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Trump makes baseless 'infected' ballot claims amid Florida recount
News ImagePresident Trump on Monday suggested that the ongoing recounts in Florida should be halted and the races called for Republican candidates while floating baseless claims of voter fraud.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:04:50 -0500
Trump tries to spin Republican losses: GOP 'defied history'
News ImagePresident Trump said Republicans defied history in the midterm elections by maintaining control of the Senate and winning a slew of governors races despite losing its majority in the House of Representatives.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:45:29 -0500
Full coverage: Midterm elections 2018
News ImageWill Democrats take back the House? Can Republicans maintain control of the Senate? Tune in here for live updates and instant analysis beginning at noon ET.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:01:35 -0500
Candidates cast their ballots (presumably for themselves)
News ImageIts Election Day in America, and voters will deliver their first verdict on President Trumps tumultuous tenure in midterm elections that are expected to draw historic numbers to the polls. Across the country, people are talking about this election as one of the most momentous in their lifetimes a fight for the very soul of America. Heres a look at candidates, politicians and the political elite as they vote on Election Day.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:52:07 -0500
On eve of midterms, polls give Democrats edge on generic ballots
News ImageIf the final round of major national polls is to be believed, Democrats are poised to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives, while Republicans are set to maintain control of the Senate.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:24:34 -0500
Parkland survivor Cameron Kasky sets a new political course
News ImageCameron Kasky says one of the "biggest problems" is the lack of discussion among those who disagree, and he wants to change that.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:45:50 -0400
When it's Woman (D) versus Woman (R), interesting things happen
News ImageThe record number of women running for office this midterm election year has led to a record number of races in which both major-party candidates are women, creating an interesting real-world experiment in political science.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 10:51:52 -0400
White House blocks bill that would protect elections
News ImageA bill that would have significantly bolstered the nations electoral security has been held up in the Senate at the behest of the White House, which expressed its displeasure with the proposed legislation.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:34:59 -0400
Can this Democrat crack the Trump-era election code?
News ImageLast month, Harley Rouda advanced to the general election after finishing 125 votes ahead of his closest rival. His goal for November is to unseat the only candidate who finished ahead of him: 15-term congressman Dana Rohrabacher, an eccentric, pro-Russia Republican.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:00:02 -0400
A note of caution about 'the Year of the Woman' in politics
News ImageA record number of women have entered primaries for local, state and national office this year, creating an expectation among activists that there will be a record number of women on the ballot in November, and that a record number of women will be among the officials sworn in on January, especially in the House of Representatives.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 05:00:44 -0400
Post-election clashes in Zimbabwe turn deadly
News ImageProtests in Zimbabwes historic elections turned bloody on Wednesday as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over alleged vote fraud and President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed for calm.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:47:05 -0400
Progressive Dems try to catch some of Ocasio-Cortezs lightning in a bottle
News ImageBoston City Council member Ayanna Pressley, who is running for Congress, on July 28 near Boston. SOMERVILLE, Mass. On a sweltering July Saturday in this city a few miles west of Boston, Ayanna Pressley is making a pitch for change. Pressley, a member of the Boston City Council, is attempting to unseat Rep. Michael Capuano, a 10-term incumbent who previously served as mayor of Somerville, in the congressional primary for Massachusettss SeventhDistrict.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 05:00:17 -0400
Expert: Putin can hack our midterm elections
News ImageBarbara Simons, a leading expert on securing voting systems, says the U.S. is not prepared for the threat facing the November elections.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 05:00:03 -0400
California votes today, with control of Congress in play
News ImageFor the next 24 hours, California will be the center of the political universe with repercussions that will almost certainly reshape this falls high-stakes midterm elections. Heres everything you need to know about Tuesdays key Golden State primaries.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:18:12 -0400
Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not everyone is pleased
News ImageAhead of Californias nonpartisan primaries, the national Democratic Party is trying to winnow the field of contenders to avoid splitting the progressive vote. Its a sound strategy, but the candidates pressured to drop out arent happy about it.
Fri, 11 May 2018 11:58:41 -0400
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