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How Voting For Joe Biden Helps Republicans

Joe Biden has consistently led in polls of the 2020 presidential election, since his entrance into the race. One reason for that is that he’s got some support among Republican voters, as well he should. This is a rare opportunity … Continue reading

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Karen Bass

In the last few weeks, Karen Bass has gotten attention as a serious contender for Vice President. Bass has suggested that she would not be interested in running for President later, which would allow a Biden presidency to be transitional, … Continue reading

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Chris Dodd’s Me-Too Problem

I like Joe Biden. I plan to vote for Joe Biden. But I do think it’s a bad idea for him to put former Connecticut senator Chris Dodd as an official advisor, as with today’s announcement that Dodd is part … Continue reading

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Who Will Be Joe Biden’s Running Mate?

Yesterday, Joe Biden promised to name a female running mate. This will be the fourth time in American history that a major party will have a woman on the presidential ticket. Fortunately for Biden, he has quite a few choices … Continue reading

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Speculation on Unqualified Running Mates

Traditionally, most vice-presidential candidates have been Senators, Governors, cabinet members or prominent members of Congress, but now there’s a lot of talk about Democrats picking someone with other qualifications. There was speculation that Biden would enter the presidential race with … Continue reading

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Abrams, O’Rourke, and Qualifications

Stacey Abrams just announced that she won’t be running for President, but that she will be open to being the running mate. She had been talked about as a national contender for a while, which shows how the sense of … Continue reading

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The 2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders: Invisible Primary Edition

The Democratic presidential primary is pretty damn interesting, since the polling front-runners are two men in their late 70s who might not run, four other Senators who are seen as top-tier contenders are struggling in the single digits, and the … Continue reading

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A Vice-Presidential Primary?

There was an interesting hypothetical on a political forum: What if nominees for Vice President were selected in primaries the way many states select candidates for Lieutenant Governor? It highlights the problems with the method many states have of selecting … Continue reading

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Biden 2016?

There’s one thing pundits seem to agree on in the last few months. Joe Biden is eager to run for President once again. Politico had a piece about Biden’s 2016 maneuvering.   Biden, according to a number of advisers and … Continue reading

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How Experienced are Potential Presidents?

The last few Presidents, in terms of their resumes when they were elected to office, have been among the least qualified to hold the office. Bill Clinton is the only small-state Governor to ever become President. While George W Bush … Continue reading

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