A week-long trip through these Midwest battleground states talking with ordinary people convinced us the polls aren’t telling the full story.
In a state Trump won by a razor-thin margin in 2016, Michigan might be decided in a handful of counties just now emerging from months of pandemic lockdowns.
The biggest problem with the film is that we don’t have enough time with any of the characters, and therefore have no real reason to care about them.
We should be open to the possibility pollsters haven’t learned from recent past errors they made surveying Midwesterners in the 2014 and 2016 elections.
These Washington Post opinion writers profoundly misunderstand both rural America and the at-risk demographic they’re writing about. Their COVID-19 solution? Expand telemedicine and rural broadband.
When it comes to elections, swing states are always crucial, but in 2020, this blue state could be turning red for Trump.
As Trump seeks reelection in 2020, his best bet is to pick up where he left off in 2016 and pay attention to the Electoral College.
Former Sen. Richard Lugar’s funeral in early May was a final reunion of sorts with Mike Pence. They in some ways stood at opposite poles of Indiana politics—urban versus rural, pragmatic versus ideological.
Not everyone is a Beltway insider, obsessed with every new development in the Russia investigation. That’s a good thing for our national sanity.
Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly and GOP challenger Mike Braun are both trying to use Trump’s abiding popularity in the Hoosier State to their advantage.
With desperately low turnout in Wisconsin in most midterms, Senate candidate Leah Vukmir needs President Trump to go there and fire up the turnout outside of Milwaukee and Madison.
It is no exaggeration to predict that the Republican Party could become extinct if it loses both houses of Congress, and will be creaking on its legs if only the House is lost.
In the small-town and rural Midwest, the Republican margin of victory over the Democratic presidential candidate increased to 28.8 percent in 2016 from 12.4 percent in 2012.
In the new book, “The Great Revolt,” Salena Zito and Brad Todd dig into the changing American electorate and the minds of voters across 5 swing states.
Memo to the FBI: If you’re still looking to find Jimmy Hoffa’s body, you might want to rummage through the ice palace’s remnants whenever springtime hits.
A year ago this week I drove through Ohio and Pennsylvania talking to people about the election. It wasn’t hard to see why many of them wanted Trump.
Robert Ritchie may win election as a ‘bad boy rocker turned occasionally sober grandfather,’ if only to reiterate middle America’s rejection of their corrupt and incompetent governing class.
Particularly in America’s rural areas and small towns, student performance is often as bad as it is in urban centers.
Keeping federal jobs in Washington concentrates wealth and increases government cost. If Trump wants to help the Midwest, he should change that.
It’s been disappointing to hear and read depictions of what life is supposedly like in the ‘Rust Belt’ and what kind of people purportedly live and work here.
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