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Why Biden got more votes than Obama (in 2008)

Supporters of President Trump who believe the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election was rigged point to Joe Biden’s popular vote total of 81.3 million and insist it’s an impossible number to attain. After all, it was far greater than the previous popular vote record of 69.5 million...

Mike Pence for president 2024? Why he’s a super longshot

What are former Vice President Mike Pence’s chances to win the Republican nomination for president in 2024? Answer: At this moment, little or none. Much can change between now and when the next presidential election so he should still be in the conversation due to his...

Presidential Election 2020: White men critical in Biden’s win

Presidential Election 2020: White men critical in Biden’s win White men.However, it’s that same demographic that was critical in helping Joe Biden unseat the Republican incumbent.An underdog against the more established Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump won 62 percent of White male voters in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election....

Biden Republicans surging, a serious threat to the GOP?

To better understand what a Biden Republican is and the role they may play in upcoming elections, let’s briefly rewind to November 1980 and the emergence of its forerunner. Republican Ronald Reagan had just defeated incumbent president Jimmy Carter in an election landslide. And with Reagan’s...

How rural states are over-represented in the U.S. Senate and presidential elections

Have you ever wondered why there are so many Republicans in the U.S. Senate when it seems like most Americans, in polls and surveys, are centrist or lean left of center? Currently, the upper chamber of Congress consists of 50 Republicans, 48 Democrats, and 2 left-leaning...

U.S. Elections: Why the Black vote is so crucial in some states

(Main image courtesy of MotherJones.com) Nevada serves as a fine example of why Black voters are so critical for Democratic candidates. Only 9 percent of the state’s electorate is Black so it’s easy to overlook their relevance. However, because Blacks, as a racial demographic, are so overwhelmingly...

Trumper states 2020: Yes, red states represented 7 of the 8 most dangerous in U.S.

“It’s embarrassing to us as a nation,” said then-President Trump in October 2019. “All over the world, they’re talking about Chicago. Afghanistan is a safe place by comparison.”And nine months later, Trump, while campaigning for re-election, told reporters, “You hear about certain places like Chicago and you hear about...