It’s not just McAuliffe vs. Youngkin. The fight is on for control of Virginia’s House.

It’s not just McAuliffe vs. Youngkin. The fight is on for control of Virginia’s House.

This post was originally published on this siteVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Alex Askew knows firsthand how tight elections can get for Democrats in Virginia. He barely won his seat in the state House of Delegates, defeating his Republican opponent by just 802 votes in 2019. That’s why Askew is campaigning...

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Two GOP incumbents vow to run in redrawn West Virginia district

Two GOP incumbents vow to run in redrawn West Virginia district

This post was originally published on this siteRedistricting in West Virginia is pitting two GOP House incumbents against each other in a newly drawn district, the first instance of the process forcing two lawmakers to run against each other as a result of new lines informed by the 2020 census.&…

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GOP flips Iowa state House seat

GOP flips Iowa state House seat

This post was originally published on this siteA pastor and tax adviser will become the first Republican to represent Newton in the Iowa state House in decades after winning a special election Tuesday to fill a vacancy in a once ancestrally Democratic manufacturing hub that has moved to the…

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Bleak midterm outlook shadows bitter Democratic battle

Bleak midterm outlook shadows bitter Democratic battle

This post was originally published on this siteThe 2022 midterm elections — and the very real possibility that Democrats could be swept from their House majority — is hanging over the bitter political fight within the party over President Biden’s domestic agenda.The centrist House Democrats…

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Ruben Gallego is left’s favorite to take on Sinema

Ruben Gallego is left’s favorite to take on Sinema

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Ruben Gallego (D) has emerged as an early favorite to primary Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D) in Arizona as fury on the left grows over her opposition to the party’s sweeping reconciliation package.As Democrats’ patience with Sinema runs out amid…

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