Category Archives: Democrats

What Democrats Love About Joe Biden

Taegan Goddard of Political Wire – Joe Biden certainly hasn’t been great in the candidate debates. At this stage, his advisers know that they are unlikely to win over many progressive activists or dominate the highly educated demographic that has … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Joe Biden

Democrats’ Desire For Electable Candidates May Be Driven By Older Voters

Erin Doherty of FiveThirtyEight – Many Democrats say the most important quality they look for in a 2020 candidate is that the person can beat President Trump. But this might not be true of younger Democrats, many of whom are … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Demographics, Donald Trump, FiveThirtyEight, Thought-Provoking Analysis

U.S. concern about climate change is rising, but mainly among Democrats

Brian Kennedy and Meg Hefferon of Pew Research – The share of Americans calling global climate change a major threat to the well-being of the United States has grown from 40% in 2013 to 57% this year. But the rise … Continue reading

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How the surprise resignation of Johnny Isakson could change the 2020 Senate math

Chris Cillizza of CNN – Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson’s announcement Wednesday that he will resign from the chamber at the end of the year is just the sort of break Democrats hoping to retake the majority next November badly … Continue reading

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Surprise Georgia resignation jolts battle for the Senate

James Arkin in Politico – Democrats’ path to a Senate majority after the 2020 elections has gotten a little wider. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s (R-Ga.) announcement that he will resign later this year due to health problems puts Republicans on defense, … Continue reading

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