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RFK Jr. names Silicon Valley attorney Nicole Shanahan as running mate

Mar 26, 2024 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    60% Very Conservative

  • Reliability

    90% ReliableExcellent

  • Policy Leaning

    4% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    -32% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

70% : CNN polling released Friday from Michigan and Pennsylvania - two states Trump won in 2016 that Biden then flipped in 2020 - showed Kennedy hitting 16% in Pennsylvania in a hypothetical four-way matchup with Trump (40%), Biden (38%) and independent candidate Cornel West (4%), and taking 18% in Michigan in a similar face-off with Trump (40%), Biden (34%) and West (4%).
57% : He founded Children's Health Defense, an organization that regularly spreads anti-vaccine misinformation, and he has promoted anti-vaccine conspiracy theories at campaign events.
55% : Shanahan could play a role in boosting fundraising as the Kennedy campaign navigates the costly ballot qualification process and a general election campaign against Biden and Trump, each of whose campaigns dwarf the Kennedy team's fundraising totals.
44% : Both polls showed Kennedy winning a plurality of support from voters holding an unfavorable view of both Biden and Trump, despite large shares of that group also saying they don't know enough about him to have an opinion.
15% : "While Democrats continue to insist that Kennedy would be a spoiler for Trump, it's unclear which major-party candidate he'd pull more support from, even as polls show him receiving significant backing in key states.

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