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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...

Tweet Follow me NBCNews.comWASHINGTON — Impeachment looms over this year’s elections, whether either party’s leadership wants that or not. Even before “Fire and Fury” raised questions about President Donald Trump’s mental fitness, 70 percent of Democratic voters told NBC News …Billionaire Steyer announces...

Tweet Follow me WTVARepublicans, as the party in power, are again under pressure to prove they can govern while securing sufficient wins to enliven their core voters for elections that traditionally deliver a sharp punch for first-term presidents. But Democrats are also …Democrats‘ disingenuous dealing on DACAWashington Examiner all...

Tweet Follow me mySanAntonio.comSAN ANGELO — They were seeking to get their message out to Democratic Party primary voters who can elect them in eight weeks to face off against incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. They came to a most unlikely place to do so: A West Texas city … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party...

Tweet Follow me California Republican Ed Royce not seeking re-electionABC NewsRepublican Rep. Steve Stivers, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, said the GOP was “fired up and ready to hold this seat.” “We have just one message for Democrats who think they can compete for this seat: Bring it on … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me The AtlanticIf Trump is just an extreme version of a Republican president, then the problem lies less with him personally but with his party. It would matter much less to Democrats whether their candidate can govern than whether their candidate can win. If the …Oprah is the Democrats‘ key to beating TrumpThe Hill all...

Tweet Follow me WOSU Public MediaLast year, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) was scouring the countryside in Ohio 1 looking for a well-known Democrat to take on Chabot. At the top of the list was Hamilton County commissioner Todd Portune, who has proven he can … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me The Week MagazineIf the Democrats have one thing in common, it’s their shared hatred of President Trump. His shocking win over Hillary Clinton and the subsequent madness of his rule have galvanized the party in a way unseen in at least a decade. Yet their unity in … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me The GuardianThe alternative history of Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America, now selling again for all the obvious reasons, has the pro-Hitler demagogue Charles Lindbergh winning the 1940 presidential election. The US constitution did not ensure the plot was a … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me San Antonio Express-NewsPeople are responding to the message of rising above party and just doing what’s best for their district or their state, and starting to really reject knee-jerk partisans,” Trippi said. Dean Rindy, a media consultant for McFadden’s campaign, rejected … …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me The Hillleaving as a result of personal scandal. Democrats might also be sensing a political environment — in the wake of election wins in Virginia and Alabama — primed for political advancement. History suggests that they might be right as it is usually the … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me National ReviewBut Trump has virtually no influence over the Mueller investigation, and as of now the GOP is hoping to hold the House in spite of Trump. Democrats appear energized and ready to change the balance of power. Trump has a much greater degree of control … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesA new year and a new Republican candidate have cracked open California’s sleepy race for governor, unleashing predictions of a splintered GOP vote that could sink Republicans and lead to a November election between two Democrats. Former Northern …The top 10 gubernatorial races of 2018Washington...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostLong before voters decide in November who will control the House, the Senate and 36 governor’s seats across the country, the most wide-open primary season in decades will plunge the nation’s two major political parties into historic battles over who …With 2018 midterms fast approaching, primary...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostDemocrats, meanwhile, hold a near-record low. Which means in 2018, the only place to go may be up for Democrats. And Democrats will have a lot of opportunities to chip away at their deficit. Of our top 10 governor races, eight are Republican-held seats …Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau on Trump’s...

Tweet Follow me The Spokesman-ReviewFILE – From left, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the Republican Conference, prepare to speak to reporters after passing the GOP … …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me PoliticoOn top of all that, Republicans face tough votes ahead that will require Democratic support, likely resulting in compromises that divide the party and alienate the base. Congress is eyeing a massive bipartisan spending deal to increase funding for the …The Government Could Shut Down in Two Weeks. Here’s...