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Farewell, Donald

The Spectator’s writers and friends reflect on what they’ll miss about Donald Trump and what they expect from Joe Biden

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Books

The Spectator’s Books of the Year 2020

The Spectator’s writers and friends recommend the best books, richest reads and most pandemical page-turners of 2020

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Which psychics’ predictions for 2020 came true?

‘A new strain of bird flu is going to hit the country hard. On the bright side, it will mostly be limited to poultry’

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Why is the Republican party symbol an elephant and the Democratic symbol a donkey?

In the mid-20th century the Democratic party was officially using a rooster, while the Republicans used an eagle

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Politics

The final 2020 presidential debate — live blog

With commentary from Amber Athey, Caroline McCarthy, Chadwick Moore, Freddy Gray, Kate Andrews, Matt McDonald and Stephen L. Miller

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Politics

The 2020 vice presidential debate — live blog

With commentary from Amber Athey, Caroline McCarthy, Dominic Green, Freddy Gray, Kate Andrews, Matt McDonald and Stephen L. Miller

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Politics

The first 2020 presidential debate — live blog

With commentary from Amber Athey, Bridget Phetasy, Caroline McCarthy, Chadwick Moore, Dominic Green, Freddy Gray, Jacob Heilbrunn, Matt McDonald and Stephen L. Miller

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How many homes are at extreme risk of wildfire?

Texas has the second-highest number of any state

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Politics

Full transcript of President Trump’s RNC 2020 speech

‘We have spent the last four years reversing the damage Joe Biden inflicted over the last 47 years’

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Politics

The big debate: is lockdown wrong?

Matt Labash and Toby Young debate the biggest question of the moment

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Home

Spectator writers in lockdown — by the people stuck with them

What’s it like being quarantined with Rod Liddle or Lionel Shriver?

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Europe

The haunting beauty of empty cities

Deserted modern cities are usually the realm of post-apocalyptic sci-fi movies. Now, many of us live in them

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Books

The lockdown list: books to read during quarantine

Daily reading recommendations from The Spectator’s writers and editors

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How many Democrats have made it to the first primary in the last 40 years?

Back in 2016, only three Democrats made it to Iowa

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What have you changed your mind on?

A Spectator survey

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