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Crowds after the election in America
News

“On edge, elated and exhausted”: American women react to the US presidential election results

American women give their honest reaction to the results of the Biden vs Trump US presidential election results

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Katy Harrington
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Kamala Harris
People

What is vice president-elect Kamala Harris’ stance on the issues that matter to women?

She is the first woman of colour elected US vice president.

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Hannah-Rose Yee and Hollie Richardson
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stacey abrams
Politics

Why Stacey Abrams is the real hero of the 2020 US election

But it’s not up to Black women to save the world.

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Moya Crockett
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News

28 tweets that tell the story of last night’s US election rollercoaster (and it’s not over yet)

Twitter was on fire as the counting began across America. There was hope, worry, dismay, then hope again. Here are 28 tweets that sum up the drama.

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Katy Harrington
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Hollie Richardson
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Sarah McBride responds to making history with her US election win

“We did it. We won the general election.”

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez
Politics

The Squad share powerful responses to their US election 2020 wins

“Our sisterhood is resilient.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Politics

“If Biden wins, we can't stop fighting and if Trump wins, we must stay hopeful”

A young Black activist in the US looks ahead to the results of this year's polarising presidential election and says her work must continue no matter who wins.

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Olivia Pace
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Politics

“As an American in the UK, watching the US election unfold makes me feel nervous and hopeful”

An American who moved to London for love explains why, even though she loves her adopted home, when presidential elections roll round she longs to be in the US.

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Jennifer Barton
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Donald Trump
Politics

“I voted for Trump in 2016, but I won’t be doing that this time”

As the polarising US Presidential election campaign approaches its denouement, a young American who voted for Trump in 2016 tells us why she changed her mind

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Katy Harrington
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People

Emily Maitlis lights up Twitter in clash with Trump advisor John Bolton, holding power to account

The Newsnight host hit home in a heated exchange over Trump's impeachment trial.

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Anna Brech
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Film

Why everyone’s talking about Maria Bakalova, the “fearless” star of Amazon’s Borat reboot

Meet the woman behind *that* scene with Rudy Giuliani.

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Anna Brech
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Moya Crockett
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It was a grim week for reproductive rights. Here’s what you missed

From Poland to the US, this week was a reminder that abortion rights are never guaranteed.

Amy Coney Barrett
Politics

What Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination could mean for abortion rights in America

Trump’s latest move could present a very real threat to the legal protection of reproductive care.

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Lauren Geall
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Politics

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death makes me fear for America’s future”

We've lost an inimitable trailblazer – and everything is at stake.

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Meriam Ahari
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People

Trump says Ruth Bader Ginsburg was “amazing”: but will he honour her deathbed wish?

The decades-long fight to protect reproductive rights now stands on a cliff-edge.

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Anna Brech
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Meghan Markle
People

The big problem with calling Meghan Markle’s election comments “political”

The Duchess of Sussex has come under fire for encouraging women to vote in the US election.

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Lauren Geall
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Michelle Obama at 2019 Essence Festival
People

Michelle Obama’s speech is vital for anyone struggling to engage with politics right now

“A lot of folks are reluctant to tune into a political convention right now…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Taylor Swift
People

Taylor Swift calls out Donald Trump’s “calculated” moves ahead of 2020 election

“He’s chosen to blatantly cheat and put millions of American’s lives at risk in an effort to hold onto power.”

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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Marge Simpson’s unexpected video message to Donald Trump’s team is going viral

She has shared a viral video on Twitter.

Reese Witherspoon
People

Reese Witherspoon just perfectly explained why Kamala Harris’ nomination is so important

The star took to Instagram to celebrate the Harris’ historic achievement.

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Lauren Geall
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