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Samuel Sinyangwe, a data analyst and co-founder of Campaign Zero, joins the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast to discuss data on police violence and the politics of the protests that have spread across the country.
Protests against the killing of George Floyd intensified over the weekend
There can be no nuance if these events are to be exploited for maximal political gain. And, it being an election year, that’s the president's objective.
Trump turned security forces on peaceful protesters in front of the White House as tear gas and rubber bullets flew before declaring himself the "law and order" President. He then stood in front of an iconic church holding a Bible in a striking photo op.
Declaring himself the “president of law and order,” Trump said he would act if local officials couldn’t contain violent demonstrations.
President Donald Trump on Monday derided the nation’s governors as “weak” and demanded tougher crackdowns on protesters in the aftermath of another night of violent protests in dozens of American cities.
While both companies' CEOs say they are not ‘arbiters of truth,’ Twitter has added warnings on some recent posts by the president, whereas Facebook left identical remarks alone.
President Trump announced Sunday that the U.S. government will designate the far-left group Antifa as a terrorist organization.
"We've taken action in the interest of preventing others from being inspired to commit violent acts, but have kept the tweet on Twitter," the company said.
As the strange election year that is 2020 marches on, Trump has returned to his 2016 rhetoric, but it may register differently.
President Donald Trump escalated his war on Twitter and other social media companies Thursday, signing an executive order challenging the lawsuit protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet.
President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Tuesday of "interfering" in the US election, after the social media network labelled two of his tweets "unsubstantiated" for the first time.
Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie told the president he's down in swing states, prompting campaign chiefs in Arizona and Florida to travel to D.C.
Joe Biden said he "shouldn't have been such a wise guy" on Friday hours after he told a popular African American radio host that anyone struggling to decide whether to support him or President Donald Trump in the general election "ain't black."
Joe Biden had yet another sad event the other night, a Yahoo-sponsored virtual town-hall gathering that made zero news.
Oxford Economics predicts Trump would lose to Democrat Joe Biden by a margin of 65% to 35%, using a model based on the pioneering political-forecasting work of Yale economist Ray Fair.
Attacking Joe Biden will only get the president so far, they said — ultimately the election will be a referendum on him.
President Donald Trump ramps up attacks against former President Barack Obama as he shifts his focus from the coronavirus response to the upcoming presidential election.
President Trump followed up on Sunday evening his previous night's tweetstorm on the investigations into his campaign's alleged ties to Russia with more tweets and retweets on the matter. And he lashed out at former President Obama in some posts — days after his predecessor criticized him.
Biden's lead is about as steady as it can possibly be. Not only is he up 6 points over the last month or so, but the average of polls since the beginning of the year has him ahead by 6 points. Moreover, all the polls taken since the beginning of 2019 have him up 6 points.
In a conference call with former staff members, Obama said, “It has been an absolute chaotic disaster when that mindset of ‘what’s in it for me’ and ‘to heck with everybody else’ – when that mindset is operationalized in our government.”
An unprecedented collapse in April driven by the coronavirus fallout sent the unemployment rate to 14.7 percent, well beyond the peak hit in late 2009 during the global financial crisis. The jobless rate in March was 4.4 percent.
President Donald Trump promised more federal help for Americans left jobless by the pandemic and vowed to press ahead with reopening the economy, addressing the nation in a televised town hall event at the Lincoln Memorial as coronavirus cases and deaths continue to mount.
We are now about six months from the general election, and while the national party conventions won’t make it official until August, President Trump will face former Vice President Joe Biden in November. So the question we’re left with now is: When should you start paying attention to the general election polls?
President Donald Trump is walking back what he said during an April 23 coronavirus press briefing about using disinfectants to treat COVID-19 patients.
Despite the mess he’s created in the country by his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, Donald Trump remains the -129 favorite to be re-elected President of the United States.
President Donald Trump signed his anticipated executive order barring some immigration to the United States on Wednesday evening, nearly 48 hours after announcing the move on Twitter.
President Trump has again supported anti-lockdown protests across the US, going against his own public health advice on social distancing.
President Trump has announced new federal guidelines for reopening the country that place responsibility on governors on how to restart business and end the stay-home-orders in their states. This comes as health experts and lawmakers across the nation continue to call on the administration to expand coronavirus testing, which is still critically lacking.
The latest data from Gallup and a slew of other national polls conducted this month suggest that while Trump clearly benefited from a sort of rally-'round-our-President effect in the early days of the pandemic's grips on the country, that bump has now disappeared.
A look at what happened to presidents' approval ratings and campaigns for a second term during national crises.
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