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District 6 congressional candidate David Trone, co-owner of Total Wine & More, is taking his campaign's message to broadcast TV. ... Rather, Raskin's presence on the trip--his first overseas as a member of Congress since his election in 2016--appears in part to reflect an increasingly close ...
In fact, we've changed the rating of only one state: New York moves from safe Democratic to likely Democratic. ... But with the political winds in the Democrats' favor -- for the first time since 2006 the GOP will control the White House and Congress during a midterm election -- the net gain could be as high ...

The report projects that Democrats would need to win the national popular vote for congressional districts by a nearly 11 percentage point margin over ... That would take more than the typical Democratic wave that history suggests would occur for the party out of power during a midterm election. "It would ...
To win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats would need a tremendous electoral wave not seen in more than 40 years to overcome ... The center's analysis notes that Democrats gained 31 seats when they won the national congressional vote by 5.4 percentage points in 2006.
But with Republican-dominated congressional redistricting in 2011, Brennan Center researchers project Democrats are going to win far fewer seats ... to win 11 percent more votes than Republicans is flawed," said Dave Wasserman, an elections analyst and the US House editor of the Cook Political Report.
He was elected to the state House in 2006. While in Congress, he was promoted to brigadier general. Perry has represented the 4th Congressional District. But the map was changed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as part of a legal challenge to Pennsylvania's congressional districts. After the ... election Congressional District

And now, with his victory in a district so Republican that Democrats did not even field a candidate in the last two elections, Mr. Lamb, 33, has offered a ... a Democratic strategist who was executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2006, when the party wrested control of ...
The 2018 elections formally begin with the Texas primary on Tuesday, and early voting tallies are already being interpreted as yet another sign of ... can foreshadow the general election is to compare the primary vote of the average congressional district with the eventual average congressional ...
Everyone seems to agree that Democrat Conor Lamb is closing in on Republican Rick Saccone in a special congressional election in Pennsylvania's Trump ... didn't even draw a Democratic opponent in 2016 or 2014, and only failed to obtain 60 percent of the vote in the Democratic wave election of 2006.
Instead he chose someone who failed in an expensive effort to bring a New York newspaper into the digital age. .... Federal and congressional investigators say the meeting may have been part of an effort by Mr. Kushner to establish a direct line to President Vladimir Putin of Russia outside established ...
Now Levi Sanders, Bernie's son by his ex-girlfriend Susan Campbell Mott, has entered the congressional race for New Hampshire's First District. The seat, which is being vacated by incumbent Democrat Carol Shea-Porter and is rated as a “toss-up” by most House election observers, was already attracting ...
Democrats need to pick up two seats in the midterm elections to win control of the Senate, but they also must defend incumbents in 10 states that ... access is purchased, that votes are bought and paid for, that outcomes are determined before you have a chance to call your member of Congress or senator.”.
A rare public poll (from Monmouth) of the special congressional election race in the 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania shows Democrat ... resignation forced this special election faced no Democratic opponent in 2016 or 2014; even in the Democratic landslide years of 2006 and 2008 he won with ...
That deadline is in June, according to the State Board of Elections. ... “We strongly oppose his racist views and his candidacy for any public office, including the Third Congressional District.” ... He has previously run for the Republican nomination in the Third District in 1998, 2006, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
Thanks to a Supreme Court order (which let stand a state-court ruling), Pennsylvania now seems likely to have a new congressional map in time for this year's midterm elections. That map could help Democrats win a few extra House seats. More important, it could make the state's congressional delegation ...
A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama intends to pour millions of dollars into an eclectic array of elections in a dozen states, ... The tug of war over congressional maps has begun years before the 2020 census, which will collect the data used for reapportioning seats in Congress.
In comparison to last year's marquee House special election, in Georgia's 6th District, the Pennsylvania front has been quiet. In the Georgia race, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee dispatched nine staffers to the district in support of Democrat Jon Ossoff and convened three focus groups, ...

