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American University professor Allan Lichtman, who has a record of accurately predicting presidential races, said he expects former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, to defeat President Trump in November.
Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee this month to accept the Democratic nomination for president at the party’s convention due to concerns about the coronavirus.
CBS reporter’s question appears to raise ire of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee
But she did lead by more in certain key states.
New polling suggests he’s creating a problem for his party
President Trump on Thursday suggested delaying the 2020 elections, something he does not have the power to do unilaterally, as he levied fresh attacks against mail-in voting.
An economy badly battered by the coronavirus shrank at a record 32.9% annual pace in the second quarter, underscoring just how big a hole the U.S. finds itself in as it labors to recover from the deepest recession in American history.
Registered voters were asked whom they would vote for, between President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic candidate Joe Biden and the following potential vice president contenders, if the 2020 election were held today.
According to a Republican source, Vice President Mike Pence said that, “We are all making plans for him to accept the re-nomination here in Charlotte.”
The first US presidential debate between Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will take place in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September.
The Sunshine State has voted for the national winner in each of the past six presidential elections.
How does Biden’s position measure up against past presidential races? This will be the fifth US election ever to be traded on Betfair. Here’s what happened previously.
On top of the main WH2020 next president market there’s a huge range of betting possibilities and expect more of them once Biden and Trump are confirmed as nominees next month.
Inevitably with Trump polling an average nine points behind Biden the President himself and his campaign are looking at plus points from the mass of data that is coming out – and here they are citing the enthusiasm gap.
Biden versus Trump. Some speculate that the future of the republic hinges on the outcome of the next election. But for smart investors it doesn't really matter who wins.
Gamblers are motivated to put their money down when they have a strong opinion – and the US president inspires very strong opinions
During the interview, Wallace debuted the results of Fox News’ latest national poll, which showed the presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden leading Trump by 8%.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, governors have generally received better marks for the way they’ve handled the crisis than President Trump has. However, new polling suggests that may be changing, especially for Republican governors.
The president and attorney general continue to push mail-in voting fraud claims.
At their final sitting of this term, the US Supreme Court offered considerable relief to those fearing the rule of law was in mortal danger. In two long-running cases, they effectively ruled that President Trump is not immune from investigation.
Over the last 32 years, both Democrats and Republicans have lost registered supporters – and the Republicans have lost way more. According to the latest estimates, just 27% of voters are registered Republicans, with 40% Registered Democrats. In 32 years, the Republicans have lost a third of their registered supporters.
The justices asked a lower court to look again at a subpoena for Trump's taxes.
Across four hours of interviews, the rap billionaire says he’s never voted, has recovered from Covid but doubts vaccines and envisions running a presidency modeled on Wakanda in Black Panther.
Exactly 17 weeks today, US voters head to the polls for what appears, right now, to be their most one-sided election of the 21st century. The Economist/Yougov rate Joe Biden 90% likely to win, compared to a meagre 10% for Donald Trump.
Betting markets have turned decisively toward an expected victory for Joe Biden in November — and asset managers at major investment banks are preparing for not only a Biden win, but potentially a Democratic sweep of the Senate and House too.
Analysts and investors have viewed some of Biden’s policies as being potential negatives for stocks, while Trump argued last week that “the stock market will drop down to nothing” if he is not re-elected Nov. 3.
A Democratic senator says the decision "leaves Americans sick and America alone" as Joe Biden pledges to rejoin if elected.
Colleges could be in a tough spot if they want to keep international students enrolled.
The American rap star posted a message to his Twitter followers in which he suggested he was entering the 2020 presidential race.
Kanye West set off fireworks on July 4 by announcing his intentions to run for the US presidency.
There have been instances over the past few months when both men have appeared past it and it will be critical for both their chances that there should be no repetition which is widely picked up by the media.
GQ's bookie picks the best 2020 US Presidential Election odds. Is Joe Biden on course to beat an embattled President Donald Trump? Who will Biden pick to run with him as vice president? How are the swing states looking?
President Donald Trump on Friday accused “angry mobs” of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or rethink monuments to U.S. historical figures and used a speech at Mount Rushmore to paint himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism.
So far on the Betfair exchange alone getting on for more than £90m has been matched. Heaven knows what this will be by November 2nd.
