2020 Election

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    Democrats divide on Kavanaugh

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon writes about Democratic presidential candidates’ division over potential impeachment of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The latest issue dividing Democratic moderates from the party’s progressive wing is whether to press for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. A…
    Mitch Kokai, September 19, 2019
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    GOP’s positive reaction to Democrats’ Kavanaugh campaign

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon explains why some Republicans are not sad to see a renewed Democratic attack on the newest U.S. Supreme Court justice. In a bad year for Republicans, the GOP successfully used Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious Supreme Court confirmation as a rallying call ahead…
    Mitch Kokai, September 18, 2019
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    Beto and the 1619 project

    Krystina Skurk writes for the Federalist about the potential danger tied to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s embrace of a New York Times campaign. In Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, candidate Beto O’ Rourke claimed that Americans should “mark the creation of this country not at the Fourth…
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2019
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    Securing U.S. elections

    Tony Shaffer and Grover Norquist write for the Washington Examiner about the importance of boosting security for U.S. elections. On Election Day 2016, President Trump offered an unequivocal statement on how our elections should be run: “There’s something really nice about the old paper ballot system,” he told…
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2019
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    More honesty in the gun-control debate

    Stephen Kruiser writes for PJMedia.com that recent comments suggest some Democratic leaders are more willing than ever to reveal the extent of their campaign against guns. In all of the decades that the modern version of the contentious debate in America over guns, freedom, and the Second Amendment…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2019
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    Biden’s platform and the Democrats’ leftward march

    Emily Jashinsky of the Federalist places Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s policy platform in context. Joe Biden’s billing as the moderate-in-residence of the Democratic primary is a telling statement on the breakneck speed at which the party is radicalizing. His platform offers proof. A Tuesday report in McClatchy…
    Mitch Kokai, September 13, 2019
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    In praise of primaries

    Editors at National Review Online oppose plans some state Republican parties have announced to drop their 2020 presidential primaries. Mark Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina, is the latest Republican to challenge President Trump for the 2020 nomination. Sanford intends to make the rising national…
    Mitch Kokai, September 13, 2019
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    Harris’ criminal justice plan deviates from her record

    Joseph Simonson and Emily Larsen of the Washington Examiner report the contradictions between Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ criminal justice proposals and her record as a prosecutor. Sen. Kamala Harris’ criminal justice reform plan represents a stark reversal from her prosecutor days on body cameras, police shooting…
    Mitch Kokai, September 12, 2019