2020 Election (page 37)

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    Joe Biden’s pickle

    Andrew Malcolm‘s latest McClatchy column ponders Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s political predicament. Joe Biden is in a pickle, a serious one. He’s the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party. But Bernie Sanders, his lone remaining primary opponent, won’t quit. All presidential candidates are pretty much confined…
    Mitch Kokai, April 1, 2020
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    After the love is gone, Elizabeth Warren’s still wrong

    Christine Rosen of Commentary reviews mainstream media outlets’ quixotic attempt to sell Sen. Elizabeth Warren to the voting public. So favorable was the coverage of Warren in the early months of her campaign that supporters of Bernie Sanders felt shortchanged. The progressive magazine In These Times was so…
    Mitch Kokai, March 30, 2020
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    Biden gets boost from LinkedIn boss

    Joe Schoffstall of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a major backer of the former vice president’s presidential bid. A Silicon Valley billionaire who helped rehab the image of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is now pouring major cash into the super PAC supporting Joe Biden’s candidacy. The Unite the…
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyone’s life. Rick Henderson analyzes the likely impact on 2020 elections for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops assesses the long-term effects of coronavirus-related school closings. N.C. State economist Michael Walden discusses potential short- and long-term impacts on…
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on North Carolina’s 11th District congressional runoff election. Amy Cooke’s Daily Journal explains why the pandemic represents an opportunity to advance freedom.
    Mitch Kokai, March 26, 2020
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    Biden mum on why he’d be better at addressing coronavirus

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner wonders when will see Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s superior plan for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Give Joe Biden some credit. On January 27, he published an op-ed in USA Today recognizing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a big problem. But…
    Mitch Kokai, March 24, 2020
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    Bloomberg exploits loophole to pump up Democratic committee

    David Rutz and Joe Schoffstall of the Washington Free Beacon dissect the latest campaign maneuver from billonaire and failed Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. Michael Bloomberg announced he will transfer $18 million from his failed presidential campaign to the Democratic National Committee—a move experts say exploits a loophole…
    Mitch Kokai, March 24, 2020
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    A campaign challenge for Biden

    Marc Caputo writes for Politico about the obstacles ahead for Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden. Joe Biden reached a new and heady milestone when he shellacked Bernie Sanders in Florida, Illinois and Arizona to become the de facto Democratic nominee for president. But there was no soaring speech…
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2020