ‘apology’

Stephen D. Capillas 11/24/2016

I mentioned last Friday about US President-elect Donald Trump’s claim about the New York Times apologizing to him through “A Letter to the Readers” that the publication issued last Nov. 13. After reading about it on a…

Critical choice

Editorial 11/08/2016

By the time this piece sees print, the US would have voted into office either Democrat standard-bearer Hillary Rodham Clinton or Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and the election of one or the other would have major…

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