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Big Swing in Governor Races as Blue Wave Buoyed by Strong Statewide Candidates Spotlight
Big Swing in Governor Races as Blue Wave Buoyed by Strong Statewide Candidates
2018-11-14 14:00:12
by TWN Staff

Last Tuesday’s election saw many governors’ mansions switch as Democrats won in a number of key states, with big repercussions for the balance of power as states head into the 2020 census and subsequent redistricting. Governor mansions were high on ... Read More

Blue Tide Rises in the States with 8 Lt. Governor Pickups 2018 Midterms
Blue Tide Rises in the States with 8 Lt. Governor Pickups
2018-11-09 22:32:56
by TWN Staff

In a 2018 election with plenty of firsts, Democratic Lt. Governors picked up eight seats in this year’s elections, bringing the total from 14 to 22. These historic gains mean Democrats in these seats now represent a majority of the American population, ... Read More

Redistricting Reform: How Tuesday's Election Changed the Map Spotlight
Redistricting Reform: How Tuesday's Election Changed the Map
2018-11-09 22:09:06
by TWN Staff

Elections matter, but so does timing. Flying under the radar, redistricting took a back seat to candidate races across the country, particularly in key states where... Read More

Midterm Elections 2018 - Races to Watch 2018 Midterms
Midterm Elections 2018 - Races to Watch
2018-11-03 00:16:47
by TWN Staff

In the final stretch before Election Day, The Well News previews the top races you should be watching as results come in on Tuesday. Read More

New Peterson Foundation Poll Finds Voters’ Concern for National Debt Is a “Significant Factor” Heading Into Midterm Election Spotlight
New Peterson Foundation Poll Finds Voters’ Concern for National Debt Is a “Significant Factor” Heading Into Midterm Election
2018-11-02 11:18:05
by TWN Staff

A new poll released by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation finds the national debt is a driving factor for a majority of Americans. According to the poll, conducted by the bipartisan team of polling firms, Global Strategy Group and North... Read More

Missing the Moment Featured
Missing the Moment
2018-10-31 00:22:14
by Sean O'Brien

It was a cold Midwestern night but the campaign rally was filled to capacity. The man they had all come to see, the one who’d electrified them with promises and slogans... Read More

On the Trail: Lieutenant Governors Update 2018 Midterms
On the Trail: Lieutenant Governors Update
2018-10-30 22:11:42
by Erin McPike

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is barnstorming the country to boost Democratic lieutenant governor candidates - going so far as Hawaii earlier this month to campaign with state Sen. Josh Green, who is seeking to replace current Lt. Gov. Doug... Read More

Stand With Parkland President To Discuss School Safety Ahead of Midterms National Security
Stand With Parkland President To Discuss School Safety Ahead of Midterms
2018-10-26 21:33:25
by TWN Staff

Tony Montalto, President of Stand with Parkland, a school safety advocacy organization comprised of all 17 families of the victims of the Parkland shooting, discussed school safety this week ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. Read More

In Brief Moment of Bipartisanship, Trump Sign Opioid Bill Bipartisan
In Brief Moment of Bipartisanship, Trump Sign Opioid Bill
2018-10-26 21:30:07
by TWN Staff

As Members of Congress continue to battle it out with just a little over a week to go before the midterm elections, a rare moment of bipartisan accomplishment back in Washington. President Trump signed into law H.R.6, the... Read More

PPI Addresses the Future of Health Care in New Report, Advises Dem Candidates not to Take Trump’s Bait Health
PPI Addresses the Future of Health Care in New Report, Advises Dem Candidates not to Take Trump’s Bait
2018-10-26 19:43:02
by TWN Staff

On the cusp of the midterm elections, the Progressive Policy Institute is tackling health care. This week, the progressive think tank issued "Progressives and health care: What comes next?" In issuing the report, the... Read More

Van Hollen to Tapper: 'We Still See the Energy on the Democratic Side' 2018 Midterms
Van Hollen to Tapper: 'We Still See the Energy on the Democratic Side'

DSCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen talked with Jake Tapper about what's at stake in the midterms, attacking Republicans for attempting to eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions coverage. 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

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