Category Archives: Elections

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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Polls, Polls and More Polls

Ken Feltman of Radnor Reports – During election years, Radnor Reports is asked to publish or suggest polls and websites that are the most reliable and accurate. Today’s seemingly reliable polls and websites may soon slip. But if you follow several … Continue reading

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America’s Aspiring Autocrat Is in the Home Stretch. How Worried Should We Be?

Beware a despot when he’s cornered. Jennifer Senior in the New York Times – Two weeks ago, I wrote that perhaps, at long last, we had reached a tipping point in Trump’s popularity, and I stand by it. On Thursday, a poll … Continue reading

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How the ‘Trump Effect’ Could Lift Democratic Senate Candidates

Giovanni Russonello of the New YorkTimes – The GOP has tightened its ranks; its reliable voters, hovering at around 40 percent of the electorate, tend to approve of almost anything President Trump does. Yet throughout his term, from the 2017 battles … Continue reading

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America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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