Category Archives: Democrats

5 facts about U.S. suburbs

By Ruth Igielnik and Anna Brown of Pew Research Politically, the suburbs are evenly divided overall, but some have a clear Democratic or Republican tilt. Poverty has increased more sharply in the suburbs than in urban or rural counties. Although … Continue reading

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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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The odds are about 3 in 4 that the Democrats take back the House next month

FiveThirtyEight’s latest analysis shows Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives on November 6. And if you want more, get your political fix from these FiveThirtyEight predictions and analyses: Is Kavanaugh Helping Republicans’ Midterm Chances? by Nate Silver Democrats … Continue reading

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No surprise: Democrats have edge in 2018 midterm voting preferences

From the Pew Research Center Voter enthusiasm is at a record high in the national midterm voting environment. With less than 50 days until the 2018 congressional elections, Democrats hold a 10-percentage-point advantage over Republicans on the generic ballot among … Continue reading

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Another metric points to a possible midterm blue wave

By Mike Allen of Axios With 38 GOP House seats rated toss-up or worse by Cook Political Report, to only three Dem Seats, 2018 Republicans have net 35 seats at risk, significantly more than they can afford to lose (23). … Continue reading

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