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Democrats Capture Several Governors’ Mansions from Republicans Political News
Democrats Capture Several Governors’ Mansions from Republicans

Democrats captured governors’ offices in states across the country that Republicans have controlled since at least the early years of the Obama presidency, eroding the GOP’s dominance in state capitals. In Kansas, one the... Read More

Republican Candidate for Georgia Governor Accuses Democrats of Hacking, Without Disclosing Evidence Political News
Republican Candidate for Georgia Governor Accuses Democrats of Hacking, Without Disclosing Evidence

Just two days before the election, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office began an investigation Sunday into the Democratic Party after an alleged attempt to hack the state’s voter registration system. Kemp, who is the... Read More

Is Trump’s Constant Campaign Helping His Party? It Depends Where You Look Political News
Is Trump’s Constant Campaign Helping His Party? It Depends Where You Look

November 2, 2018 By Noah Bierman and Eli Stokols ESTERO, Fla. — At President Donald Trump’s rally in Florida on Wednesday night, the state’s Republican candidate for the Senate, Gov. Rick Scott, took the stage to thank the president for... Read More

Red-State Democratic Senators Court Trump Supporters in Bid to Keep Their Seats 2018 Midterms
Red-State Democratic Senators Court Trump Supporters in Bid to Keep Their Seats

The Butler County Democrats of Missouri came out in full force this week to greet Sen. Claire McCaskill — all three dozen of them. In the party’s field office, the Democratic faithful cheered for their two-term senator and laughed... Read More

Trump Honors Pittsburgh Dead — and Knocks ‘Far-Left Media’ — at Florida Rally Political News
Trump Honors Pittsburgh Dead — and Knocks ‘Far-Left Media’ — at Florida Rally

President Donald Trump led off a midterms campaign rally in Florida on Wednesday by blaming the “far-left media” for exploiting the Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting to hurt him and Republicans as the elections near. Read More

The ‘Safe Surrogate,’ Pence Delivers the Traditional GOP Message Trump Won’t 2018 Midterms
The ‘Safe Surrogate,’ Pence Delivers the Traditional GOP Message Trump Won’t

The week was like any other week of Donald Trump’s presidency: It started with him threatening to dispatch U.S. troops to the southern border and ended with... Read More

Independent Candidate in Kansas Underscores a Broken Political System Opinions
Independent Candidate in Kansas Underscores a Broken Political System
2018-10-30 13:55:15
by Mary Sanchez

Kathleen Sebelius might as well be spitting into the Kansas wind. Don't try this. People who have stood against the blistering gales of the prairie can attest to the futility. And yet Sebelius, a former Kansas governor and U.S. ... Read More

Democrats Agonize Over Whether Millennials, Hispanics Will Vote 2018 Midterms
Democrats Agonize Over Whether Millennials, Hispanics Will Vote

October 25, 2018 By Sahil Kapur WASHINGTON — Less than two weeks from Election Day, Democrats are agonizing about whether two groups of infrequent and liberal-leaning voters will turn out or dash their hopes of winning control of Congress: Hispanics... Read More

Florida Governor’s Debate so Vicious a Racial Slur Was Spelled Out on Live TV 2018 Midterms
Florida Governor’s Debate so Vicious a Racial Slur Was Spelled Out on Live TV

Sequels rarely live up to the original. But in their second and final meeting before the Nov. 6 election for Florida governor, Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum delivered a bare-knuckle brawl of a debate so heated that a racial slur... Read More

Countdown to the Midterms: On the Trail Update Political News
Countdown to the Midterms: On the Trail Update

This week, Democrat Paul Davis debated Republican Steve Watkins in the race for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District. Davis touted his bipartisan track record on making healthcare more affordable, cutting taxes, and protecting... Read More

Hawley Campaign and NRA’s Political Fund Accused of Illegal Coordination Political News
Hawley Campaign and NRA’s Political Fund Accused of Illegal Coordination

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s Senate campaign and the National Rifle Association’s PAC have engaged in an elaborate scheme to conceal illegal coordination, a complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission... Read More

Two Weeks out from Midterms, Gillum Moderates Position on Medicare for All Spotlight
Two Weeks out from Midterms, Gillum Moderates Position on Medicare for All
2018-10-23 23:38:50
by TWN Staff

In a contentious first debate between the two Florida gubernatorial candidates in Tampa this week, Republican Ron DeSantis repeatedly pressed Democrat... Read More

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