Trump vs. Biden on Gun Rights and Gun Control, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on gun control and gun rights, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump’s second-term agenda...
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When Covid Doesn’t Go Away Before an Election

You have likely never heard of Danny Vanden Boom. But the 22-year-old college junior, who just a few weeks ago was the 4th-string quarterback for the University of Wisconsin football team, could have an outsized impact on the outcome of next week’s presidential election. Many of us know...
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Trump vs. Biden on Healthcare, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on healthcare, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump’s second-term agenda includes an “America-...
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How Fact Checkers Are Biased in the 2020 Election

Generally, you shouldn’t be able to tell who journalists are voting for in the 2020 presidential election when you read their news story or look at their website. But sometimes it can be more than obvious, even when it comes to the almighty fact checkers. We went around to six fact-...
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Election Polls: Why They’re So Popular and How to Understand Them

As the 2020 election approaches, more and more news coverage is devoted to opinion polls. This coverage aims to accurately portray how the American public feels about political candidates. However, polls bring with them a host of statistical complexities and political implications that...
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Trump vs. Biden on LGBTQ+ Policy, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on LGBTQ+ policy, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: The Trump campaign has a website called “Trump Pride,” which...
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Story of the Week: New York Post Report on Alleged Hunter Biden Emails

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The New York Post reported last Wednesday that it had obtained incriminating emails from a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden, which suggested his father Joe Biden had been untruthful about his involvement with his...
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Democrats and Republicans Both Want Safe and Fair Elections: Surveys Show Significant Overlaps

When examining elections, one may conclude that their competitive nature means they’re inherently divisive. Yet when expanding one’s viewpoint to see the shared values that have fostered our democratic republic, many commonalities are revealed. More specifically, both Democrats and...
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When the President’s Options Start to Shrink

Mark Twain told a story about the cat who sat on a hot stove. “That cat won’t ever sit on a hot stove again,” Twain said. “But he’ll never sit on a cold stove again either.” For the cat writing this column, the 2020 election is the political version of a cold stove. Four years ago,...
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Story of the Week: NY Times and Trump's Taxes; First Presidential Debate

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. A New York Times (Lean Left) report released this week details President Donald Trump's financial history and tax information, alleging that Trump paid little to no income tax in the last 15 years. Trump denied...
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Here’s What Trump and Biden Have Said About The First Presidential Debate

The first 2020 presidential election debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is set for Tuesday night at 9 p.m. in Cleveland, Ohio. You've seen and compared coverage leading up to the debates from across the political spectrum. Now, let’s compare what...
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Story of the Week: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death Creates Supreme Court Opening

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last Friday created an influential opening on the Supreme Court, setting a partisan power grab into motion and reframing the stakes of the 2020 presidential election. President...
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