re-election

Politics

Trump’s task: Resetting campaign that GOP fears is slipping

President Donald Trump is running out of time to recover from a series of self-inflicted setbacks that have rattled his base of support and triggered alarm among Republicans who fear the White House is on the verge of being lost to Democrat Joe Biden. The one-two punch of Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis and his widely panned

Opinion

Opinion: Must A Court Vacancy Become a Political Nightmare?

History often repeats itself. Before treating the present Supreme Court vacancy as an unprecedented circumstance, consider that actually we’ve faced a similar circumstance before. The year was 1956 and Dwight D. Eisenhower was heading into a re-election race when an unexpected opening on the Court occurred. Justice Sherman Minton — a judicial moderate conservative —

Politics

Trump ramps up ad spending in bid to counter Biden

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it is ramping up advertising spending in battleground states, a move that comes as some of his allies have grown worried because Democrat Joe Biden has outspent him in recent weeks. The Trump campaign announced the “eight-figure” ad buy Tuesday, but declined to say specifically how much will be