The worst-case scenario for polling day and the weeks that follow is illegal, armed militias imposing themselves on polling stations and state capitols.
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Lord Ashcroft: Trump – “toxic”, “awesome”, both or neither? My American election focus groups in Michigan and North Carolina.
Several of our participants remained undecided. They wanted to hear more about where both candidates stood on policy, especially healthcare.
Lord Ashcroft: “I think there might be riots whoever wins.” My American election campaign focus groups in Florida and Wisconsin.
“I could see this dragging out for weeks…we probably won’t know who’s president until late December or early January.”
Ben Roback: Vice-presidential debates usually don’t matter. Tonight’s does – because either contender could be president soon.
With Trump’s health still uncertain and Biden an even older man, Pence v Harris may turn out to be very important indeed.
The nation’s discourse has tossed liberty aside, leaving its citizens with a stark choice between dangerous socialists and climate-denying racists.
In January, the President wanted to be talking about jobs and growth. Instead, his Party present themselves as the last line of defence against anarchy.
Ben Roback: Trump’s facing an uphill battle to convince voters he’s the man to bring the US out of the pandemic
Political commentators have flocked to describe the President’s ‘new tone’. But can it last?
Garvan Walshe: How will Netanyahu – the world’s greatest political escapologist – get out of this latest trap?
Trump’s Middle East peace plan has left the Prime Minister of Israel in severe diplomatic difficulties. But there may be a way out.
American liberals have a fervent belief in equality, and will do everything they can for the American people short of spending any time with them.
In political terms, there is still time for the Coronavirus crisis to turn the tables on the President. But it hasn’t yet.
His campaign team are likely to be rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of facing off against Sanders.
Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the next month may signal whether he is heading for the fate of Bill Clinton or Richard Nixon.
And how we reached what seems like an unusually grim and shambolic time in national life.
Still a long shot for the candidacy, this development means that Buttigieg is a name you will be hearing much more about in the weeks and months to come.
“Read the transcript” has become the à la mode at Trump rallies, replacing previous favourites including “Lock her up” and “Build the wall”.