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

Republicans Are Worried Trump’s Attacks on Mail-In Ballots Will Hurt Their Election Chances

Some Republicans are concerned that Donald Trump’s attacks on mail-in ballots have been too successful and could end up hurting the party in November’s elections.

Trump has repeatedly attacked vote-by-mail and claimed that it’s open to massive voter fraud, including by hostile foreign actors. There is no evidence of this, but his claims seem to be having a real effect on potential GOP voters. read more

Kanye West Claims Harriet Tubman Didn’t “Free the Slaves” as He Launches Presidential Campaign

Kanye West criticized Harriet Tubman during the first event of his presidential campaign on Sunday. The rapper took aim at the 19th century anti-slavery campaigner for unknown reasons.

West spoke at a campaign rally in South Carolina and claimed Tubman “never actually freed the slaves. She just had the slaves go work for other white people.” 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

Trump’s New Campaign Manager Was Fired By Chris Christie Over “Bridgegate”

Donald Trump has removed Brad Parscale as campaign manager for his reelection bid. His replacement is Bill Stepian, a central figure in the “Bridgegate” scandal.

Stepien worked for former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie until the Republican distanced himself from Stepien in the wake of “Bridgegate” – lane closures of the George Washington Bridge as political retribution. read more