2018 Midterms

Trump signs election meddling order, but no mention of Russia 2018 Midterms
Trump signs election meddling order, but no mention of Russia
September 13, 2018
by TWN

President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at punishing foreign actors that interfere with U.S. elections, senior administration officials said Wednesday. Read More

Apathy anew: Democrats’ biggest 2018 fear is low turnout among people of color 2018 Midterms
Apathy anew: Democrats’ biggest 2018 fear is low turnout among people of color
September 15, 2018
by TWN

Misael Avila has tried everything to convince his Latino community in central California to care more about politics. He has led voter-registration drives around Modesto. He’s personally knocked on voters’ doors. He has even hosted a congressional debate at his Catholic church. Read More

‘Anger is a great motivator.’ A guide to the GOP’s biggest 2018 fears 2018 Midterms
‘Anger is a great motivator.’ A guide to the GOP’s biggest 2018 fears
September 15, 2018
by TWN

President Donald Trump is caught in an unrelenting swirl of scandal, and President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is still intact. Democratic energy is unbridled, and Republican enthusiasm is uncertain. Read More

Another Daley to run for Chicago mayor In The News
Another Daley to run for Chicago mayor
September 15, 2018
by TWN

Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Bill Daley will announce Monday that he’s going to run for a job once held by his brother and father — mayor of Chicago. Read More

O’Halleran: Leading the Fight for Rural America Spotlight
O’Halleran: Leading the Fight for Rural America
September 19, 2018
by TWN Staff

Cruising down the Arizona highway in an RV, Congressman Tom O’Halleran, Chairman of the Blue Dog Rural Task Force, was on a mission over August recess: meeting as many constituents as possible. Read More

Campaign Ad: Stephanie Murphy – “Accountable” Polling and Ads
Campaign Ad: Stephanie Murphy – “Accountable”
September 19, 2018
by TWN

Representative Stephanie Murphy, who is seeking re-election in Florida's 7th District, released her second television ad of the 2018 campaign. Watch the ad, which centers on Murphy’s work to hold Congress accountable to the people... Read More

Ivanka Trump to Help Raise Money for Senate Republicans 2018 Midterms
Ivanka Trump to Help Raise Money for Senate Republicans
September 20, 2018
by TWN

Ivanka Trump plans to raise money for Senate Republicans’ campaign arm this fall — amid new concern about the party’s fragile 51-seat majority in that chamber. Read More

Internal GOP Poll: ‘We’ve Lost the Messaging Battle’ on Tax Cuts Polling and Ads
Internal GOP Poll: ‘We’ve Lost the Messaging Battle’ on Tax Cuts
September 21, 2018
by TWN

A survey commissioned by the Republican National Committee has led the party to a glum conclusion regarding President Donald Trump’s signature legislative achievement: Voters overwhelmingly believe his tax overhaul helps the wealthy instead of average Americans. Read More

A New Poll Released in Key CA Congressional Districts Shows Overwhelming Support  for Environmental Issues Across Party Lines 2018 Midterms
A New Poll Released in Key CA Congressional Districts Shows Overwhelming Support for Environmental Issues Across Party Lines
September 22, 2018
by TWN Staff

The environment is shaping up to be a key issue in California battleground congressional districts this election, according to a new poll released from the CA League of Conservation Voters. Read More

Kavanaugh Drama Risks Driving Moderates, Women Away From GOP Supreme Court
Kavanaugh Drama Risks Driving Moderates, Women Away From GOP
September 22, 2018
by TWN

September 21, 2018 By Steven T. Dennis and Erik Wasson WASHINGTON — The sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is forcing its way into the midterm campaign, undercutting one of the GOP’s strongest issues for its base and risking a further erosion of support from… Read More

Cruz-O’Rourke Debate Punctuated by Clashes on Immigrants, Kavanaugh, NFL Protests 2018 Midterms
Cruz-O’Rourke Debate Punctuated by Clashes on Immigrants, Kavanaugh, NFL Protests
September 22, 2018
by TWN

Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke engaged in a fierce clash Friday night, exposing deep rifts — and a clear choice for Texas voters — over immigration, police brutality, gun violence and the best way to deal with President Donald Trump. Read More

Does Obama’s Re-Emergence Help or Hurt Democrats in Pivotal 2018 Election States Like Missouri? 2018 Midterms
Does Obama’s Re-Emergence Help or Hurt Democrats in Pivotal 2018 Election States Like Missouri?
September 24, 2018
by TWN

Non-presidential elections for members of the House and Senate almost always become a referendum on how the country is doing under a president midway through a four-year term. Read More

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