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Ryan Worries Defeat of ‘Red Wave’ Has Created Phony Narrative for Dems
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Ryan Worries Defeat of ‘Red Wave’ Has Created Phony Narrative for Dems
2022-12-02 22:01:03
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Fresh off a grueling, hard-fought Senate race that he ultimately lost to Republican newcomer and “Hillbilly Elegy” memoirist J.D. Vance, Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, smiled broadly as members of the NewDEAL rose to give him an extended standing... Read More

2022 Elections
Abortion-Rights Supporters Prevailed in All Midterm Ballot Measures
2022-11-09 21:33:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t just the control of the U.S. House and Senate that was hanging in the balance as voters went to the polls Tuesday. In states across the nation ballots were cast on a range of health care... Read More

2022 Elections
NC Appears to Be Leaning R in Crucial Senate Race Between Budd, Beasley
2022-11-08 15:52:25
by Natalie McCormick

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — As Election Day dawned in the Tar Heel State, one of the most reliable polls shows Republican Rep. Ted Budd leading Democrat Cheri Beasley by 6 percentage points with few undecided voters left for the former... Read More

2022 Elections
Midterm Elections, Hawaiian Style
2022-11-07 22:56:21
by Eden Metzger

OAHU, Hawaii — Unlike in Iowa, Pennsylvania or any one of a number of other states critical to the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections, campaign signs sit beneath swaying palm trees as voters turn out to cast their ballot... Read More

2022 Elections
Six Governors Races to Watch on Tuesday
2022-11-07 13:41:17
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — For months talk of the 2022 midterms has centered on who will control the House and Senate, and how the outcome will shape the remainder of President Joe Biden’s current term in office. The focus was no different... Read More

2022 Elections
Potential Deadlocks Abound as Critical Senate Races Come to a Close
2022-11-04 21:24:39
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — With the Senate chamber evenly split, 50-50, and several top Senate races simply too close to forecast, 2022 may well come to be remembered as the year of the prolonged wait to determine which party ultimately holds control... Read More

2022 Elections
Will There Be a Red Wave? A Blue Surprise? Here Are House Races to Watch on Tuesday
2022-11-04 17:36:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The prognosticators have prognosticated. The pollsters have asked their last round of pre-election questions. Now it’s up to the voters to decide whether to stay the course or opt to give Republicans control of one or both chambers... Read More

2022 Elections
Federal Judge Blocks QAnon Linked Group's Close-Up Scrutiny of Ballot Drop Boxes
2022-11-02 15:37:41
by Dan McCue

PHOENIX — A federal judge in Arizona issued a temporary restraining order on Tuesday that will keep members of a QAnon-linked group from standing within 75 feet of ballot drop boxes and from openly carrying firearms or wearing body armor... Read More

2022 Elections
In North Carolina Growing Suburbs Create Midterm Uncertainty
2022-10-27 16:18:08
by Dan McCue

GREENSBORO, N.C. — While most of the nation is looking to North Carolina as one of the battleground states where control of the U.S. Senate may well be won, North Carolinians themselves are far more interested in a race way... Read More

2022 Elections
Alito Talks of Abortion Opinion Leak as Decision to Overturn Roe Stays at Forefront for Many Voters
2022-10-26 21:24:06
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said Tuesday the leak in May of a draft opinion he wrote that removed a constitutional right to abortion endangered the lives of the nine justices. He called the leak a "betrayal of... Read More

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President Biden Makes ‘Closing Argument’ to Democratic Faithful Ahead of Midterms
2022-10-25 14:20:17
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Though the polls are once again suggesting a slight tilt toward the Republicans ahead of the midterms, President Joe Biden was having none of that as he delivered what he called his “closing argument” for his party in... Read More

2022 Elections
Though Some Races Intrigue, Poli Sci Professors Expect Few Midterm Surprises
2022-10-21 15:28:15
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — There are fewer than 20 days left until the critical midterm elections, with early voting underway or about to get underway in several battleground states. While many close races are predicted, a sampling of the opinions of political... Read More

2022 Elections
Turnout on First Day of Georgia Early Voting Breaks Midterm Record
2022-10-18 21:17:20
by Dan McCue

ATLANTA — Georgia voters turned out in record numbers on Monday, Oct. 17, the first day of early voting ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm election. In all, 131,318 people turned out to vote in person on Monday, up from... Read More

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