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2022 Midterms

  1. 2022 midterms
    Greitens Tries the Maximum MAGA Strategy in Comeback Bid for Senate SeatThe disgraced former governor will have Trumpy competition in the primary, which could make a Democratic upset in a key Senate race possible.
  2. georgia election law
    Can Suppressing Votes Save Brian Kemp?Kemp is using Georgia’s new election law to heal a breach with Trump-loving conservatives but so far has drawn only a gadfly primary opponent.
  3. gavin newsom recall
    Struggling California Republicans Gamble on Newsom RecallThese are grim times for the GOP in the Golden State. So they are calculating that a long-shot recall drive may be their best best for a win.
  4. politics
    Biden’s Steady Popularity Depends on Near-Universal Democratic SupportBiden seems to have figured out how to keep his party happy without mobilizing the opposition. But avoiding midterm losses will still be tricky.
  5. 2022 midterms
    Sex, Trump, and Insurrection: Alabama Republicans Are at It AgainWith Mo Brooks winning Trump’s endorsement and John Merrill imploding in a sex scandal, Alabama’s 2022 Senate primary is off to a fine start.
  6. republicans
    Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
  7. republican party
    Why Republicans Think They Can Regain Power Without Repudiating TrumpismFrom the midterm precedents to the belief that Trump expanded the GOP’s reach, Republicans have a host of reasons to be complacent.
  8. democrats
    Democrats’ Control of the House Is Increasingly FragileResignations and a death have left Pelosi with a shrinking majority until special elections fill the vacancies.
  9. georgia voting law
    Georgia Republicans Working Hard to Sabotage a 2022 ComebackGeorgia’s GOP could be upbeat heading toward the midterms. But the voting-law debacle and a Trump purge could snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
  10. 2022 midterms
    Democrats Have a Good Chance of Holding the Senate in 2022With the Judiciary on the line, the Senate landscape favors Democrats in the next midterms.
  11. voting rights
    Georgia Trooper Claims Legislator’s Knock Raised Fears of January 6 RepeatWas Governor Brian Kemp really endangered by Park Cannon tapping on his door in hopes of watching him sign a controversial election bill?
  12. politics
    Raffensperger’s Support for Georgia’s Voter-Suppression Law Won’t Save HimGeorgia’s secretary of state blasphemed Trump, and that’s all that matters to his fellow Republicans.
  13. 2022 midterms
    Watch Democratic Retirements for Clues About House MidtermsHistory suggests it will be tough for Democrats to hang on to their narrow House majority in 2022. But open seats will be especially hard to defend.
  14. voting rights
    What Can Democrats Do About Georgia’s Voting-Rights Restrictions?They are already going to court, and could pass preemptive legislation in Congress. But winning control of the state in 2022 is the best solution.
  15. politics
    Georgia Republicans Take Revenge on Voting RightsAfter major Democratic wins, the embattled GOP passes a harsh law to claw back power.
  16. 2022 midterms
    Capitol Riot Rabble-rouser Mo Brooks Running for SenateThe congressman was outflanked on his right in Alabama’s 2017 Senate race. That will not happen this time around.
  17. 2022 midterms
    Trumpy Georgia Congressman May Help Punish RaffenspergerRepresentative Jody Hice may give up a safe seat to become Trump’s instrument of revenge against the Georgia official who certified Biden’s win.
  18. politics
    The House Brings Back the Equal Rights AmendmentThis time, the effort to revive the ERA will get a vote in the Senate, where Republicans would suffer the consequences for killing it.
  19. 2022 midterms
    The Alaska Republican Party Is Trying to Push Out Lisa MurkowskiIn their censure vote, state GOP officials requested that she not run on the Republican ticket in 2022.
  20. politics
    Will 2022 Governors’ Races Be Armageddon for Voting Rights?A first look at 2022 gubernatorial contests, in which voting rights may play a big role, and which in turn could affect voting rights going forward.
  21. california
    Newsom Recall Drive Nears the Finish LineCalifornia Republicans will likely force a 2021 recall election with some help from COVID-19. Actually removing a Democratic governor won’t be easy.
  22. covid-19 stimulus
    The COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Can Help Biden Transform PoliticsSome white working-class voters just want to see that government works for them, too. The relief bill could bring them back to the Democratic Party.
  23. politics
    Democrats Shouldn’t Count On a ‘Morning In America Midterm’Midterms are different from presidential elections, and 1984 isn’t 2022.
  24. 2020 hindsight
    David Shor on Why Trump Was Good for the GOP — and How Dems Can Win in 2022The data scientist shares his latest theories on why Democrats lost Hispanic support in 2020 and what the party must do to avoid disaster in 2022.
  25. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  26. u.s. senate
    Richard Shelby, the Last of the South’s Senate Party-Switchers, to RetireThe six-term Alabama senator never changed that much but went with the flow of conservative southern politics.
  27. 2022 midterms
    The 2022 Midterms Could Be Another Referendum on TrumpBiden and Democrats would normally struggle to hold on to Congress in 2022. But Trump sticking around could change the dynamics.
  28. 2022 midterms
    Republican Senator Rob Portman to Retire in 2022The fight for control of the Senate in 2022 is already underway. The key factor could be the kind of Republican divisions evident in Portman’s Ohio.
  29. 2022 midterms
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Announce Run for Arkansas Governor: ReportWhile the position of White House press secretary isn’t often used as a platform for higher office, Sanders has been long expected to run in 2022.
  30. politics
    History Suggests Democratic Trifecta Could Be Short-LivedAs Democrats officially take control of the Senate, they’d be wise to move fast: Republicans shattered their last two trifectas in just two years.
  31. impeachment
    Are There Enough Senate Republican Votes to Convict Trump?With the MAGA base still strong and plenty of excuses for Republicans to say no, conviction faces steep odds.
  32. republican party
    Can Republicans Bounce Back Like They Did After Nixon?The last GOP president to be impeached and disgraced shattered his party.
  33. 117th congress
    Who Will Hold Power in the Next Congress?Depending on what happens in Georgia’s Senate runoffs, Democrats will have either a narrow path for governing or a tough row to hoe.
  34. vision 2020
    Biden Had One Job and He Did ItBiden took advantage of all Trump’s self-inflicted political wounds and now looks to be a necessary if limited transitional president.
  35. 2020 elections
    Republicans Make Shocking Gains in the HouseDemocrats were expected to win several seats, but will instead lose a handful. Nancy Pelosi now faces a potential revolt.
  36. vision 2020
    Would Biden Contest a Trump Electoral College Win?While there’s abundant evidence Trump is willing to contest an adverse election result, it’s unlikely Joe Biden would trigger a constitutional crisis.
  37. vision 2020
    If He Wants to Save the Country, Biden Needs to Understand Obama’s FailuresIf he wins, Biden will face challenges more daunting than those Obama faced, and failed to vanquish, in 2009. He’ll need to aim higher.
  38. 2020 elections
    If Stacey Abrams Doesn’t Become Veep, a 2022 Rematch With Kemp Looks PromisingIf all else fails, the rising Democratic star from Georgia could hold Georgia’s governor accountable for his perilous COVID-19 policies.
  39. 2020 elections
    Six Months From the Election, Pelosi’s Gavel Seems SecureWith limited presidential momentum, a deficit in open seats, and a gap in the generic ballot, Republicans won’t take the House until at least 2022.
  40. vision 2020
    Why Republicans Might Not Mind Losing the White House in 2020If Republicans hang onto the Senate in 2020 and have the power to obstruct, they might decide their future looks brighter without the 45th president.