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Tweet Follow me Philly.com[The only reason she got the nod to run, she says, was that no one else was interested. She ended up flipping a Republican school board seat in Bucks County.] Now that she’s won as a Democrat in the predominantly Republican Centennial School District … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me Tuesday’s Wisconsin Senate special election could be bellwether for 2018 legislative racesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel“The eyes of the nation will be on western Wisconsin as voters go to the polls in the first special election of 2018,” said Eric Bott, the state leader for Americans for Prosperity. No single race or poll can provide a complete picture of a fall … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me U.S. News & World ReportBut this data, combined with Democrats‘ history of association with action on health care, makes clear that if there were ever a time for them to show some cojones and play hardball, it would be now, and CHIP would be an issue over which to do it. If …Trump, Republicans face immigration...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostMcAuliffe went on to say that voters “have had it with Trump” and that Republicans who stand by him “are going to pay a huge price at the polls”, predicting that Democrats will win back the House and Senate in November. But the line suggesting he’d … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me PoliticoThough Trump’s popularity has plummeted in many parts of the country, senior Republicans have determined that the president’s involvement will help Saccone. Democrats enjoy a registration advantage in the district, which has a big presence of organized … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me Indianapolis StarMore: Indianapolis council Democrats can‘t explain why they’re handing power to Republicans. The biggest Republican wins included the addition of McQuillen as chairman of the ethics committee; Scott Kreider as chairman of the public works committee and … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me Grand Island IndependentNow the possiblity looms of a primary race between four-term Rep. Jim Renacci and investor and author J. D. Vance, a contest that could leave the nominee hobbled. Ohio and North Dakota are among the 10 states that Trump won in 2016 that have Democrats … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me Washington ExaminerIn a full-throated pushback of giddy claims that House Democrats will win back the majority, a top House Republican predicted the GOP will win new seats in the 2018 election, saying voters are over with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her team’s …House Republicans are sprinting for the...

Tweet Follow me pharostribune.comThey were reminded to look at the unexpected success by Donald Trump in the 2016 race for president. Or the stunning win in Alabama by Democrat Doug Jones over Trump-backed Roy Moore for a U.S. Senate seat. “I think a lot of the events that are taking … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me CNNThe current debate is also forcing Democrats into a searing process of political self-examination — since the fate of DACA recipients is as important to their grass roots as the wall is to Trump’s. Failing to fight their corner could have consequences …These 7 Primary Fights Will Shape the Future of the...

Tweet Follow me Chicago Tribune… Democrats try to win the U.S. House of Representatives this year and establish new ground rules for the next round of redistricting after results are in from the 2020 census. Courts have found in the past that it’s wrong to make maps to limit the …Federal court voids North Carolina’s...

Tweet Follow me Daily Beast“While Democrats fight with each other, Republicans will focus on fighting Democrats—and that’s how we plan to win. We look forward to facing whoever limps out of the Democrats‘ battle royale: black and blue, and broke.” The district’s primary …Will Democrats benefit now that Issa and...

Tweet Follow me Here’s How Dems Will Make 2018 a Great Year for RepublicansLifeZetteThe minority party leader in the House and her counterpart in the Senate forgot and were ill-prepared regarding what the American people want. “It’s the economy, stupid” is what cost the Democrats the 2016 presidential election. James Carville, a … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me FiveThirtyEightAfter Democrat Doug Jones won a stunning victory in Alabama’s special election for the U.S. Senate last month, lots of smart people whose work I read and follow, such as The New York Times’s Nate Cohn, declared that the battle for Senate control in …Here’s A Look At The Local Races For...

Tweet Follow me FiveThirtyEight“If Democrats can‘t even stand up to Trump and Republicans in defense of Dreamers — whose moral case is unassailable — they will leave a lot of progressives wondering who Democrats will fight for.” What’s the other side of this issue? It’s hard to …Mr. Trump and Republicans, Democrats...

Tweet Follow me The Journal News | LoHud.comThere is talk that Democrats can put aside their differences and retake the Senate majority with wins in those two seats. The 37th District has been held by a Democrat for three decades and Democrats outnumber Republicans by 30,000 voters according to … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me 10 House seats that could flip due to Republican retirementsCNNBecause it’s much harder for the challenging party — in 2018’s case, the Democrats — to beat an incumbent than to win an open seat. The Cook Political Report has useful data that lays this out. There are several Democratic retirements that have given … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostRICHMOND — Virginia’s General Assembly gavels into session Wednesday with Republicans virtually assured of holding onto power in both chambers by the slimmest majorities and a new Democratic governor waiting in the wings. All eyes will be on the House …Here’s A Look At The Local Races For...

Tweet Follow me Newsweek“From now until the primary, in Arizona and across the country, Joe Arpaio is now a face of the Republican Party,” Jesse Ferguson, a Democratic strategist and former senior spokesperson for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, told Newsweek. “In the same …GOP’s Joe Arpaio disaster in...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesBut the party might be poised to take advantage of Republican retirements in Kansas’ Second District, where the former Democratic candidate for governor Paul Davis is running, and even in Texas’ 21st. That Texas district was the product of Republican …Democrats must play Republican-style hardball...