POLITICAL WIRE


Post-ABC poll: Biden maintains lead over Trump nationally in stable presidential race
Post-ABC poll: Biden maintains lead over Trump nationally in stable presidential race
Strong support from women fuels Biden’s advantage, and the economy remains a bright spot for the president.
abc News
Hindustan Times
The Washington Post
The Hill
Newsmax
+5
Left: 60%
Center: 30%
10%


Fresh News


Trump Threatens Integrity of the Election
Trump Threatens Integrity of the Election
His relentless campaign against mail-in ballots seeds the ground for chaos or worse when votes are still being counted in the days after Nov. 3.
Yahoo News
The Washington Post
Political Wire
Left: 67%
Center: 33%

Trump Campaign Sends Countdown Clock For Supreme Court Nomination Announcement
Trump Campaign Sends Countdown Clock For Supreme Court Nomination Announcement
“Trump’s announcement of his Supreme Court nominee drew about 150 invited guests to the White House — most of whom declined to wear masks or social distance because of the coronavirus pandemic.”
CNN
Political Wire
KESQ
Left: 50%
Center: 50%

Virus Shapes Presidential Debates
Virus Shapes Presidential Debates
Politico: “The two sides have decided to forego the traditional pre-debate handshake in light of the virus, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations. They also won’t do an elbow-bump, a coronavirus-era handshake substitute which both campaigns saw as awkward.”“Neither Trump nor Biden nor the debate moderator, Fox News host Chris Wallace, will wear masks.
Yahoo News
CNN
Political Wire
Fox News
Left: 50%
25%
25%

By Lowering the Debate Bar for Biden, Has Trump Set a Trap for Himself?
By Lowering the Debate Bar for Biden, Has Trump Set a Trap for Himself?
President Trump has worked overtime to persuade followers that Joe Biden is addled and incoherent. That could backfire if Mr. Biden doesn’t fit the caricature.
New York Times
The Hill
Bloomberg
Political Wire
Twitchy
Left: 40%
Center: 40%
20%

U.S. reports over 55,000 new coronavirus cases
U.S. reports over 55,000 new coronavirus cases
It's the biggest jump in 24 hours in more than a month as the nation heads into a challenging new season.
Times of India
Reuters
HuffPost
npr
Political Wire
+2
Left: 29%
Center: 43%
Right: 29%

Trump has spent a year building a legal network to fight the election
Trump has spent a year building a legal network to fight the election
Dozens of lawyers from three major firms have been hired. Thousands of volunteer attorneys and poll watchers across the country have been recruited.
Political Wire
Politico
Left: 50%
Center: 50%

How to Debate Someone Who Lies
How to Debate Someone Who Lies
Richard Friedman: “As a psychiatrist, I’d like to offer Mr. Biden some advice: Don’t waste your time fact-checking the president. If you attempt to counter every falsehood or distortion that Mr. Trump serves up, you will cede control of the debate. And, by trying to correct him, you will paradoxically strengthen the misinformation rather than undermine it.
Political Wire
Political Wire
Center: 100%

Ex-Aides Weigh Speaking Out Against Trump
Ex-Aides Weigh Speaking Out Against Trump
Associated Press: “Mattis and Coats, like former White House chief of staff John Kelly and former national security adviser H.R. McMaster, have refrained from more explicit condemnations, often citing a ‘duty of silence’ or a long tradition of military officials staying out of politics.”“Efforts to draw them out are ongoing.
Political Wire
Political Wire
Center: 100%

Biden Plans Train Tour
Biden Plans Train Tour
“After the debate, Biden is looking to match some of Trump’s frequency of campaign appearances, embarking on a train tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania, marking his first multi-day swing since March, according to a person familiar with the candidate’s travel plans.”
Political Wire
Political Wire
Center: 100%

New Senate Polls
New Senate Polls
NORTH CAROLINA: Cunningham (D) 48%, Tillis (D)38% SOUTH CAROLINA: Graham (R) 45%, Harrison (D)44% GEORGIA: Perdue (R) 47%, Ossoff (D) 42% MICHIGAN: Peters (D) 49%, James (R) 44%
Political Wire
Political Wire
Center: 100%

New Battleground State Polls
New Battleground State Polls
From NBC News/Marist: MICHIGAN: Biden 52%, Trump 44% WISCONSIN: Biden 54%, Trump 44%From CBS News/YouGov: NORTH CAROLINA: Biden 48%, Trump 46% GEORGIA: Trump 47%, Biden 46%
Political Wire
Political Wire
Center: 100%