Tag: presidential election


‘The Police Didn’t Know What Was Going to Happen’: 5 Photographers on What It Was Like to Document the Storming of the US Capitol

What has historically been the routine task of ratifying the results of the US presidential election devolved into unprecedented chaos on Wednesday as insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, overrunning law enforcement and vandalizing the building in a brazen attempt to interrupt…

/ January 8, 2021

More Republicans denounce colleagues’ plans to challenge election results

Over a dozen Republicans across the House and Senate over the weekend attacked plans by their own colleagues to object to certifying 2020 election results, calling the effort ineffective, dangerous or lacking in evidence. Why it matters: Although nearly all…

/ January 3, 2021

Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

/ December 31, 2020

Joe Biden Alleges Trump Administration Obstructing National Security Transition

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said President Donald Trump’s administration is blocking his transition planning in key areas of national security.“We have encountered roadblocks from the political leadership at the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget,”…

/ December 29, 2020

These Are the 22 Art Projects That Social Media Went Bananas Over in 2020

As the phrase “going viral” took on a new, far more literal definition this year, art that went viral on the internet evolved into a role more important than ever. While we were stuck at home, art shared online served…

/ December 28, 2020

In photos: Maskless Trump supporters and counterprotesters face off after D.C. election rally

Violent clashes erupted in Washington, D.C., and Washington state, after supporters of President Trump, many maskless despite face mask mandates, rallied Saturday, refusing to accept that President Trump lost the 2020 election.The latest: In Olympia, Wash., police arrested two suspects…

/ December 13, 2020

Kelly Loeffler dodges question on Trump’s election claims in Georgia Senate debate

Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) refused to say during her Georgia Senate runoff debate with Democrat the Rev. Raphael Warnock Sunday whether she agrees with President Trump's baseless claims that the presidential election was rigged.Why it matters: Some Republicans are concerned…

/ December 7, 2020

Georgia Gov. Kemp declines Trump’s request to help overturn Biden’s election win

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp pushed back on Saturday after President Trump pressed him to help overturn the state's election results. Driving the news: Trump asked the Republican governor over the phone Saturday to call a special legislative session aimed at…

/ December 5, 2020

Mary Trump: Here’s Why My Uncle Won’t Run For President Again In 2024

Mary Trump said the notion that her uncle, President Donald Trump, might run for a second term in 2024 is “preposterous.”“I think that this, initially, was probably an idea that was floated to him in order to assuage his wounded…

/ December 4, 2020

Can Presidents “Make or Break” an Economy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8IRKo7jVtgThis video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more!➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀The United States 2020 Presidential election has been called by pretty much every organization that covers the event in any capacity…

/ November 29, 2020

New Jersey Lawmaker Pushes To Disbar Rudy Giuliani For Deceitful, ‘Absurd’ Election Cases

New Jersey Democratic Representative Bill Pascrell has filed a complaint with New York’s attorney disciplinary officials, calling for the disbarment of Rudy Giuliani for “fraud” and “deceit” in his actions attempting to overturn the presidential election without any justification. “Mr Giuliani…

/ November 23, 2020

‘We Painted, Sang, and Danced Our Way to the Polls’: Artists React to US President-Elect Joe Biden’s Victory

As jubilant Democrats took to the streets in cities across the US on Saturday to celebrate the victory of president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris, artists, too, paid tribute to the election, and shared their reactions on social…

/ November 9, 2020