Category Archives: 2020 election

Trump has turned the suburbs into a GOP disaster zone. Does that doom his reelection?

 Mark Z. Barabak of the Los Angeles Times – For decades, there was an unvaried rhythm to life in America’s suburbs: Carpool in the morning, watch sports on weekends, barbecue in the summer, vote Republican in November. Then came President … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Women

How Kamala Harris’s Campaign Unraveled

Jonathan Martin, Astead W. Herndon and Alexander Burns of the New York Times – The 2020 Democratic field has been defined by its turbulence, with some contenders rising, others dropping out and two more jumping in just this month. Yet … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats

Judge tells Trump he’s not a king — but Trump is not so sure

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN – Donald Trump is not going to like his Constitution 101 lesson: “Presidents are not kings.” A federal judge’s stunning rebuke of the White House on Monday came as the result of a case by … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democracy, Donald Trump

The 7 Ways Impeachment Could Shape The 2020 Election

Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight – It’s November. The 2020 election is a year away, and the Congressional Democrats are taking the impeachment inquiry into its next, very public phase. Given that there are three months until the Iowa caucuses and … Continue reading

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Polls just had one of their best election cycles, ever — but challenges abound in the industry

Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight – Much maligned for their performance in the 2016 general election — and somewhat unfairly so, since the overall accuracy of the polls was only slightly below average that year by historical standards — American election … Continue reading

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