The 2020 United States presidential election was the 59th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The Democratic ticket of former vice president Joe Biden and the junior U.S. senator from California Kamala Harris defeated the incumbent Republican president Donald Trump and incumbent vice president Mike Pence.
The United States Armed Forces completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan on 30 August 2021, marking the end of the 2001–2021 war.In February 2020, the Trump administration and the Taliban, without the participation of the then Afghan government, signed the US–Taliban deal in Doha, Qatar, which stipulated fighting restrictions for both the US and the Taliban, and provided for the ...
Sustained and strategic engagement at the United Nations on counterterrorism issues is a priority for the United States. Throughout 2020 the United Nations remained actively engaged in addressing the evolving threat of terrorism to international peace and security, including through the adoption of the U.S.- and Indonesia-led UNSCR 2560 ...
Seats up for election. There are 35 U.S. Senate seats up for election in 2022—14 seats held by Democrats and 21 held by Republicans. The map below shows what seats are up for election, the incumbent heading into the election in each state, whether each seat is open, recent Senate and presidential election margins of victory, and race ratings.
Summary: On December 19, 2020, attorneys for the Trump campaign filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court of the United States, alleging that three state supreme court decisions had usurped the state legislature's plenary authority to determine the manner in which presidential electors are chosen.
There were seven executions across five states in 2020—down from 22 in 2019 and a peak of 98 in 1999. The death penalty has been formally abolished by 22 states, with Colorado joining the list in 2020; in another 17 states where it remains on the books, executions have not been carried out for the past five years or more.
Mar 30, 2021 · The United Nations or Other International Bodies: The government did not allow the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) or IACHR to send working groups to monitor the human rights situation in the country. The government did not cooperate with these groups, as noted in OHCHR and IACHR reports.