President Trump says his term is ending, transition will be orderly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Trump’s acknowledgment came after a day of chaos and destruction on Capitol Hill as a mob of his […]

Conservatives should condemn property damage, violence

Conservatives should condemn property damage, violence

Image: United States Capitol Police with guns drawn stand near a barricaded door as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer Yesterday’s demonstrations at the Nation’s Capitol in Washington, D.C., embarrassed those of us […]

Republicans poised to challenge Biden win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans mounting an unprecedented challenge to Joe Biden’s election win are setting up a congressional showdown on Wednesday that threatens to divide their party and the country for years to come. With protestors already gathering in Washington to support President Donald Trump, the House and the Senate will convene a joint session […]

President Trump wants Supreme Court to overturn Pa. election results

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undeterred by dismissals and admonitions from judges, President Donald Trump’s campaign continued with its unprecedented efforts to overturn the results of the Nov 3. election Sunday, saying it had filed a new petition with the Supreme Court. The petition seeks to reverse a trio of Pennsylvania Supreme Court cases having to do […]

Republican leaders acknowledge Biden’s victory

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after the election, top Republicans finally acknowledged Joe Biden as the next U.S. president on Tuesday, a collapse in GOP resistance to the millions of voters who decisively chose the Democrat. Foreign leaders joined the parade, too, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Speaking from the floor of the U.S. […]

Which part of which state holds the key to the 2020 Presidential Election? Western Pennsylvania

Which part of which state holds the key to the 2020 Presidential Election? Western Pennsylvania

Image: Western Pennsylvania holds the key to the 2020 Presidential Election. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), November 3 – More than any other region of the United States, western Pennsylvania holds the key to the 2020 Presidential Election, which voters will decide today, November 3, 2020. While this newspaper predicted that former Vice […]

Biden shuns easy virus answers; Trump vows to ‘vanquish’ it

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Biden vowed Wednesday not to campaign “on the false promises of being able to end this pandemic by flipping a switch,” pledging instead to prioritize science, even as President Donald Trump used the race’s final days to maintain a whirlwind schedule aimed at focusing on anything but the coronavirus. […]

Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden zeroed in on the critical battleground of Pennsylvania on Monday, demonstrating starkly different approaches to rallying voters just eight days before polls close during the worst public health crisis in a century. Trump drew thousands of largely mask-less supporters as he began a […]

Putin sends a mixed message on US election, hedging his bets

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday decried what he called Joe Biden’s “sharp anti-Russian rhetoric” but praised the Democratic presidential nominee’s comments on arms control. In his first detailed statements on the U.S. presidential campaign, Putin also lamented President Donald Trump’s failure to improve relations between Moscow and Washington, but blamed this […]