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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.
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 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.
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.
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
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
Current 2020 US presidential winner market forecasts Biden at 62%, while Trump drops to 40%.
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.
The difficulty Trump is possibly having walking down a ramp at West Point caused much speculation in the press.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hillary Clinton and Andrew Cuomo’s odds to win the 2020 Presidential Election have shortened.
Biden denied the allegations Friday: “I’m saying unequivocally it never, never happened.”
What will the economy look like in November? How do voters think President Trump is handling the crisis? How will Americans physically cast their votes? And could the current moment be so extraordinary that it outweighs partisanship and causes Republican voters to abandon Trump in November?
New information has emerged in recent days about a sexual assault allegation against the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, made by Tara Reade, a former staff assistant in Biden's Senate office.
Hillary Clinton endorsed Joe Biden during a virtual town hall on Tuesday, putting the support of the Democratic standard bearer from four years ago behind the former vice president and current presumptive presidential nominee.
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.
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.
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."
As New York continues to serve as ground zero in the fight against Covid-19, Governor Andrew Cuomo has become a household name.
A look at what happened to presidents' approval ratings and campaigns for a second term during national crises.
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