President Trump’s apparent new willingness to work closely with congressional Democrats could have a significant impact on next year’s midterm elections when, history indicates, the minority party is already likely … Click to Contin...
Mike Allen: “Members of Congress in both parties have begun exploring possible legislative action against Facebook and other tech giants, setting the stage for a potentially massive battle in the midterm election year of 2018.” “Following revelations about fake news [...]
Democrats are in for a rude awakening if they think merely being anti-Trump will deliver control of Congress to them in the 2018 midterm elections. That seems to be the warning drawn from private polls and swing-state focus groups apparently...Show More Summary
It’s hard to recall midterms that were as highly anticipated and potentially critical to the future of both parties as the 2018 elections. At stake in 2018 are not merely the majorities in the House and Senate but also the identity of the GOP — and whether there will even be a single GOP. The […]
Politico: “Data from a range of focus groups and internal polls in swing states paint a grim picture for the Democratic Party heading into the 2018 midterms and 2020 presidential election. It suggests that Democrats are naive if they believe [...]
AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Mayra Rodriguez, right, assists a man with a voter registration form at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in 2016. T he 2018 midterm elections will test whether resistance to President Trump and angerShow More Summary
After Democrats handed President Donald Trump his biggest legislative achievement, Republican leaders are worried he doomed his party for the 2018 midterm elections. Trump, “paved the way for hazardous, rolling deadlines over the next six months,” Burgess Everett, Seung Min Kim and Kyle...
First Read: “Looking ahead to next year’s congressional midterm elections, maybe the biggest political development over the past week has been the back-to-back retirements from moderate House Republicans who represent swing districts.” “Democrats need to net a gain of 24 [...]
Politico: “Prominent Democrats are increasingly riled by attacks from Bernie Sanders’ supporters, whose demands for ideological purity are hurting the party ahead of the 2018 midterms and 2020 presidential election, they say. But it’s not just the outside agitators that [...]
The retirement of the seven-term member will force Republicans to defend a third open seat in a swing district in a difficult midterm election cycle.
A crushing September agenda could determine whether Republicans deliver on any of their big promises, including a tax overhaul, before next year’s midterm elections.
David Wasserman: “Almost exactly eight years ago, I argued that Democrats were in deep danger because 2010 could be the ‘Year of the Angry White Senior.’ The premise was simple: Midterm elections had always skewed toward older voters, but never [...]
Even Donald Trump's own administration knows that the dumpster fire that is Donald Trump is threatening to burn the whole Republican Party down, come the midterm elections of 2018. The plan they're coming up with to prevent that from...Show More Summary
In part two of this ongoing RedState series, we look at how the 2018 (and 2017) elections shape up to determine who will control the United States Senate in the years to come. The post RedState Surveys the Midterms Part 2: The United States Senate appeared first on RedState.
Open Secrets: Outside groups, such as super PACs and their more secretive brethren politically active nonprofits, spent more money during the first eight months of the 2018 election cycle than over the same period in any previous cycle. Outside groups have spent … Continue reading ?
Donald Trump became the 45th U.S. president less than one year ago, but the focus for many political experts is already on 2020. The 2018 midterm elections are not expected to bring sweeping changes to Washington and Republicans will probably retain control of the U.S. Show More Summary
Trump's election started the GOP's overhaul. The 2018 midterms provide another opportunity to liberate the party.
Sarah Palin endorsed a primary challenger to a vulnerable Senate Republican on Thursday, setting the stage for what could be a contentious midterm election in Nevada. The former vice presidential candidate announced through Breitbart...Show More Summary
Even if all you care about are federal elections, the 2018 state elections matter, as they begin to determine who will do the redistricting after the 2020 census! The post RedState Surveys the Midterms Part 1: State Elections appeared first on RedState.
The midterm election campaigns have started. You might have missed it if, like me, you unsubscribed from the Begging Machines; blocked the robocalls; refused those few pleas that are still sent by mail. The first quarterly report is in, and it’s dismal. The Democrats have no message for these times. They have announced no plan, [...]Show More Summary