In this week’s edition of The Political Edge, we highlight two articles that use historical data to make predictions about what to expect in the 2020 election.
It’s still early days in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, but the gloves are starting to come off. Both Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have shown they’re not shy about highlighting their policy differences with the field’s frontrunner, Joe Biden.
This week features a Trump rally in Panama City, Florida, Beto O’Rourke attending numerous town halls and house parties in Iowa, and Joe Biden makes his first trip to Nevada as a 2020 presidential candidate.
Each week, AR/Intel combs through the hours of news footage that defined the past 7 days. This week, Attorney General William Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, but notably skipped his scheduled appearance before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday after Democrats announced they had changed the nature of the hearing.
The U.S. economy added another 263,000 jobs in April, according to a new report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Notably, the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent, the lowest level seen since December 1969.
Earlier this week, Georgia Democrat Stacy Abrams announced that she would forgo a challenge to incumbent Senator David Perdue (R-GA). Following the announcement, Teresa Tomlinson threw her hat in the ring. Find out more about the former Columbus mayor.
With the NC-03 primary in the books, AR/Intel compiled the topline information you need to know about the election and what to expect moving forward.
Though Joe Biden is clearly the current frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, his competitors are subtly (for now) doing what they can to knock him down a peg or two. Meanwhile, attendees of the She The People conference in Houston last week raised the alarm on Bernie’s ability to connect to minorities.
It’s back to work for Congress after a two-week recess. Meanwhile, the President and First Lady will attend a National Day of Prayer dinner and service.