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The Unapologetic Bias Of The American Left

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Today’s Left sees their efforts bending in a preordained historical arc that ends with ultimate progressive justice—and retributions.

It’s Time To Debate The Future Of Presidential Debates

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, October 15, 2020

A strange election somehow managed to become all the odder what with the two presidential candidates appearing, at the same time, in separate town hall meetings on rival television networks Thursday night (although, here in the San Francisco Bay Area, President Trump’s appearance on NBC was shown on a tape delay an hour after Joe Biden’s appearance on ABC had wrapped).


9 Things To Know About Election Polling Data, According To Stanford Pollster David Brady

interview with David Bradyvia Stanford News
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow David Brady discusses the lessons pollsters learned in the 2016 election and what to know about tracking election forecasts in 2020.

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Trump Getting Support From Those Most Affected By 'Asymmetrical' Covid Lockdowns

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the inequity and inequality of lockdowns.


The Good And Bad Of Joe Biden’s $2 Trillion Climate Change Plan

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Orange County Register
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Promising to spend $2 trillion on climate over the next four years, U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden is taking a path similar to that of politicians from many other rich countries, vowing costly policies to help address global warming.


The Importance Of Economic Policy In The 2020 Election

by John B. Taylor mentioning John F. Coganvia Economics One
Sunday, October 11, 2020

The following article by John Cogan and me responds to commentary on our Wall Street Journal article and emphasizes the importance of economic policy.


Lanhee Chen: Trump 'Has A Lot Of Ground To Make Up With Just A Few Weeks To Go'

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia ABC News
Sunday, October 11, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses politics and the current state of the presidential race.

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Decision 2020 Report: Policy Implications For The Emergence Of Artificial Intelligence

Friday, October 9, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the twentieth edition of the Decision 2020 Report, Hoover fellows assess the economic, national security, and geopolitical implications of innovations in artificial intelligence (AI).


Area 45: “Your Lights Are Getting Dimmer”

interview with David Bradyvia Area 45
Thursday, October 8, 2020

David Brady reviews polling data showing how the 2020 race compares, at this point, to 2016’s contest nationally and in battleground states. 


Lanhee Chen: Analysts Weigh In After VP Candidates Clash At Debate (2:15)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the vice-presidential debate.



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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.