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Category: Election 2020

Lyndon B. Johnson

Democracy on the Brink: A Rogue President Exploits Racial Divisions and Redefines Executive Power

by Hamilton Fish | Oct 25, 2020 | Election 2020, Politics

This article was written in response to questions we received from political science students at the University of York in England about the current mess in U.S. politics and how we got here. We’d love to hear your explanations for the present predicament and any prescriptions for relief that you’d like to offer. You can […]

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Donald Trump in Ohio

Once Solid Trump Country, Ohio Now Exhibiting Buyer’s Remorse

by Dudley Althaus | Sep 18, 2020 | Election 2020, Politics

Until recently deemed irrevocably in Donald Trump’s column, Ohio has been thrown into play as November’s election hurtles near. A series of opinion polls since the spring have put Trump neck and neck with Joe Biden. Analysts say that makes Ohio a mineshaft canary for the president’s reelection, regardless of whether he ultimately carries the […]

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Bill Moyers

Moyers and Daley on the Republican Attack on Voting and the Threat to the Constitution

by Bill Moyers and David Daley | Apr 29, 2020 | Election 2020, Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has expressed concern that Donald Trump would try to delay the 2020 election. The conservative majority in the Supreme Court recently refused to extend the deadline for absentee ballots in the Wisconsin primary, forcing those wishing to vote to risk their lives in the middle of the pandemic. The battle […]

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Changes in the Electorate Signal Close Florida Race

by Karen Houppert | Mar 26, 2020 | Election 2020, Politics

At a Three Kings Day Festival on January 5, in Kissimmee, Florida, the line for free toys snakes around the edge of a dais, along a pond, and down to the road, as some 100 families in the queue zigzag around mud patches and swampy soil. A local Spanish-language radio host entertains over a microphone, […]

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A Letter to Trump Voters

by Ralph Nader | Feb 15, 2020 | Election 2020, Politics

I want to address this note to Trump supporters and others who may be considering voting for him. You are the ones stereotyped by critics as being all alike in your hatreds, resentments, closed minds, prejudices, and fears. While you may hoot and holler at his mass rallies, people like you defy these stereotypes back […]

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