Reprinted with permission from AlterNet. Politics in the Trump era often seems like a hall of mirrors and mirages. But something significant and undeniable is happening across the country that goes deeper than the White House’s daily distortions or whether dealing with Trump is like negotiating with Jell-O. Across the country, the first big political wave of 2018 […]
David Young is in a close race an Iowan House of Representatives seat and hoping to use his former boss, Iowa GOP Sen. Charles E. Grassley, to gain more favor.
In campaigning for midterm elections, candidates must weigh the advertising options of either “narrowcasting” with cable or reaching the biggest audience possible with broadcast.
There is a chance Democrats can hold the Senate if they can distance themselves from Obama, demonize Republican opponents, and turn out supporters “like crazy.”
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a concerted effort by volunteers, organizations, celebrities, and leaders across the country to register Americans to vote before important upcoming elections. This year’s midterm elections, which will be held on November 4, will decide 417 members of the U.S. Congress, 36 governors, and 46 state legislatures. If you need to register, […]
Here are some interesting stories on the midterm campaigns that you may have missed on Tuesday, September 16: • Election law expert Rick Hasen expects the Kansas Supreme Court to remove Democrat Chad Taylor’s name from the ballot. Such a decision would be a big blow to incumbent Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), who hopes that Taylor […]
When U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) launched his challenge to incumbent Democratic senator Mark Udall, one of his first moves was backtracking on his support for fetal personhood, which would ban abortion and outlaw some forms of birth control and emergency contraception. “This was a bad idea driven by good intentions,” Gardner told The Denver […]
Washington (AFP) — President Barack Obama faced criticism from foes and allies on Sunday after his decision to delay immigration reform until after November’s midterm elections. Republicans and Democrats both condemned Obama’s decision, announced on Saturday, to delay using his executive power to break the deadlock until after this year’s polls. The decision was widely […]