Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts Says He Won’t Run for Re-election

Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts Says He Won’t Run for Re-election

This post was originally published on this siteMr. Baker, a moderate Republican in a deep-blue state, faced a Trump-backed primary challenge and a potentially difficult general election.

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What Republicans and Democrats are planning for the midterm elections: 5 things to know

What Republicans and Democrats are planning for the midterm elections: 5 things to know

This post was originally published on this siteWith control of Congress up for grabs in the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats and Republicans are laying out their plans. What we already know.     

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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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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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O’Rourke announces bid to take on Greg Abbott in 2022 Texas gubernatorial race

O’Rourke announces bid to take on Greg Abbott in 2022 Texas gubernatorial race

This post was originally published on this siteBeto O’Rourke, the former congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Monday launched his campaign to unseat Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022.

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GOP looks to expand state legislature candidate tracking program ahead of midterms

GOP looks to expand state legislature candidate tracking program ahead of midterms

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans running for seats in state legislatures are seeking to expand upon their tracking program in 2022, hoping to use recent victories in Virginia’s House of Delegates races as a blueprint going into the midterms. In 2021, the Republican…

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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announces reelection bid

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announces reelection bid

This post was originally published on this siteGOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced her bid Friday for reelection in a race that’s sure to be tough for the moderate Republican who has been a strong critic of former President Donald Trump.

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Virginia emerging as ground zero in battle for House majority

Virginia emerging as ground zero in battle for House majority

This post was originally published on this siteVirginia is emerging as ground zero in next year’s battle for the House majority, with three Democrats — more than a quarter of its delegation — facing sharp headwinds in their reelection bids.The decennial redistricting process could alter the…

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How to Stop Progressives From Losing the Working Class

How to Stop Progressives From Losing the Working Class

This post was originally published on this siteKatherine Rader A new report, based on extensive survey data, suggests “Commonsense Solidarity” might be the answer. The post How to Stop Progressives From Losing the Working Class appeared first on The Nation.

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