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North Carolina Is Already Rejecting Black Voters’ Mail-In Ballots More Often Than White Voters’

North Carolina Is Already Rejecting Black Voters’ Mail-In Ballots More Often Than White Voters’

In every election, a small percentage of mail-in ballots get rejected. But this election is likely to have a whole lot of mail-in ballots. And in an election where a record number of voters are expected to cast their ballots by mail, you’re likely to hear a whole lot about ballots that don’t count, especially because voters of color have ballots rejected at a higher rate than white voters. It’s already happening. In North Carolina, absentee ballots have already been…

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More And More Americans Aren’t Religious. Why Are Democrats Ignoring These Voters?

More And More Americans Aren’t Religious. Why Are Democrats Ignoring These Voters?

Democrats are once again doubling down on religion this year. Faith was on full display during the Democratic National Convention, where Joe Biden closed out the week with several pointed references to his Catholic faith. And the Biden campaign is also making an ambitious play for white evangelical Protestants and Mormons, two loyal Republican groups where Democrats hope to make some inroads. Often lost in this, though, is the fact that Democrats are mostly ignoring a massive group of voters…

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Cash-strapped Trump campaign awaits a bailout from big donors

Cash-strapped Trump campaign awaits a bailout from big donors

Republican Party megadonors are racing to bail out President Donald Trump’s cash-strapped reelection campaign, with a newly formed super PAC pouring a further$25 million into battleground states. Preserve America is set to begin running a trio of TV commercials savaging Democrat Joe Biden as Republicans express growing alarm over the president’s absence from the airwaves. Trump — who went dark for part of August and has since cancelled advertising in key states — is being outspent more than 2-to-1 by…

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‘More dire than we think’: Health officials brace for Trump diatribes

‘More dire than we think’: Health officials brace for Trump diatribes

For months, Michael Caputo worked vigorously behind the scenes to shape the health department’s pandemic messaging by contradicting career scientists, disputing coronavirus research and prioritizing President Donald Trump’s electoral fortunes. But within hours of Caputo’s abrupt departure for medical leave on Wednesday, Trump went out and did much the same thing – only in public and from the White House briefing room. Trump’s rebuke of his own Centers for Disease Control director and insistence on delivering a vaccine faster than…

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