2020 Election (page 34)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on criticism of the timing for local sales-tax votes in eight N.C. counties. John Trump’s Daily Journal focuses on the growing volume of pro-union voices.
    Mitch Kokai, March 6, 2020
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    Super Tuesday fails to solve the Sanders ‘problem’

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist places Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday surge in a larger context. What the headlines and the narrative won’t tell you is what any casual survey of the Democratic primary map plainly shows: Super Tuesday didn’t solve the Democratic Party’s Bernie Sanders problem. Yes,…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2020
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    An ‘age divide’ and the impact for the general election

    Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner argues that Super Tuesday results offer bad news for Democrats in the general election. Super Tuesday results have exposed the dramatic divide among age groups in their support for Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, which could be a bad sign for…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2020
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    Cotton unveils anti-Bernie election ad

    Josh Christenson of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a new advertisement that could be replicated if Sen. Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential nomination. Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) released a new advertisement Wednesday raising alarm about the rise of socialism in the Democratic Party, offering a…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2020
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    Early voting and 2020

    Jonah Goldberg argues at National Review Online that the 2020 election proves why early voting is a bad idea. Now will someone listen? Early voting is stupid. Under California’s new election protocols, as many as 40 percent of California voters voted early, either by mail or at voting…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2020
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    Thank S.C. voters, not Democratic power players, for anti-Bernie surge

    John McCormack of National Review Online challenges one Super Tuesday story line. Though it hasn’t yet succeeded, the Democratic establishment’s effort to stop Sanders has already invited numerous favorable comparisons to the GOP establishment’s failure to stop Donald Trump from becoming the party’s nominee in 2016. The implication…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day: The Biden Bounce

    The very latest presidential delegate counts, trends, etc. are available from Real Clear Politics.  Carolina Journal has the latest on North Carolina politics. President Donald Trump won the Republican primary in a breeze, getting more than 90% of the vote. Among minor party candidates, voters for both the…
    Donna Martinez, March 4, 2020
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    Expect Democrats to unite around Bernie when he wins

    Becket Adams argues in a Washington Examiner column that no one should be expect Democrats to engage in the same degree of infighting that Republicans faced after their 2016 presidential nomination process concluded. Enjoy the Democratic infighting over Sen. Bernie Sanders’s primary candidacy while it lasts. The intraparty…
    Mitch Kokai, March 4, 2020