Category Archives: Senate

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

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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

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The #Resistance Had A Very Good Night. But will that hurt Democratic chances in November?

By Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight The Democratic Party woke up Wednesday with a clear signal from Tuesday’s primary elections: The #Resistance means business. The more progressive candidate won in Democratic primaries around the country. The question, however, is whether those … Continue reading

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Gripe session? As Trump lunches with Senate Republicans, here are their gripes with him

By Amber Phillips of the Washington Post President Trump and Senate Republicans have a … complicated relationship that often changes by the day (or sometimes by the tweet). But as Trump comes to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to meet with … Continue reading

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