RealClearPolitics - Election 2020

Election Central 2020

Trump, 2020 Dems Tout Efforts to Boost Veterans

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - On Veterans Day, President Donald Trump paid tribute to America's troops at a New York City parade as top 2020 Democratic candidates outlined their plans for the Department of...

2020 Longshots Insist Race Is up for Grabs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Bernie Sanders rallied hundreds of supporters outside the New Hampshire capital when the senator formally...

DNC Dumps UCLA as Debate Site

The University of California's labor policies aren't liberal enough for the Democratic National Committee.

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

Three Takeaways From Tuesday's Elections

Tuesday night’s elections were, on their own terms, good for Democrats.  Democrats now occupy all statewide offices in Virginia and control the legislature, seemingly solidifying the...

With an Eye Toward Beto Voters, Castro Limps On

He left his former in-state competitor a conciliatory voicemail and then started scrounging for endorsements for his own campaign. Such is life for former Housing and Urban Development Secretary...

Elections in 4 States Offer Tests of Voter Enthusiasm

(AP) -- Gubernatorial and legislative elections in four states Tuesday will test voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered...

Poll: Biden's Lead Is Up in Nevada, Down in Michigan

With one year to go until Election Day and 94 days until the Iowa caucuses, polling by Emerson College has provided snapshots of three battleground states critical not only to the leading candidates...

Why Low-Polling 2020 Dems Still Have a Chance

If we use "qualified for at least one debate" to define "serious candidate for a party's nomination," then the race in the Democratic presidential primary winnowed down to 16 when Rep. Tim Ryan ended...

Alaska Governor Sees Kindred Spirit in Trump

Mike Dunleavy — no, not the Mike Dunleavy who played for the Golden State Warriors, and no, not the other Mike Dunleavy who coached the Los Angeles Clippers — is the Republican governor...

Warren's No Top-Dollar Fundraiser Caveat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dozens of donors enjoyed a white-tablecloth dinner, an open bar and sweeping views of the U.S. Capitol this month when Elizabeth Warren strode on stage to headline a Democratic...

Obama Stimulus Shadows Tillis-Tucker Senate Race

As they say in the business world, getting rich is easier using other people's money. There's even a catchy acronym - OPM. During the Obama administration, when the U.S. government provided $787...

Growing Uncertainty Looms Over Dems' Primary

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) - Look no further than Pearl City Station, a plain brick building set along the banks of the Mississippi River, to understand the growing sense of uncertainty seeping into the...