Although Democrats are feeling increasingly optimistic about their chances to retake the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2018 midterms, they are facing an uphill battle in their quest to gain a majority in the U.S. Senate.
With less than three months to go before the midterm elections, a federal three-judge panel in North Carolina has struck down the state’s GOP-drawn congressional map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
An investigation by the Virginian-Pilot has discovered that the campaign workers of Rep. Scott Taylor used fraudulent signatures to help independent candidate Shaun Brown qualify for the congressional ballot.
Nine polling places in majority-black Randolph County were open for a recent GOP runoff election. But county officials may close seven of them in November just as Georgia is on the brink of electing the nation’s first black woman governor.