Elections

President Donald Trump speaks with supporters at an event hosted by Students for Trump and Turning Point Action in Phoenix, Ariz., June 23, 2020. (Gage Skidmore) A Trump loss seems imminent — with difficulties to follow for conservatives. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here are many, many ways to try to measure the 2020 presidential race.
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listens as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton answers a question from the audience during their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., October 9, 2016. (Rick Wilking/Reuters) It’s been odd watching the national political conversation march forward as if the 2016 election had never happened. While the
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Vice President George H. W. Bush steps out of Air Force Two in Myrtle Beach, S.C., during his presidential campaign, February 22, 1988. (National Archives) On the question of presidential candidates and experience NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE L ast week, Sean Hannity asked President Trump a very good question: “What are your top priorities for a
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Gov. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) waits for the start of the NASCAR Cup series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., Jun 14, 2020. (Wilfredo Lee/USA TODAY via Reuters) On the menu today: an update from a reader who is the head of research for a top-ten U.S. hospital, some really intriguing rumors about retirements
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President Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Senator Luther Strange in Huntsville, Ala., September 22, 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) A Politico story, being boosted by the Biden campaign, says President Trump’s attempt to portray Biden as the hapless plaything of his party’s radicals isn’t working. It might not work: The fact that Biden beat
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, August 10, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper won the Democratic primary for the state’s upcoming Senate election, overcoming an ethics probe and resurfaced video of racially insensitive comments. Hickenlooper will face
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Des Moines, Iowa, August 10, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) We have reached a strange impasse in the campaign in which weakness is seen as strength. The fact that Biden is cognitively impaired and hiding in his basement in virtual incommunicado is now seen as a
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Representative Val Butler Demings (L) and former National Security Advisor Susan Rice (R). One is heiress to Hillary, the other to Obama. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he website PredictIt now shows California senator Kamala Harris as the clear frontrunner in the Biden veepstakes, with close to a 50 percent chance of getting the nod. The
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Former vice president Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Lancaster, Pa., June 25, 2020. (Mark Makela/Reuters) Stoke chaos, obstruct economic recovery, and hide Biden in the basement till Election Day. Joe Biden is tragically suffering a mental eclipse and sliding away at a geometric rate. Understandably, his handlers have kept him out of
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We’ve gone from protests, to riots, to autonomous zones, to attacks on police, to calls to abolish the police, to the destruction of statues, to the defacing of our most sacred memorials. Who knows; calls for the destruction, replacement, or renaming of the Washington Monument and the Jefferson and Lincoln … Read More
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Former President Barack Obama speaks during an Obama Foundation event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 13, 2019. (Lim Huey Teng/Reuters) Former President Barack Obama told aides this month that the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd are “a tailor-made moment” to help his former vice president Joe Biden defeat Donald Trump in November.
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President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C., June 24, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) On the menu today: New polling suggests that Trump needs to make up ground in swing states between now and Election Day, Senate Democrats refuse even
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 11th Democratic candidates debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, held in CNN’s Washington studios without an audience because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Washington, D.C., March 15, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) On Monday, Jen O’Malley Dillon, the campaign manager for Joe Biden’s presidential
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Ky. State Representative and Democratic Senate candidate Charles Booker arrives at a campaign stop in Louisville, Ky., June 23, 2020. (Bryan Woolston/Reuters) On the menu today: Results are in for just a few of yesterday evening’s primary contests, a New York Times survey shows Joe Biden with a comfortable lead against the president, and the
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference during the outbreak of the coronavirus in New York City, New York, June 10, 2020. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Alexandra DeSanctis here. I’ll be filling in for Jim this week, notwithstanding what it says in your email inbox. On the menu today: Andrew Cuomo somehow thinks his
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Running 204 feet, Constitution displaces about 2,280 tons. The ship’s mainmast rises 189 feet above the waterline, and in all her three masts carry more than 42,000 square feet of sail when fully underway. Presidential campaigns are like galleons sailing into port, their metaphorical Election Day destinations. Some arrive there first, others not at all.
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Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) participates in a House Oversight Committee hearing, July 15, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) A former CNBC anchor calls her out on her radical politics. Two years ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a 28-year-old former Bernie Sanders organizer and member of the Democratic Socialists of America. Then she won a shocking primary win
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar endorses former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign for U.S. president during a campaign event in Dallas, Texas, March 2, 2020. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters) Senator Amy Klobuchar said Thursday that she is withdrawing her name from consideration as Joe Biden’s running mate, saying a woman of color should be chosen as vice presidential nominee
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President Donald Trump speaks prior to signing an executive order on police reform at a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House, June 16, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters) The historic heart of the Republican Party, particularly at the presidential level, is in the Midwest. The party was founded in the Midwest, it drew its
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, April 17, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters) The hypocrisy of Democratic officials who enthusiastically backed mass protests even as they continued to ban larger outdoor gatherings for religious services has been outrageous. But,
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Attendees walk past a Facebook logo at the company’s developers conference in San Jose, Calif., April 30, 2019. (Stephen Lam/Reuters) Facebook has announced it will take down Trump-campaign ads displaying an Antifa symbol, because that symbol was once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners. The symbol of a red, upside-down triangle is displayed on
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