United States  

Wilmington, Delaware

Largest city in Delaware

Wilmington, Delaware    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Wilmington, Delaware: Largest city in Delaware
Wilmington is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware. The city was built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It lies at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister during the reign of George II of Great Britain.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Joe Biden: I trust scientists, not Donald Trump [Video]

Joe Biden: I trust scientists, not Donald Trump

Joe Biden says while he trusts what scientists say about a potentialcoronavirus vaccine, he doesn't trust President Donald Trump. Speaking toreporters at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, after being..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published
Biden looks to turn campaign focus to pandemic [Video]

Biden looks to turn campaign focus to pandemic

[NFA] Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday looked to shift the focus of the U.S. presidential race back to the coronavirus and safely reopening the country’s schools, as President Donald Trump..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:06Published
Joe Biden: Coronavirus is 'a national emergency' for schools [Video]

Joe Biden: Coronavirus is 'a national emergency' for schools

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says the issue of safely reopeningAmerica's schools is a “national emergency.” Biden says during a campaignevent in Wilmington, Delaware, that President..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:18Published
Biden on civil unrest: 'Any violence...is wrong' [Video]

Biden on civil unrest: 'Any violence...is wrong'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday said any violent protest should be investigated, regardless of political affiliation. He said if elected president, he'd..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
Biden with Harris: 'I picked the right person' [Video]

Biden with Harris: 'I picked the right person'

Clad in blue suits as they both strutted in front of the media for the first time together in Wilmington, Delaware, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said of his VP pick, Kamala..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published

You Might Like


Biden's lawyers say he would have authority to issue national mask mandate, if elected

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday gave a speech on the coronavirus vaccine development in Wilmington, Delaware. Before laying out his own plans, Biden warned against leaving the..
CBS News - Published

Trump and Biden hit the campaign trail

Both President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have been hitting the campaign trail. The president rallied his supporters just outside of Las Vegas on Sunday night in his first..
CBS News - Published

Joe Biden speaks about how he'd reopen schools safely amid COVID-19 pandemic

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke in Wilmington, Delaware, about what needs to be done to help schools reopen safely, and the ways he says the Trump administration has failed to respond..
CBS News - Published

Highlights from Joe Biden's almost 50 years at Democratic conventions

Joe Biden has traveled to all but one Democratic National Convention over the past 48 years, playing a supporting role for the party's nominee. This year the convention is coming home to him – he'll..
CBS News - Published

AP Analysis: Kamala Harris makes history

Senator Kamala Harris became the first Black woman to be nominated as vice president on a major-party ticket. The Democrat from California delivered her acceptance speech in Wilmington, Delaware on..
USATODAY.com - Published

Democrats formally nominate Joe Biden for president

The Democratic Party has officially nominated Joe Biden for president. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe has highlights from the convention, and then CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Bo..
CBS News - Published

Local Matters: Biden puts Delaware in the national spotlight

Joe Biden has essentially headquartered his campaign operations at home in Wilmington, Delaware. Veteran Delaware broadcaster Nancy Karibjanian joins CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers to talk about Biden's long..
CBS News - Published

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris hold first campaign event as running mates

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris held their first joint campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, where Biden praised his VP pick for her experience and readiness to tackle issues facing the nation. CBS News..
CBS News - Published

Biden and Harris Pledge a Strong Challenge to Trump and a Path Out of Crisis

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their debut as running mates in Wilmington, Del., offering a vision of recovery from the coronavirus and pressing their case that the president has made things worse at..
NYTimes.com - Published

Impact of Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as running mate

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris will make their first public appearance together Wednesday afternoon in Wilmington, Delaware. CBSN political reporter..
CBS News - Published

Kamala Harris becomes first woman of color to run for vice president on a major party ticket

Former Vice President Joe Biden will appear alongside his newly named running mate at an event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. Biden had pledged to pick a woman as his vice president, but his..
CBS News - Published

Biden meets with community leaders at DE church

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden met with community leaders at a predominantly African American church in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware on Monday. (June 1)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Joe Biden Listens to Anguish at a Black Church in Wilmington

After weeks of virtual events, Mr. Biden went to Bethel A.M.E. Church in Wilmington to hear from parishioners and community leaders.
NYTimes.com - Published

Biden to meet with community leaders in Delaware amid U.S. police-brutality protests

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was scheduled on Monday to meet with community leaders in Wilmington, Delaware, the day after visiting a nearby site where protests against police brutality..
Reuters - Published

Joe Biden holds virtual climate event on Earth Day

Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden held a Earth Day town hall, virtually Wednesday from Wilmington, Delaware and his guest was climate activist and former Vice President Al Gore. (April 22)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Bear causes uproar in Delaware

A bear caused an uproar after running through the streets of Wilmington, Delaware Thursday morning. (Dec. 5)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Just one of the guys

The Brandywine bulldogs in Wilmington, Delaware, have one of the most unlikely football players in America today - not just because this guy is so little, but because this guy is a girl. Steve Hartman..
CBS News - Published

Who is 'Corn Pop'?: The real person in Joe Biden's swimming pool story

This weekend, a clip of presidential candidate Joe Biden recalling his time as a Wilmington lifeguard in the 1960s went viral.
USATODAY.com - Published