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I’ve told friends that I’m not going to completely relax until the moment Joe Biden is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts on January 20. (And after he’s reelected, I’ll look forward to his swearing-in ceremony with Hillary Clinton, the chief justice of the newly packed Supreme Court, which Thief...

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  • October 18, 2020

Trump is in the swing states, repeating his tactic of 2016, drawing attention away from whatever other mischief is happening. The GOP herd immunity message is failing even as Trump attempts to normalize its death toll. Millions of Americans would die and immunity would still not be achieved, making “‘Donald Trump… the most...

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  • October 14, 2020

When former Lt. Navy Commander and FL-18 candidate Pam Keith announced on Daily Kos back in March that she was running for Congress, I knew her name, but didn’t know her odds. The establishment didn’t back her run, and supported her primary opponent, which Keith beat almost 80% — 20%.  The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee,...

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  • October 13, 2020

He’s golfing again this weekend in Bedminster. Will he do more pseudo-pressers and populate the “press corps” with “reporters’ from Epoch Times, Gateway Pundit, and OAN. “The president is back at his New Jersey golf resort, bringing his taxpayer-paid golf tab to $142 million.” x Trump’s here at Bedminster, his...

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  • August 14, 2020

A number of swing states or potential swing states have recent polls showing tighter than expected races in some Republican districts, including some incumbents. A poor showing by a congressional candidate can have some impact for that state’s Presidential or Senate elections, at least for states that having really close elections.  Most of...

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  • August 12, 2020

Wisconsin and Michigan are among the last stands for Trump and the GOP to pull election tricks like 2000 and 2016. It may be some of the few schemes remaining aside from malign non-US actors. Michael McDonald, a University of Florida professor who studies elections, said spurious claims about election...

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  • May 24, 2020

Fred Hiatt in WaPo speculates on why Trump is engaging in self-destructive behavior by inciting the defiance of isolation orders. So here’s another theory. Trump and his team realized weeks ago that he was losing to Joe Biden, badly. They began casting China as an enemy and, preposterously, Biden as a Communist...

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  • May 17, 2020

Some more polling news: Presidential Polling (AZ, FL, MI, NC, PA, WI): Biden (D): 47% (-1)Trump (R): 44% (-) Change Research / May 3, 2020 / n=1,489 / Online (% chg w April 18)https://t.co/T9pnhEJw4E — Polling USA 🎃 (@USA_Polling) May 6, 2020 Here’s some more info: Key Takeaways 68% of...

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  • May 6, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… A number of recent state polls have been released over the past week and almost all have good news for Biden. The bump Trump got in his approval in March is now history, in fact a Morning Consult Poll shows Trump’s rating of his handling of the pandemic has...

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  • April 28, 2020

Escape (to) Wisconsin (and Michigan and Pennsylvania): Trump campaign hypes sinophobic anti-Biden ads because that’s what 2020 in the swing states will be about. Because a squinting Biden with this hands together doesn’t seem at all stereotypical. And isn’t the border of China at Chinatown. Trump's Super PAC just bought...

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  • April 16, 2020

http://www.washingtonpost.com/… The Washington Post Reports that former presidential candidate  Mike Bloomberg is forming an independent campaign to attack Donald Trump  keeping alive his extensive, well-funded organization in battleground states. Bloomberg’s advisers have identified Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Florida and North Carolina as the six states that will decide the electoral college winner this year. Staffers...

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  • March 5, 2020

The 2020 election should not be a mess except that what seems to be obvious will be ignored. Angry stupid people could vote en masse. In our polls from last month, here's the completion percentage by vote history.Voted 2016 and 2018: 2.3%Voted 2016 not 2018: 1.3%Didn't vote 2016, voted 2018: 2.3%Didn't...

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  • December 1, 2019

Cross-posted from Eclectablog.com During the time when the Flint water crisis was unfolding, right wing conservatives spent a lot of time trying to convince the country and the world that it was all the fault of the local government. They portrayed these local leaders as incompetent buffoons who poisoned themselves,...

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  • August 16, 2019

http://www.vox.com/… Donald Trump’s approval rate is quite dismal in many of the key states that will decide the 2020 election, according to Morning Consult. This is one of a series of polls that show Trump in trouble despite an economy that has been doing well until now. morningconsult.com/… New Hampshire:...

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  • June 5, 2019
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