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2018 Midterms

  1. vote malone
    Billy Eichner Urges You to Vote. If Not for Your Country, Then for Post Malone.Post has had a real rough month and change. Will voting in the midterms help? Certainly can’t hurt!
  2. primaries 2018
    3 Progressive Women Who Won Big in New York Last NightSome exciting candidates came out on top.
  3. primaries 2018
    Controversial Candidate Julia Salazar Wins Big in New YorkShe’s on track to be the first socialist in the New York State Senate in nearly a century.
  4. primaries 2018
    Cynthia Nixon Loses in Primary Race Against Andrew Cuomo“I’m not discouraged,” Nixon said. “I’m inspired … We have fundamentally changed the political landscape in this state.”
  5. new york state primaries
    Julia Salazar Says Conservative Site Tried to Out Her As Sexual-Assault SurvivorShe came forward about her alleged experience before the Daily Caller published the piece.
  6. new york state primaries
    Everything to Know About the Julia Salazar ControversiesThe 27-year-old State Senate candidate has been accused of everything from fabricating her background to stealing a Mets player’s ex-wife’s identity.
  7. 2018 midterms
    Will These Women Come Out on Top in New York’s Primaries?Five crucial races to follow on Thursday.
  8. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Zephyr TeachoutThe progressive New York attorney general candidate on campaigning while pregnant and her past as a champion distance runner.
  9. 2018 midterms
    Cynthia Nixon Says She’d Give Back the Governor’s SalaryDuring her primary debate with Cuomo, Nixon said return the $179,000 salary to the state.
  10. 2018 midterms
    Texas GOP Succeeds in Making Beto O’Rourke Look Extremely Cool and Also HotNot that it takes much when you’re running against Ted Cruz.
  11. 2018 midterms
    Bernie Sanders Won His Vermont PrimaryIn one of four primary races across the country, Bernie Sanders secured his place on the November ballot.
  12. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Cuomo Finally Agreed to Debate Cynthia NixonAfter months of declining to engage Nixon in debate, the current New York governor has laid out his terms.
  13. domestic violence
    Rep. Ellison on Domestic-Violence Allegations: ‘I Have Never Behaved This Way’Karen Monahan alleged that Ellison was abusive toward her during the relationship, which ended in 2016.
  14. 2018 midterms
    GOP Congressman Once Mourned the Good Old Days When You Could Call Women ‘Sluts’“It used to be that women were held to a little bit of a higher standard.”
  15. 2018 midterms
    Martha Roby Wins Alabama GOP Runoff, Though She Once Dared to Criticize TrumpThe congresswoman denounced Trump after the Access Hollywood tape, but after working to prove her loyalty, she managed to win his primary endorsement.
  16. 2018 elections
    Can a Democrat Ever Win in Texas? Beto O’Rourke Says Yes.With its growing Latino population and blue cities, the Lone Star State feels like it should be at least purple. If only people would actually vote.
  17. How Democrats Plan to Turn Kennedy’s Retirement Into a Political WinThe party will block Trump’s next Supreme Court justice — or, at least, remind voters that the GOP is a threat to their health care while trying.
  18. 2018 midterms
    Deb Haaland Will Likely Be the Country’s First Ever Native CongresswomanShe supports universal health care, abortion access, and defunding ICE.
  19. 2018 elections
    Stacey Vs. Stacey: Inside Georgia’s Strangely Pivotal Governor’s RaceThe dueling Democratic primary candidates agree on this: Sometimes they wish they had different first names.
  20. Former W. Bush Ethics Lawyer Running for Franken’s Senate Seat as a DemocratRichard Painter, a lifelong Republican, is expected to challenge Senator Tina Smith, who was appointed to the seat when Franken resigned.
  21. Trump’s Reality Distortion Field Could Be a Huge Asset for Democrats This FallThe president simply refuses to consider that Republicans are on the brink of losing big.
  22. Election Tracker: What’s at Play in the 2018 State-Legislature RacesState by state, the most competitive elections in the country.
  23. 2018 midterms
    After Losing PA Gerrymander Battle, GOP Rep. Costello Won’t Seek ReelectionCostello had called for the impeachment of Pennsylvania Supreme Court judges, but he’s decided to quit Congress instead.
