Pundits on Obama’s New Wins and the Tricks Up Clinton’s Sleeve

• John Hood thinks the Clinton campaign has a few things going for it, at least in their minds: They still think they can get John Edwards and seat Michigan and Florida at the convention, and they’ve convinced the media to wait for the big March states before calling the race. And in the end, […]

Twitter’s massive attack: What we know after Apple, Biden, Obama, Musk, and others tweeted a bitcoin scam

Late in the evening, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wrote, “Tough day for us at Twitter. We all feel terrible this happened. We’re diagnosing and will share everything we can when we have a more complete understanding of exactly what happened.” Product chief Kayvon Beykpour also released a public statement on his personal account, writing, “Our […]

What’s in a mispronunciation of a name? Ask Kamala Harris

Robert Goldman, a Sanskrit professor in the South and Southeast Asian Studies department at UC Berkeley, told The Chronicle that “Kamala” can be difficult for some English speakers because they naturally want to put the stress on the wrong syllable. He said one or two-syllable Sanskrit names typically don’t tongue-twist English speakers, but said, “You […]

Heilemann: Clinton to Bring the Hammer Down After Her Wisconsin Drubbing

A trouncing of this scope and scale has a number of implications. The first is that Hillary is in big trouble in Ohio, where internal Obama polling put him within seven points, even before last night. The second is that she has also has significant problems in Texas, where the most recent public polls put […]

Postal service warns states of delays to mail-in ballots for US election 2020

“The Postal Service’s announcement represents a significant change to the outlook for voting by mail in the general election,” the state said in a legal filing. But prior to the letter, “the Postal Service had not indicated the likelihood of widespread, continuing, multiple-day mail-delivery delays presenting an overwhelming, statewide risk of disenfranchisement for significant numbers […]

Newsweek apologizes for Kamala Harris op-ed

Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerJared Kushner denies Trump ‘promoting’ questions about Kamala Harris The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump goes birther again; no deal on COVID-19 package 5 takeaways from Israel and UAE opening diplomatic ties MORE, the president’s son-in-law, who holds significant sway in both the White House and Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, […]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews record on Biden-Harris, economy

THE FACTS: It is highly unlikely that economic growth would be enough to offset the loss of the payroll tax. Trump has a record of making wildly improbable growth projections. He suggested that his 2017 income tax cuts would propel economic growth as high as 6% annually. That never happened. Growth reached 3% in 2018, […]

Delaware thrust into unlikely starring role in 2020 campaign

Biden spent decades riding Amtrak on commutes between Washington and Delaware. The train station in Wilmington now bears his name. He once took President Barack Obama to a well-known Wilmington diner, the Charcoal Pit, and Biden hit Gianni’s Pizza after announcing his latest presidential run last year. On the city’s east side is a pool […]

Cabinet roles, Senate seats: What could be next for the women Biden didn’t choose

“Part of what we wanted to do through this process was to enhance all of these women’s careers and lift all their profiles and give them the opportunity to have a national stage for a few months so that they can grow their influence, so that they can make their voices more powerful, and whatever […]

Marketing the Next President of the United States

“If you think about how the Democratic race has unfolded, I think likeability has turned into a major issue, where I think the common thinking is that Hillary Clinton kind of struggles in terms of making connections,” Lewis said. “Whereas Barack Obama tends to be more fluid and much more likeable to folks.”