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Feb 19 2020
As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than in conservative rural areas, according to an analysis of Reuters/Ipsos national opinion polls.
If the trend lasts until Election Day on Nov. 3, it would be a reversal from the 2016 election when rural turnout outpaced voting inReuters
Nov 16 2020
Special committees, mostly in Democratic states, will seek to reassure the public that an F.D.A.-approved vaccine is safe and effective amid doubts about the Trump administration’s virus response.
Within weeks, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to review safety and efficacy data for what may be the first Covid-19 vaccine in the United States, with hopes of immunizing someNew York Times (News)
Jul 15 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shook up his campaign staff Wednesday amid sinking poll numbers less than four months before the election, replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale with veteran GOP operative Bill Stepien.
“I am pleased to announce that Bill Stepien has been promoted to the role of Trump Campaign Manager,” Trump said on Facebook. “Brad Parscale, who has been withAssociated Press
Jan 21 2021
So, President Donald Trump has been booted off Twitter, as of now forever. Facebook also gave him the heave-ho. Apple and Google, meanwhile, have tossed the riot-friendly Parler app out of their stores.
Parler became a social media cave for the Trump-inspired looters, vandals, cop killers and other social misfits who rampaged through the Capitol. But Amazon may have delivered theFroma Harrop
Jan 21 2021
President Joe Biden launched initiatives on Thursday to rein in the raging COVID-19 pandemic, tackling his top priority on his first full day in the White House as he tries to turn the page on Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership.
His administration plans a coordinated federal coronavirus response aimed at restoring trust in the government and focused on boosting vaccines, increasingReuters
Aug 14 2020
Omar Wasow is a researcher who works in a world of charts and data. But his analytical reserve cracked after watching a video of George Floyd dying while being arrested by police.
"I cried," says Wasow, an assistant professor of politics at Princeton University. "I'm not without deep empathy for people's anger. I feel that anger." His emotions, though, soon turned to unease when he sawCNN (Online News)
Nov 15 2020
In the aftermath of the presidential election, one thing is unclear about the Evangelical vote, and two things are quite clear. Here’s what’s hazy: Did Joe Biden win the presidency in part because there was just barely enough slippage in the white Evangelical vote to make a difference in key counties in key states?
My friend Michael Wear makes that case in the New York Times, relying inThe Dispatch
May 19 2021
Before there is another pandemic, we’re going to need to learn a bit more about the failures in this one.
‘When your country asked you to get vaccinated, you did,” Joe Biden said when the CDC revised its guidance on masks last week. “The American people stepped up.” For a second there, it almost sounded like a declaration of victory. And believe me, Biden wants this pandemic to end.Michael Brendan Dougherty
Dec 01 2021
Was media biased or fair in coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial? How did left and right media focus the story differently?
Two AllSides writers from the left and right discuss. Julie Mastrine is the AllSides Director of Marketing and Bias Ratings and has a Lean Right bias. Joseph Ratliff is AllSides's Daily News Editor and has a Lean Left bias. Watch the full conversation betweenAllSides Staff
Jun 25 2019
President Donald Trump often cites China’s massive exports to the U.S. as a grave injustice hanging over the world economy. But lately it pays to look at Chinese imports for the pain that his tariff wars are inflicting on global growth.
The world’s biggest trading nation last month saw imports from Japan, South Korea and the U.S. fall sharply from a year earlier, according to officialBloomberg