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Eugene Scott

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Recent articles by Eugene:

Data on the race of coronavirus victims is inconsistent. Rep. Ayanna Pressley wants to change that.

Lawmakers fear that people of color and low-income communities could be hit worst by the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

The official White House defense of labeling it ‘Chinese’ coronavirus

Asian Americans are frustrated that President Trump and his aides continue to use racist language when referring to the coronavirus. → Read More

Tuesday’s primaries reveal it’s not just black voters whom Sanders is struggling with

Demographic groups and voters in states that Sanders won in 2016 are backing Biden in 2020. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg’s historic candidacy is over. Where do gay rights groups want to go from here?

He elevated LGBTQ issues without making them the core of his campaign. → Read More

Bernie Sanders couldn’t dent Joe Biden’s black voter support

Sanders's momentum coming off early state wins wasn't enough to erode Biden's strength. → Read More

Once a hot topic among Democratic candidates, reparations has gotten little attention in the lead-up to the South Carolina primary

Early in the primary contest, conversations about reparations left some on the left hopeful that the party’s eventual nominee would seriously engage this issue. → Read More

What young South Carolina Democrats want most? Big change.

While largely undecided on who should be the nominee, two dozen 20-something voters were unified on wanting a new direction. → Read More

Bloomberg’s views on redlining could remain an issue for black voters

The term was trending after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) mentioned the former New York mayor’s stance on the housing policy during Wednesday’s debate. → Read More

Obama and Bloomberg’s relationship? It’s apparently more ‘complicated’ than campaign ads suggest.

Mike Bloomberg's ads give the impression that he and Barack Obama were more on the same page than they actually were. → Read More

Which candidate is the favorite among Latino voters? Nevada could shed some light.

The Nevada caucuses will be the first real test of which presidential candidate is getting the most support from Latino voters. → Read More

Trump and Limbaugh aren’t the only ones who doubt whether Americans would elect a gay man

Trump defenders argue that Pete Buttigieg's sexuality will keep some Americans from supporting him. → Read More

The challenge of Joe Biden’s message to black voters holding

Joe Biden is counting on black voters to keep him in a presidential race that appears to be getting away from him. → Read More

As Buttigieg rises, so does the question of what it means to be mayor of a midsize city

Pete Buttigieg believes his experience as mayor of South Bend, Ind., has prepared him for the global stage. → Read More

Bernie Sanders, America’s most prominent ‘unaffiliated’ politician, still says religion shaped his values

Bernie Sanders reminded voters that even those who do not practice a faith have deep moral convictions. → Read More

Why Trump attacks Romney, Pelosi and any person of faith who disagrees with him

Trump's view of faith — perhaps specifically Christianity — does not have room for those who do not support him. → Read More

During State of the Union, Trump makes his most direct appeal to black voters yet

President Trump and his campaign sought to use his speech in part to make a case for his reelection to black Americans. → Read More

Voters call on Buttigieg to embrace a diverse view of the ‘American heartland’

Pete Buttigieg's tweet about the American Heartland appeared to trigger those who feel like their version of the heartland is often discounted. → Read More

Trump says CNN doesn’t respect rural Americans. Don Lemon’s mocking segment will prove it to them.

For some Trump supporters, a CNN segment confirmed their biggest gripe with cable news. → Read More

Trump’s March for Life appearance: A reminder to conservative Christians as he prepares for a tight race

President Trump's faith voter outreach is focusing on a group he previously wouldn't have needed to. → Read More

1 in 5 women doubt a woman can win the presidency

A sizable number of Americans still doubt that voters will get behind a woman president. → Read More