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Support for Roe is Up, But Other Abortion Polling Divided and Steady

by Nathan L. Gonzales August 2, 2018 · 8:15 AM EDT

While recent polling from NBC News/Wall Street Journal showed an uptick in support for Roe v. Wade, other survey data on abortion reflects a remarkably consistent and nuanced approach from Americans on the choice issue that stretches across decades.

The recent survey of 900 registered voters,…

I Met 12 Democratic Candidates in Two Days and Lived to Write About It

by Nathan L. Gonzales July 30, 2018 · 10:33 AM EDT

I swore I’d never do it again.

In October, I interviewed 16 Democratic House candidates in two days. As much as I enjoy having face-to-face conversations with people running for the offices we cover, it might have been too many in a row.

But when Democratic candidates descended on Washington…

Florida Senate: Keep Your Eye On The Money

by Leah Askarinam July 20, 2018 · 9:30 AM EDT

Democrats are defending Senate seats in 10 states that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. In two of those states, he won by more than 35 points. In three others, Trump won by about 20 points. Florida is one of four states that Trump carried by one percentage point or less. The state is slated…

New Hampshire 1: The More the Merrier

by Paul Steinhauser July 20, 2018 · 9:29 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H.- From Merrimack to Raymond to Wolfeboro, most of the whopping 18 candidates running for New Hampshire’s 1st District took to the streets to march in annual Fourth of July parades, reaching out to voters as the clock counts down towards the state’s early September primary.

The race…

Ohio 12 Special: Dems Aim To Replicate Lamb’s Success

by Leah Askarinam July 20, 2018 · 9:28 AM EDT

While much of the country is focused on the final wave of primaries, Ohio is hosting a special election to fill former GOP Rep. Pat Tiberi’s 12th District seat on Aug. 7. It’s the fourth House special election across the country this year, and two of the previous ones got more interesting in the…

Candidate Conversation - Antonio Delgado (D)

July 20, 2018 · 9:27 AM EDT

New York’s 19th District — Rating: Tilt Republican

Interview Date: July 11, 2018

Date of Birth: Jan. 19, 1977; Schenectady, N.Y.

Education: Colgate Univ. (1999), Oxford (Rhodes Scholar, 2001), Harvard Law School (2005)

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Current Outlook: Delgado faces…

Candidate Conversation - Andrew Janz (D)

July 20, 2018 · 9:26 AM EDT

California’s 22nd District — Rating: Solid Republican

Interview Date: July 10, 2018

Date of Birth: Jan. 5, 1984; Montclair, Calif.

Education: Cal. State Stanislaus (2006 Bachelor’s, 2009 Master’s); Southwestern Law School (2012)

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Current Outlook:…

Candidate Conversation - Andrew Grant (R)

July 20, 2018 · 9:25 AM EDT

California’s 7th District — Rating: Solid Democratic

Interview Date: June 27, 2019

Date of Birth: Oct. 13, 1971; Concord, Calif.

Education: U.S. Naval Academy (1995)

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Current Outlook: Last year, it seemed possible that Democratic incumbent Ami Bera…

Candidate Conversation - Josh Harder (D)

July 20, 2018 · 9:24 AM EDT

California’s 10th District: Rating: Tilt Republican

Interview Date: July 9, 2018

Date of Birth: Aug. 1, 1986; Woodland, Calif.

Education: Stanford Univ. (2008); Harvard (MBA/MPP 2014)

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Current Outlook: Given that Hillary Clinton carried this district…

Candidate Conversation - Andy Kim (D)

July 20, 2018 · 9:23 AM EDT

New Jersey’s 3rd District — Rating: Lean Republican

Interview Date: July 11, 2018

Date of Birth: July 12, 1982; Boston, Mass.

Education: University of Chicago (2004), Oxford Univ. (Master’s 2005, Doctorate 2010)

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Current Outlook: Barack Obama carried…