7th Congressional District – Rep. Leonard Lance v. Peter Jacob: Yesterday morning, as Democratic CD7 challenger Peter Jacob kicked off a big Bus for Progress tour of the 7th congressional district now represented by right-winger Rep. Leonard Lance, he got some...Read more
The signs vie for space with political campaign placards at intersections along State Route 43 as a constant reminder to Central Valley residents. “No water, no jobs.” Trees along the roadside are yellowed and shrunken. In the distance a tractor creates a cloud of dust as it makes its way across...
by Jennifer Campbell BRIAN DALBALCON PHOTOGRAPHY WE KNOW! We're endorsing an incumbent, lily-white government official to represent the most diverse district in the state. While we're not super stoked about that—#CongressSoWhite—we were...Show More Summary
by Stranger Election Control Board Pramila Jayapal is a grassroots organizer, and grassroots organizing is what's going to power the future of the progressive left in this country and the people united can never be defeated and don't mourn, organize, and don't boo, vote, and god damn, America! You still with us? Good. Show More Summary
Democratic pollster Ben Tulchin, who worked for Bernie Sanders in the presidential campaign, said the influence of the new voters is being felt in competitive congressional races, where Republicans in a handful of once-safe districts...Show More Summary
Democrats believe Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder is vulnerable in his suburban Kansas City district because Donald Trump and the state's GOP governor are seen as unpopular there, so they're … Click to Continue »
by Stranger Election Control Board Suzan DelBene gave some of the snooziest testimony during our endorsement meetings, but her Republican opponent, Alex Storms, was way worse. While we're not letting DelBene off the hook for the wishy-washy...Show More Summary
When Roger Marshall defeated Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the August primary, the race appeared to be over in western Kansas’ staunchly Republican “Big First” Congressional District. No Democrat is opposing … Click to Continue »
Henrico County Sheriff Mike Wade is running for an open seat in Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District. As reported by Blue Virginia’s Lowell Feld, the comments came during Thursday’s debate against Democratic nominee and State Sen. Donald McEachin. Asked about how to improve relationships between law enforcement and African Americans, Wade lamented that “we always talk [...]
In a Northern California swing district, mudslinging and allegations of wrongdoing have been the focal point of what will likely be one of the tightest congressional races in the state. Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) faces a tough reelection battle for his seat in the 7th Congressional District against...
On behalf of House Majority PAC, the Democratic group Clarity Campaign Labs is out with a poll of California’s 10th Congressional District giving Democrat Michael Eggman a 46-45 lead over Republican Rep. Jeff Denham. The sample gives Hillary Clinton a similar 41-40 edge in this Modesto seat. Show More Summary
When talking about Illinois, most everything revolves around Chicago and Cook County and surrounding counties where the bulk of the population lives. Of the state's 18 Congressional districts, 10 are represented by Democrats. Of those 10, nine hail from the Chicago area or northeastern section of the state. Show More Summary
SurveyUSA continues its tour of Minnesota’s competitive congressional districts on behalf of KSTP, and they give Team Blue some good news in the suburban 2nd District. Democrat Angie Craig leads Republican Jason Lewis 46-41, while Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 44-36. Show More Summary
A gun shop owner and a Marine Corps military veteran are competing for the congressional seat in North Carolina’s District 13. Republican Ted Budd, 44, and Democrat Bruce Davis, 59, … Click to Continue »
Analysts say the Democrat could pull of an upset if Hillary Clinton performs well in the district
This piece is running in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06). This ugly presidential campaign will soon be over, but ugliness threatens to continue beyond Election Day. Donald Trump, who threatened that if he...Show More Summary
Republican congressional members can't escape the reach of Donald Trump's sociopathic lecherous tendencies and sheer lack of human decency. His tentacles know no bounds, which has left the top GOP Super PACs American Action Network and...Show More Summary
Until recently, the race for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, an open seat that Romney carried 53-46, attracted little national attention. However, on Thursday evening, Politico reported that the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC close to Speaker Paul Ryan, was directing $400,000 to this race. Show More Summary
Richard Winger: The 2016 Green Party nominee in this race, Ray Parrish, was nominated in the 2016 Green Party primary with 66 write-in votes. A Libertarian, Kim Allen, ran in the Libertarian primary in this district this year. Allen received … Continue reading ?
By all rights, GOP Rep. Jackie Walorski shouldn’t have to worry about her re-election chances. After all, Mitt Romney carried Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District by a healthy 56-42 margin four years ago, meaning it ought to be safely red—only we know it’s not. Show More Summary