New York state holds primary elections on Tuesday to determine the fate of progressive Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other US House members, testing the strength of the Democratic Party’s left wing after moderate Joe Biden became the presumptive presidential nominee.
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s first 2020 fundraiser with former President Barack Obama has netted more than $4 million from more than 120 000 people ahead of their joint appearance on Tuesday, the campaign said.
Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell on Sunday endorsed Democratic former US Vice President Joe Biden, becoming the first major Republican to publicly back Donald Trump’s rival ahead of November’s election.
More Americans have grown critical of President Donald Trump over the past month as the death toll mounts from the coronavirus pandemic and he now trails Democratic challenger Joe Biden by 8 percentage points among registered voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden denied on Friday that he sexually assaulted a former United States (US) Senate aide in 1993, in his first public remarks on the subject after he faced intense pressure to address the accusation.