Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin

Nat'l Political Correspondent, NY Times. Husband of the incomparable @bfischermartin. Email:

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Second week in a row Trump has gone to Wisconsin during an uptick in the virus and demanded the Democratic governor open the state up

Biden at 28% w whites in Ga, same as where our poll had him. That’s what a Dem needs to win

“Biden — who wants always to get along with people — I understand that,” Reid said by telephone from Nevada Still got it....

amazingly, the full quote is basically a version of SportsCenter: you can’t stop it, you can only hope to contain it.....

expect Kamala in the big Tex metros on what is the last day of early vote. Harris Co to keep polls open *all night* thurs, not closing till 7PM fri.

NEW: A roster of black senate candidates are running closely in the conservative south - and challenging long-held dem preferences about who’s most viable there It’ll have implications in ‘21, ‘22 and beyond, esp if one or more win w @alexburnsNYT  >

"...not only peach and peanut farms, but also Your DeKalb Farmers Market, a global culinary bazaar staffed by workers from 40 countries that attracts both immigrants and native-born bourgeois bohemians." @RichardFausset  on the new Ga >

NEW: @JoeBiden  visit to Warm Springs was steeped in history and symbolism. But beyond the gauzy stagecraft it was really an effort to turn 2020 into a landslide w @katieglueck  >


NEWS: @JoeBiden  is taking down his negative ads, going all-positive, per source familiar. Decision was made *before* WH put out word Trump was going to Walter Reed

News: @SenatorCollins  told me earlier this month in Maine that she would not seat a Supreme Court justice in October. “I think that’s too close, I really do,” she said. She said she’d also oppose seating a justice in the lame duck if there’s a change in presidents.

NEW from @MittRomney : “Every American adult should immediately receive $1,000 to help ensure families and workers can meet their short-term obligations and increase spending in the economy.”

@nytimes  letter to the editor of the day - maybe month

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Trump just told reporters he wasn’t contacted for our story. His attorney is on the record in the piece >

“We’re not a school; we’re a real estate hedge fund,” said a senior university official with inside knowledge of Liberty’s finances. “We’re not educating; we’re buying real estate every year and taking students’ money to do it

From Sen McCain’s office: “Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family. At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years.”