midterms

9.9.19

Why This North Carolina Election Could Be an Important 2020 Hint for Trump and the GOP

Democrats have a chance to win Tuesday’s special election, and send a message about 2020.

3.6.19

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

2.22.19

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.

12.18.18

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

12.12.18

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.

11.28.18

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.

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11.26.18

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.”

11.20.18

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.

11.20.18

"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.

11.19.18

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.

11.19.18

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."

11.14.18

'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.

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