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Women Shatter Records In 2018 Primary Elections
More women won their primaries for the House and Senate than ever before.
Republican Questions Native American Opponent's Ethnicity In Bizarre Fox Interview
New Mexico state Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones suggests Democratic rival Deb Haaland isn't Native American because she didn't grow up on a reservation.
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Progressives Will Lead Democrats In Some Of 2018’s Biggest Contests
With Andrew Gillum’s primary victory in Florida’s gubernatorial race, progressives have a chance to prove they know how to win in the midterms.
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Virginia Democrats Want Congressional Candidate Booted From Ballot
The party filed a lawsuit to block Shaun Brown amid an investigation into suspicious signatures collected on her behalf.
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Top GOP Congressman's Son Gives Money To Democrat Running For Father's Seat
Rep. Bob Goodlatte's son is hoping to help turn Virginia blue in November.
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Ohio Special Election For U.S. House Seat Is Too Close To Call
Republican Troy Balderson is ahead in the 12th District, but the race has not been officially called.
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What's Bigfoot's Dick Like? And Other Questions Inspired By Denver Riggleman (NSFW)
Erotica writers consulted about the alleged obsession of a GOP congressional candidate in Virginia agree that Bigfoot is, well, big. But not racist.
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These 2018 Primaries Are Worth Watching
The Trump factor figures in upcoming GOP primaries. Democrats, meanwhile, are testing the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez playbook for progressive victory.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Conservative TV Host Saying She's Not From Bronx
John Cardillo tried to discredit the congressional candidate and Twitter went wild.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Ayanna Pressley To Be The Next Triumphant Underdog
“Vote her in next, Massachusetts,” the 28-year-old House candidate tweeted about Pressley.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She Would Support Trump Impeachment
“I think that we have the grounds to do it,” the 28-year-old House candidate said.
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Conservative Democrat Wins Primary In New Jersey House Seat
State Sen. Jeff Van Drew’s positions on guns and other social issues rankled activists.
Alabama Democrat Running For Congress Appears To Be Violating Licensing Law
Adia McClellan Winfrey has been presenting herself as a clinical psychologist. But she's never been licensed. In Alabama, where she's running, that's against the law.
Mike Pence's Brother Wins Primary Race For Vice President's Former House Seat
Greg Pence, a former Marine with no previous political experience, has campaigned on much the same agenda as his younger brother.
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Republicans Are Scrambling To Save An Arizona House Seat In GOP Territory
In a special election, Democrats see a shot at long-term gains in the red state.
This Black Muslim Attorney Isn't Just Running For Congress. She's Fighting For The Soul Of The Resistance.
“The question that startles me the most is when people say to me, 'How will you work with white people?'”
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Republicans Got Greedy With Gerrymandering. Now It's Coming Back To Haunt Them.
"It just was so nakedly partisan."
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Trump Claims Credit For Shock Dem Win In Pennsylvania
Trump claimed he “lifted" GOP candidate Rick Saccone's margin, even though Saccone had been expected to easily win the traditionally red district.
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Libertarian Candidate Embraces His Role As Spoiler In Pennsylvania Election
Drew Miller says he's the most hated man in America.
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Democrat Holds Slim Lead In Pennsylvania District Trump Won By Nearly 20 Points
Democrat Conor Lamb declares victory early Wednesday, but the special U.S. House race may end up with a recount.
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Texas Is Poised To Elect Its First Latina Congresswoman
Possibly even two.
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Congressional Candidate Recounts Childhood Abuse In Powerful Campaign Ad
"I didn't tell anyone that a man living with us would come into my bedroom when I was asleep and lift my nightgown."
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Congress May Resurrect Earmarks. In Some States, They Never Went Away
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States say earmarks unclog the wheels of government. But what about wasteful spending?
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Attack On Pennsylvania Supreme Court Is An Attack On The Rule Of Law Itself
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How could you not be shocked?
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Eyeing the Midterms, Some Republican Women Are Taking On The 'Aging, White' GOP
Republican women candidates are fighting for a voice.
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Trump Complains About 'Very Political And Long' Democratic Memo
Trump said the memo must be "heavily redacted" before it could be released.
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