2020 Election (page 7)

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    National Review editors label Georgia Senate races ‘vital’

    Editors at National Review Online emphasize the importance of Jan. 5 Senate runoff elections in the Peach State. Rarely are the stakes so high in a special election as in the two Senate runoffs in Georgia on January 5. Incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue seeks another full term,…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that Election 2020 is over … mostly. Donald Bryson’s Daily Journal highlights polling data showing that N.C. voters want gridlock and debate.
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2020
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    GOP faces conundrum in fight against Biden

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner details a strategic problem for Republicans hoping to challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s latest moves. Pray for President Trump, prepare for President-elect Joe Biden. That is the position many conservative activists find themselves in as Biden puts together his incoming administration and gets…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2020
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    NRA targets critical Georgia Senate elections

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon documents the nation’s largest gun-rights group’s latest political campaign. The group is focusing on two critical U.S. Senate runoff elections. The National Rifle Association plans to spend more than $1.5 million in the Georgia Senate runoff elections. The gun-rights group’s super…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper’s mandated statewide 10 p.m. curfew. John Hood’s Daily Journal scrutinizes spending on the recent Tillis-Cunningham U.S. Senate contest.
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that Gov. Roy Cooper is in the minority for refusing to hold in-person briefings with reporters. The Daily Journal explains how a 2018 state Supreme Court decision could lead to “perilous consequences” for the winner of this year’s chief justice election.
    Mitch Kokai, December 8, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online that the outcome of the N.C. Supreme Court chief justice’s race could depend on the state elections board’s independence from partisan bias. John Hood’s Daily Journal ponders whether North Carolinians will take the new COVID-19 vaccine.
    Mitch Kokai, December 7, 2020
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    Cordato: Liberal wins in Georgia Senate runoffs could lead to recession

    Americans for Limited Government asked Roy Cordato, senior economist emeritus at the John Locke Foundation, about the possible economic impact of Democratic wins in Georgia’s two Jan. 5 U.S. Senate runoff elections.
    Mitch Kokai, December 5, 2020