All Articles on Election 2020

U.S. Senate candidates Andrew Romanoff of Colorado and Charles Booker of Kentucky were defeated in Democratic primary races in June. News
Sunrise Movement Says Wins by Corporate Democrats Like McGrath and Hickenlooper Must Be 'Moment of Reckoning' for Progressives
"These were not races that progressives could afford to sit out, but too many organizations did."
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Covid-19 and the Masque of the Red States
Now that the pandemic is raging in the south and west, Trump’s governors finally are face-to-face with reality. Wear your damn mask.
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President Donald J. Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing on Marine One on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in Washington DC. President Trump is scheduled to hold his first campaign rally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo: Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Trump Doesn't Believe in Democracy—Here's His 25-Step Reelection Plan
The president's opponents are limited because they believe in democracy. Trump has no limits because he doesn't.
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Medical staff wearing full PPE clean a patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on June 30, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations have spiked since Texas reopened, pushing intensive-care wards to full capacity and sparking concerns about a surge in fatalities as the virus spreads. (Photo: Go Nakamura/Getty Images) Views
The GOP's Grotesque Response to a Pandemic Will Never Be Forgotten
With nearly 130,00 US deaths and 2.6 million infections—gosh, what to do now? Of course! Let's take away the health care coverage of some 23 million Americans!
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Social media has proven itself as a tool for political activism, from online boycotts to offline gatherings. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
TikTok Teens and the Trump Campaign: How Social Media Amplifies Political Activism and Threatens Election Integrity
If it’s this easy for a group of teens to influence turnout in a campaign rally, how easy would it be for a foreign actor to interfere in the election process?
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there’s the nasty little secret of American elections: not every vote gets counted. (Photo: Allyn West) Views
Killer Lines, Killer Cops, and Trump's Vote-Heist Dress Rehearsal
The hidden, ugly story of the new Jim Crow tactics tested in the recent primaries—and coming soon to a state near you.
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'Green Light to Suppress Votes': Federal Court Reinstates Wisconsin GOP's Early Voting Restrictions Amid Pandemic
"They let this case collect dust for three years. And they decide today, four months out from Election Day, that 'early voting is not a fundamental right' in the middle of a pandemic. Just outrageous."
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Progressive Groups Say Biden-Warren Ticket Best Way to Excite Voters and 'Win the White House'
"For voters and activists who supported Bernie Sanders in the primary, it's vital that Biden choose a running mate with a longstanding progressive track record of fighting for the working families of this country."
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Progressive Challenger Kreibich Slams Right-Wing Democrat Gottheimer for "Trump Values" Voting Record
"Josh Gottheimer should be ashamed of his pro-Trump record," Kreibich said. "NJ-5 deserves a real Democrat who will stand tall for health care for all and bold climate action."
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'Electing a President': Exclusive Excerpt From New Graphic Novel on the US Elections System
Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy is out July 7.
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