RealClearPolitics - Election 2020

Election Central 2020

New AZ Poll Shows Trump Inching Ahead of Biden

A bit of good news for President Trump came Monday evening. A new poll shows him leading former Vice President Joe Biden in Arizona by about a point-and-a-half just 85 days before the election. The...

Why VP Choice Matters More Than Usual This Year

NEW YORK (AP) - For all the secrecy and speculation that typically surrounds the search for a vice presidential candidate, the...

Can Biden 'Ramble' Back to the White House?

He needed an easy target, and for his long-awaited return to HBO, the late Robin Williams settled on the incumbent vice president. "We still have...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

Trump Out Raises Biden in July as Money Gap Closes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump took in $165 million for his reelection effort in the month of July, a sum that that surpasses what his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, raised during the same...

Biden Campaign to Spend $280 Million in Ad Blitz

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign is reserving $280 million in digital and television ads through the fall, nearly twice the amount President Donald Trump's team has...

In 2nd Try, James Sees Different MI Challenge

Republicans know they could not draft a better candidate for a worse time. Luckily for them, John James was such a candidate before a pandemic ravaged its way around the globe, a recession cratered...

Joe Biden Nears Final Decision on Running Mate

WASHINGTON (AP) - As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals. The campaign hasn't finalized a date for naming...

A Virtual Impossibility: Trump Floats 2020 Delay

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump, lagging in the polls and grappling with deepening economic and public health crises, on Thursday floated the startling idea of delaying the Nov. 3...

Trump Downplays Energy Worries, Attacks Dems

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - President Donald Trump took sweeping digs at "crazy left radical Democrats" on a trip Wednesday to the fracking fields of West Texas, launching unsubstantiated claims that a...

RNC Chair: Quarantines Made Conv. Impossible

There was more than one reason to call off the party. It was because of the pandemic, of course. The president said as much when he announced last week that most the Republican National Convention...

Trump Seeks Political Shot in the Arm in Vaccine Push

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic put his political fate in grave jeopardy. Now he's hoping to get credit for his administration's aggressive push for a...

Trump, GOP Push School-Choice Funds in Aid Bill

Restaurants, churches, doctors, meat-processing plants, musicians – even casinos -- have all been forced to get creative in adapting to the coronavirus threat, with varying degrees of success....