Category Archives: Candidates

The First 2020 Race Is Underway: Scrambling for New York Donors

By Shane Goldmacher of the New York Times Senator Elizabeth Warren has come calling as recently as April. Kamala Harris, the first-term senator of California, has made repeated visits, starting as early as her third month in office. Former Vice … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Fundraising, Joe Biden, Money, New York Times, Politics

Inside Obama’s secret meetings with 2020 contenders

By Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico Still the reluctant leader of the Democratic Party, former President Obama has been providing counsel to Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other presidential hopefuls. Read more…

Posted in 2020 election, Barack Obama, Candidates, Democrats, Elections, Politico

Why Republicans are calling it quits

By Lauren Fox of CNN A lot of Republicans are running away from Congress. Since the beginning of the 115th Congress, more than 40 Republicans have left or announced they plan to leave the House by the end of the … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Congress, Elections, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

Video: Can we still trust polls?

By Courtney Kennedy of Pew Research Center Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as the UK’s decision to leave the European Union through “Brexit,” rattled public confidence in polls. Since these two major world events … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Controversial, Demographics, Elections, Pew Research, Political parties, Politics, polls

2018 Could Be The Year Of The Angry White College Graduate

by David Wasserman of FiveThirtyEight Even with the political winds at their back, Democrats enter the 2018 congressional midterms at a historic geographic disadvantage. They also face demographic hurdles: Midterm electorates tend to be older and whiter than those that … Continue reading

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