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Monday, September 24, 2018
Jillian S. Ambroz
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Education Galvanizes Voters Keen To Toss GOP Congress

If there’s anything that’s come out of the Trump era, it’s a galvanization of activism across the country, renewed by enthusiasm, from the women’s march, to the fight of teachers for fair pay.

September 4, 2018
Democrats struggling to stem the tide

New Forecast: Democrats Have 75 Percent Chance Of Taking House

Political strategists like to map out a candidate’s or party’s path to victory before an election.

August 21, 2018
Trump can be ever so polite to his paragon Putin

You May Never Know Who Owns Your Representative Or Senator

The U.S. Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin’s recent decision to remove the already limited government oversight on dark money groups could open the doors for foreign donors.

July 24, 2018
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) waves at the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation's 2015 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Washington, April 13, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

Democrats Winning Costly Congressional Money Race

Democrats are outraising Republicans across the board this mid-term election cycle, including in the House races, something we haven’t seen since 2010.

July 2, 2018

Five More Congressional Districts Move Needle Left

Five more congressional seats in four states have started to lean blue in the past two weeks, according to The Cook Political Report.

June 26, 2018
In California, Democrat Dollars Back A Republican

In California, Democrat Dollars Back A Republican

Californians head to the polls Tuesday, June 5, and to turn more seats blue, Democrats and their campaign machines are pulling out all the stops.

June 5, 2018
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Dark Money Dominating Midterm TV Ad Campaign

An influx of money from outside spending groups has goosed TV ad spending this mid-term season with a focus on special elections and contested primaries.

May 22, 2018

House Challengers Raising More Money Than GOP Incumbents

Republicans know they have a fight on their hands to keep control of the House with a narrow majority. And it’s not looking good that to date 14 Democratic challengers have outraised their GOP incumbents while not a single Democratic incumbent faces the same problem, according to cycle-to-date campaign finance data. In fact, nine Democrats have six-figure advantages over their opponents.

April 24, 2018

Women Setting New Records As Midterm Approaches

As donors, women now account for 31% of all donations—another new record. The growth in donations appears driven by women’s support of Democratic candidates, and particularly, female candidates. Women accounted for 44% of the contributions to female candidates and for 34% of the donations to men, which both reflect historic high points.

April 3, 2018