Category Archives: Washington Post

Trump campaign sees political advantage in a divisive appeal to working-class white voters

Toluse Olorunnipa and Ashley Parker in the Washington Post – President Trump surprised his own campaign when he called out four minority congresswomen with a racist go-back-to-your-country taunt, leaving top aides initially unsure of how to respond. But in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Political parties, strategy, Washington Post

Trump, Mueller and obstruction of justice

Salvador Rizzo in the Washington Post – “I’ll make a few remarks about the results of our work. But beyond these few remarks, it is important that the office’s written work speak for itself. … We chose those words carefully, … Continue reading

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Washington Post says Trump is nearing a misstatement milestone

Video from CNN Business – Journalists have been busy fact-checking President Trump’s erratic reactions to Robert Mueller’s report. The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler says Trump will soon reach 10,000 false or misleading statements by the Post’s count. Continue to the … Continue reading

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The Fight About the Electoral College Is About More Than the Electoral College

from Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report – There’s nothing new about calls to replace the Electoral College with a national popular vote. Until recently, partisans on both sides supported a constitutional amendment to do such a thing. Frustration … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Elections, Republicans, Washington Post

In America, talk turns to something unspoken for 150 years: Civil war

By Greg Jaffe and Jenna Johnson of the Washington Post – At a moment when the country has never seemed angrier, two political commentators from opposite sides of the divide concurred last week on one point, nearly unthinkable until recently: … Continue reading

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