Oklahoma Republican Teacher Announces Support for Biden: “Coronavirus is the End of My Republican Identity”

Biden Puts Putin on Notice

Nancy Shively, a Tulsa, Oklahoma special education teacher and “lifelong Republican who reluctantly voted for Donald Trump in 2016,” said in an op-ed for USA Today that “When the pandemic hit, the incompetence of the man for whom I had voted and the complicity of everyone around him forced me to admit that I could no longer maintain any kind of self-respect as a Republican.” read more

Poll: Biden Leads Trump Among Survey of Undecided Voters

A Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll gave Democratic contender Joe Biden an 8-point lead over President Donald Trump. 46 percent said they would back the Democratic candidate compared to 38 percent who said they’d vote for the incumbent. The remaining 16 percent say they’re undecided over who to pick. Some indicated they might vote for a third-party candidate. Others indicated they might not vote at all. read more

Gallup Poll: More Americans Identify as Democrats in 11-Point Advantage Over Republican Voters

More Americans identify as Democrats, a signal that American party preferences have “swung sharply” in their favor, according to the latest Gallup poll.

“What had been a two-percentage-point Republican advantage in U.S. party identification and leaning has become an 11-point Democratic advantage, with more of that movement reflecting a loss in Republican identification and leaning (down eight points) than a gain in Democratic identification and leaning (up five points,” Gallup reported. read more