US election 2016

Trump campaign deliberately ‘put black Americans off voting’
Donald Trump
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Trump campaign deliberately ‘put black Americans off voting’

Targeted ads allegedly used to encourage 3.5 million voters to stay away from polls
29 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’
Rishi Sunak
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Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 20 August
20 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘not being Corbyn’ isn’t enough for Starmer
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Instant Opinion: ‘not being Corbyn’ isn’t enough for Starmer

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 13 July
13 Jul 2020
Should the US Electoral College be scrapped?
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Should the US Electoral College be scrapped?

Democrats lead calls to reform the United States’ complicated and often criticised system for choosing its president
21 Mar 2019
Would Donald Trump ever accept election defeat?
Donald Trump at a rally in Nashville, Tennessee
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Would Donald Trump ever accept election defeat?

President warns of left-wing ‘violence’ if Republicans lose control of Congress in November
30 Aug 2018
End Russia investigation before election, say most Americans
Anti-Trump protesters outside the White House last year
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End Russia investigation before election, say most Americans

Two-thirds across both parties want Robert Mueller to report back before November mid-terms
15 Aug 2018
Does Julian Assange hold the key to US election hacking?
Julian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2017
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Does Julian Assange hold the key to US election hacking?

WikiLeaks founder ‘considering’ offer to appear before the Senate Committee to discuss alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election
10 Aug 2018

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How much of a threat does Manafort pose to Trump?
Protesters hold a poster of Paul Manafort outside court
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How much of a threat does Manafort pose to Trump?

Former campaign manager could flip on the president or hold out for pardon
1 Aug 2018
Why did Trump ‘side with Russia’ on election meddling?
Donald Trump has sided with Putin over Russian meddling in US elections
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Why did Trump ‘side with Russia’ on election meddling?

US president openly questions findings of his own intelligence agencies
17 Jul 2018
What is Ivana Trump doing now?
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What is Ivana Trump doing now?

All you need to know about US president Donald Trump's first wife
23 May 2018
Data illegally harvested from 50 million Facebook users
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Data illegally harvested from 50 million Facebook users

Use of private data by Cambridge Analytica in attempt to influence US election sparks calls for new regulation
19 Mar 2018
Putin blames ‘Jews and minorities’ for US election meddling
Vladimir Putin is set to be re-elected for a fourth term as president on Sunday
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Putin blames ‘Jews and minorities’ for US election meddling

Russian President says he ‘couldn’t care less’ if his citizens meddled in US vote
13 Mar 2018
Is the West interfering in Russia’s election?
Vladimir Putin is set to be re-elected in March
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Is the West interfering in Russia’s election?

Moscow says it has ‘tangible evidence’ of western involvement in its domestic affairs
16 Feb 2018
Steve Bannon to appear before US panel for Russia probe
Steve Bannon
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Steve Bannon to appear before US panel for Russia probe

Ex-White House strategist reportedly called 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer ‘treasonous’
16 Jan 2018
Will Assange be forced to leave Ecuador’s London embassy?
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Will Assange be forced to leave Ecuador’s London embassy?

WikiLeaks founder reported to have upset recently elected Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno
10 Jan 2018
Dark web: how Russian trolls spread fake news
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Dark web: how Russian trolls spread fake news

In Depth: online agitators aim to erode trust in mainstream media and government institutions
6 Nov 2017
Trump Russia investigator to make first arrests
Special investigator Robert Mueller is to hand down his first indictments today
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Trump Russia investigator to make first arrests

Special investigation to hand down indictments over alleged election meddling
30 Oct 2017
Hillary Clinton campaign ‘helped fund Trump dossier’
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Hillary Clinton campaign ‘helped fund Trump dossier’

White House says allegations around infamous intelligence file 'is real Russia scandal'
26 Oct 2017
Google platforms ‘used by Russia to influence US election’
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Google platforms ‘used by Russia to influence US election’

Silicon Valley giants uncover evidence of Kremlin-backed adverts on YouTube and Gmail
10 Oct 2017
Russian Facebook adverts ‘targeted crucial states’
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Russian Facebook adverts ‘targeted crucial states’

Social media giant estimates Kremlin-backed ads were seen by ten million Americans during election
5 Oct 2017
Hillary Clinton refuses to rule out contesting 2016 election
Hilary Clinton
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Hillary Clinton refuses to rule out contesting 2016 election

Former secretary of state suggests she may challenge if ‘Russia’s interference in the election is even deeper than we know now’
19 Sep 2017
Russia ‘influenced election with fake US Facebook profiles’
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Russia ‘influenced election with fake US Facebook profiles’

Facebook acknowledged that Russian propagandists spent $100,000 on election ads last year
8 Sep 2017
Trump associate 'proposed Putin deal'
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Trump associate 'proposed Putin deal'

Republicans look to limit investigation as emails emerge of Trump associate bragging he and Putin 'will get Donald elected'
30 Aug 2017
All the President's men: Who's who in the Trump-Russia saga
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All the President's men: Who's who in the Trump-Russia saga

As reports say Trump dictated his son's statement on meeting Natalia Veselnitskaya, we look at the main players in the affair
1 Aug 2017
How did Donald Trump win the presidency?
Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th US President
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How did Donald Trump win the presidency?

To many, a President Trump was simply unthinkable. But nearly half of US voters wanted him in the White House
20 Jan 2017
Trump rally 'breaks the man who broke the Bank of England'
George Soros
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Trump rally 'breaks the man who broke the Bank of England'

George Soros loses $1bn after betting on markets falling following a Donald Trump election victory
13 Jan 2017
Who is Rex Tillerson? From Exxon chief to secretary of state
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Who is Rex Tillerson? From Exxon chief to secretary of state

Donald Trump appears to dismiss concerns of energy leader's 'too-cosy' relationship with Putin
13 Dec 2016
Who is James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, Trump's choice for defence?
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Who is James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, Trump's choice for defence?

He served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is seen as humble and private – but says it's 'fun' to shoot some people
2 Dec 2016
Flag-burning in the US: What is the law?
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Flag-burning in the US: What is the law?

Donald Trump calls for prison term or citizenship to be revoked if people descrate the Stars and Stripes
30 Nov 2016
Donald Trump appoints first two women to cabinet
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Donald Trump appoints first two women to cabinet

Former critics Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos gain top posts, but president-elect's team remains divided on who will be secretary of state
24 Nov 2016
Trump: Farage would do a great job as UK ambassador to US
JACKSON, MS - AUGUST 24: Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, right,greets United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage during a campaign rally at the Mississippi Coliseum o
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Trump: Farage would do a great job as UK ambassador to US

President-elect tweets support for interim Ukip leader to take on top diplomatic role in Washington
22 Nov 2016
Inside Trump Tower: Donald Trump's Manhattan high rise
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Inside Trump Tower: Donald Trump's Manhattan high rise

President-elect's New York home has a minimalist facade but eye-wateringly lavish interiors
15 Nov 2016
Donald Trump's policies: Which ones will he stick to?
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Donald Trump's policies: Which ones will he stick to?

America's next president made many outlandish pledges on his campaign trail but will he keep to them?
14 Nov 2016
Post-Trump global bond rout to increase UK borrowing costs
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Post-Trump global bond rout to increase UK borrowing costs

Yields on UK government gilts have hit their highest level since before the Brexit vote
14 Nov 2016
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