2020 Election (page 36)

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    Election laws: D.C. Republicans block Democrats’ attempts to change the rules

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner reports on the Republican response to Democrats’ efforts to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse for long-sought election changes. The coronavirus has opened a new front in the battle for the White House, with Democrats demanding more federal control over the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 10, 2020
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    Biden gets list of demands from the Democratic fringe

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports on the political left’s demands from presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. A coalition of left-wing groups with wide-ranging focuses have united to issue a list of demands to former vice president Joe Biden now that he’s officially the Democratic…
    Mitch Kokai, April 10, 2020
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    Coronavirus and 2024 elections: Columnist assesses presidential contenders

    James Antle explains in the Washington Examiner how the coronavirus could affect the presidential election four years from now. The coronavirus will not just play a leading role in deciding whether President Trump gains reelection, it could help decide which of the Republicans angling to succeed him will…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2020
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    Biden’s prospects not helped by historical record

    David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon looks at the history books and finds bad news for Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden. Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Al Gore, Bob Dole: All five won their party’s presidential nominations after previous failed attempts. All went on to lose.
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2020
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    Coronavirus and the 2020 election: Will Democrats seek a postponement?

    Editors and Issues and Insights ask the question. They propose that Democrats might want to delay an election they expect to lose. In their continual effort to smear President Donald Trump, Democrats and party operatives in the media have suggested he would use the pandemic to cancel the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 7, 2020
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    Texting during coronavirus pandemic helps political campaigns

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner details one political consequence of shutdowns linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. Technology that enables campaigns to monitor text messaging conversations with voters in real time is generating more personalized data that candidates are using to craft targeted political appeals. Two weeks after…
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2020
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    Biden’s low profile during pandemic

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online assesses what he calls Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s “disappearing act” during the coronavirus pandemic. Do they still put pictures on milk cartons? Has anybody seen Joe Biden? Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee (Senator Bernie Sanders, the socialist from Vermont from…
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2020
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    Ant-Trump coalition has $175 million bankroll

    Joe Schoffstall of the Washington Free Beacon details the combined forces of two high-dollar anti-Trump groups. The super PAC supporting former vice president Joe Biden has joined forces with liberal operative David Brock’s opposition research group to form a $175 million network opposing President Donald Trump. Pro-Biden super…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2020