Postcards From the Wedge
Niche foreign-policy issues could become make-or-break affairs for battleground races, from Cuba for Florida Latinos to the treatment of Somali refugees in Minnesota.
Some Brazilian Americans Favor Trump as Their Bolsonaro
The community leans toward the Democratic Party, but the ‘American Bolsonaro’ could make inroads.
Trump vs. Biden Is ‘A Very Difficult Dilemma’ for Turkish Americans in Ohio
The Ahiska Turkish community in Dayton, Ohio, is torn. Their votes could make a difference in a state where the candidates remain virtually tied.
In Fight for Florida’s Young Latinos, Social Media Becomes the Battleground
Young Cuban Americans have turned the internet into a political battlefield in this must-win swing state, but the Cuban American vote is even more pro-Trump now than in 2016.
In Florida, Many Colombian Americans Fear Biden Is Soft on Socialism
By painting Biden as a far-left sympathizer, Trump is getting a late-election bounce with Florida’s normally Democratic-leaning Colombian community.
How Chinese Americans Could Help Democrats Flip Texas
Many in the community worry that Trump’s anti-China rhetoric is fueling hate crimes.
Trump’s Assaults on Immigrants Drive Georgia’s Latino Voters
Once solid red, Georgia has become a battleground state in part due to its growing Latino population—and rampant anger at Trump’s immigration policies.
‘Tired of the Game’: Palestinian Americans Want Trump Out but Have Issues With Biden
In a crucial state like Michigan, Joe Biden will have to convince skeptical Palestinians that he won’t leave them in the lurch—again.
‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’: War-Weary Syrian Americans Want Resolution
In a swing state with a razor-thin margin in 2016, one tiny voting bloc could be key.
‘This Is Personal’: Minnesota’s Somali Americans Fear Reckoning in Second Trump Term
A solid blue state is closer to being in play this year—galvanizing Somali Americans in an election they call “do or die.”