RFK Jr. Officially Announces His Run for the Presidency as an Independent

“In September, Kennedy asserted that the DNC’s dominance with super delegates and automatic delegates creates a near-impossible scenario for anyone but Biden to clinch the nomination. In order to triumph, Kennedy said he would need to win roughly 80% of the states to bypass Biden. As such, Kennedy has ditched the Democratic Party and announced his run for the Presidency as an Independent.


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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