  24. Will the Youth Vote Surge in November?Nobody’s ever figured out how to get young people to vote in midterms in representative numbers. Donald Trump in the White House may do the trick.
  25. No Winner Yet in Pennsylvania Special Election, But the GOP Is the Clear LoserRepublicans couldn’t pull off a decisive win in the heart of Trump country, which does not bode well for November.
  26. Polls: After GOP Tax Bill Went Into Effect, It Became Less PopularTwo new surveys suggest that the Trump tax cuts won’t be the electoral boon that Republicans hoped they’d be.
  27. Why the GOP Might Finally Pay a Price for Its Pro-NRA ExtremismThe Parkland survivors are changing public opinion, while the 2018 House map is elevating the influence of pro-gun-control suburbanites.
  28. The Democrats’ Polling Panic May Be OverThe GOP had been gaining in polls for weeks — but a new batch of surveys puts the Democratic advantage back into “wave” territory.
  29. 2018 midterms
    Illinois Holocaust Denier Set to Win GOP Congressional NominationThis is why you always field a candidate.
  30. The President Thinks a Second 9/11 Would Have Its UpsidesTrump says he would love to bring the U.S. “into a great form of unity,” but that’s hard to do “without a major event where people pull together.”
  31. 2018 midterms
    There’s a New Database of Black Women Running for Office in 2018Writer Luvvie Ajayi couldn’t find a comprehensive list of black female candidates, so she made her own.
  32. Election Tracker: What’s in Play in the 2018 Governors’ RacesA breakdown of the 16 most competitive seats.
  33. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Pick Up Wisconsin State Senate Seat in District Trump Won by 17 PointsScott Walker, the state’s Republican governor, called it a “wake-up call” for his party.
  34. Report: Senior GOP Representative Impressed Trump by Giving Him Cherry StarburstYet more evidence that winning over the president is akin to placating a 3-year-old.
  35. Republicans Issue Increasingly Dire Warnings About Dem Midterm WaveSignals are flashing red for the GOP, and top leadership knows it.
  36. Oprah Should Run — for Governor of WisconsinDemocrats won’t need star power to win the White House in 2020. But they sure could use some at the state level next fall.
  37. politics
    Trump on Russia Investigation: I Do Things ‘100 Percent Proper’The president weighed in on that and several other topics during an impromptu press availability on Saturday.
  38. The GOP Tax Bill Has Affluent Homeowners Enraged and ConfusedMany suburbanites rushed to prepay their 2018 property taxes — only to learn that this wouldn’t actually spare them from the harms of the tax bill.
  39. DI Politics Chat: The GOP Got Their Tax Cuts. Now What?4 Daily Intel staffers chat about the tax bill, whether it will help the Democrats take back power, and what pieces of it they should keep if they do.
  40. early and often
    Trump Plans to Help More Republicans Lose in 2018The historically unpopular president wants to do a lot more endorsements and rallies to help GOP midterm candidates.
  41. What’s at Play in the 2018 Senate RacesA dynamic monthly breakdown of the 13 most competitive seats.
  42. Tracking the Most Competitive House Races in the 2018 MidtermsA dynamic, monthly breakdown of the most competitive districts
  43. Trump’s Tax Bill Is an Attack on the Most Vulnerable Republicans in CongressThese two charts show why.
  44. No, Donald Trump Is Not ‘Teflon’Some Democratic consultants say their party’s attacks on Trump are falling flat. But all available evidence says otherwise.
  45. Trump Cheers on Primary Challenge to Stalwart Supporter of His AgendaTrump’s endorsement of a primary challenge to Jeff Flake demonstrates, once again, that the mogul cares more about his ego than his agenda.
  46. Democrats to Unveil New Slogan Promising a ‘Better Deal’Party leaders are clearly trying to channel the Roosevelts, but that doesn’t mean their rebranding is going to work.
  47. Ossoff Race Shows Democratic Turnout at Levels Needed for Midterm WaveAn analysis of Georgia’s special election shows Democrats turning out more than Republicans — which is unusual.
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