Category Archives: Congress

How the Florida recount will unfold – and why it matters

By Letitia Stein of Reuters Florida elections officials are racing to recount ballots this week after razor-thin voting margins left the state’s marquee contests for the U.S. Senate and governor too close to call. Republicans took the lead in last … Continue reading

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Women and Leadership 2018

Wide gender and party gaps in views about the state of female leadership and the obstacles women face By Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Ruth Igielnik and Kim Parker of Pew Research Two years after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Congress, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, leadership, Pew Research, Politics, Republicans, Women

Three articles to read before you watch the election results come in tonight

Midterms road map: 10 races to watch on Election Night – CNN Politics  House Update: Keeping An Eye On Democratic ‘Reach’ Districts – FiveThirtyEight Major industries shift contributions from Republicans to Democrats ahead of election day – Open Secrets

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Trump’s Nationalism Is Breaking Point for Some Suburban Voters, Risking GOP Coalition

By Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns of the New York Times Two years ago, the presidential election hinged in large part on a rightward shift among working-class whites who deserted Democrats. Tuesday’s House election may turn on an equally significant … Continue reading

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Young Voters Might Actually Show Up At The Polls This Year

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight The question on many Democrats’ minds is: Will young people turn out to vote in 2018? Recent survey data has liberals worried. In particular, a recent Gallup poll found that only 26 percent of American … Continue reading

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