The jobs growth marked a big leap from the 2.7 million in May, which was revised up by 190,000. The June total is easily the largest single-month gain in U.S. history.
Professor Helmut Norpoth from Stony Brook University told Lou Dobbs on August 16th, 2016, that Donald Trump had an 87% chance of winning the 2016 Presidential election.
President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the entire defense bill if it contains a provision that would strip the names of Confederate generals from U.S. military bases.
So many WH2020 polls are coming out at the moment but virtually all are showing the same big picture – Biden with double digit leads.
U.S. stock indexes finished higher on Tuesday, capping the best quarter for Wall Street in around 20 years, after strong economic data helped to offset concerns around a rising COVID-19 tally in the U.S.
“Congress and the country need answers now,” she says.
An explosive report claims Trump knew a Russian military unit was paying Afghan militants a bounty to kill U.S. soldiers.
A Fox News report on Sunday says that "GOP operatives are for the first time raising the possibility" that President Trump could drop out of the 2020 presidential race "if his poll numbers don’t rebound" against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
President Donald Trump denied Sunday that he knew about an intelligence report that concluded Russia had paid a bounty to the Taliban to kill American troops serving in Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump retweeted a video Sunday morning that included footage of a white man driving a golf cart adorned with Trump campaign posters and flags shouting "white power," before deleting the tweet roughly four hours later.
The RCP average puts Joe Biden 9.5% ahead, close to double the lead a month ago. Trump’s job approval rating is down at -13.5, the lowest all year. Polls released this week have him trailing in all the key battleground states he won in 2016, which between them account for a mighty 171 Electoral College Votes: well over half his entire total.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called the bid cruel and callous
Current 2020 US presidential winner market forecasts Biden at 62%, while Trump drops to 40%.
FiveThirtyEight’s general election polling averages debuted last week, showing that former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, holds a big lead over President Trump in national surveys — about 10 percentage points
Barack Obama made his first campaign appearance alongside Joe Biden since endorsing him for president in April, helping raise more than $11m while warning Democrats against being “complacent or smug” about the presidential race.
President Trump on Tuesday threatened to lock up protesters who try to pull down statues and monuments, drawing a line in the sand for activists demanding a racial justice makeover of U.S. history.
U.S. President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers on Monday, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy, but which business groups strongly oppose.
President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally Saturday by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism. But his intended show of political force amid a pandemic featured thousands of empty seats and new coronavirus cases on his own campaign staff.
US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was encouraging health officials in his administration to slow down coronavirus testing, arguing that increased tests lead to more cases being discovered.
President Donald Trump’s campaign geared up for a massive crowd at his Tulsa, Okla., rally on Saturday, and things don’t seem to have turned out as planned. While many factors might have actually led to the event’s sparse turnout, many suggest that young people could be behind the overstated hype.
Following an underwhelming rally in Tulsa, incumbent Donald Trump’s odds to retain the Presidency grew longer yet again.
The revelations make Trump’s WH2020 re-election challenge even harder.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, blocking his bid to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children.
A group of prominent Republican operatives that includes former officials from the Trump and George W. Bush administrations are launching a super PAC to turn out GOP voters for Joe Biden in November, organizers tell Axios.
It’s the holy grail of presidential election campaigns. Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina, and Wisconsin are widely expected to be among the top swing states for 2020. But how confident can we really be in those expectations five months before the election?
Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on policing Tuesday that would encourage better police practices and establish a database to keep track of officers with a history of excessive use-of-force complaints.
For months, Facebook has endured criticism for its policy that allows politicians to run political ads containing false information on its services.
Biden’s widening his lead among black and Hispanic voters, as well as with young people and liberals
The former VP is earning a historic amount of support from female voters for a presidential nominee when examining polling over the last 70 years.
Election Day is now less than five months away and recent state-level surveys are giving Biden an edge over Trump in a number of key swing states.
The Economist is analysing polling, economic and demographic data to predict America’s elections in 2020.
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, said Thursday afternoon that the death of George Floyd in police custody is having a more significant worldwide impact than even the 1968 assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
For the last three weeks, President Trump’s approval rating has steadily ticked downward. It now sits at 41.1 percent,1 according to FiveThirtyEight’s presidential approval tracker.
