A week-long trip through these Midwest battleground states talking with ordinary people convinced us the polls aren’t telling the full story.
John Daniel Davidson and Christopher Bedford discuss their recent reporting trip through the Rust Belt on The Federalist Radio Hour.
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.
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.
Is this the dawning of a new Philadelphia? Of a city who sees itself as a winner? It is, of course, too early to say. But the city should celebrate regardless.
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.
‘Juggalos’ are fans of the white rap duo Insane Clown Posse. Their march on Washington has greater implications for religion and social class in America than many realize.
This week, Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced his retirement from the sport his family helped define for two generations. That’s not the only thing that’s changing inside NASCAR.
Nobel laureate Angus Deaton recognizes the plight of America’s poor, but he’s reluctant to say the poor are often the authors of their own misfortune.
In the next election the question is whether it will be easier for Trump to placate educated suburbanites or for Democrats to heal their estrangement from rural white voters.
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.
Turnout in rural and suburban areas across the Midwest propelled Trump to victory in states he wasn’t supposed to win. The key to his appeal was respect.
In northeast Ohio, where cities are shrinking and communities are struggling, many lifelong Democrats are ‘crossing over’ to vote for Donald Trump.
In Akron, Ohio, residents grapple with a heroin epidemic, new industries that create too few jobs, and an election that no one wants to talk about.
The 2016 election offered the Republican Party its best chance to win Pennsylvania since 1988. Instead, GOP voters chose the one candidate who might ensure it remains blue for another twenty years.
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