How could the pre-election polls in the UK have been so wrong? Maybe because it’s getting harder for pollsters to record accurate numbers, especially at the local level. Earlier this year, I wrote about the problem in NR.
There was a low bar for Joe Biden in the first debate, given his cognitive challenges. Because he exceeded that pessimism, he won momentum. In opposite fashion, there was similarly an expectation that a disruptive Donald Trump would turn off the audience by the sort of interruptions and bullying that ... Read More
Senators Susan Collins (R., Maine.) and Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) voted on Friday against moving the Senate into an executive session to allow McConnell to expedite the final confirmation vote that is expected to seat Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The Senate ended up approving the move to ... Read More
President Trump would be in much better shape right now if he’d campaigned and debated like the guy who showed up at last night’s debate. To use a boxing analogy, I think he won the match on points, but the margin gets better for him in the post-mortem. Former vice president Biden said some truly indefensible ... Read More
Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski expressed concern Tuesday with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's promise of “total coordination” with the White House on the Senate's impeachment trial strategy. “In fairness, when I heard that I was disturbed,” the Alaska Republican told Anchorage’s NBC ... Read More
Democratic partisans hoping desperately that the rapidly unfolding story of Biden family corruption will disappear before the election thought they had found their answer in the form of a Wall Street Journal report published late Thursday night. The report is cautiously written and appears to accurately ... Read More