2020 Election (page 104)

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    Democrats struggle for economic answers

    A.B. Stoddard writes for Real Clear Politics about a challenge for Democrats hoping to defeat Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. … Americans are witnessing an economic turnaround they want to believe will eventually reach them, and this seems to be lost on the Democrats trying to…
    Mitch Kokai, May 13, 2019
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    An inconvenient truth from Biden’s past

    Joseph Simonson of the Washington Examiner reports one way in which Joe Biden’s past might come back to hurt him in the upcoming presidential campaign. A left-wing advocacy group released a survey in April demonstrating that black voters could cost Joe Biden the nomination — once they are…
    Mitch Kokai, May 10, 2019
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    The price of Warren’s promises

    David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon tallies the costs of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s policy proposals during her presidential campaign. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has backed or proposed plans during her 2020 presidential campaign that total up to $129 trillion in spending over the next 10…
    Mitch Kokai, May 10, 2019
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    Democrats and ‘normalcy’

    Jonah Goldberg writes at National Review Online about Democratic candidates’ approach to the 2020 presidential election. In the 1920 presidential election, Warren Harding won in a landslide by promising a “Return to Normalcy.” Today’s Democrats would be wise to make that same pledge for 2020. They probably won’t,…
    Mitch Kokai, May 9, 2019
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    Trump and 2020

    Conrad Black suggests at National Review Online that the president’s re-elections prospects look “solid.” Most of the elements are now in place for a decisive electoral victory for the current president, and a clear mandate to drain the swamp of all that he ran against. It is aberrant…
    Mitch Kokai, May 8, 2019
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    Biden should issue a different apology

    Inez Feltscher Stepman argues in a Federalist column that former Vice President Joe Biden ought to apologize for one of his most disappointing performances as a U.S. senator. History becomes myth, myths become legends, and legends become unquestionable. And if a biased media is writing the story, even…
    Mitch Kokai, May 2, 2019
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    Democratic presidential candidates make it hard to determine their policy preferences

    Emily Larsen of the Washington Examiner reports the results of her search for Democratic presidential candidates’ policy priorities. For those interested in what policies the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders stand for, the most obvious source of information is often the most mysterious. Several of the candidates’ websites make…
    Mitch Kokai, May 2, 2019
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    Biden the moderate

    Editors at National Review Online explain how Joe Biden‘s presidential bid reflects on the current state of the Democratic Party. That Joe Biden, at this writing the most recent candidate to file for the Democratic presidential nomination, is considered a moderate is a testament both to how far…
    Mitch Kokai, May 1, 2019