2020 Election (page 8)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on State Auditor Beth Wood’s concerns about potential misuse of special COVID-19 education funding. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal outlines 10 lessons learned from the 2020 election.
    Mitch Kokai, December 3, 2020
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    Axios: Schumer Blames Cal Cunningham

    Axios reports that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has told Democrat donors that N.C. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham’s inability to “keep his zipper up” is responsible for Democrats’ inability to take control of the U.S. Senate on election night. Chuck Schumer told party donors during recent calls that the death…
    Donna Martinez, December 1, 2020
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    Biden’s win and objective data

    It’s becoming increasingly clear that Joe Biden will occupy the White House in the new year. That doesn’t mean that observers like David Catron of the American Spectator will stop raising questions about Biden’s election victory. During the weeks following November 3rd, innumerable election experts and statistical analysts…
    Mitch Kokai, December 1, 2020
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    Focusing on the Senate majority

    Kelly Sloan reminds Washington Examiner readers about the importance of the upcoming Georgia Senate runoff elections. The electoral dust is about settled, and any reasoned verdict holds that this election could have been far, far worse for conservatives. An argument could even be made that the most likely…
    Mitch Kokai, December 1, 2020
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    A ‘dire warning’ for Democrats

    Thomas Beaumont of the Associated Press discerns one message from the 2020 election. Democrats once dominated Koochiching County in the blue-collar Iron Range of northern Minnesota. But in this month’s presidential election, President Donald Trump won it with 60% of the vote. That’s not because voters there are…
    Mitch Kokai, November 30, 2020
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    Trump and the burden of proof

    Andrea Widburg of the American Thinker ponders President Trump’s approach to accusations of election fraud. On Friday, President Trump tweeted something important. He asserted that Biden must prove that his votes did not result from fraud. People scoffed, but as a practical matter, Trump is correct. Most people…
    Mitch Kokai, November 30, 2020
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    Trump’s regulatory reforms and the Georgia runoffs

    Jay Heflin of the Washington Examiner ties the upcoming Georgia U.S. Senate runoff elections to preservation of the Trump administration’s regulatory agenda. President-elect Joe Biden could be severely hampered in undoing Trump-era regulations if the runoff elections in Georgia result in Republicans keeping control of the Senate. At…
    Mitch Kokai, November 25, 2020
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    Despite headlines, presidential transition has started

    Zachary Evans reports for National Review Online on behind-the-scenes action at the White House. The General Services Administration informed the Biden transition team on Monday evening that the Trump administration is ready to begin the transfer of power. GSA head Emily Murphy wrote in a letter that federal…
    Mitch Kokai, November 25, 2020