Daily Archives: Nov 4, 2020 at 07:50 am EST

Now We Know: Trump’s 2016 Win Was No Fluke

The outcome of the US presidential election remains unclear the morning after the Nov. 3 election, but the results so far have cleared up one misconception: Donald Trump’s victory in 2016 wasn’t a quirky outlier. Regardless of who wins the White House in the hours (or days) ahead, it’s obvious in the numbers posted so far that nearly half of voters who cast ballots prefer Trump.

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Macro Briefing: 4 November 2020

US presidential election still too close to call the morning after: AP
Still-evolving results in 3 key states will determine next president: Politico
Biden’s ‘Blue Wall’ path to presidency looks shaky at best: NYT
Biden campaign prepared to fight Trump in court: AP
A concession by one side or the other may end up as the only solution: NYT
Republicans appear to hold on to control of US Senate: Reuters
China blocks $34 billion IPO of Ant Group: WSJ
US officially leaves the Paris climate agreement: BBC
US factory orders rose strongly in September: Reuters
Biden has slight lead in Electoral College but final results may take days: NYT