Election 2020: Opinions



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If Monday's memo is the best Democrats can come up with, Republicans will win in a landslide.

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With crucial choices to make, the Virginia governor-elect has a chance to set a model for the GOP.

The Republican should reach out to Virginia’s most populous, economically vibrant — and Democratic — region.

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The GOP campaigns in Virginia played on White people's fears. Electing someone Black is no antidote.

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Resistance to authority helped create our nation. It is deep in our DNA.

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The 'big lie' has itself given birth to a new generation.

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Columnists David Byler, E.J. Dionne, Henry Olsen and Karen Tumulty answered reader questions.

The Republican ran an adroit gubernatorial campaign. His test will be to lift schools and the economy, not wage a culture war.

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Turnout — and dismay about Joe Biden — are sending Glenn Youngkin to Richmond.

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There's nothing unusual about a new president's party doing badly in off-year elections. But this time the consequences could be dire.

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Virginia voters did not cast their ballots on Afghanistan, but the disastrous withdrawal was the turning point for the president's image.

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This is not a defeat for Democrats; it's a repudiation.

If they only have a year to really govern, what are they going to do with the time they have left?

Glenn Youngkin's victory in Virginia points to some very unsettling conclusions.

In the end, L. Douglas Wilder was right about Terry McAuliffe.

Independents who had keyed the Democratic decade of dominance turned to the GOP.

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Embrace Trump’s populism and many of his programs, while keeping the man himself in the background.

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Democrats are running out of time to save democracy.

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Glenn Youngkin's victory highlights the Democrats' key challenge for the midterms.

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Michelle Wu's victory in the mayor's race sets the stage for a test of the left's governing vision.

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