National political reporter focused on the 2020 presidential campaign Education: Wellesley College Annie Linskey is a national political reporter focused on the 2020 presidential campaign for The Washington Post. Before coming to The Post, Linskey was the lead reporter on Democrats for the Boston Globe's Washington bureau during the 2016 campaign. She reported on the Obama White House for Bloomberg News and BusinessWeek. She also spent a year in Boston covering New England politics for Bloomberg News. Linskey's first nine years in journalism were spent at the Baltimore Sun, where she covered crime, City Hall and the Maryland State House. She also briefly wrote a sailing column for the paper.
Joe Biden made an emotional appeal to Senate Republicans not to swiftly install a new Supreme Court justice, projecting himself as a unifying leader while sidestepping angry calls from Democrats for dramatic retaliatory measures.
It’s a likely snapshot of the race’s final eight weeks: one campaign fueled by in-person events with defiant crowds flouting health rules; the other driven by quiet, small events with everyone masked and spaced apart. Each side says the other is making a fatal error.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has embraced few marquee policy plans, seeking to keep Democrats unified and avoid President Trump’s attacks. But that could set the stage for raging policy battles if he takes office.