RealClearPolitics - Election 2020

Election Central 2020

Democrats Grapple With Impact of 'Socialist' Label

Jinhui Chen is a 47-year-old immigrant from China who says he went through the steps to become a U.S. citizen last year so he could vote for Donald Trump. Chen came to this country 21 years ago as...

Trump Camp Sues in GA, MI, and PA

WASHINGTON (AP) - As Democrat Joe Biden inched closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House, President...

The 2020 Election Legal Wrangling Ramps Up

Election experts for months have predicted that an army of lawyers, not actual voters, would determine the final outcome of the presidential election...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

Trump, Biden Cede Stage To Voters

WASHINGTON (AP) - After a campaign marked by rancor and fear, Americans on Tuesday decide between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, selecting a leader to steer a nation battered by a...

Can Latinos Boost Trump's Chances in Florida?

Democrats didn't anticipate a late surge in Latinos voting for President Trump in Florida, and it's giving them nightmares. "I had trouble sleeping last night - it is stressing me out," lamented Matt...

Biden Returns to IA; Trump Plays Defense in MI, WI

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - When Joe Biden was last in Iowa, his presidential campaign was on the verge of collapse and he was soundly trounced in the caucuses by a former Indiana mayor nearly 40 years...

Biden's Expanded-Map Strategy Carries Risk

Vice President Joe Biden this week told reporters he hopes to carry Pennsylvania by the "grace of God" and called it a "big deal to me personally as well as politically." His top campaign strategists...

Election Will Determine Border Wall's Fate

OTAY MESA, Calif. — On a clear late-October day, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott and several of his deputies are standing at a high point on the San Diego County side of the border with...

Biden Goes to Georgia, Trump Targets Midwest

WASHINGTON (AP) - One week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia - which hasn't backed a Democrat for president since 1992 - and pushing into other territory...

Don't Pay Attention to Early Voting Data

It's that most wonderful time of year. After endless speculation, analysis, and hedging, we are tantalizingly close to having actual new election data to work with. Given this, it is a natural...

Less Rancor But a Still-Stark Divide in Last Debate

It is finished. The final debate of 2020 is done. Donald Trump walked off his last debate stage on Thursday night, and soon the country will decide whether to let him keep his job or hand the...

COVID, Hunter Biden Likely to Light Up Last Debate

The coronavirus may finally fulfill the most enduring cliché of modern politics now that the coming presidential election is widely considered the “most important ever.” But it...