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Michael Medved: The Battle for the Senate That Republicans Must Win

All sides in the fiercely fought 2020 election know that it’s a consequential battle, but they should also agree on one more crucial aspect of the outcome:

America will benefit if Republicans hold their Senate majority.

If President Trump wins, he’ll face a difficult second term if Chuck Schumer and his Democrats control the Senate. He’ll get no new judges confirmed and will preside over bitter stalemate and endless backbiting.

But Joe Biden would also benefit from a GOP Senate if he wins the White House. He says he plans collaborative, bi-partisan leadership, but that’s impossible if both houses of Congress are controlled by hyper-partisan, increasingly radical, Democrats, who will push him relentlessly to the left.

Americans tell pollsters they prefer divided government: the only way to secure that preference this year is to preserve Republican Senate control to balance Nancy Pelosi’s House. Vote for GOP Senate candidates in all contested races across this country.

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Hugh Hewitt: Trump’s Counterattack and the Prospects for Recovery

President Trump continues to lead an effective counterattack against the coronavirus pandemic. The economic ruin is vast—but a V-shaped recovery seems possible if congressional Democrats will move as quickly as Trump has.

Small businesses and not-for-profits have been clamoring for replenishment of the Paycheck Protection Program. By blocking additional funding over this past weekend, House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer forfeited their right to be taken seriously as tribunes for middle class or blue-collar workers.

The Democratic blue bubble is thick, and the air within it turns out to be a heck of a drug. Cable TV talking heads and left-wing Twitter seem to believe with deep conviction that COVID-19’s human carnage and the economic ruin will be blamed on the President.

But the American people see an administration on the offensive, determined to beat the virus and restart the U.S. economy as soon as it is safe to do so.

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