2020 Presidential Election

The race for the White House

Would Everyone Please Shut Up for 48 hours?

It’s language I try not to use, but would everyone please shut up for a while? How about two days? That’s not too much to ask, is it? The accusations and finger-pointing are getting out of hand. And tiring. And depressing. And divisive. Maybe the cable TV folks could...

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Will Trump Go Negative? Just Kidding …

There is no need to speculate about President Donald Trump’s strategy for reelection. He plans to — and needs to — destroy his general election opponent. That’s the only way an incumbent president with a job approval rating in the low 40s and sitting at 40 percent in...

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What Happened to Kamala Harris?

When this year began, I expected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be in the middle of the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination. But now, after months of campaigning and three nationally televised debates, Harris finds herself sitting in the second tier as...

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Do Democrats Need a Backup Plan?

With many surveys showing multiple Democratic hopefuls leading President Donald Trump in hypothetical 2020 ballot tests, Democrats should feel confident they can deny the incumbent president a second term. But many don’t. In spite of the huge field, the Democratic...

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