Kept home by COVID-19, U.S. politics goes virtual with digital dance parties and avatars

(Reuters) – When stay-at-home orders sparked by the coronavirus forced him to find new ways to reach young voters ahead of the November U.S. election, Felix Clarke turned to... Read more »

Public Enemy says split with Flavor Flav not about politics

(Reuters) – Rap group Public Enemy split with founder member Flavor Flav but said on Monday that the move had been a long time coming and was not because... Read more »

Public Enemy splits with Flavor Flav over Bernie Sanders rally

FILE PHOTO: 62nd Grammy Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020 – Flavor Flav. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Rap group Public Enemy has split with... Read more »

U.S. intelligence told lawmakers of Russian bid to boost Trump re-election: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the... Read more »

Trump blasts best-picture Oscar for South Korean film ‘Parasite’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the... Read more »

Joe Biden’s campaign raised $8.9 million in January, ended month with $7.1 million cash

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden departs after delivering remarks as he joined gun violence survivors and activists in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.,... Read more »

Bloomberg presidential campaign reports $409 million in total spending so far

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Doug Strickland WASHINGTON (Reuters)... Read more »

‘We’re running against a billionaire’ – Democrats attack Bloomberg in presidential debate

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The top six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in November participated in the ninth presidential debate on Wednesday,... Read more »

Trump names U.S. envoy to Germany acting director of national intelligence

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a strong supporter of his policies, to be acting director of national intelligence.... Read more »

Exclusive: Ahead of 2020 election, a ‘Blue Wave’ is rising in the cities, polling analysis shows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than... Read more »