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  • Most Voters Don’t Want Canvassers Knocking September 23, 2020
    A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds 63% of voters now feel apprehensive about encountering canvassers outside their door because of the pandemic. Just 28% say they are comfortable being contacted […]
  • Russian Trolls Have It Easier This Year September 23, 2020
    “Four years ago, when Russian intelligence agencies engaged in a systematic attempt to influence the American presidential election, the disinformation they fed American voters required some real imagination at the […]
  • A Landslide and Close Race Are Easy to Imagine September 23, 2020
    Nate Cohn: “We’re all understandably focused on the states likeliest to decide the election, like Pennsylvania and Florida. Those states remain close enough that Mr. Trump remains competitive. But states […]
  • Meadows Tells Agencies to Prepare for Staff Shake Up September 23, 2020
    White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told administration officials to expect senior aides to be replaced at many government agencies, Axios reports. Meadows asked the director of the White […]
  • Deal Reached to Fund Government Past Election September 22, 2020
    House Democrats have reached a deal with the Trump administration on legislation to fund the government through December 11, Axios reports.
  • Cindy McCain Will Endorse Biden September 22, 2020
    Joe Biden said that Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), will formally endorse him for president, The Hill reports.
  • Kamala Harris Downplays Debate Skills September 22, 2020
    “Kamala Harris’s team is working to manage public expectations that her upcoming debate with Vice President Mike Pence will present her with an easy opponent, despite her withering attacks on […]
  • FBI Warns of Disinformation About Election Results September 22, 2020
    The FBI issued a warning that 2020 presidential election results may take days or weeks to certify and that foreign actors may spread disinformation about the results in the interim.
  • Schumer Invokes ‘Two-Hour Rule’ to Block Committees September 22, 2020
    “Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) invoked a rule to prevent Senate committees from meeting, to retaliate against Republicans, who have agreed to vote on confirming President Trump’s nominee to […]
  • New Battleground Polls September 22, 2020
    New Reuters/Ipsos polls: MICHIGAN: Biden 49%, Trump 44% NORTH CAROLINA: Biden 47%, Trump 47%

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  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September 22, 2020
    President Trump said he's likely to announce his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by the weekend. Also, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is meeting today to decide who will be first to get a COVID vaccine when it becomes available. […]
  • Monday, September 21, 2020 September 21, 2020
    The election is just 43 days away, President Trump and Senate Republicans are in a hurry to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And, COVID cases are spiking again as the U.S. approaches the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths.
  • BONUS: Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, And Looking Ahead September 20, 2020
    We're spending today remembering a titan of the law. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday, leaving behind a towering legacy — and big questions about what comes next for the highest court in the land.
  • Saturday, September 19, 2020 September 19, 2020
    The leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, and a champion of equal rights for women, has died from complications from pancreatic cancer. Many are mourning her death as both Republicans and Democrats prepare for a political battle over her replacement.
  • Friday, September 18, 2020 September 18, 2020
    President Trump says left-wing indoctrination in American schools is teaching kids to hate their country. He will sign an executive order to establish a commission promoting "patriotic education." The move is a reaction to a growing push by some academics for schools to teach an American history that better acknowledges systemic racism. Also, the race […]
  • Thursday, September 17, 2020 September 17, 2020
    President Trump disputes the CDC director's testimony to congressional leaders on a coronavirus vaccine timeline and masks. Also, the spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a leave of absence after he falsely accused government scientists of engaging in "sedition" and "sacrificing lives" for political gain. And, tropical depression Sally is […]

