Tag - Republicans

More Than 50 million Have Voted Early in US Election: Monitor

Washington, Oct 23 (AFP/APP): More than 50 million Americans have voted early in the White House race pitting President Donald Trump against Democrat Joe Biden, a group monitoring balloting said Friday. Voters are smashing records for casting ballots ahead of Election Day on November 3 in order to avoid crowded polling centers and long lines out of fear of catching the coronavirus.

US Stocks Open Up Cautiously as Stimulus Odds Worsen

New York, Oct 22 (AFP/APP): Wall Street advanced slowly at the open Thursday as data showed some improvement in the employment situation even as congressional lawmakers showed few signs of agreeing to new US stimulus package. About 20 minutes into trading, the benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2 percent to 28,262.58.