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Donald Trump projected to defeat Nikki Haley in her home state of South Carolina

Excerpt: The neofascist's march towards a third consecutive Republican presidential nomination continued on February 24th with a victory in the South Carolina GOP primary.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Joe Biden’s 2024 lead over Donald Trump in Washington State rebounds to sixteen points

Excerpt: 54% of 789 likely voters surveyed February 13th-14th, 2024 by Public Policy Polling for the Northwest Progressive Institute said they would vote for Biden if the election were being held today, while 38% said they would vote for Trump.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Joe Biden romps to victory in Nevada’s Democratic presidential primary while Donald Trump ignores results of Republican primary

Excerpt: Democrats were satisfied with the results of Nevada's "First in the West" 2024 presidential primary, while Republicans ignored the results on their side of the state-run primary and plan to use caucuses to allocate their delegates.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Writer E. Jean Carroll wins a huge judgment against Donald Trump for defamation

Excerpt: A nine-member Manhattan jury deliberated just three hours before attaching a price tag to defamatory remarks Trump made about a woman who accused him of sexual assault in the dressing room of a pricey New York department store.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Mass media examines Trump’s vulnerabilities in the wake of New Hampshire’s 2024 primary

Excerpt: The vote Tuesday showed cult-like Trump support from the hard right and evangelicals. But there is a ceiling to his support, and no particular wish to add on new floors.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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New Hampshire results: Trump eclipses Haley, Biden wins primary as write-in candidate

Excerpt: The country seems headed for a replay of the 2020 presidential election, with Joe Biden seeking a second term and Donald Trump seeking revenge and reinstatement.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ron DeSantis drops out of presidential sweepstakes and endorses Donald Trump

Excerpt: In an online video, DeSantis awkwardly confirmed speculation he's calling it quits after his much-hyped but extremely ineffective campaign flamed out in Iowa. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley blast each other in CNN-hosted debate while Fox fetes Trump

Excerpt: Trump's remaining rivals trashed each other, traded talking points, and took issue with frontrunner Donald Trump's false claims of a stolen 2020 election, during a ferocious debate staged in Des Moines five days before Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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DeSantis, Haley, Christie, Ramaswany trade insults in fourth 2024 Republican debate

Excerpt: The candidates tore into each other but the big orange cheese — Donald Trump— once again was missing. Three of the four debaters treated him gingerly.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Joe Biden has a fourteen point, eleven month out lead over Donald Trump in Washington

Excerpt: 52% of 700 likely 2024 Washington State voters surveyed by Public Policy Polling this week for NPI said they'd back Biden if the election were being held today, while 38% said they'd back Trump. 11% said they were not sure.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Donald Trump stages another hate-filled rally in Florida while five wannabe heirs to the Republican nomination trade jabs nearby

Excerpt: For the third time, Donald Trump skipped a primary debate organized by the Republican National Committee, choosing instead to hold his own rally featuring Senator Rick Scott.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Thanks to the mass media, voters know more about Trump’s scandals than Biden’s laws

Excerpt: There's plenty of media coverage about Donald Trump's misdeeds but not so much about what Joe Biden has accomplished for the country, leaving many voters simply unaware of how Biden has helped them.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Poll Watch: Thoughts on the New York Times / Siena College’s battleground state polling

Excerpt: Read the NPI team's thoughts on a set of polls commissioned by The New York Times that fielded in battleground states in October of 2023, about one year before the home stretch of the 2024 presidential election.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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The “vanity candidacy” of Bobby Kennedy, Jr.: A very dangerous distraction

Excerpt: Progressives face a hard task turning back a MAGA movement built on conspiracy theories, lies, and demagoguery, all of which is broadcast on right-wing media and underwritten by wealthy donors. Nothing less than the freedom of our republic is at stake. This is no time to indulge Bobby’s lecture fees.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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