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US midterm elections

US votes with Biden agenda at stake and Trump in the wings

Across the country voters called on their fellow citizens to cast their ballot in the midterms, which historically have low turnout

08 Nov 2022 5:56 PM

Fears for Russia probe as Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump thanked Jeff Sessions 'for his service' and right away named Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.

08 Nov 2018 9:14 AM

Facebook blocks 30 accounts, 85 on Instagram ahead of US midterm polls

The Instagram accounts were mostly in English, with some 'focused on celebrities, others political debate.'

06 Nov 2018 11:46 AM

'Samosa Caucus' in focus as 100 Indian-Americans run for mid-term polls

All four Indian-American lawmakers in the present House of Representatives are expected to easily sail through Tuesday's midterm polls.

05 Nov 2018 1:13 PM

US midterm elections: Trump faces pushback from Obama on final campaign weekend

Trump says Republicans are in good position ahead of midterm polls, particularly with new employment figures out showing economy booming.

04 Nov 2018 12:28 PM


Trump plans to bypass Constitution to end US' 'citizenship by birth' rule

Donald Trump said his first preference would be to make the changes through the Congress, which would be a permanent thing.

01 Nov 2018 12:08 PM

Trump faces criticism for his decision to end birthright citizenship

Such a practice to give citizenship to anyone born in the US is 'ridiculous', Trump said.

31 Oct 2018 9:34 AM

US planning 'tent cities' for migrants, says Donald Trump

Trump said that asylum seekers would remain in detention while their claims were being processed.

30 Oct 2018 12:13 PM

US investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive

Three more devices were linked to the plot — two addressed to former VP Biden and one to Robert De Niro — bringing the total to 10.

26 Oct 2018 5:10 PM

Radio ad in Arkansas suggests 'lynching' if Democrats win

A woman in the ad says that 'white Democrats will be lynching black folk again.'

19 Oct 2018 2:03 PM


'Can't leave now': Trump says will meet Kim Jong Un after US midterms

Trump said Mike Pompeo had very good talks with Kim over the weekend and that three or four locations were being considered.

10 Oct 2018 2:22 PM

Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran

Latest group of apparently fake accounts appeared more intent on influencing US foreign policy and regional politics in the Middle East.

22 Aug 2018 11:04 AM