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  • As Joe Rogan Grows, So Does Liberal Backlash. Why? September 23, 2020
    The popular podcast host is a political liberal by all metrics. So what explains the contempt he provokes in liberal circles?
  • A Nomination and an Election in the Balance September 23, 2020
    t is already a cliche to say that the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg further complicates what is already a tumultuous election campaign. All the arguments for and against the propriety of nominating and attempting to confirm a replacement on the high court bench in the midst of an election campaign are […]
  • Trump May Kill Democracy, But McConnell Is the Murderer September 23, 2020
    Our ongoing constitutional crisis is the result of Mitch McConnell's sinister plot to take over the federal courts
  • Draw the Battle Lines: Amy Barrett Is a Clear Choice September 23, 2020
    This election was always going to be about culture. Trump should treat the election as referendums on cultural issues and nominate Amy Coney Barrett.
  • Dems Find Their Galvanizing Issue With Court Pick Fight September 23, 2020
    Democrats have never been adept at making the Supreme Court a campaign issue. I suspect that is about to change.
  • Rank-and-File Union Members Snub Biden for Trump September 23, 2020
    In some unions, especially the building trades, support for the president remains solid despite the efforts of labor leaders to convince members otherwise.
  • Why Lockdowns Are Necessary Through the End of 2020 September 23, 2020
    It is not too late to shut down, at least in areas with high levels of infection, to save thousands of lives.
  • The Economic Case for Biden September 23, 2020
    US President Donald Trump has seeded the investment environment with uncertainty, trashed America's trade relationships, blown up the fiscal deficit, and left American workers worse off than they were when he took office. He is the polar opposite of Joe Biden, a politician who understands precisely what the US economy needs.

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  • Why Our Model Hates The Lakers September 22, 2020
    We start with the unusually high number of injuries this week in the NFL. While they feel more significant because so many big-name players were sidelined this week, there isn’t much in the way of conclusive data about whether the quick ramp-up to the 2020 season and lack of teamwide offseason training regimens are to […]
  • What The Supreme Court’s Unusually Big Jump To The Right Might Look Like September 22, 2020
    With the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump will have his third opportunity to nominate a justice to the country’s highest court. This nomination, however, has the highest stakes yet for Trump, the Republican Party and the conservative legal movement. If successful, it may cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the […]
  • Election Update: The Senate Races The Supreme Court Fight May (Or May Not) Affect September 22, 2020
    Of all the massively consequential questions raised by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the more callous — but nevertheless important — is, “How does it affect the 2020 election?” The short answer is that nobody knows; it’s simply too early to tell. But we can use the FiveThirtyEight forecast […]
  • Jamal Murray Isn’t The New Steph Curry, But He Might Be Close September 22, 2020
    Steph Curry indisputably accelerated a revolution during his first MVP campaign and title run with the Golden State Warriors in 2014-15. Since that season, defenses have adapted, lineups have shifted and coaches have given the green light to more and more 3-point shots. Because of this, it’s hard to compare Curry to any players that […]
  • Experts Think The Economy Would Be Stronger If COVID-19 Lockdowns Had Been More Aggressive September 22, 2020
    Back in the early days of the coronavirus in the U.S., many economists believed that aggressive lockdowns would be the best long-term solution for managing the pandemic, despite the short-term economic pain they would cause. Six months later, we wanted to know: Did that logic hold up? And what political events could still be in […]
  • A’ja Wilson Was Benched In College. Now She’s An MVP. September 22, 2020
    It took a benching to turn A’ja Wilson into the basketball player she is today. The WNBA’s newly named Most Valuable Player was in her freshman year at South Carolina, in 2014, and her Hall of Fame coach didn’t like what she was seeing. “Her first game, she played terribly. I didn’t feel like she […]
  • The Potential Pitfalls In Rushing To Confirm A New Supreme Court Justice September 22, 2020
    In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the political calculations for both Republicans and Democrats over how to proceed in replacing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • There’s No Such Thing As The ‘Latino Vote’ September 22, 2020
    With only 42 days left until the election, Joe Biden has his work cut out for him with Latino voters. That’s according to his senior adviser Symone Sanders, who has had to answer for why Biden appears to be losing ground among Latinos. According to a recent Latino Decisions/National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed […]
  • Politics Podcast: What Comes Next In The Fight To Fill Ginsburg’s Seat September 21, 2020
    So far, two Republican senators — Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski — have announced their opposition to filling the Supreme Court seat that once belonged to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the 2020 election takes place. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the political calculations for both Republicans and Democrats […]
  • A Record Number Of Black Americans Could Vote Early This Year September 21, 2020
    In the face of the continued threat of the coronavirus, many Americans won’t be voting in person on Election Day. Instead, polls show that a much larger share of voters intend to cast ballots by mail or vote early in person than in previous elections. For instance, in a recent AP/NORC poll, as many as […]

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