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The marquee race is a Senate primary, but there are also a handful of House contests worth keeping an eye on, so here’s an overview of what to watch in the Volunteer State.
Voters in Kansas, Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, and Washington are heading to the polls.
Representative Rashida Tlaib faces a rematch in Michigan. And some Republicans aren’t thrilled about Kris Kobach’s Senate campaign in Kansas.
Over the last several decades, both parties have reorganized themselves along urban-rural lines, and there is now a clear and pronounced partisan small-state bias in the Senate thanks to mostly rural, less populated states voting increasingly Republican.
Less than 100 days from Election Day, Democrats are leading in key races that will help decide who controls the Senate in January, with few candidates on either side of the aisle running ahead of the ticket-topping presidential contest.
"I do not need Rep. Yoho to apologize to me," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said.
Ted Yoho reportedly called the congresswoman "disgusting" and a "fucking bitch".
Ms. Williams, a state senator, is considered the overwhelming favorite in the general election this fall.
The Democratic Party of Georgia confirmed Saturday that its executive committee will meet on Monday at noon to consider a nominee.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, governors have generally received better marks for the way they’ve handled the crisis than President Trump has. However, new polling suggests that may be changing, especially for Republican governors.
Voters in Alabama and Texas are casting their ballots in runoffs for House and Senate, and Maine voters are voting in the state’s primary.
Alabama and Texas held their congressional primaries all the way back in March, but there were two competitive U.S. Senate elections (in addition to six House races worth watching) in which no candidate got a majority of the vote.
Over the last 32 years, both Democrats and Republicans have lost registered supporters – and the Republicans have lost way more. According to the latest estimates, just 27% of voters are registered Republicans, with 40% Registered Democrats. In 32 years, the Republicans have lost a third of their registered supporters.
Amy Kennedy defeated Brigid Harrison in the heated Democratic primary to run against Rep. Jeff Van Drew, who left the Democratic Party to become a Republican in December 2019, in the second district.
Betting markets have turned decisively toward an expected victory for Joe Biden in November — and asset managers at major investment banks are preparing for not only a Biden win, but potentially a Democratic sweep of the Senate and House too.
A new spending bill for legislative branch operations unveiled by House Democrats on Monday would order the removal of statues that depict people who served in the Confederacy or otherwise worked to uphold slavery from the Capitol.
House Democrats on Monday took aim at President Trump's policies on a slew of political issues as they kicked off the official appropriations process to fund the government for fiscal 2021.
Democrats are within striking distance of retaking the Senate majority in November, while Republicans are facing an increasingly difficult electoral map as President Trump’s sagging poll numbers threaten to drag down vulnerable GOP incumbents.
The GOP is trying to protect its Senate majority as it defends a range of seats from competitive challenges.
Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah held primaries on Tuesday, and with the help of mail-in balloting and absentee ballots, these states largely held seamless elections.
Voters in Colorado, Utah, and Oklahoma are casting their ballots.
The other really big election taking place in the United States on November 3rd is for the US Senate where currently the Republicans have 53 of the 100 seats. If indeed Trump is ousted on that day the Democratic victory will only be really meaningful if the party takes the Senate as well.
Democrats have seen their odds boosted in recent weeks by President Trump’s crumbling poll numbers amid widespread criticism of his handling of the twin crises of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread anger over police brutality toward African Americans.
In recent days, we’ve seen a number of surveys of high-profile Senate contests. On the whole, the polls indicate Democrats have a real chance of picking up some seats in battleground states.
A New York Times/Siena College poll paints a grim picture for Republicans in Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina as voters shun candidates aligned with the president.
A resounding primary win by Democratic U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a fellow liberal’s lead over a longtime New York congressman signaled fresh momentum for progressive politics amid growing calls for economic and racial justice in the United States.
Voters in Kentucky, New York, and Virginia are casting their ballots. There are also two runoffs in Mississippi and North Carolina.
Senate races aren’t determined by national numbers alone. Details really matter; candidate quality, issue positions, strategy, money and all sorts of other local factors will shape these races. So this week, the Ranking Committee has decided to pick the seats that are most likely to flip.
The race to November 3 could also determine which party controls the Senate or House or even a state’s legislature. And that’s because of something political science calls the “coattail effect,” which is when the popularity of a candidate at the top of the ticket — we’re most interested in presidential coattails — boosts the fortunes of candidates from the same party lower down on the ballot.
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