Category Archives: Elections

Where Blue-Collar America Is Strongest

By Evan Horowitz of FiveThirtyEight – Think the rural heartland is the struggling core of modern America? Actually, America’s middle has been outperforming the coasts for decades. And while Trump’s ascendance has shined a spotlight on the plight of white men left behind … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender Gap, Politics, Racism, wealth, Women

Biden closes in on 2020 decision

By Burgess Everett and Heather Caygle of Politico –  Joe Biden is working one of his most important constituencies as he closes in on a decision about running for president: Capitol Hill Democrats. Continue reading…

Posted in Elections, Candidates, Democrats, Politico, 2020 election, Joe Biden

5 Scenarios For How Mueller’s Investigation Could End

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux in FiveThirtyEight – Trump is implicated in some form of coordination with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. Trump is implicated in obstruction of justice. Trump isn’t accused of wrongdoing, but someone close to him is. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Impeachment, Robert Mueller, Rule of Law, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House, WikiLeaks

GOP operatives dig for dirt against rising star O’Rourke

By Amie Parnes  of The Hill – Republicans are feverishly digging into Beto O’Rourke’s past, a sign they view the former Texas congressman as a potential threat if he wins the Democratic presidential nomination. GOP organizations and political action committees … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Democrats, Elections, Fundraising, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

What Elizabeth Warren’s Last Election Can Tell Us About 2020

By Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – She’s weak in elite suburbs She could win back Obama-Trump voters Young people seem to like her Nonwhite voters are a wild card She has plenty of other strengths as a candidate — including … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Politics