Candidate Conversation - Ann Kirkpatrick (D)

February 2, 2018 · 2:23 PM EST

Candidate for Arizona’s 2nd District

Interview Date: Oct. 12, 2017

Date of Birth: March 24, 1950; McNary, Ariz. 

Education: Univ. of Arizona (1972; law school 1979)

Elected Office: U.S. House (former, 2009-2011, 2013-2017); Arizona House (former, 2005-2007); 2016 U.S. Senate nominee. 


Candidate Conversation - Lea Marquez Peterson (R)

February 2, 2018 · 2:22 PM EST

Candidate for Arizona’s 2nd District

Interview Date: Jan. 10, 2018

Date of Birth: Jan. 19, 1970; Santa Fe, N.M.

Education: Univ. of Arizona (1992); Pepperdine Univ. (MBA, 1996)

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Current Outlook: Marquez Peterson is the likely GOP nominee in the open…

Ratings Change: New Jersey Open Seat Shifts to Toss-up

January 29, 2018 · 1:31 PM EST

GOP Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s retirement makes his 11th District of New Jersey even more vulnerable for Republicans  

While the congressman had some of his own baggage—an employee at a local bank landed in hot water with her employer when the congressman alerted the CEO that she was a Democratic…

Watch the Polls, Ignore the Post-Shutdown Chatter

by Stuart Rothenberg January 29, 2018 · 9:11 AM EST

Over the past few weeks, members of Congress, journalists and television hosts agreed on one thing: The looming government shutdown was a huge deal. Then, after the shutdown ended, those same people pontificated about who won and who lost, as well as about liberal dissatisfaction with the deal to…

Pennsylvania 7: How Do You Rate a Race for a Seat that Doesn’t Exist?

January 26, 2018 · 11:50 AM EST

The deep, dark secret of political handicapping is that there isn’t a singular equation that can project the winner of each congressional race. It is helpful to know who is running and where they are running. But thanks to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court throwing out the congressional map and GOP…

2018 House Ratings (January 26, 2018)

January 26, 2018 · 11:49 AM EST