Tag Archives: 2020 Election

2020 Election Polls: What Went Wrong? (Video)

A lot things went wrong in 2020. And presidential polls were no exception. Joe Biden was supposed to win the 2020 presidential by eight points, according to the polls, which were wrong. He won by five points. He was supposed to win Wisconsin by 10 points. Instead, Biden eked out a victory there with less than 1 percent of the vote between him and incumbent President Donald Trump. The polls were very wrong in Wisconsin. The polls also had Biden winning Florida. And North Carolina. Here’s why the polls ended up missing the mark in 2020, and what’s being done about it.

Morning News Podcast: Biden Win Now Official, Vaccine Costs To States

Joe Biden officially captures enough electoral votes to win the presidency, William Barr to resign as Attorney General, and Florida man pays neighbors’ utility bills for 2nd straight Christmas.

Morning News Podcast: Electoral College Meets, Brexit & Vaccine Ships

Electors around the country are heading to their state capitol buildings today to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s election win. It’s normally a big ceremonial event, where guests and members of the public are welcome to watch the vote. But this year – masks, social distancing and police escorts will make it look a lot different.

  • Plus, an explainer on Brexit’s latest delay.
  • And, we take you inside a Michigan warehouse shipping out the vaccine.

Guests: Axios’ Stef Kight, Dave Lawler and Joann Muller.

Morning News Podcast: No Voter Fraud Found, Stimulus Bill Discussion

Justice Department investigating ‘bribery conspiracy scheme’ involving presidential pardon, Attorney-General Barr says no evidence of voter fraud, and couple uses deposit from canceled wedding to feed hundreds on Thanksgiving.

Politics: How Russian State Media Covers The 2020 U.S. Election (WSJ)

Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn’t congratulated President-elect Joe Biden, and state media appears largely to be echoing the Trump campaign’s unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud. Here’s what the U.S. elections and their aftermath look like on Russian television. Photo composite: VGTRK/Channel One Russia

Morning News Podcast: Georgia Recount, Biden Chief Of Staff, Covid-19

Georgia to recount all votes in Presidential race by hand, Joe Biden focuses on transition, the Early-Bird Special is now everyone’s favorite restaurant reservation.

Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Biden Win (PBS Video)

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including presidential election results and how they differed from expectations, President-elect Joe Biden’s upcoming challenge in working with Republican lawmakers and whether Biden will earn trust from supporters of President Trump on the coronavirus pandemic.

World News Podcast: Biden Wins, 5G Tech & Global Hipster Culture

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, what the 2020 results say about America’s futureis there an alternative to Huawei’s 5g technology? (09:25) And, global hipster culture is spreading to even the world’s poorest countries (14:15). 

Sunday Morning Podcast: NEWS FROM ZURICH, TOKYO & London (MONOCLE 24)

Tyler Brûlé speaks to Rob Cox and Christoph Lenz, while the Monocle teams in Europe and Asia unpack a dramatic week in global newsrooms.