Category Archives: 2020 election

At Mt. Rushmore and in the White House, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage’ Message for 2020

His ominous remarks were a reflection of his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists. Annie Karni and Maggie Haberman in the New … Continue reading

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Can We Tell Which States Will Be Swing States In November?

Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – It’s the holy grail of presidential election campaigns: knowing which states will be decisive in the Electoral College. We have our guesses: States like Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina and Wisconsin are widely expected to be among the top swing … Continue reading

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Trump cranks up attacks on the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice

Christina Wilkie in MSN News – President Donald Trump launched his most direct attacks to date on the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement. Trump highlighted a quote from a man who runs a Black Lives Matter knock-off group, and a … Continue reading

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Election 2020 Poll: Biden Leads Trump By 22 Points On Race And Policing

Arthur Villasanta of International Business Times – Among the respondents, 61% said Biden will be better at solving issues of race and policing 62% said Biden will do a better job of uniting the United States 53% of voters said … Continue reading

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Kamala Harris’s Very Open Secret

Edward-Isaac Dovere in The Atlantic – A few weeks ago, an adviser to Kamala Harris called me to talk through some polling data. “We understand that Joe Biden’s the nominee, but the party is so much different than a septuagenarian white … Continue reading

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