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    Primary Primers: Why Joe Biden’s polling lead for the Democratic nomination may be more tenuous than many believe

Primary Primers: Why Joe Biden’s polling lead for the Democratic nomination may be more tenuous than many believe

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As we head into the first round of debates between the candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, former Vice President Joe Biden has a commanding polling lead over the other contenders. Ronald Ranta writes that Biden’s polling lead may in fact be masking a fragile position. As the field narrows, he argues, Biden may lose ground to […]

Why it’s all to play for in the 2018 midterm elections

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This year’s midterm elections are seen by many as the most important non-presidential contest in many years. But one pressing concern remains: following Donald Trump’s shock 2016 election victory, is it still possible to trust the polls? Ronald Ranta argues that, but for a few Midwestern states, the 2016 polls were really not all that inaccurate. This time around, […]

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