Elections (page 2)

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    Biden attacks a ‘great American industry’

    That’s the way National Review editor Rich Lowry describes the Democratic presidential nominee’s approach to fossil fuels. Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the past several decades and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
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    Biden energy policy would prove destructive

    Editors at National Review Online pan the Democratic presidential nominee’s approach toward energy. Whoever’s job it is to tell Joe Biden what he thinks about oil is dropping the ball. Biden has been all over the map. With an eye toward the corner of the map marked “Pennsylvania”…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on early turnout for North Carolina’s election. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why current N.C. election campaigns are doing more priming than persuading,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
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    Washington Examiner explores impact of vote for Trump

    Editors at the Washington Examiner explain why a vote for Donald Trump represents more than just support for one flawed political leader. President Trump’s character is no national secret. He is crude, sometimes brutal, and manifestly not what most people would call “presidential.” He admits as much himself.
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2020
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    AOC won’t give full support to Pelosi

    Mairead McArdle reports for National Review Online that a high-profile New York congresswoman will not commit to keeping Nancy Pelosi in the U.S. House speaker’s job. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday hedged on whether she would support Nancy Pelosi as House speaker again, saying she will support the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s work to save the State Health Plan. The Daily Journal highlights numbers that could help voters spot differences between the candidates for N.C. Supreme Court chief justice.
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2020
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    Columnist links Harris to the ‘c’ word

    No, not that one. This is a family-friendly blog. The word is “communist.” Cheryl Chumley of the Washington Times ties the Democratic vice presidential nominee to the odious political ideology. A vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris is a vote for…
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello of Carolina Journal Online reports criticism of Raleigh’s housing bond referendum. CJ Online also reports on the latest developments in the U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of North Carolina’s absentee-ballot legal dispute. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Democrats might fall just short in their bid…
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2020