2020 Election (page 85)

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    Biden’s past coming back to bite him: Redneck edition

    Alana Goodman of the Washington Examiner reports on another element of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s past that might disturb progressives. Joe Biden has described himself on the 2020 campaign trail as one of the most liberal members of the Senate, but in reality he has spent much…
    Mitch Kokai, June 18, 2019
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    Democratic debate as beauty contest

    Monica Showalter argues for the American Thinker that the 20-person Democratic presidential debate resembles a beauty pageant more than a legitimate political contest. Why do I call this a beauty contest? Because 20 is still too many to conduct a credible debate. Supposedly, the groups will be split…
    Mitch Kokai, June 17, 2019
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    Biden’s past coming back to bite him: Jefferson Davis edition

    Alana Goodman reports for the Washington Examiner on the latest piece of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s past that could come back to haunt him in the 2020 primary election. Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden once voted to restore the U.S. citizenship of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
    Mitch Kokai, June 13, 2019
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    Warren wealth tax faces scrutiny

    Charles Fain Lehman and David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon focus on U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren’s wide-ranging progressive platform is dependent in part on an “Ultra-Millionaire” wealth tax on the richest people in the United States, but questions about…
    Mitch Kokai, June 13, 2019
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    Fund focuses on Biden flip-flop

    John Fund writes for National Review Online about the latest challenges for Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden. When Joe Biden announced last month, he became the instant Democratic front-runner, based on his stature and huge name ID. But is he a front-runner like Walter Mondale, another former vice…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
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    History suggests Biden might not be Democrats’ best choice

    Emily Larsen of the Washington Examiner addresses the theory that former Vice President Joe Biden represents Democrats’ best bet to win the 2020 presidential election. Many Democratic primary voters consider 76-year-old former Vice President Joe Biden the most likely candidate to beat President Trump. But history shows that…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2019
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    Warren dislikes Trump comparison

    David Rutz writes for the Washington Free Beacon about a comparison that doesn’t sit well with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) bristled at the idea that her “economic patriotism” plan released Tuesday bore a resemblance to President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies. The 2020 presidential…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2019
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    Never Trumpers abandon presidential primary challenge

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner highlights good news for President Trump’s 2020 re-election bid. Never Trump Republicans have all but given up on mounting a serious primary challenge to President Trump in the aftermath of special counsel Robert Mueller’s failure to find Trump campaign collusion with Russia.
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2019