Most times when we look at polling we talk about margins. For example, former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by a 7 point margin in an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll out on Sunday. What that can miss, however, is that Biden's close to 50%.
Amid the crisis, some are worried about Trump's discussion of "total" authority.
For the second straight week, the odds of Donald Trump winning reelection in 2020 grew longer. The polls are not in the President’s favor.
A guest slot from Mr. Ed on why he thinks the President will be re-elected.
Trump called the jobs report "an affirmation of all the work we've been doing" over the course of his administration and said earlier predictions were "the greatest miscalculation in the history of business shows."
The job market unexpectedly reversed its free fall in May as employers brought back millions of workers after pandemic-induced layoffs and the unemployment rate declined.
If markets are worried about Trump’s exit or Biden’s economic plans, then they’re either paying the polls no heed or feel it’s too early to take a position.
The move brings Snapchat more in line with Twitter's approach to the president's rhetoric, while Facebook has maintained it will not take action.
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.
Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed the ongoing civil unrest across the nation as a “wake-up call” in a speech from Philadelphia on Tuesday.
A drop in continued jobless claims, especially in states that reopened earlier than others, suggests rehiring by businesses may be starting to turn the tide, analysts led by New York-based economist Jan Hatzius wrote in a report to clients Sunday.
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.
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.
Declaring himself the “president of law and order,” Trump said he would act if local officials couldn’t contain violent demonstrations.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has been the polling favorite for the 2020 presidential election since he became the presumptive Democratic Party nominee in early April. He’s now the political betting favorite, too.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has weighed in on the ongoing police brutality protests across the U.S. with a photograph on social media that shows the former vice president kneeling with a protester at a demonstration in Wilmington, Delaware.
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.
The most notable thing about the political betting market now isn’t the shifting of odds. In fact, it’s quite the opposite: Nothing has budged.
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.
When it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, one of the storylines we’ve been following is the growing gap between how Democrats and Republicans view the crisis.
The 2020 election odds and polls are forecasting different outcomes for November’s election, as bettors like President Donald Trump’s chances, while pollsters say former VP Joe Biden will become the next commander-in-chief.
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.
President Trump initially said he might withhold federal funding for Michigan and Nevada if the states moved forward in expanding vote by mail, though he later backed off that threat.
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.
The bill faces a veto threat from President Trump, near-unanimous opposition by Republicans and complaints from Democrats, but leaders called it their opening offer in talks on the next round of pandemic relief.
Joe Biden insists that despite conducting his campaign from his Delaware home due to the coronavirus pandemic, he is leading in the horse race against President Trump.
The former vice president has unified the party and is leading in the polls. But some Democrats say he faces familiar challenges, including slow decision-making and flaws in his digital operation.
If the coronavirus pandemic rages on, most Americans will probably vote by mail in November. But like most political issues in the U.S., voting by mail is an increasingly partisan affair, with Democrats more likely to support it than Republicans.
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.
Rather than dominating the news cycle, former Senate staffer Tara Reade’s recent allegation that former Vice President Joe Biden sexually assaulted her has been slow to receive coverage in many outlets.
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.
Biden denied the allegations Friday: “I’m saying unequivocally it never, never happened.”
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 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.
Social distancing makes it hard to get petition signatures. And for the Libertarians and Green Party, that’s an existential crisis.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are among the oldest candidates to ever vie for the presidency. And we’re in the middle of a global pandemic. This might be morbid, but what happens if one of them is, er, incapacitated before the general election? Elections analyst Geoffrey Skelley explains.
Trust is the foundation of any successful relationship, including the relationship between the government and the governed. And during a pandemic like this one, it’s no abstract matter.
Dan Honig, assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, says anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic has the potential to dampen participation and could encourage a 'flight to safety' for voters.
The coronavirus has forced the Democrats’ presumptive presidential nominee into an all-digital campaign, and he’s struggling to break through.
The former President promises to join campaign trail ‘as soon as I can’. Endorsement allows Obama to campaign, raise money for Biden.
The Vermont senator acknowledges that "the path toward victory is virtually impossible."
A look at what happened to presidents' approval ratings and campaigns for a second term during national crises.
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