Democrat Candidates Election 2020

Politics Podcast: Conservatives Didn’t Get The SCOTUS They Wanted This Term

By Galen Druke and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Galen Druke and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS The U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up a lengthy and consequential term on Thursday with a ruling that rejected President Trump’s claims to legal immunity. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux…

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We’re Not Going To See Trump’s Tax Returns Anytime Soon

President Trump is one of the only presidents in modern memory who has kept his tax returns private, and attempts to force their release have sparked a mountain of litigation, reaching all the way to the Supreme Court. But the Supreme Court’s verdict on whether Trump’s banks and accounting firm can be required to release…

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Biden’s Polling Lead Is Big — And Steady

The race between President Trump and Joe Biden is verging on a landslide. That’s not a word we use lightly. Over the past month, Biden’s lead over Trump has been both incredibly stable and unusually large. Amidst Trump’s unpopular handling of the protests that followed the police killing of George Floyd, Biden’s lead has hovered…

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2020 Could Be The New Year Of The Woman … For The GOP

More women ran for office in 2018 than ever before, which led to a record number of women in Congress. Overall, the share of House and Senate seats held by women increased by 4 percentage points, from 20 to 24 percent — adding more women to the ranks than in any other election cycle since…

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Economists Think Congress Could Create An Economic Disaster This Summer

Graphics by Anna Wiederkehr Congress has less than a month to hammer out a deal on the next round of stimulus before expanded unemployment benefits expire. State and local governments are starting to feel the pinch of budget shortfalls. And while the U.S. got a piece of (relatively) good news in last week’s jobs report,…

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Politics Podcast: How Republicans Could Boost Their Chances In November

By Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Clare Malone and Perry Bacon Jr., Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Clare Malone and Perry Bacon Jr., Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Clare Malone and Perry Bacon Jr. and Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Clare Malone and Perry Bacon Jr.   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS FiveThirtyEight’s polling averages currently…

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Brace Yourself for Trump’s Great Recession Trump and businesses…

Brace Yourself for Trump’s Great Recession Trump and businesses demanded America “reopen” to revive the economy. But we’ve  reopened too soon, before Covid-19 is under control. So we’re needing to close or partly close again, which will prolong the economic downturn and wreak even more havoc on millions of Americans’ livelihoods. It never should have…

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