‘Welcome back America’: World leaders congratulate Biden and Harris

Washington (dpa) – Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo seemed to capture the mood of many world leaders and top officials on Saturday with her tweet “Welcome back America!”

Warm words were extended to Joe Biden for his hard-fought victory over Donald Trump in the US election, with many also noting the history-making achievements of vice-president elect Kamala Harris. Here a few of their reactions: read more

There Are No Democrats In Disarray Just 2020 Corporate Media Failure

The following is a PoliticusUSA editorial by Editor in Chief Sarah Jones.

President-elect Joe Biden received more votes than any other presidential candidate in history, but Democrats didn’t expand the House as predicted or take back the Senate (pending Georgia run offs). This has led to endless “Democrats in disarray” hot takes. Yes, we have just narrowly escaped the sweaty clutches of a wannabe autocrat and already the press is concerned about Democrats. read more

A Reason For Hope: Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats Are Raring to Go If Biden Wins

Here’s something to feel good about: If Joe Biden wins the 2020 election, Democrats will have two experienced experts who can hit the ground running with a tight House coalition.

Most presidents don’t come into office with eight years of experience in the White House and an entire career in the Senate. Most House coalitions are not led by a Speaker with Nancy Pelosi’s ability to fundraise and keep her coalition of diverse Democrats together. The inherent power of all of this experience in action is exactly what we will need to protect our country from future dictator wannabes like Donald Trump as well as move to repair the damage and progress forward. read more