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Chris Cillizza

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Recent:
  • CNN
Past:
  • Washington Post
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Bangor Daily News
  • The Independent
  • chicagotribune.com
  • Standard-Examiner
  • NJ.com

Recent articles by Chris:

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Who's No. 2 in 2020?

There's no question who the frontrunner is, right now, in the 2020 race. It's Joe Biden. → Read More

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About that Florida poll that shows Biden crushing Trump ...

Just as Donald Trump prepared to jet to Orlando to formally kick off his bid for a second term in 2020, a new Quinnipiac University poll was released that showed the President trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in the Sunshine State by 9 percentage points. → Read More

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Donald Trump's secret 2020 weapon

Two days before President Donald Trump was set to formally kick off his 2020 campaign in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday night, the crowds began to gather. By the morning of the big day, thousands of people were milling around -- in swampy, high 80s heat with rain in the forecast-- with nine hours remaining until the President actually took the stage at the Amway Center. → Read More

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Joe Biden is talking *really* big about the 2020 map

Joe Biden isn't the Democratic presidential nominee just yet, but that fact didn't stop him from making a very bold prediction on Monday. → Read More

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Joe Biden is talking *really* big about the 2020 map

Joe Biden isn't the Democratic presidential nominee just yet, but that fact didn't stop him from making a very bold prediction on Monday. → Read More

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The 78 wildest lines in Donald Trump's epic ABC interview

On Sunday night, ABC released the full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' two-day(!) interview with President Donald Trump. And, well, wow. → Read More

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The 40 wildest lines from Donald's Trump's birthday appearance on 'Fox and Friends'

To celebrate his 73rd birthday on Friday, President Donald Trump picked up the phone and called into his favorite show: "Fox and Friends." → Read More

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Sarah Sanders' audience of one

Sarah Sanders will leave her job as White House press secretary at the end of June, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter on Thursday afternoon. → Read More

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Bernie Sanders tries to go mainstream(ish)

On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a much-touted (by his campaign) speech that had a simple goal: Make the idea of democratic socialism less scary -- and less politically fraught -- to the average person. → Read More

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Fox News crosses the line on Joe Biden

For anyone who watches Fox News Channel, it's not at all surprising that its anchors and hosts (with few notable exceptions) talk up President Donald Trump while knocking down the Democrats running against him in 2020. → Read More

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Fox News crosses the line on Joe Biden

For anyone who watches Fox News Channel, it's not at all surprising that its anchors and hosts (with few notable exceptions) talk up President Donald Trump while knocking down the Democrats running against him in 2020. → Read More

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Donald Trump lies more often than you wash your hands every day

In his first 869 days as President, Donald Trump said 10,796 things that were either misleading or outright false, according to The Washington Post's Fact Checker. Do the math and you get this: The President of the United States is saying 12 untrue things a day. → Read More

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Nancy Pelosi wants Trump 'in prison.' Not likely.

In a closed-door meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday, Nancy Pelosi sought to quell the rising calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump by reportedly telling her colleagues, according to Politico: "I don't want to see him impeached. I want to see him in prison." It makes sense for Pelosi to throw this sort of rhetorical grenade, given her current somewhat tenuous position… → Read More

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The Republican Party isn't who you think it is

There's a common trope in politics that the Republican Party is composed of, and controlled by, affluent white men with stacks of Ivy League degrees amongst them. That might have been true at some point in the history of the Grand Old Party, but it sure as heck isn't an accurate picture of Donald Trump's Republican Party. → Read More

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These 2 Democrats have the highest 2020 upside

It's easy to look at a poll of the 2020 Democratic primary race and conclude that Joe Biden is the front-runner, with Bernie Sanders as the alternative if the former vice president falters. → Read More

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Here's why all those booing liberals aren't as big a deal as you think

If you saw any coverage of the first cattle call of the 2020 race this weekend at the California Democratic Party's annual convention, you almost certainly saw Bernie Sanders being treated like a conquering hero -- and anyone who voiced even a hint of moderation being booed. → Read More

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Something happened in Iowa today that will matter in 2020

To win back the Senate next November, Democrats need to net three seats (if they beat Donald Trump) or four (if they don't). → Read More

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Today's biggest story has zero to do with Robert Mueller

In less than two years' time, the census will begin. → Read More

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It just got harder for Democrats not to impeach Trump

Robert Mueller ended his two-year stint as special counsel with a bang disguised as a whimper: In a 10-minute statement announcing his resignation and the closure of the special counsel's office, the former FBI director sent a very clear message to anyone listening: I didn't charge Donald Trump with obstruction because I couldn't. → Read More

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Roy Moore is a living, breathing Republican nightmare

Roy Moore is (probably) running for the Senate again in 2020. Which is an absolute dumpster-fire scenario for Senate Republicans trying to keep their majority next November. → Read More