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Trump The Uniter?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, March 20, 2020

Despite dire predictions, he has united the GOP and governed as a centrist conservative.

National Security

John Yoo: Will Efforts To Combat The Spread Of Coronavirus Threaten Americans' Civil Liberties?

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about the threats to civil liberties in efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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Decision 2020 Report: Understanding A Resurgent Russia

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The ninth edition of the Decision 2020 Report highlights Hoover fellows’ research and analysis on the Russian Federation’s history, ideology, and global ambitions. It also covers the Russian economy and the dynamics of US-Russian relations.


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the Democratic primaries as well as voting during the outbreak of coronavirus.


Unemployment Insurance Pandemic Conundrum

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Should the government make unemployment insurance more generous and easier to get in the pandemic recession? Well, yes, but it's not ideal, and a good point on which to ponder the difference between a pandemic recession and a conventional recession.


The 2018 Blue Wave That Wasn’t, Really

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Democrats overhyped their takeover of the House and then over-focused on impeachment.


Dems' Roller Coaster Steadies As Center & Center-Left Take Over

by David Brady, L. Sandy Maisel, Brett Parkervia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

For nearly a year, the Democratic Party’s primary season featured unexpected surges and declines. To pundits, and many rank-and-file Democrats, it seemed like a wild ride, with capricious rises and falls. We find, however, that the change in fortunes of the Democratic field can be explained by two factors. 


Kevin Hassett: March Job Losses Could Be Among The Worst Ever

interview with Kevin Hassettvia CNN Business
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Hassett discusses the job market and says that the odds of a global recession are close to 100%.

Federal Reserve

John Taylor: Former Fed Governor On How The Central Bank Can Help Small Businesses With Coronavirus Volatility

interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBC Television
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses what the Fed is doing to calm the markets and Taylor notes that more specific actions are needed as well as the reasons for those actions.


The Unsung Heroism Of The Private Sector #1346

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

If you’re out of work and need a job during the COVID-19 outbreak, Safeway is immediately hiring more than 2,000 workers as shoppers strip aisles to stock up for staying home. Most of the openings are available at more than 165 Bay Area locations, the company said.



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The purpose of this portal is to host articles and provide links to content written by Hoover fellows that pertain to the prominent ideas of the 2020 presidential election.

Specifically, it will focus on the most recent polling data and the topics that have dominated discussion during this election season. This portal will be a central location for anyone who wants to look into specific policy options, providing Hoover research articles on the issues that matter most.