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Poll Shows Michelle Obama, Oprah, and Kamala Harris Beat Trump by Double Digits in 2020 Match Up

Poll Shows Michelle Obama, Oprah, and Kamala Harris Beat Trump by Double Digits in 2020 Match Up

Millions of people will cast ballots today for House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. However, some people are eager to look ahead to 2020. A new Axios poll shows that Donald Trump trails Michelle Obama, Oprah, and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) by double digits in potential 2020 presidential races. Specifically, the president trails by 13 points to Obama among registered voters polled, by 12 points to Oprah, and by 10 points to Harris. One problem, of these three women, two are adamant that they are not running for office. Both FLOTUS44 and Oprah have had to repeatedly address questions and rumors about pursuing a path to the White House, and both have responded with a resounding nope. The poll found that the closest race would be between Trump and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Warren has a 2-point lead among registered voters, according to the poll. The two groups who the poll shows would overwhelmingly opt for anyone but Trump? African American women and millennials -- are also two groups that tend to be less reliable in going to the polls. More here.

American Cancer Society Exec Out Following Criticism of Corporate Partnerships

American Cancer Society Exec Out Following Criticism of Corporate Partnerships

Judge Strikes Down Tribe’s Last Ditch Effort to Stop North Dakota’s Voter ID Law

Judge Strikes Down Tribe’s Last Ditch Effort to Stop North Dakota’s Voter ID Law