Category Archives: Elections

GOP primaries may have made GOP loses in November more likely

In South Carolina’s primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford. In Virginia, Trump supporter wins and promises to wage a “vicious” campaign against Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine. As predicted, President Donald Trump influenced yesterday’s primary elections, especially in South … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, House of Representatives, Politics, Republicans, Senate

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

Why Republicans are calling it quits

By Lauren Fox of CNN A lot of Republicans are running away from Congress. Since the beginning of the 115th Congress, more than 40 Republicans have left or announced they plan to leave the House by the end of the … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Congress, Elections, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

What Do We Know With Just Under Six Months to Go Before the Mid-Term Elections?

By Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report Given the warped time-space continuum in which those of us in DC live – a flood of news, tweets and leaks makes each day feel like a week – it may be … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, House of Representatives, polls, Republicans, Senate, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Video: Can we still trust polls?

By Courtney Kennedy of Pew Research Center Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as the UK’s decision to leave the European Union through “Brexit,” rattled public confidence in polls. Since these two major world events … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Controversial, Demographics, Elections, Pew Research, Political parties, Politics, polls