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

• Chuck Todd and friends report on the mounting divide inside the Clinton campaign: On one side is Mark Penn, who doesn’t want to hold anything back against Obama, and on the other are Maggie Grunwald and Howard Wolfson, who don’t want to ruin Clinton’s legacy in the event of a future run. [First Read/MSNBC]

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

So far, Twitter has confirmed that employee tools were used in the hack, but not which ones or more than a theory as to how hackers might have gotten access. “We detected what we believe to be a coordinated social engineering attack by people who successfully targeted some of our employees with access to internal […]

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

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 29: Fox News host Tucker Carlson discusses ‘Populism and the Right’ during the National Review Institute’s Ideas Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Carlson talked about a large variety of topics including dropping testosterone levels, increasing rates of suicide, unemployment, drug addiction and social hierarchy […]

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

“Colorado’s election model is well situated to handle both the delivery and return of mail ballots,” Griswold said in a statement. “Starting eight days before an election we encourage voters to use one of these two options rather than the mail to ensure their ballot is received by 7 p.m. on Election Day.”

Newsweek apologizes for Kamala Harris op-ed

The decision to publish the op-ed sparked swift backlash, with critics claiming the magazine had opted to spread a racist “birther” theory similar to the one President TrumpDonald John TrumpUPS, FedEx shut down calls to handle mail-in ballots, warn of ‘significant’ problems: report Controversial GOP Georgia candidate attempts to distance from QAnon Trump orders TikTok […]

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

“There is no question that the vetting helped,” Sebelius said. “First of all, the vetting you go through as vice president is so much more rigorous than anything I had ever been through even though I had run for office. … You get your profile a bit elevated, but you also have all of the […]

Marketing the Next President of the United States

A past study found that voters preferred candidates who resembled themselves in appearance. “The candidate who most resembles you in a non-verbal sense, you’re more likely to support that candidate, especially if you don’t know much about the candidate’s platform,” said Shanto Iyengar, professor of political science and communications at Stanford University. His research has […]