Josh Kraushaar

Josh Kraushaar


Politics Editor at National Journal. Politics all day. Sports on nights and weekends. RTs aren't endorsements.

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"Union households in Ohio now favor Biden by eight points, 52 to 44 percent. In 2016, Trump carried that same constituency by 13 points, 54 to 41 percent, according to exit polling. That’s a whopping 21-point turnaround."

"Trump’s marked decline with white working-class voters is the underappreciated story of this election. It’s easy to conflate Trump’s base of hardcore supporters with the much larger pool of his 2016 voters."

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Amazing: Biden ad referencing Big 10 football shutdown “prompted frustrated White House aides to start talking about how Trump could play a role in getting the Big Ten’s teams back on the field to salvage a season and mute Biden’s attack.”

“According to Cohen, Trump’s sycophantic praise of the Russian leader during the 2016 campaign began as a way to suck up and ensure access to the oligarch’s money after he lost the election.”

So damning: "Caputo also acknowledged that he had never read one of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, despite his team's ongoing efforts to try to edit those documents."

"Our democracy can survive a pandemic. It is unclear if it can survive a platform optimized for conspiratorial thinking. Like steel companies... dumping poisonous waste into waterways, Facebook pumps paranoia and disinformation into the body politic."

“In Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin registration among whites without college degrees is up by 46 percent while registration by people of color is up by only 4 percent.”

Kentucky AG Cameron: “If we simply act on emotion or outrage, there is no justice. Mob justice is not justice.”

“Indeed, his financial condition when he announced his run for president in 2015 lends some credence to the notion that his long-shot campaign was at least in part a gambit to reanimate the marketability of his name.”

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