Letter to the Editor: How Biden can stop the horror

President Donald Trump characterizes himself as the law-and-order president, implying that anyone against him is a Democrat and must be against law and order. I have always accepted that most Americans of both parties are peace-loving, though it does require effective policing. We all want law and order. The question is, what kind of law […]

Letter to the Editor: Where was Biden during pandemic?

Joe Biden is criticizing Donald Trump’s leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is fair to ask, what did Joe do during the worst times of the crisis last spring? Did Joe volunteer in a Food Bank line to distribute food to the hungry and unemployed? Did he help homeless shelters serve food to the poor? […]

In Wilmington speech, Biden assails Trump on handling of coronavirus

WILMINGTON – Emerging from a 90-minute meeting with seven public health experts on Wednesday afternoon, Joe Biden blasted President Donald Trump’s continuing response to the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency. The Democratic presidential nominee pointed to the president’s response at a Tuesday night televised town hall as revealing “in no uncertain terms the lack of seriousness […]

Biden audio first shared by ‘Russian agent’ thrives online

WASHINGTON — The leaked recordings were hardly a political bombshell: The apparent phone conversations between Joe Biden and Ukraine’s then-president largely confirm Biden’s account of his dealings in Ukraine. But the choppy audio, disclosed by a Ukrainian lawmaker whom U.S. officials described Thursday as an “active Russian agent” who has sought to spread online misinformation […]

DSU president Allen named to Biden’s transition team

DOVER — Tony Allen, president of Delaware State University who formerly worked with Joe Biden, will serve on the Democratic nominee’s advisory board for his presidential transition team. Dr. Allen joins numerous others, from legislators, to government officials, to the leaders of various organizations representing specific interests who will serve as co-chairs, on the advisory […]

Biden slams Trump over alleged comments mocking US war dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden declared President Donald Trump “unfit” for the presidency on Friday, delivering an impassioned reaction to a report that Trump — who never served in uniform — allegedly mocked American war dead. The president and his allies have dismissed the report in The Atlantic as false. The allegations, […]

Biden calls for charges for violent citizens and police

WILMINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is hammering President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak ahead of a planned trip to Wisconsin, a pivotal swing state that’s become a focal point for political debate over protest-related violence, police treatment of people of color and the actions of vigilante militias. The Democratic nominee said Wednesday that […]

Biden hits campaign trail, blames Trump for city violence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Declaring President Donald Trump a “toxic presence,” Joe Biden forcefully condemned the violence at recent protests while also blaming Trump for fomenting the divide that’s sparking it. “He doesn’t want to shed light, he wants to generate heat, and he’s stoking violence in our cities,” Biden said Monday. “He can’t stop the […]

Biden accepts challenge: Takes Democratic nomination, eyes Trump

WILMINGTON — The Democratic National Convention may be over, but Delaware’s time in the spotlight is just beginning. The fourth and final day of the convention wrapped up Thursday, with Joe Biden officially accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president and making his case to the American people. Carrying the theme of “America’s Promise,” the […]

Democrats make it official, nominate Biden to take on Trump

NEW YORK — Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee Tuesday night, as party officials and activists from across the nation gave the former vice president their overwhelming support during his party’s all-virtual national convention. The moment marked a political high point for Biden, who had sought the presidency twice before and […]