Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

The great American road trip isn’t what it used to be. For decades it was a cheap way to travel from state to state, but with gas prices fluctuating between ouch and you’ve got to be kidding, factoring in the cost of fuel before you decide to head for the open road is a calculation few can afford to leave out. Bankrate.com has some tips and tolls for estimating what that jaunt along Route 66 will cost you in dollars and in emissions.

Photo: Globaltrooper.com

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour

Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will win an Electoral College majority and the presidency.

According to RealClear Politics' polling average, Biden currently enjoys a 4-point lead in Pennsylvania, a 6.4-point lead in Michigan, and a 6.7-point lead in Wisconsin.

Keep reading... Show less