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Trump's Diagnosis Gives Biden 'Free Pass' To Focus On COVID-19: Fmr. Romney Adviser Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo Finance
Friday, October 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about what President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis means for his campaign.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:

The Classicist: A Debate Like No Other

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dissecting the raucous first presidential debate — and the state of the race.


Kiron Skinner: Should Next Presidential Debate Moderator Be Able To Mute Candidates?

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Yahoo
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner argues the next presidential debate should likely have format and rule changes because these candidates were ‘very aggressive’ while discussing America’s most difficult issues.


Trump-Biden, Round One: Lots Of Animosity, Little In The Way Of Straight Answers

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

America’s sporting events sorely lack in-person audiences – watching football, basketball and baseball (yes, even tennis and hockey), one misses the ambient noise and added excitement that comes with a crowd cheering and jeering.


Madison: The Musical

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalen, John Yoovia GoodFellows: Conversations From The Hoover Institution
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Is the 2020 American election destined for a decisive result or a series of legal challenges that will delay the outcome and throw the nation into tumult, possibly sparking a constitutional crisis? With Election Day now less than five weeks away, Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane and Hoover visiting fellow John Yoo—a constitutional law expert—discuss the various strains on America’s voting system.

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Lanhee Chen: Two Policy Experts Debate The Merit Of More Federal Stimulus

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSN
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the merits of passing more stimulus during the coronavirus pandemic.

What The Trump-Clinton Debates Suggests About The First Trump-Biden Tussle

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Unseasonably warm weather has returned to the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing with it the threat of more wildfires, and the adjacent counties continue to be all over the map (pun intended) when it comes to returning to a pre-pandemic social order.

How Trump Might Debate Biden

by Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Saturday, September 26, 2020

The first general election debate on September 29 represents a significant opportunity for President Donald Trump to change the dynamic of a race where he trails in national polling, as well as in recent polls from some of the battleground states he would need to win to be reelected. 


Law Talk With Epstein & Yoo #138: “Supreme Court: Ragnarok”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the bruising confirmation battle to come.


Area 45: Foreign To This Election

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia Area 45
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Markos Kounalakis discusses unrest in Egypt and Iran – and offers a few foreign policy questions in advance of next week’s presidential debate.



decision 2020

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.