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So What Happens To The California-Federal Relationship After The Election?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

In California and this year’s exercise in democracy, it’s not so much what happens on Election Day that matters as what might happen in the months and years afterward.

Analysis and Commentary

The Puzzle Of The GRU Indictment

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

It’s about two weeks before the 2020 presidential election. According to a bipartisan report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee, Russia engaged in “an aggressive, multifaceted effort to influence, or attempt to influence, the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.” And in the words of the FBI director, Russia is engaged in “very active efforts ... to influence our election in 2020.” 

The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast: The Tortoise Is Gaining On The Hare

interview with Victor Davis Hanson
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the ongoing Biden scandals, the media’s Biden protection racket, the tightening polls, Amazon’s Steele shut-down, the destruction of inherited institutions, the forthcoming presidential debate, advice to President Trump, Rush Limbaugh’s discussion of his health, and the mindset of the elites who found themselves on Toobin’s smut-Zooming.

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A Few Cracks In The Progressive Wall

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

When the Ministry of Truth overreaches so blatantly — all hands on deck to suppress all bad news for Biden — it begins to look ridiculous.


Lanhee Chen: How The Political Landscape Has Changed For Trump In Swing State Of Wisconsin

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CBS News
Monday, October 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how the political landscape has changed in Wisconsin for President Trump since he won the state four years ago, and how the fallout from police shootings, like that of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, may determine how some voters cast their ballots in cities nationwide.

In the News

Election To Bring Major Changes To Senate Education Committee, With Early Childhood Champion Patty Murray Likely To Lead If Democrats Prevail

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia The 74 Million
Monday, October 19, 2020

With several close races offering Democrats the chance to take control of the Senate and Sen. Lamar Alexander’s upcoming retirement after five years as chair of the education committee, it’s clear federal education policy will take a turn next year. The question is where.


Trump Or Biden Will Need Support From Allies To Keep China In Check, H.R. McMaster Says

interview with H. R. McMastervia CNBC
Monday, October 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster discusses China and notes the winner of the presidential election next month will need to elicit the help of the international community in order to rein in a more ambitious and aggressive China.


Biden’s Public Option Would Mean Massive Tax Hikes

by Lanhee J. Chen, Daniel Heilvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 19, 2020

[Subscription required] The middle class will eventually be taxed to pay for a government run health-insurance plan.

In the News

Study: Biden Will Raise Taxes On 80 Percent Of Americans, Cut Annual Income $6,500 Per Household

cited Hoover Institutionvia the federalist
Monday, October 19, 2020

A new study shows that Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s proposed economic plan would significantly hurt the long-term American economy if implemented.

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Reasonable Disagreements: Truth And Justice

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Monday, October 19, 2020

In their last pre-election episode, Richard and Adam discuss Judge Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings; the Supreme Court’s next Obamacare case; and social media companies’ power over information itself.