2020 election

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The inevitability of Joe Biden

21 May 2019 6:42 pm

‘Biden is their nominee until further notice,’ a source close to the White House told me recently. The candidacy of…

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Why Joe won’t blow it

11 May 2019 4:54 am

A common fallacy circulating among the pundit class is that every presidential election cycle will be as ‘disruptive’ as 2016…

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What’s the matter with Bernie?

9 May 2019 6:11 am

Who’s the biggest loser? Joe Biden’s third try for the White House might look as doomed as Hillary Clinton’s run…

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When populism fails

9 May 2019 5:04 am

It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that Donald J. Trump ran his insurgency presidential campaign against the coordinated opposition…

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Are you ready for the Summer of Biden?

6 May 2019 8:37 am

Ah Biden, Sleepy Joe, the gaffe machine from Scranton, Penn. He’s familiar to everyone, but an unknown quantity as a…

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It doesn’t matter who Trump runs with: he’ll still win in 2020

29 April 2019 1:24 pm

At this point, we can relegate the admonitions and advisories to the small print reserved for the disclaimers about possible…

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The 2020 primary’s pivot to video

26 April 2019 8:26 am

‘Charlottesville, Virginia is home to the author of one of the great documents in human history. We know it by…

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Joe Biden is Obama without hope 

24 April 2019 7:04 pm

Joe Biden’s inevitable 2020 presidential candidacy is a strange, strange thing. Biden has longed to be president all his political…

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Without the Mueller probe, Trump is sunk

24 April 2019 1:20 am

For so long, Democrats thought that the Mueller investigation would bring down President Donald Trump. The truth could be the…

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The genesis of the #NeverBernie movement

17 April 2019 7:04 am

Is a #NeverBernie faction starting to emerge among Democrats? Sanders is on a roll after his appearance at a town…

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Donald Trump, fundraiser extraordinaire

17 April 2019 1:31 am

While we all ponder the mysteries of the Notre-Dame fire, let me say a word or two about a golden…

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The curious candidacy of William Weld 

16 April 2019 6:04 pm

Good news for Team NeverTrump: they have their man — a declared 2020 primary challenger to Donald Trump, and it’s…

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Democrats, not Republicans, will dismantle Obama’s legacy

16 April 2019 3:45 am

Last week Barack Obama, grayer, wearier and older in every way, was in Berlin at one of his foundation’s conferences for ‘emerging…

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The Trump 2020 campaign is much, much more formidable than 2016

16 April 2019 1:40 am

Almost every day, somebody somewhere recycles the idea that President Donald J. Trump doesn’t want to be president. He never…

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Being ‘Not-Trump’ is not enough

10 April 2019 8:20 pm

For all that progressives hate Donald Trump’s policies, his tax cuts and his travel bans, nothing has been more outrageous…

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Why the Left can’t understand Tucker Carlson

7 April 2019 2:12 am

There are some furrowed brows (as well as some furtive giggles) over Tucker Carlson’s recent hypothetical musings about what the…

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Would the Democrats rather win in 2020, or eat themselves alive?

3 April 2019 8:29 am

Do Democrats want to win the 2020 election? Do they understand why they lost in 2016? I’m increasingly unsure. It…

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Why Donald Trump will win in 2020

31 March 2019 9:37 am

Harold Wilson was right that ‘a week is a long time in politics.’ But, hey, watching the president in Grand…

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Could the Mueller report’s findings help Democrats in 2020?

25 March 2019 2:55 pm

In determining that Donald Trump did not engage in secret collusion with Russia, Robert Mueller may well have done Democrats…

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Andrew Yang is the Democrat Ron Paul…except he might actually win

20 March 2019 5:44 am

Long-shot Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang isn’t afraid to take a position on, well, anything. Browse through his campaign website,…

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How Biden loses

19 March 2019 12:14 am

Presidential politics is all about excitement. So maybe it should worry the Democrats that their most exciting 2020 presidential prospects,…

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Michael Avenatti: Why Beto can’t win

18 March 2019 9:20 am

Beto O’Rourke is many things. But he is definitely not a fighter. And that’s why it would be a huge…

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Beta O’Rourke

15 March 2019 3:08 am

Beto O’Rourke is about to launch a presidential campaign off the back of a failed Senate bid. He’s not the…

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The question isn’t if Joe Biden will screw up: it’s when

15 March 2019 2:46 am

Joe Biden seems on the verge of announcing he will run for president. He begins in a strong position, leading…

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If Joe Biden is so manly, why can’t he just admit he’s running?

13 March 2019 3:40 am

Has Joe Biden finally made up his mind? The former vice president has told a House lawmaker that he is…