Michael Scherer, The Washington Post Published 4:39 pm PST, Monday, December 17, 2018 WASHINGTON - Republican allies of President Donald Trump are researching new ways to position him in the run-up to the 2020 election, particularly among the college-educated suburbanites who voted for Democrats in November because of their disapproval of the president. One polling effort is intended to test messages and policy initiatives for the next State of the Union address and the coming year, while providing a better understanding of what worked and what did not in the last election, according to a person familiar with the Trump reelection effort who, like others interviewed, was not authorized to discuss strategy publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity. Other Republican-aligned research projects are planned to decode the 2018 results in an effort to reclaim voters Trump will probably need to win reelection. The research will test the appeal of crossover issues Trump … [Read more...] about To expand Trump’s support, GOP seeks lessons from 2018
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By Lisa M. Krieger | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: December 16, 2018 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: December 17, 2018 at 8:12 am Residents of Paradise bitterly complained in the wake of the Camp Fire that Butte County’s early warning system failed them, and now a detailed Bay Area News Group analysis shows just how thorough that failure was. The review revealed that thousands of critical cellphone messages were missed, delayed or lost — a disturbing reminder of the fragility of our electronic notifications systems, even as more of our lives move online. “The system failed. Technology, the thing I trust most, failed,” said Lisa Parr, an accountant who had signed up to get the county’s emergency alerts but never received one. Hard at work on her computer and phone that fateful morning, she was unaware of approaching flames and escaped with just moments to spare. “The system that was supposed to help save us — it … [Read more...] about Camp Fire created a black hole of communication
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Monkey Cage Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Lauren M. MacLean, Jennifer N. Brass, Elizabeth Baldwin and Christopher Gore by Lauren M. MacLean, Jennifer N. Brass, Elizabeth Baldwin and Christopher Gore April 23 at 6:00 AM People refill water bottles at the Newlands spring tap, a fresh mountain spring that runs through Cape Town, South Africa, on Feb. 14. (Charlie Shoemaker for The Washington Post) It’s Earth Day 2018 and taps in Cape Town, South Africa, are still running — a … [Read more...] about Cape Town still has water — for now. This may take political solutions as well as technical fixes.