midterms

Abortion Rights

An aborted fetus in Alabama just got the right to sue the abortion clinic

It’s the first time in the country that an aborted fetus has been recognized as having legal rights
Carter Sherman
3.6.19
north carolina

Here's what you need to know about North Carolina's GOP ballot fraud scandal

Mark Harris is finally conceding his own election must be redone, after evidence showed his campaign financed illegal votes.
Rex Santus
2.22.19
Facebook

The NAACP wants you to boycott Facebook. Here's why.

A Russian disinformation campaign in the months before the 2016 election aimed to suppress black voter turnout, to favor Trump
Emma Ockerman
12.18.18
politics

48 state legislatures are now under single-party control. That hasn't happened since 1914.

Come January, Minnesota will be the only state where Democrats dominate one chamber and Republicans the other.
Carter Sherman
12.12.18
midterms

Democrats tried to turn Cindy Hyde-Smith into Mississippi's Roy Moore. It didn’t work.

Some key differences between Roy Moore and Cindy Hyde-Smith kept Democrats from replicating Doug Jones’ success.
Carter Sherman
11.28.18
midterms

Democrats are hoping Mississippi’s Senate race will be a Roy Moore repeat

Democrat Mike Espy may have a real shot at victory in Tuesday’s runoff election, after his opponent, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, decided to joke about attending a “public hanging.”
Carter Sherman
11.26.18
Incoming Congress

The Rules of Congress Are Changing With Its Members

As Congress becomes more diverse, many of its longstanding rules—like a ban on religious headwear—are starting to change.
Marie Solis
11.20.18
midterms

"The party won’t survive”: Lack of Republican women in office could endanger the GOP

Only 13 Republican women have so far won seats in the House, compared to 89 Democratic women.
Carter Sherman
11.20.18
midterms

Sorry, the midterms aren't over yet. These 6 seats are still in play.

Five House seats and one Senate seat are still not called nearly two weeks after the 2018 midterm vote.
Rex Santus
11.19.18
midterms

Stacey Abrams Says She'll Run for Office Again

Abrams conceded the Georgia gubernatorial race last week, but she'll be ready to run again—right after she "takes a nap."
Marie Solis
11.19.18
midterms

'It's a Shit Show': The Ground Game in Georgia's Fight to Count Every Ballot

Activists aren't giving up on fighting voter suppression in Stacey Abrams' gubernatorial race against Brian Kemp.
Marie Solis
11.14.18
she's running

White women voters didn't really help with the whole "blue wave" thing

More women than ever ran for political office. Sign up for our newsletter following them.
Carter Sherman
11.14.18
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