Polls in recent days have shown Democrats with around a 9-point average lead on the generic congressional ballot, which asks Americans which party they'll vote for in the coming election. Under ordinary conditions, a lead that size would be more than enough to net the 24 seats Democrats need to ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's two top leaders put on a show of comradery Monday as their chamber launched its immigration debate, but also laid down markers underscoring how hard it will be to reach a deal that can move through Congress. “We really do get along, despite what you read in the ...
When pressed on the fact that she had lived in New York City as a lawyer for about a decade before seeking election in New York's 20th congressional district in 2006, Gillibrand said "that's why I was embarrassed." "I was wrong. What it's about is the power of the NRA and the greed of that industry. Let's be ...
Congress barrels toward another shutdown crisis ... But GOP leadership appears skeptical that Democrats would ultimately force a shutdown over the issue before a midterm election in which 10 senators are up for ... The next short-term spending bill would be the fourth passed by Congress in a row. Rep.
"Vulnerable House Republicans would clearly rather call it quits than stand for re-election with a deeply unpopular agenda hanging over their heads," said Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman Tyler Law. "The total number of Republican retirements and the importance of the open ...
Those sentiments were echoed by Senator Jeff Flake, who is not seeking re-election but warned that Republicans were putting themselves at serious political risk if they embraced earmarks. “That's crazy talk,” Mr. Flake said. “We got beaten like a borrowed mule in the 2006 elections largely because of the ...
WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress, including several powerful committee chairmen, are rushing to retire rather than face re-election in the fall, ... a former congressman from New York who led the House Republican campaign committee when they lost power after the 2006 midterm elections.
by Shannon Firth, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today January 06, 2018 ... Lots of Healthcare on the Congressional Plate in January ... after the holiday recess -- the Senate was back this week and the House comes back next week -- and Congress has a full plate of healthcare items to deal with.
I started thinking about that this past week, when Orrin Hatch, the seven-term Republican senator from Utah, announced that he wouldn't run for re-election this year. He joins two Republican colleagues, Bob Corker and Jeff Flake, in announcing retirement. Word is that Steve Bannon is also very likely to ...
WASHINGTON – Looking to the midterm House and Senate elections, the Democratic congressional leaders, Sen. Charles E. Schumer ... The Democrats' election victories in Virginia, Alabama and New Jersey promise a wave that will sweep their party back into control of the House. Sensing a tsunami in ...
... the special counsel investigating Russian influence on the 2016 election, adding that “there's been no collusion, there's been no crime.” “Everything I've done is 100 percent proper,” Mr. Trump said during a news conference at Camp David, where he was asked about a New York Times report that he had ...
Democrats in Congress have introduced legislation to force the president to submit to psychological evaluation. Mental health professionals ... “The never-ending attempt to nullify an election is tiresome; if they were truly 'worried about the country,' they'd get to work to help it.” Thomas J. Barrack, a friend of ...
How Mr. Trump works with Congress over these critical domestic issues will set a tone for his second year in office, and could shape the 2018 midterm election landscape. Republicans are deeply concerned that their majorities in the House and Senate may be in jeopardy. Before leaving for Camp David, ...
Ryan's super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, will open a field office in Eastern Washington to support McMorris Rodgers' re-election effort in ... The organization has opened five offices in California, three in Pennsylvania and two each in Florida, Illinois, New Jersey and New York, all targeting ...
Rep. Sue W. Kelly lost her re-election bid in 2006 even though she appeared safe, having won two years earlier with 67 percent of the vote in a New York district carried by President George W. Bush. The result is a reminder that wave elections produce their own dynamics. (CQ Roll Call file photo).
Despite all the unusual political events of the last few years, one thing in electoral politics is proceeding by the book: the growing Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot. The generic ballot is a poll question that asks voters whether they'll vote for Democrats or Republicans for Congress, ...
