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Biden pitches $6 trillion budget to ‘reimagine’ US economy

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has proposed a $6 trillion budget to “reimagine” the US economy and stave off Chinese competition, though driving the United States into record debt and with Congress first needing to give approval. Announcing the proposed spending,

US Senate votes to proceed with Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON: A divided US Senate voted largely along party lines to move ahead with Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on a charge of inciting the deadly assault on the Capitol, but conviction appears unlikely barring a major shift among Republicans. The

Biden to accept presidential nomination remotely

MILWAUKEE: Former United States Vice President Joe Biden will not travel to Wisconsin to accept the Democratic presidential nomination during the party’s national convention this month over coronavirus concerns. Democrats planned to hold a multiday convention but the event from

Sanders ends presidential bid, leaving Biden as Democrat nominee

WASHINGTON: US Senator Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, clearing the way for rival Joe Biden to secure the Democratic nomination and challenge Donald Trump in November. The 78-year-old democratic socialist shook up the 2020 race with his

Democrat Beto O’Rourke quits presidential campaign

HOUSTON: Democrat Beto O’Rourke announced Friday he is dropping out of the crowded race for the 2020 US presidential nomination, after months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances. “Though it is difficult to accept, it is clear to me