Former police captain Eric Adams is set to become the next mayor of New York City after winning Tuesday's vote. The Democratic candidate has a nuanced stance on law enforcement issues, as both an African American man and a former officer. In his acceptance speech, Adams called for unity, while telling his story of a working-class child who grew up to become mayor.
Nancy Pelosi, the only woman to serve as US Speaker of the House, was narrowly reelected to the position Sunday in a new and deeply divided Congress that convened in the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.
11 Dec 2020
She was the first African-American woman major-party nominee when she was picked as the Democratic Party’s nominee in the 2018 Georgia governorship election.
4 Nov 2020
Democrat Joe Biden says he believes he is "on track" to defeat US President Donald Trump, and calls for Americans to have patience with vote-counting as several swing states remain up in the air.
20 Oct 2020
Donald Trump calls on his supporters to deliver Democrats "a thundering defeat" at elections on November 3rd, during a campaign rally in Tuscon, Arizona. The US President also lists French president Emmanuel Macron along with Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un as leaders "very much at the top of their game".
24 Aug 2019
President Donald Trump says American Jews are being disloyal to other Jews and Israel if they vote for a Democrat, doubling down on a statement a day earlier that prompted an outcry in the Jewish community.
21 Jul 2019
Rep. Brad Sherman, a California Democrat, discusses his concerns about Facebook Inc.'s plans for a new cryptocurrency. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
14 Jul 2019
Rep. Warren Davidson, an Ohio Republican, and Rep. Josh Gottheimer, a New Jersey Democrat, talk with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli about Facebook Inc.'s plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra.
21 Jun 2019
Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, discusses Facebook Inc.'s plans to launch a new cryptocurrency with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
6 Jun 2019
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a New York Democrat and chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, says he believes Robert Mueller should testify publicly.
14 Apr 2019
Senator Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, discusses a bipartisan bill that would ban "manipulative" design features and prompts that let large websites "trick consumers into handing over their personal data."
13 Apr 2019
Representative Maxine Waters, a California Democrat, discusses the testimony from major U.S. bank chiefs to the House Financial Services Committee with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli.