U.S. presidential election


  • Harris-Biden 2021-11-19 23:17

    Gone with the wind: Harris practices presidency?

    TEHRAN — As Joe Biden is closing in on a full year as the U.S. president, experts say the downfall of Biden is near. Tehran Times explores why.

  • Trump 2020-12-25 21:26

    Trump may seek to distract attention by embarking on foreign adventure

    Side effect of defeat

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump, who still can’t get over his defeat in the United States presidential election, has once again issued fiery threats against Iran in response to what he called an Iranian rocket attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

  • Nader Entessar 2020-10-09 22:56

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    A Biden administration will try to weaken Iran's defense system: political scientist

    “Biden's conditions are first and foremost designed to weaken Iran's defense system and make Tehran more vulnerable to outside attacks.”  

    TEHRAN - If Joe Biden wins the November presidential elections he will set a number of conditions to join the nuclear deal (JCPOA), including “significant limit” on Iran’s defensive missiles program, an American political scientist says.

  • Rodney Shakespeare 2020-10-09 22:55

    By Rodney Shakespeare

    There is nothing democratic about America today

    The original idea of the Founders was for all Americans to have Life, Liberty and Property (NB 'Property'). But the Founders then changed their minds because ensuring land and wealth for Native Americans and imported African slaves was certainly not what they meant to happen.

  • Dennis Etler, a professor of Anthropology at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California 2020-10-06 23:44

    By Dennis Etler

    The U.S. presidential election has never been a fully democratic process

    The U.S. presidential election has never been a fully democratic process. Historically the right to vote was severely restricted to white, property-owning males. This was a small portion of the population and represented the young country's ruling elite.

  • Mohamad Kleit 2020-10-06 23:43

    By Mohamad Kleit

    The U.S. elections: The first round of political chaos

    (Trump-Biden debate: Verbal strangles and disarray from the societal reality)

    The first debate was a rage-fest of two old men ranting about useless matters while failing to tackle any serious matter in local or foreign U.S. affairs. It was mainly 90 minutes of criticism, accusations, and personal verbal attacks.

  • William Lucas 2020-10-06 23:40

    By M.A. Saki

    Professor predicts Trump will refuse presidential election results if he loses

    “Donald Trump's only interest is benefiting himself and his family”

    TEHRAN – A professor of political science and international studies says Donald Trump has signaled that he will refuse to accept the results of the November presidential elections if he loses.

  • Marvin Zonis 2020-10-06 23:06

    By Marvin Zonis

    Many Americans believe their votes do not make a difference

    Money has become the decisive issue in U.S. elections — to buy ads, especially on TV. But what has happened this year is that both major parties have been able to raise significant funds to advertise their candidates.

  • Kurk Dorsey 2020-10-06 11:24

    By M.A. Saki

    Historian says Trump won’t start a limited war with Iran

    “In the American system, anything that happens in an election year will be related to the election”

    TEHRAN - Kurk Dorsey, a professor of history at New Hampshire University, is of the opinion that Trump will not embark on a limited war with Iran to promote his chances in the November election.

  • Trump 2019-11-11 11:24

    By Hanif Ghafari

    Trump's defeat message in Kentucky

    The heavy defeat of the Republican Party in the Kentucky state election shows that the closer we get to the US presidential race next year, the lower the chances of a president winning. As The atlantic Donald Trump wants his party to believe that he was the hero of the campaign in Kentucky, who almost—but not quite—rescued a deeply unpopular governor from defeat.But to understand why November 2019 is so ominous for Republicans, you need to understand why Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin was so unpopular in the first place.

  • Robert Y. Shapiro 2019-11-11 11:11

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    Professor: Principles at stake that override concern that Trump impeachment could hurt Democrats

    TEHRAN - Robert Y. Shapiro, the former chair of the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, says Democrats in the House of Representatives have launched an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump because he has abused presidential power as a tool to ask the Ukrainian president to launch an investigation against Joe Biden, a possible rival in the 2020 presidential faceoff.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-09-21 12:53

    By Javad Heirannia

    Agreement with Iran, increase Trump’s chance to win 2020 presidency: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “Europe shares U.S. concerns about aspects of Iran's foreign policy, especially regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict and its relations with groups such as Hamas and Hizbollah.”

  • Hillary Clinton- Joe Biden 2019-05-29 12:00

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Will Hillary Clinton support Biden?

    TEHRAN- Although Hillary Clinton, a U.S. Democrat candidate in the 2016 presidential election, is no longer in the 2010 presidential election but seems to be trying to play a strong role in supporting the Democratic candidates in the upcoming US presidential election.

  • obama 2019-05-21 11:11

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Obama's role in the upcoming U.S. presidential election

    Barack Obama will undoubtedly play a big role in the presidential elections of 2020. During the congressional elections in 2018, Obama also played a significant role in the Democrats' victory in the House of Representatives. The former president of the United States intends to officially announce his support for Biden in the final round of the upcoming US presidential election race. While Biden will have to go through the Democratic primaries for the first time in the final stages of the election.

  • Is Biden's nightmare construed? 2019-04-22 11:04

    By Ali Sahebi

    Is Biden's nightmare construed?

    TEHRAN - Biden still does not feel good about Sanders' presence in the U.S. presidential election race! The former vice president of the United States is well aware that Sanders is the strongest rival to him. He is not afraid of anyone like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, because polls show Biden can easily defeat other Democratic rivals in the election. 

  • International Court of Justice (ICJ) 2019-02-13 15:57

    ICJ set to rule on Iran's $2bn assets frozen by U.S.

    On Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is set to decide reach a verdict on a bid by Iran to recover $2bn assets frozen by the U.S., Al Jazeera reported.