Warren has spoken with Biden regularly since dropping out of the Democratic nominating race and endorsing him. The senator from Massachusetts is seen by Biden advisers as a bridge between the former vice president and people skeptical of his commitment to progressive policy priorities. … [Read more...] about Poll reveals half of Democrats don’t think Joe Biden will serve all four years of his term if elected president as he prepares to announce his female VP pick midweek
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EU foreign ministers unanimously agreed to lift restrictions in 2016, citing progress in improving the rule of law in Belarus. Sanctions had previously targeted several arms companies with close ties to the government and froze the assets of and implemented travel bans on 170 people. … [Read more...] about Belarus election: Germany threatens sanctions over Lukashenko’s controversial win
He has cast himself as a guarantor of stability but has battled a wave of anger over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, the economy and his human rights record. … [Read more...] about Belarus election results: Why are there protests and who is President Alexander Lukashenko?
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