Tag: United states

VP debate takeaways: Covid, stacked courts and a very sticky fly dominate low-key encounter between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris

In normal times, US vice presidential debates don’t matter much. But in an election year as wild as 2020, everything is magnified. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday (Thursday NZT) faced considerable pressure to boost coronavirus-stricken President Donald Trump’s flagging re-election...