Category Archives: Candidates

Cook Political Report shifts 7 more races towards Dems

By Brett Samuels of the Cook Political Report The Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan election forecaster, shifted seven congressional races on Wednesday toward Democrats less than five weeks before the midterm elections. Cook moved two races that were previously considered … Continue reading

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Why The Republican Party Isn’t Electing More Women

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight There has been a lot of buzz recently about the wave of women running for office in 2018. It’s record-breaking. But that’s not quite right. At least, it’s too broad. There are a lot … Continue reading

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After Crowley’s Defeat, Which Democrats Could Go Down Next?

By Simone Pathé of Roll Call After the shocking primary defeat Tuesday night of the first Democratic incumbent of the cycle, attention immediately shifted to Massachusetts Rep. Michael E. Capuano. The 10-term Democrat has been facing a primary challenge from … Continue reading

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The First 2020 Race Is Underway: Scrambling for New York Donors

By Shane Goldmacher of the New York Times Senator Elizabeth Warren has come calling as recently as April. Kamala Harris, the first-term senator of California, has made repeated visits, starting as early as her third month in office. Former Vice … Continue reading

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Inside Obama’s secret meetings with 2020 contenders

By Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico Still the reluctant leader of the Democratic Party, former President Obama has been providing counsel to Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other presidential hopefuls. Read more…

Posted in 2020 election, Barack Obama, Candidates, Democrats, Elections, Politico