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2022 Elections

  1. politics
    The First Major Progressive Challenger of 2022 Is HereOdessa Kelly runs to unseat a Blue Dog Democrat in Tennessee, recruited by the same group behind Jamaal Bowman and Cori Bush.
  2. 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.
  3. trolls
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Finds New, Annoying Ways to Get AttentionCongress’s premier extremist has time on her hands to cause trouble.
  4. trump dynasty
    Lara Trump Is Considering Senate Run in North CarolinaThe president’s daughter-in-law is the first and only member of the Trump clan to have signaled the possibility of running for office.
  5. supreme court
    Palin Threatens Challenge to Murkowski in Deeply Strange VideoIt’s unclear if Palin is at all serious or just bidding for attention again.
  6. 2020 elections
    If Democrats Can Win Back the Senate, They Could Hold It For a WhileDemocrats don’t look vulnerable in Senate races until 2024.
  7. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Facing Home-State HeartburnKamala Harris’s once-plausible path to the Democratic nomination is very rocky now. Maybe she’d be smart to pack it in before losing her home state.
  8. gerrymandering
    State Court Tosses GOP’s Gerrymandered Congressional Map in North CarolinaRepublican boasts about partisan motives for maps challenged, as an illegal racial gerrymander backfired.
  9. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  10. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  11. 2020 presidential election
    Could Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams Form an Early Dream Ticket for 2020?There’s no real evidence to suggest it’s in the works, but it’s a fascinating possibility that could appeal to both pols.
  12. house democrats
    Pelosi Clinches Speakership With Term-Limit AgreementShe’ll be out of leadership by 2022.
  13. nancy pelosi
    Pelosi May Accept 4-Year Term Limit on SpeakershipIt’s mainly a face-saving measure for anti-Pelosi rebels who, at most, can keep her from serving as House Democratic leader well into her 80s.
  14. 2020 elections
    Trump Better Get Used to a Democratic HouseThe odds of Republicans regaining the House in 2020 even if Trump is reelected aren’t great.
  15. politics
    Martha McSally Lost Her Bid for Senate, But She Could Get There AnywayJohn Kyl may soon step down from the Senate seat he was appointed to in September, and Mitch McConnell wants Martha McSally to replace him.
  16. the kavanaugh hearings
    Collins and Murkowski Face Political Repercussions at Home for Kavanaugh VotesCollins has guaranteed herself a tough reelection race in 2020, and Murkowski is already getting an intraparty threat from Sarah Palin.
  17. Let’s Say Ruth Bader Ginsburg Retires in 2023. Then What?Even if Trump is reelected, his ability to reshape the Supreme Court depends on GOP control of the Senate, which looks iffy for 2020 and 2022.