As the GOP eyes Virginia swing district, is the Biden agenda enough for Democrats?

As the GOP eyes Virginia swing district, is the Biden agenda enough for Democrats?

This post was originally published on this site Republicans are targeting Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, currently represented by Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger, in next year’s midterm elections. (Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Trump’s ire grows as DeSantis’ popularity with Republicans takes off

Trump’s ire grows as DeSantis’ popularity with Republicans takes off

This post was originally published on this siteIn a matter of months, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has gone from being a shining example in Donald Trump’s eyes of a MAGA leader molded in his image to an average politician who forgot his roots as he rose to Republican stardom.

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Wisconsin Republicans Push to Take Over the State’s Elections

Wisconsin Republicans Push to Take Over the State’s Elections

This post was originally published on this siteLed by Senator Ron Johnson, G.O.P. officials want to eliminate a bipartisan elections agency — and maybe send its members to jail.

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Beto O’Rourke raises $2 million in first 24 hours of launching gubernatorial campaign

Beto O’Rourke raises $2 million in first 24 hours of launching gubernatorial campaign

This post was originally published on this site Beto O’Rourke raised $2 million in the first 24 hours of his run for governor, his campaign tells The Texas Tribune. His campaign called it a record “for any Democratic gubernatorial candidate for the first 24 hours” of a campaign. They also...

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Perdue on possible run for Georgia governor: ‘I’m concerned about the state of our state’

Perdue on possible run for Georgia governor: ‘I’m concerned about the state of our state’

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) on Wednesday lamented divisions within the Georgia Republican Party and expressed concern about the direction of the state as he weighs a primary challenge to Gov. Brian Kemp (R) next year.Asked in an interview on…

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Billions at stake in fight over future of California gambling

Billions at stake in fight over future of California gambling

This post was originally published on this siteThe most expensive political fight of next year’s midterm elections is erupting in California, where a growing field of competing interests are at war over America’s largest untapped gambling marketplace.Traditional card rooms, Native American…

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Proposed California maps put incumbents in jeopardy

Proposed California maps put incumbents in jeopardy

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia’s independent redistricting commission has proposed a framework for new district boundary lines that would put at least 10 sitting members of Congress — both Democrats and Republicans — at substantial risk of losing their seats in…

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House Democrats have a new strategy to engage voters of color in the midterm elections

House Democrats have a new strategy to engage voters of color in the midterm elections

This post was originally published on this site The new, multimillion-dollar Democratic push to mobilize voters of color in 2022 includes voter protection and combating disinformation. Republicans had some gains with nonwhite voters in 2020. (Image credit: Eric Gay/AP)

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Jackie Speier will not run for reelection to Congress in 2022

Jackie Speier will not run for reelection to Congress in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) announced on Tuesday that she will not run for reelection in 2022, becoming the latest House Democrat to bow out of Congress ahead of what is expected to be a difficult election year for the party. “Today, I’m…

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