“We’re also looking at these other core groups that were part of what drove Trump’s victory in 2016, disaffected voters where you’re seeing real erosion from Trump in terms of his voters, both among white working class but also generally there’s this conversation about people who don’t feel great about either candidate – we’re leading those voters by 34 points,” O’Malley Dillon said. “Independents we’re ahead by 11. Suburban voters, 13.” … [Read more...] about Trump, Biden take fight to campaign trail as finish line nears
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The tightening race in a number of the most contested states, including increasing concern on the president's team about Arizona, has led to a renewed effort for Trump to expand his electoral map. Once considered fairly safely in Trump’s column, Arizona has been ravaged by the coronavirus and the Trump team has grown worried about a slip in support among the state’s older residents. … [Read more...] about Trump pushes into Nevada, questions integrity of election
> Vaccines: Nine drug companies on Tuesday issued a joint statement seeking to reassure the public about the safeguards and testing behind any coronavirus vaccine developed, approved by regulators and released to the public (The Hill). The unusual move is intended to accompany boasts by Trump that an effective cure could be available before Election Day. Hours later, a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca, a British-Swedish pharmaceutical manufacturer, and the University of Oxford, which is now in human trials across the United States, was revealed to be on hold out of “an abundance of caution” because of an adverse reaction seen in a U.K. participant, who is expected to recover from unidentified complications (STAT news). The finding has impacted other AstraZeneca vaccine trials as well as clinical trials being conducted by other vaccine manufacturers, a source told STAT. Adding to intrigue in the competitive vaccine world, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind – Prudent or ‘pathetic’? GOP senators plan to vote on coronavirus relief Thursday
It appears obvious to many that the highly motivated and committed progressive forces propelling Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersRocky Mountain truce won't end fight for regulatory supremacy OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump extends Florida offshore drilling pause, expands it to Georgia, South Carolina | Democrats probe Park Service involvement in GOP convention | Sanders attacks 'corporate welfare' to coal industry included in relief package Sanders attacks 'corporate welfare' to coal industry included in relief package MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBottom line Judd Gregg: The choice How much is Amazon worth to you? MORE (D-Mass.) have so fully co-opted and seized control of the Biden campaign and the party apparatus that he and the infinitely ambitious and malleable Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisDemocrats fear 2016 repeat despite Biden's lead in polls Drug companies seek to reassure public amid Trump vaccine push Trump: Harris would be an 'insult' as first female … [Read more...] about Why the race has become ‘Trump the known’ vs. ‘Biden the unknown’
Given the deep polarization in the country -- Trump is, according to Gallup, the most polarizing president in American history -- some regression to the mean, electorally speaking, seems somewhat inevitable as Election Day draws closer. We are not a country at the moment in which a presidential candidate of either party is likely to score a massive victory. … [Read more...] about Is Donald Trump starting to make an electoral comeback?