Convention polling bounces, explained 

Convention polling bounces, explained 

During convention week, a presidential candidate’s party gets saturation media coverage, with major speeches being aired in primetime. The candidate tries to show off an all-star team of supporters, and to broadcast a message that will win the support of voters in crucial states. That’s…

Poll: Biden’s approval rating got a convention bounce. Trump’s didn’t.

Poll: Biden’s approval rating got a convention bounce. Trump’s didn’t.

The Republican National Convention may have ended with a literal bang — fireworks spelling out “Trump 2020” — on Thursday last week, but according to a new post-convention ABC News-Ipsos poll, President Donald Trump isn’t getting much of a convention bounce — at least when…

3 winners and 4 losers from the final night of the Republican National Convention

3 winners and 4 losers from the final night of the Republican National Convention

The first hour of the final evening of the 2020 Republican Convention had two clear, albeit somewhat contradictory, messages. On the one hand, a parade of nonwhite speakers vouched for President Donald Trump both as a nonracist individual and also as a policymaker who delivered…

The three charts that disprove Donald Trump’s convention speech

The three charts that disprove Donald Trump’s convention speech

The central question going into Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was how he’d spin his disastrous record — which now includes more than 200,000 Americans dead of coronavirus, and an unemployment rate above 10 percent. And Trump quickly made his strategy…