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The Money Says Kenosha Is Helping Trump

Prediction markets show people are betting the disorder will help the president, even though he is the incumbent.

The disorder in Wisconsin is perceived to be boosting the president’s chances.

The disorder in Wisconsin is perceived to be boosting the president’s chances.

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Labor Day will be late this year, on Sept. 7, and it barely seems to function as the start of the presidential campaign any more. With both parties’ conventions complete, the last leg of the U.S. presidential campaign starts now.