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Love It or Hate It, Here's How the Electoral College Came to Be
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Love It or Hate It, Here's How the Electoral College Came to Be

CHICAGO — As they do every four years, pundits and newscasters again are explaining why we choose a president in the peculiar way we do. By now, our customary amnesia has set in. Millions of Americans voted for president on Nov. 3,... Read More

From Delaware to the White House: How Half a Century in Politics Equipped Joe Biden for This Moment
2020 Elections
From Delaware to the White House: How Half a Century in Politics Equipped Joe Biden for This Moment

WASHINGTON — Soon after a young Joe Biden stunned Delaware by toppling one of its political giants with a scrappy, outsider Senate campaign, he was already planning a quick exit from Washington. Biden was too grief-stricken for the job. His wife and infant daughter were killed in a... Read More

Biden Strikes a Presidential Tone as He Inches Closer to the White House
2020 Elections
Biden Strikes a Presidential Tone as He Inches Closer to the White House

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden moved closer to claiming the White House on Wednesday, winning two key states and sounding a conciliatory note as President Donald Trump continued to press his false assertion that the election was being stolen. Solemnly appearing before an array of U.S. flags, after first Wisconsin and... Read More

Do Maryland Gov. Hogan's Recent Moves Foreshadow a 2024 Campaign for President?
State News
Do Maryland Gov. Hogan's Recent Moves Foreshadow a 2024 Campaign for President?

Sitting in front of a digital backdrop of the Maryland State House, Gov. Larry Hogan looked into the camera and began talking about what he calls "broken politics in America." For months, the Republican governor has been honing his talking points about dysfunction... Read More

For Joe Biden, Long Path to a Potentially Crucial Presidency
2020 Elections
For Joe Biden, Long Path to a Potentially Crucial Presidency

When Joe Biden steps to the podium Thursday night as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, he will offer himself to a wounded, meandering nation as balm — and as a bridge. A 77-year-old steeped in the American political establishment for a... Read More

Analysis: A Year Out, Here’s Four Scenarios for 2020 Elections
Political News
Analysis: A Year Out, Here’s Four Scenarios for 2020 Elections

WASHINGTON — After Donald Trump’s surprise victory in 2016, there’s a saturating fear of projecting elections. Nearly three years into his presidency, and with one year left in his first term, there are multiple potential outcomes for the 2020 elections.... Read More

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