campaign 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit to Overturn Joe Biden’s Presidential Election Victory

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit backed by President Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court. Trump had called the lawsuit filed by Texas against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin “the big one.” The court’s order was its second…

President Trump Tweets Biden “Won”

President Donald Trump waves to supporters from his motorcade as people gather for a march Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) President Trump appears to have acknowledged for the first time that Joe Biden won the presidential election. But Trump is making clear he’s not conceding and will keep trying to overturn the result. Trump’s statements come…

Complete Timeline of Joe Biden’s First Day as President-elect

Here is a complete timeline of Joe Biden’s first day as President-elect. All times are Eastern: 9:10 p.m. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris brought their entire families on-stage with them to close out their victory party on Saturday night. After delivering speeches outside of the Chase Center in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, the two were joined by their…

Joe Biden: Stumbles, Tragedies and Now Triumph

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., stands at left. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president…

President-elect Biden Releases Statement about His Victory

President-elect Joe Biden has released the following statement on his website after he was declared the winner of the presidential election this morning. “My fellow Americans, I am honored and humbled by the trust the American people have placed in me and in Vice President-elect Harris. In the face of unprecedented obstacles, a record number of Americans voted. Proving once…

Steve Flowers Analysis: What We Learned from Election Day in Alabama and the U.S.

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us on our newscasts to talk about what we have learned from Election Day, both in Alabama and across the country. Even though we don’t yet know the final outcome of the presidential race, the results we do have show a nation that is split nearly equally. But Flowers points out that…

Trump defeats Biden in Alabama, gains 9 electoral votes

President Donald Trump has won the deeply red state of Alabama against Democrat Joe Biden and claimed nine electoral votes. The GOP has easily won Alabama in every presidential election since 1976, when Jimmy Carter from neighboring Georgia was on the ballot. While issues like impeachment and the coronavirus pandemic threatened Trump nationally, none of that seemed to matter in…

Campaign 2020: State and Local Election Results

Alabama News Network is your Campaign 2020 headquarters, with complete results of state and local races. GET COMPLETE ELECTION RESULTS Polls closed at 7 p.m. tonight. With more than 300,000 absentee ballots returned and long lines at many polling locations statewide, there will be lot of votes to count tonight. Among the top races: U.S. Senate: Democratic incumbent Sen. Doug…

Steve Flowers Analysis: What Will Happen after Election Day?

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us at 5:30 to talk about what happens in the country after the presidential election, no matter who wins. Flowers says the country is as divided as he’s ever seen it. He says it will take more than a speech to bring the nation back together. He says the two political parties…