In key races for Senate and governor this year, the longtime gender gap is looking like a greater factor for Democratic women facing off against Republican men.
Four Republicans angling to become chair of the House Budget Committee in a Republican House talked openly about holding the federal debt ceiling hostage to an agreement on “entitlements” — that is, Social Security and Medicare — plainly aimed at cutting benefits.
Women ages 50 to 64, in particular, are “completely freaked” that Social Security may not be sufficiently there when they retire, according to pollster Celinda Lake. “It’s a huge distinction,” she said. “It’s a huge issue.”
Republicans have been predicting a midterm red wave. But voter registration is indicating something different: women turning out in high numbers driven largely by the June abortion rights ruling.
For Democrats in Pennsylvania and Ohio, the road to victory in the Senate goes through non-college educated, white voters.
The battlefield for control of Congress is small. Here are the places to watch.
Fortunately for the Donkey Party, Republicans have some Senate nominees with real weaknesses. And so far nearly all of these questionable candidates owe their nominations to the favor of Trump, with all the attendant peril this association might bring in a general election.
Recent public data has looked surprisingly strong for Democrats in places such as Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.
Frontline and Red to Blue candidates get the campaign arm’s “undivided attention,” including help with their field programs, among other things.
In a handful of closely fought states, even a shift of a single percentage point in a voter group could decide who controls the Senate next year.
No elected officials will be more critical to protecting democracy — or subverting it — than secretaries of state. While their responsibilities vary from state to state, most oversee elections, a role in which they wield a tremendous amount of power.
Fundraising data from the first three months of 2022 show where campaigns and super PACs are so far spending big. They indicate which races could determine control of the Senate.
Read More Latest News