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Milwaukee to Host 2020 Democratic National Convention

Every presidential cycle, both parties put a lot of work into selecting a host city to make a statement about the direction of the...

Among Declared Candidates, Bernie Sanders Leads Heavily

With Joe Biden still waiting in the wings, weighing his options, and apparently planning for some kind of campaign rollout in April, Bernie Sanders...
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Justin Amash May Run for President as a Libertarian

Reader Starchild asked if we cover third-party candidates. Well, if they make news, we do. Mostly, what we do here is scan all forms...
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Jimmy Carter Offers to Help Donald Trump

Bipartisanship is not dead. But it’s surprising to see these days. Former President Jimmy Carter has offered to go to North Korea to help...
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Ohio’s Sherrod Brown Bows Out of 2020 Race

He’s attractive and “high energy.” He is from the “swingingest” swing state, Ohio. He has been on a national tour, promoting his “dignity of...
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The Real Problem With Our Elections

Over the past week, this writer has focused on the Electoral College and has spent hours doing calculations. After reviewing the options, it seems...
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Hillary Waiting on Mueller Report for 2020 Decision?

Just a short day ago, Hillary Clinton made waves when speaking to a local cable news station in New York City saying that she...

Regardless Of Politics, The Cohen Hearing Was News

In addition to the “race for the White House,” we like to consider issues, history, and media coverage. For example, FiveThirtyEight has a scholarly...
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The Big 3: Biden Tops Polls in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina

It's only a matter of time, right? Former Vice President Joe Biden would be naive to pass up the incentive of leading polls in...
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More Electoral College “What-Ifs”

Last week we reported on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC). Colorado had become the 12th state to sign on. Their goal is...

Opinion Polling Getting Harder All the Time

Despite the propaganda, polling in 2016 was surprisingly accurate. The public mood did swing dramatically. Yet, the final polls were within the margin of...
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Electoral College May Become Obsolete

Donald Trump won the 2016 election in the Electoral College, despite losing the popular total by about three million votes. Since the founding, there...
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Preview of June Democratic Debate From NBC’s Chuck Todd

We're just about four months away from the first Democratic debate of the 2020 cycle set to take place in June. The event will...
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2020 Democrats Shy Away From Bernie’s “Socialist” Label

The progressive lane in the 2020 Democratic field will be crowded, but there is a line being drawn, by the candidates themselves, between "progressive"...