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Republican Pennsylvania congressman bows out of re-election bid, boosting Democrat hopes of more wins

Republican Pennsylvania Congressman Bows Out of Re-election Bid, Boosting Democrat Hopes of More Wins

Costello's announcement comes on the heels of a Democrat upset in a special congressional election March 13, in an area handily won by Trump in 2016.

Wisconsin Governor Ordered to Hold Special Elections After Democratic Outcry

Wisconsin Governor Ordered to Hold Special Elections After Democratic Outcry

Democrats believe they have a shot at the two Wisconsin seats after Democrat Patty Schachtner in January won a special election in the state for a Senate seat that had long been in Republican hands.

Republican party dying due to lack of diversity: Pew Report

Republican Party Dying Due to Lack of Diversity: Pew Report

Major party support has never been more different. Women leaving Republicans in droves. Educational attainment another key divide, according to a Pew study.

Republican concedes to Democrat in close U.S. House race in Pennsylvania

Republican Concedes to Democrat in Close U.S. House Race in Pennsylvania

The victory for moderate Democrat Conor Lamb is an ominous sign for Trump's Republicans eight months before national midterm elections.

Democratic incumbent faces challenge from the left in Chicago

Democratic Incumbent Faces Challenge From the Left in Chicago

Dan Lipinski is among more than a dozen congressional Democrats who face credible challengers, mostly from the left, in nominating contests over the coming months that will determine the party's candidates for November midterm elections.

In Chicago, a Democratic incumbent is targeted by the left

In Chicago, a Democratic Incumbent Is Targeted by the Left

In a rare move against an incumbent, a half dozen national groups advancing leftist agendas on gay rights, workers' rights and women's issues mounted a $1 million independent campaign targeting Lipinski.

Nancy Pelosi Looms as an Impediment to Democrat Hopes for November Elections. Time for New Leadership?

Nancy Pelosi Looms as Impediment to Democrats’ Hopes in November Elections. Time for New Leadership?

Terrible approval numbers and poor reputation caused the Democratic upset winner in the Pennsylvania special election to conspicuously disrespect her.

Latinas lead Democratic rise in Texas primary election

Latinas Lead Democratic Rise in Texas Primary Election

Across the United States, Hispanics are expected to be a crucial constituency in the November general election.

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Mass Murderers ‘End Up Being Democrats,’ Says Rep. Claudia Tenney

The GOP lawmaker perpetuates right-wing conspiracy theories amid the Parkland, Fla., tragedy.

Democrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering

Democrats Want $300 Million to Fight Possible Russia Election Tampering

Leaders of U.S. intelligence agencies warned that Russia is trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections by using social media to spread propaganda and misleading reports, much as it did during the 2016 campaign.

More States Reject Voter Fraud Panel‘s Request for Data

Democrat Picks Up Seat in Special Election for Kentucky Legislature

Linda Belcher won by more than a 2-1 margin over Republican Rebecca Johnson.

Trump Blames Durbin for Blowing Immigration Deal

Republicans Join Democrats’ Stand Against Trump’s ‘Treasonous’ Claims

Even Rep. Mark Meadows, a leading Republican conservative closely allied with Trump, took issue with the president's comments.

Democrat Wins Special Election in Trump Heartland Missouri

Democrat Wins Special Election in Trump Heartland Missouri

The win in Missouri was the latest for the Democrats who have ridden an anti-Trump wave to several special election victories in areas around the country.

Trump Tweets About Democrats Not Caring About the Military Provoke Devastating Response From Combat Veteran Sen. Duckworth

Trump Tweets About Democrats Not Caring About the Military Provoke Devastating Response from Combat Veteran Sen. Duckworth

“I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five deferment draft-dodger,” said Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who lost both her legs while serving as an air assault helicopter pilot in Iraq.

Government Shuts Down as Trump Feuds with Democrats

Government Shuts Down as Trump Feuds with Democrats

His inability to cut a deal despite having a Republican majority in both houses of Congress marks arguably the most debilitating setback for his crisis-plagued administration.

Pennsylvania race to test Democrats’ hopes for anti-Trump wave

Pennsylvania Race to Test Democrats’ Hopes for anti-Trump Wave

The fledgling candidacy of Conor Lamb, a 33-year-old Marine veteran and former assistant U.S. attorney, has Pennsylvania Democrats dreaming of a Republican upset in a special congressional election.

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Close to half of the state and federal lawmakers leaving their posts for sexual harassment are Democrats.

Republicans control Virginia House after concession, court ruling

Republicans Control Virginia House after Concession, Court Ruling

The tie-breaking drawing was Virginia’s first since 1971 but unprecedented in the state because of its impact on the House, election officials said.

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Policy

Judges Order Overhaul of North Carolina’s Partisan Congressional Districts

The ruling was the first time that a federal court blocked a congressional map because of partisan gerrymandering.

Senate Swears In Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota

Senate Swears In Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota

Democrats trimmed Republicans’ edge in the chamber to 51-49 with the swearing in of two new lawmakers on Wednesday.

Trump's Voter Fraud Probe Could Pave Way for Tougher Voting Rules

Virginia Officials Postpone Lottery Drawing to Decide Tied Statehouse Election

A victory by Democrat Shelly Simonds would shift Republicans’ slim control of the 100-member House of Delegates to an even 50-50 split with the Democrats.

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Policy

Democrat Wins by One Vote in Virginia Legislative Election Recount

Shelly Simonds’ election means that the 100-member House of Delegates will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans.

In Georgia, Battle of The ‘Staceys’ Tests Democrats’ Future

In Georgia, Battle of The ‘Staceys’ Tests Democrats’ Future

Stacey Abrams, 44, wants to become the first African American female governor in the United States by mobilizing solidly Democratic Black voters, who vote sporadically in elections, to form a winning coalition with white liberals.

Net neutrality repeal gives Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

Net Neutrality Repeal Gives Democrats Fresh Way to Reach Millennials

Attitudes toward “net neutrality,” or rules that prevent internet providers from limiting customers’ access to certain websites or slowing download speeds for specific content, are largely split along party lines in Congress.