Category Archives: Political parties

Winners and losers from Yesterday’s elections

By Amber Phillips of the Washington Post Tuesday was a night of extremes. In primaries and special elections in five states — Ohio, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington — socialist-leaning Democrats challenged their party’s establishment, with mixed results, while President … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

Six Big Takeaways from Mueller’s Indictment of Russian Intel Officers

by Andy Wright, Alex Whiting, Ryan Goodman and Kate Brannen of Just Security Here are two of the six: 5. Mueller Investigation Vitality: Notwithstanding the laments and wishful thinking from people like Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Donald Trump, Elections, Investigation, Political parties, Robert Mueller, Russia, United States

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

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Elections, House of Representatives, Political parties, Politics, polls, Roll Call, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Women

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

Key findings on Americans’ views of the U.S. political system and democracy

By Carroll Doherty of Pew Research Center The strength and stability of democracy has become a subject of intense debate in the United States and around the world. But how do Americans feel about their own democracy? As part of … Continue reading

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