Election 2020: Opinions



  • Opinion

When the dust settled, it was unlikely the landscape had changed much — which was good for Biden.

  • Opinion

The first presidential debate devolved into an exercise in futility for Joe Biden and moderator Chris Wallace.

  • Opinion

Biden stood head and shoulders above the president.


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It was hard to feel much relief when it was over.

  • Opinion

The president’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power and his call to invalidate millions of mailed-in and absentee ballots have painted the Republican Party into a dangerous corner.

  • Benjamin L. Ginsberg
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  • Opinion

Real-time commentary from David Byler, E.J. Dionne Jr., Charles Lane, Ruth Marcus, Megan McArdle, Michele L. Norris, Alexandra Petri, Molly Roberts and Eugene Robinson.

  • Washington Post Opinions Staff
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  • Opinion

Are the Trump tax revelations enough to sway his voters? Probably not. But they’re still important.

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The president’s fawners, flippers and flunkies are no doubt helping him prepare.

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The 2020 election might look different, but Americans should be confident the nation will conduct free and fair elections.

  • Tom Daschle and Bill Frist
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How Facebook groups could make the election's aftermath a nightmare.

  • Opinion

Trump is trying to scare us into not voting. Don't let him succeed.

  • Vanita Gupta
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  • Opinion

Counting is an exhausting, full-body effort.

  • Opinion

This election could change the political landscape for years to come.

The eerie similarities between Trump's financial and political grifts.

  • Opinion

How Republicans escape a sinking ship.

  • Opinion

The election system is being stressed this year like no other in our history, for reasons of politics and science.

  • Edward B. Foley
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  • Opinion

What's most shocking about the president's taxes are the things that are legal.

  • Opinion

Trump is on the tipping point of disaster.

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Defeating Trump is necessary. It’s not sufficient.

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A derecho, bad farm economics and anxiety about the country’s direction have made Iowa an unlikely battleground.

  • Art Cullen
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