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Beto O'Rourke Defends Senate Rival Ted Cruz After Restaurant Heckling Incident
“The Cruz family should be treated with respect,” O'Rourke said.
Ted Cruz Spotted On Flight Looking At Photo Of Senate Rival Beto O'Rourke
The snapshots, circulated by Politico Playbook, surfaced after the Texas Republican was heckled out of a Washington restaurant.
Is Your Local Lawmaker A 'Fossil Fool?' Sierra Club Targets Environmental Foes In Midterms
Candidates who side with polluters against the environment are marked for defeat in November's elections.
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New Mexico Democrats Blast Gary Johnson For Backing Higher Social Security Retirement Age
The former governor and Libertarian presidential candidate receives a state pension, the state Democratic Party's leader noted.
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James Woods Blasts 'Truly Egregious' Twitter For Locking His Account
“If you want to kill my free speech, man up and slit my throat with a knife, don’t smother me with a pillow,” said the actor, known for his conservative views.
Beto O'Rourke Went To Whataburger After Debating Ted Cruz, Air-Drummed A Who Song
The Texas Democratic Senate candidate keeps playing to his strength -- likeability (especially compared to his foe).
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Rep. Keith Ellison Won't Rule Out Possibility Of Future Abuse Allegations
"I don't know what somebody might cook up," the Democratic nominee for Minnesota attorney general said.
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Is Ted Cruz Endorsing Beto O'Rourke In This Tweet Or Is His Racism Just Showing?
The Republican senator apparently thinks speaking out against the killings of unarmed black men is a bad thing.
Women Of Color Candidates For 2018: ‘You’re Going To Have To Learn How To Say Our Names’
“Alexandria, Ilhan, Ayanna. I love these names!” said candidate Rashida Tlaib at a summit celebrating barrier-breaking women of color in politics.
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Trump Made DeSantis In The Florida GOP Primary But Could Sink Him In November
Florida’s Republican nominee for governor is already learning the pitfalls of being so closely tied to the president.
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Dean Heller Calls Kavanaugh Allegation A 'Hiccup' To His Confirmation
"We’ll get through this and we’ll get off to the races," the Nevada GOP senator said. He seeks re-election this year.
Man Calls Cops On Black Woman Political Candidate Knocking On Doors
"It's 2018," said Shelia Stubbs, who's poised to make history in her Wisconsin state assembly district. "It shouldn't be strange that a black woman's knocking on your door."
Republicans In Texas Apologize For Hindu-Themed Campaign Ad
“Would you worship a donkey or an elephant? The choice is yours,” the ad read.
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Lindsey Graham Suggests GOP Should Confirm Kavanaugh Quickly Before Midterm Elections
Delaying a Supreme Court confirmation vote until after an election isn't anything new. Republicans did it with Merrick Garland.
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GOP Strategists Are Dreading A Hearing On Kavanaugh Assault Allegation
“Eleven old white guys questioning a woman about teenage sex, what could go wrong?”
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Dark Money Groups Will Have To Disclose Their Donors In Time For The Midterms
A court order invalidating a rule that kept some election spending secret is going into effect.
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Olivia Wilde Explains Why Her Kids Think Ellen DeGeneres Is Their Real Mother
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The "Life Itself" star says a gag gift has led to some interesting chats with her children.
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Michael Moore’s Message To Democrats On Energizing Midterm Voters: Stop Playing Nice
The filmmaker chatted with HuffPost at a showing of “Fahrenheit 11/9,” an examination of Donald Trump’s rise and a call to arms against him.
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The Battle For The Democratic Party's Soul: A Retrospective
A look at how the much-hyped fight played out (with help from the HuffPost FDR zombie meter).
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Kavanaugh Gives White House Another Pre-Midterm Mess With No Good Way Out
Trump and his people not long ago thought quickly filling another Supreme Court seat would help them in the midterms.
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These Candidates Are Poised To Make History In November
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib appear set to become America’s first Muslim congresswomen ― just one of several milestones that will likely be reached in the 2018 midterm elections.
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Army Veteran Hopes To Turn New York's Only Trump-Friendly Borough Blue
Max Rose, a 31-year-old Democrat, is determined to bring the blue wave to Staten Island.
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Trump Couldn’t Get Mexico To Pay For His Wall. Now Americans Won’t Pay Either.
The fight over funding for the border wall is being postponed until after the elections — when Democrats are almost certain to have more influence.
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Gubernatorial Nominees Discuss Running For Office While Black
In their first appearance together since winning their primaries, Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum and Ben Jealous spent 10 minutes talking about the racist attacks on them and their campaigns.
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Barack Obama Tells Democrats: 'I Need You To Come Through' In November
“Take off your bedroom slippers, put on your marching shoes," the former president said at a rally in Cleveland.
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Polls Show Narrow Lead For Andrew Gillum In Florida Governor Race
Early polls from SurveyUSA and Quinnipiac indicate Gillum is in a close contest against Republican Ron DeSantis.
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