2020 Elections

Wisconsin's Reputation for Swinging Expected to Extend to 2020
2020 Elections
Wisconsin's Reputation for Swinging Expected to Extend to 2020
2020-01-17 23:10:27
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Even among battleground states, Wisconsin is considered special; a study in political contrasts if ever there was one. It went for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, flipped to Donald Trump in 2016 by the narrowest of margins... Read More

High Court to Decide If 'Faithless Electors' Can Defy Popular Vote
Supreme Court
High Court to Decide If 'Faithless Electors' Can Defy Popular Vote
2020-01-17 23:08:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide an issue that could have a profound effect on the outcome of the 2020 election -- whether members of the Electoral College can defy their state's choice for president and... Read More

Some States Face Political Changes As Newcomers Arrive
In The States
Some States Face Political Changes As Newcomers Arrive

WASHINGTON — Texas, Arizona and parts of the South are seeing the nation’s largest population bumps — and the people moving there from more liberal states may be feeding political change in those red-state conservative bastions. As people from California... Read More

The Fickle Voters Who Could Decide the 2020 Democratic Nominee
2020 Elections
The Fickle Voters Who Could Decide the 2020 Democratic Nominee

WASHINGTON — Monica Vernon has spent the Democratic presidential race assessing an assortment of candidates from Elizabeth Warren (“sweet and relatable”) to Amy Klobuchar (“down to earth”) to Cory Booker (“impressive”). But with just weeks before she must make a... Read More

Audio Released from Warren-Sanders Confrontation After Debate
Political News
Audio Released from Warren-Sanders Confrontation After Debate

Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar, audio of the senators’ confrontation after the Democratic debate revealed. On Wednesday, CNN released audio of the post-debate moment in Des Moines, Iowa. The news organization reported the conversation wasn’t... Read More

New Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead Over Other Dems in Florida
2020 Elections
New Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead Over Other Dems in Florida
2020-01-15 21:33:32
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race to be the Democratic party's nominee for president in 2020, a new Florida Atlantic University poll shows. The statewide survey was conducted... Read More

Gallup Says Six Issues Are Top of Voters' Minds
Opinion Polls
Gallup Says Six Issues Are Top of Voters' Minds
2020-01-15 16:35:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - When presented with a list of 16 issues, at least 30% of adults rated five as being "extremely important" to determining how they will vote in 2020, the Gallup organization said Tuesday. The issues were healthcare, national security,... Read More

Early Voting is Coming to Pennsylvania in Time for 2020. It Won’t Be the Same for Everyone
State News
Early Voting is Coming to Pennsylvania in Time for 2020. It Won’t Be the Same for Everyone

PHILADELPHIA — Early voting is coming to Pennsylvania in time for the presidential election. Sort of. Under a new law, people will have the option of requesting and submitting an absentee ballot during one in-person visit to county elections offices,... Read More

Democratic Debate Delves Into Sexism in Politics, Testing the Warren-Sanders Alliance
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate Delves Into Sexism in Politics, Testing the Warren-Sanders Alliance

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidates covered familiar ground on health care and foreign policy in their final debate before the crucial Iowa caucuses, but they found themselves on more charged territory as they discussed whether a woman could... Read More

In Pennsylvania, Both Parties Will Likely Walk a Tightrope Through Election Day
2020 Elections
In Pennsylvania, Both Parties Will Likely Walk a Tightrope Through Election Day
2020-01-14 22:53:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - If anyone ever doubted the crucial role Pennsylvania will play in selecting the next President of the United States, those doubts should have been decisively put to rest on December 10. That morning, House Democrats filed two articles... Read More

Why Trump’s Iran Moves Matter for Florida’s Jewish Voters
Florida
Why Trump’s Iran Moves Matter for Florida’s Jewish Voters

WASHINGTON — For Jewish voters in Florida deeply interested in U.S. policy in Israel and the Middle East, Donald Trump’s presidency has posed something of a conflict. His strong stance for Israel and decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy in... Read More

Conservatives Give GOP Senators Breathing Room — They’ll Spend Money on the House
2020 Elections
Conservatives Give GOP Senators Breathing Room — They’ll Spend Money on the House

WASHINGTON — Influential conservative groups that have long been a thorn in the side of the Republican establishment are turning their focus to taking back the House in 2020 rather than pursuing primary challenges to GOP senators they view as... Read More

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