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Pinkerton: Democrats Should Beware the Ides of Midterms 

The embattled Republican president is besieged by hostile Democrats and an even more hostile media, who regard him as politically dubious (he was, after all, elected with less than a majority of the popular vote), ideologically out of step (he is deemed “wrong” on the big issues of the day), and personally gauche, even repulsive (the mocking of his physical appearance is perhaps the most savage in American history).

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Chuck Todd: Trump Supporters Still ‘Biggest Faction’ in Politics

NBC political director Chuck Todd revealed an inconvenient truth when he acknowledged on Friday that even though Trump may not have the most robust poll numbers, Trump’s supporters still make up the “biggest faction” in today’s polarized political era.

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Virgil: How a Newly Elected Republican President Can Gain 17 Points in His Re-Election Campaign

In earlier installments, we examined the 2016 elections and their impact on the Democrats. We have also pondered the likely contours of the 2018 midterm elections and how Republicans might think about solidifying their Congressional majority. Now, we will look through the prism of history at the 2020 presidential election by studying Richard Nixon’s presidency.