2020 US election

Instant Opinion: Brexit Britain built on ‘Microsoft model’
Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures after giving a speech outside 10 Downing Street in London.
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Instant Opinion: Brexit Britain built on ‘Microsoft model’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 20 October
20 Oct 2020
What is Supreme Court packing - and will Biden do it?
US Supreme Court
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What is Supreme Court packing - and will Biden do it?

Democratic candidate walks tightrope on expanding America’s highest court
19 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: herd immunity could lead to ‘mass murder’
Police make their way through crowds of revellers during the pandemic in Soho, London
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Instant Opinion: herd immunity could lead to ‘mass murder’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 19 October
19 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson is ‘sleepwalking into lockdown’
Commuters cross London Bridge this morning.
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Instant Opinion: Johnson is ‘sleepwalking into lockdown’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 16 October
16 Oct 2020
Can Joe Biden do the impossible and win Texas?
Joe Biden campaigning in Texas
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Can Joe Biden do the impossible and win Texas?

Former vice president targets traditionally Republican state with $6m ad spend
12 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: can we ‘survive’ four more years of Trump?
Donald Trump at the G7
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Instant Opinion: can we ‘survive’ four more years of Trump?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 9 October
9 Oct 2020
What exactly are Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s policies?
Trump vs. Biden
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What exactly are Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s policies?

The two candidates are pushing radically different agendas amid all the name-calling and campaign chaos
9 Oct 2020
Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: who won the VP debate?
Mike Pence and Kamala Harris square off in the first, and only, vice-presidential debate
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Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: who won the VP debate?

Democrat attacks Donald Trump’s pandemic response as Republican suggests Joe Biden is extreme choice
8 Oct 2020
How Trump’s ‘regret-nothing’ Covid message could pay off
Trump leaves Walter Reed military hospital in Marine One.
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How Trump’s ‘regret-nothing’ Covid message could pay off

Some pundits say president’s risky ‘message of strength’ could shift the needle in his favour
7 Oct 2020
Sex shop gives away toys to ‘make America orgasm again’
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Sex shop gives away toys to ‘make America orgasm again’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Oct 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s White House return
Donald Trump returns to the White House after his hospitalisation at Walter Reed military hospital
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Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s White House return

President publicly removes mask in defiant homecoming that sets tone for US election run-in
6 Oct 2020
How Trump’s battle with coronavirus may impact the election
Donald Trump on a surprise drive to thank supporters outside Walter Reed hospital.
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How Trump’s battle with coronavirus may impact the election

President makes surprise drive-by visit to supporters outside hospital - but will be off the campaign trail
5 Oct 2020
Quiz of The Week: 26 September - 2 October
Boris Johnson addresses a press briefing on coronavirus
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Quiz of The Week: 26 September - 2 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
2 Oct 2020
US election: could the polls be wrong?
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US election: could the polls be wrong?

Biden leads Trump by a large margin across the country - but the spectre of 2016 looms large
1 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour ‘needs to be braver’ to win Britain
Keir Starmer during a visit to Walsall football club
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Instant Opinion: Labour ‘needs to be braver’ to win Britain

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 30 September
30 Sep 2020
US election 2020: how the electoral college works
Map
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US election 2020: how the electoral college works

Biden holds formidable lead over Trump - but Democrats won the popular vote in 2016
29 Sep 2020
Trump campaign deliberately ‘put black Americans off voting’
Donald Trump
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Trump campaign deliberately ‘put black Americans off voting’

Targeted ads allegedly used to encourage 3.5 million voters to stay away from polls
29 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’
Sweden coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 28 September
28 Sep 2020
Do big-name endorsements help Biden’s election campaign?
John McCain Joe Biden
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Do big-name endorsements help Biden’s election campaign?

The Democrat has amassed an impressive list of backers - including the widow of the late-Republican John McCain
25 Sep 2020
Can Ruth Bader Ginsburg be replaced before the election?
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
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Can Ruth Bader Ginsburg be replaced before the election?

Death of the legal, cultural and feminist icon has triggered row over who should succeed her - and when
21 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: dirty money ‘destroys dreams and lives’
Banking
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Instant Opinion: dirty money ‘destroys dreams and lives’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 21 September
21 Sep 2020
Russian hackers again targeting US election, Microsoft warns
Hacker
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Russian hackers again targeting US election, Microsoft warns

Tech giant claims Kremlin-backed group is trying to infiltrate Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigns
11 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: can Britain ‘handle the EU’?
European Union
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Instant Opinion: can Britain ‘handle the EU’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 10 September
10 Sep 2020
Michael Cohen: four key claims in ex-lawyer’s Trump memoir
Michael Cohen
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Michael Cohen: four key claims in ex-lawyer’s Trump memoir

The president’s former fixer claims his then boss made sexual comments about underage daughter
9 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Tories should hope that Trump loses’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: ‘Tories should hope that Trump loses’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 9 September
9 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson prefers no-deal to ‘surrender’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Johnson prefers no-deal to ‘surrender’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 4 September
4 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘a closed mind is key to a happy life’
coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: ‘a closed mind is key to a happy life’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 3 September
3 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: who is ‘the best PM we never had’?
Jeremy Corbyn
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Instant Opinion: who is ‘the best PM we never had’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 2 September
2 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘prattling about Proms’ doesn’t help BLM
BBC Proms
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Instant Opinion: ‘prattling about Proms’ doesn’t help BLM

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 28 August
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’
Airport coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 27 August
27 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’
Kellyanne Conway
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Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 25 August
25 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘British hypocrisy’ causing migrant deaths
Asylum seeker
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Instant Opinion: ‘British hypocrisy’ causing migrant deaths

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 24 August
24 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson’s ‘backbenchers low on patience’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Johnson’s ‘backbenchers low on patience’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 21 August
21 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’
Rishi Sunak
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Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 20 August
20 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘government confusion aggravates Covid’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: ‘government confusion aggravates Covid’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 17 August
17 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’
westminster
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Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 7 August
7 Aug 2020
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