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National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason joined MSNBC’s Hardball With Chris Matthews on Monday to discuss former vice president Dick Cheney’s refusal to back down from the decision to invade Iraq in 2003 — and his refusal to withdraw from the public stage.

Video of the segment is below, via MSNBC:

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.

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