Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reviled by Democrats, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at campaign ads. That’s not true for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, whom Republicans love to include as a lightening rod. Why isn’t McConnell more of a poster child for the GOP?
A group of veterans allege that Amy McGrath has “stolen valor” by presenting herself as a fighter pilot in her campaign against U.S. Rep. Andy Barr. “I’ve never tried to embellish my record, ever,” McGrath says.
Is it fair for an election referee also to be on the ballot? In Georgia, Kansas and Ohio, secretaries of state oversee elections even as they run for higher office. No laws say they have to resign to run.
Will young voters ages 18 to 24 turn out in big enough numbers to make a difference in state and national races at the November 6 midterm elections? Or are they content with Instagram-ready rallies and Twitter.
Kansas Republican Steve Watkins and his father gave a combined $1.2 million of their own money to fund the younger Watkins’ bid for an open congressional seat. Most of it was spent against other Republicans.
County outside Atlanta is rejecting absentee ballots at an astounding rate. Gwinnett County says it is acting legally. But Georgia is hit by a federal civil rights lawsuit demanding that it halt all efforts to discard mailed-in ballots.
On this week’s episode of Beyond the Bubble, Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball outlines why the path to the Senate majority for Democrats could remain difficult beyond 2018. And the Brookings Institute’s Kelly Reynolds explains the growing disconnect between the Senate and much of the country.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is relishing his popularity with conservatives after his fiery defense of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Graham hopes use some of that capital in November’s midterms.
In Washington state’s closest House race, Republican Dino Rossi is attempting to tar his Democratic opponent Kim Schrier as a supporter of steep gasoline taxes, because of her support for a carbon fee initiative.
Learn about Kathy Manning, Democrat for U.S. House in North Carolina’s 13th district. Manning, like other Democrats, is hoping to make health care an important issue in her 2018 campaign against Republican Rep. Ted Budd.
Learn about Rep. Ted Budd, Republican for U.S. House in North Carolina’s 13th district. He is running for re-election in 2018, claiming he has kept his promises to the voters in the 13th Congressional District.
Miami is home to the largest concentration of Obamacare recipients in the U.S., and Democrats are spending millions on TV ads to motivate voters on the issue, certain that healthcare is the top issue to voters.