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On Washington: ‘Kavanaugh’s Revenge’ Fell Short Against Democrats in the Midterms

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Casey, Robert P Jr, Democratic Party, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Midterm Elections (2018), Republican Party, Supreme Court (US), United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

While Republicans cite the Supreme Court brawl as a factor in some Senate wins, Democrats say the fight did little damage and helped in the House.
Source: New York Times

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After a Primary on the Fringe, Georgia Republican Tacks Toward the Center

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Abrams, Stacey Y, Atlanta (Ga), Georgia, Kemp, Brian P, Midterm Elections (2018), Politics and Government | 0 comments

Brian Kemp won the Republican nomination for governor as a “politically incorrect conservative.” Ahead of a competitive general election, though, he has moderated that message.
Source: New York Times

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Ayanna Pressley Seeks Her Political Moment in a Changing Boston

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Blacks, Boston (Mass), Capuano, Michael E, Elections, House of Representatives, Massachusetts, Midterm Elections (2018), Pressley, Ayanna, Women and Girls | 0 comments

Massachusetts is well known for deeply entrenched politics that favor incumbents. But the Boston City Council member is campaigning for Congress in a moment that has favored women and underdogs.
Source: New York Times

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Vultures! Elections! It’s September!

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Cramer, Kevin, Elections, Senate, Heitkamp, Heidi, Midterm Elections (2018), North Dakota, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

We have seen the future, and it’s in North Dakota.
Source: New York Times

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Beto O’Rourke Dreams of One Texas. Ted Cruz Sees Another Clearly.

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Cruz, Ted, Elections, Senate, Midterm Elections (2018), O'Rourke, Beto, texas | 0 comments

For years, a blue Texas has seemed both impossible and inevitable. Have the political winds there finally shifted enough for an unapologetic liberal to win a Senate seat?
Source: New York Times

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DeSantis Warns Florida Not to ‘Monkey This Up,’ and Many Hear a Racist Dog Whistle

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Blacks, Democratic Party, DeSantis, Ron, Elections, Governors, Florida, Fox News Channel, Gillum, Andrew, Midterm Elections (2018), Race and Ethnicity, Republican Party, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

The Republican nominee for governor in Florida drew condemnation from Democrats for a comment about his opponent, Andrew Gillum.
Source: New York Times

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After Trump, the Deluge?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Charlottesville, Va, Violence (August, 2017), Democratic Party, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Midterm Elections (2018), Trump, Donald J, United States, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

The president, who has condoned violence at his rallies, says Democrats will “violently” overturn all he as done if they prevail in the midterms.
Source: New York Times

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Get to Know Ron DeSantis, Republican Nominee for Florida Governor

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in DeSantis, Ron, Elections, Governors, Florida, Midterm Elections (2018), Trump, Donald J | 0 comments

Mr. DeSantis, who represents Florida’s Sixth District in Congress, is a loyal Trump supporter, a regular on Fox News and a Navy veteran.
Source: New York Times

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Another Strong Night for Democrats

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Arizona, Democratic Party, Elections, Governors, Elections, House of Representatives, Florida, Gillum, Andrew, Midterm Elections (2018), Primaries and Caucuses, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

Primary season is almost over. It’s been a good one for people who want to hold Trump accountable.
Source: New York Times

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4 Takeaways from Tuesday’s Primaries

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Arizona, Democratic Party, DeSantis, Ron, Elections, Governors, Elections, Senate, Florida, Gillum, Andrew, Governors (US), Graham, Gwen, McSally, Martha, Midterm Elections (2018), Oklahoma, Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Republican Party | 0 comments

Races for governor have often yielded centrist candidates. Voters in Florida, Oklahoma and Arizona chose a different route. And women, once again, made a strong showing in House races.
Source: New York Times

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