“If you look at the patterns of where gains are being made and who is creating the foundation for those gains, it's the same: An energized Democratic base is linking arms with disaffected suburban voters,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, who as a member of Congress in 2006 helped Democrats win ...
Andrea Ramsey, 56, is a retired business executive who worked in the nonprofit sector before deciding to run for office as a Democrat in next year's congressional midterm elections. She was one of a growing number of women inspired to seek office in the wake of President Trump's election. But this month ...
Some aim to win elections in 2018. Others aim to influence ... Most members of Congress need not worry about the general election, in part thanks to gerrymandering. But they do worry ... They chained themselves to the New York Stock Exchange to protest the high price of the AIDS drug AZT. Act Up was ...
Suddenly we're supposed to think that an election that Trump won was stolen from him. Gail: Frank is always ahead of ... You've argued that the congressional elections won't be as bad for Republicans as people have been predicting because the public will be happy about the tax cuts. You may be right ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania already figured prominently in Democrats' attempt to win back control of the U.S. House. A decision this week in ... But the winner in the 18th Congressional District could still find himself in a redesigned district running for re-election in November. "You could have a new ...
Trump, GOP Congress Are Hurting California's Republican House Members ... Both Knight and Rohrabacher represent districts with changing demographics that Hillary Clinton carried in the 2016 presidential election. Both races have been rated toss-ups by nonpartisan analysts like the Cook Report.
Thanks to a Supreme Court order (which let stand a state-court ruling), Pennsylvania now seems likely to have a new congressional map in time for this year's midterm elections. That map could help Democrats win a few extra House seats. More important, it could make the state's congressional delegation ...
WASHINGTON — President Trump called on Tuesday for shutting down the federal government if Congress does not crack down on illegal immigration, even as congressional negotiators closed in on a major budget deal that would set spending levels for two years and break the cycle of fiscal crises that ...
That deadline is in June, according to the State Board of Elections. ... “We strongly oppose his racist views and his candidacy for any public office, including the Third Congressional District.” ... He has previously run for the Republican nomination in the Third District in 1998, 2006, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama intends to pour millions of dollars into an eclectic array of elections in a dozen states, ... The tug of war over congressional maps has begun years before the 2020 census, which will collect the data used for reapportioning seats in Congress.
Will they be rewarded for this new tax law by minimizing their historically-expected-for-the-“in”-party losses, and thus keeping control of Congress? 3. .... Looking at the off-off-year elections in Virginia, New Jersey, New York and New England — and then the Special Senate election in Alabama on Dec.
Progressive members of New York's congressional delegation were so incensed by her appointment, they threatened to run against her. ... In the last week of a hard-fought 2006 election to Congress, a police report about a domestic violence incident involving Gillibrand's Republican opponent surfaced.
Despite all the unusual political events of the last few years, one thing in electoral politics is proceeding by the book: the growing Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot. The generic ballot is a poll question that asks voters whether they'll vote for Democrats or Republicans for Congress, ...
Andrea Ramsey, 56, is a retired business executive who worked in the nonprofit sector before deciding to run for office as a Democrat in next year's congressional midterm elections. She was one of a growing number of women inspired to seek office in the wake of President Trump's election. But this month ...
While the Alabama Senate special election was an aberration in many respects, the results were entirely consistent with the pro-Democratic trend that has ... The best elections to examine in order to figure out whether Democrats can win back the U.S. House in 2018 are the seven congressional special ...
For years, Ms. Gillibrand has been politically allied with the Clinton family. Mrs. Clinton was one of Ms. Gillibrand's early and most important calls when she first considered running for Congress. When Mr. Clinton campaigned for her ahead of her 2006 congressional election, she wrote in her book, “That ...
Indeed, Mr. Holmes said he believed that many voters saw the election as a referendum on Mr. Reed's tenure, which included the construction of a football ... and doctored” after her appearance before the Buckhead Young Republicans, argued that she had been promoting the need for integrity in elections.


 

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