Category Archives: Elections

11 Cognitive Biases That Influence Political Outcomes

Marcus Lu of Visual Capitalist – Humans are hardwired to make mental mistakes called cognitive biases. With the 2020 U.S. presidential election fast approaching, many people will be glued to the 24-hour news cycle to stay up to date on … Continue reading

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Fallout in Trump’s Washington as he rejects facts and science

 Stephen Collinson of CNN – President Donald Trump has spent three years discrediting and sidelining institutional sources of facts, truth and trust that threaten his political and personal goals. Rarely has that mission combined in a single day to such a grave result as … Continue reading

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The Battle for the House, As Told Through Super PAC Ad Reservations

Jacob Rubashkin of Inside Elections – Even though it’s not yet summer, there are windows looking into the fall. Recent television ad reservations from the Republican-aligned Congressional Leadership Fund and the Democratic aligned House Majority PAC show that, despite higher … Continue reading

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‘Don’t know how this is going to look.’ Trump team grapples with an upended campaign

Francesca Chambers and Michael Wilner of McClatchy – President Donald Trump’s campaign is adapting its messaging and fundraising tools for the era of social distancing. But adjusting the core argument of his reelection bid – that the economy is stronger … Continue reading

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Navarro memos warning of mass coronavirus death circulated in January

Jonathan Swan and Margaret Talev of Axios – Note from Ken Feltman: This article is likely to become a thorn in the side of President Trump, especially with diplomats from other countries and during the coming re-election campaign. Continue…

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