Democrats lay out impeachment case against Trump (Guardian)

Democrats laid out their case Monday for the impeachment of Donald Trump, branding the US president a “clear and present danger” to national security as they prepared to issue formal charges against him. Four months after a whistleblower sparked the…

US election 2020: Democrats respond to Obama’s warning (BBC)

Democratic presidential candidates have given their reaction to a warning by former President Barack Obama against moving too far left in politics. Mr Obama’s rare intervention into the Democratic race was a talking point at campaign events on Saturday. Some…

US election 2020: Obama issues warning to ‘revolutionary’ Democrats (BBC)

Former US President Barack Obama has issued a warning to Democratic presidential candidates, cautioning them against policies that are not “rooted in reality”. Mr Obama said Democrats risked alienating voters if they lurched too far to the left politically. The…

Democrats claim victory in key Virginia and Kentucky elections (BBC)

Democrat Andy Beshear has declared victory in the race to be Kentucky’s governor US Democrats have made gains in key state elections, in what is seen as a blow to President Donald Trump. Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory in Kentucky’s…

*Grieving husband dies 24 hours after wife’s demise (Punch) *How rising seas may wipe off Lagos, others by 2050 (Guardian)

Grieving husband dies 24 hours after wife’s demise (Punch) Residents of Ajao Estate in the Isolo area of Lagos State are in mourning following the death of a mother of four, Mrs Chibuzor Balogun. Chibuzor, whose 14-year-old son, Uche, said…

Elijah E. Cummings, powerful democrat who investigated Trump, Dies at 68 (NYTimes)

Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump, died on Thursday in Baltimore, his spokeswoman said. He…

US midterm elections: key results and highlights — live updates (Financial Times)

US voters have delivered a split verdict in midterm elections for Congress. Democrats regained a majority of seats in the House of Representatives but Republicans have retained control of the Senate, where they are on course for a net gain…

Democrats retake US House, Republicans keep Senate (Punch)

Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two years into his polarizing, rollercoaster presidency. Fox and NBC television networks called the result in the US House…

Mid-term elections: Democrats win House in setback for Trump (BBC)

The Democrats have taken control of the US House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump. A Democratic majority in the lower chamber for the first time in eight years will restrict his ability…

Midterm Elections, Donald Trump, Amazon: Your Tuesday Briefing (NYTimes)

In midterm elections that are widely seen as a referendum on President Trump’s tenure, a deeply polarized electorate will choose a new House, one-third of the Senate, and governors in states that will be crucial to the 2020 presidential campaign.…

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