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Podcast Episode 20: House Rating Changes & Upcoming Primaries w/ Bridget Bowman of NBC News

April 4, 2024 · 12:13 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Bridget Bowman of NBC News discuss the fight for the House majority, including Inside Elections recent rating changes in a dozen races, and upcoming primaries to watch. 

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2024 House Overview: Road is Easier for the GOP

March 28, 2024 · 2:30 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales and Jacob Rubashkin

Despite heading into the fall with two aging and unpopular politicians at the top of the ticket, party strategists on both sides of the aisle see some reason for optimism in the fight for the House. 

Republicans see President Joe Biden’s job approval…

2024 House Overview (March 28, 2024): Alabama - Iowa

March 28, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alabama. Runoff April 16.
2nd District (Mobile, Montgomery, and eastern Black Belt) Open; Barry Moore, R, running in 1st District. Biden 56%.
Former DOJ official Shomari Figures and state House minority leader Anthony Daniels are heading for an April 16 runoff for the Democratic nomination in this…

2024 House Overview (March 28, 2024): Kansas - New York

March 28, 2024 · 2:28 PM EDT

Kansas. Filing deadline June 3. Primary Aug. 6.
3rd District (Kansas City suburbs) Sharice Davids, D, re-elected 55%. Biden 51%.
Republicans admit that Davids has been a difficult target, but they’re excited to challenge her with someone who doesn’t have direct connections to former Gov. Sam…

2024 House Overview (March 28, 2024): North Carolina - Wisconsin

March 28, 2024 · 2:27 PM EDT

North Carolina. Runoff May 14.
1st District (Inland northeastern North Carolina) Don Davis, D, elected 52%. Biden 50.4%.
Republican strategists got their desired candidate in retired U.S. Army Col. Laurie Buckhout, who defeated 2022 nominee Sandy Smith by 7 points. Buckhout is personally wealthy…

Senate Report Shorts (March 28, 2024)

March 28, 2024 · 2:26 PM EDT

New Jersey Senate. In a surprising move, First Lady Tammy Murphy dropped out of the race just before the filing deadline, leaving Rep. Andy Kim as the likely Democratic nominee. With some residual name I.D. from her husband, personal money, and support from what is generally regarded as the state’s…

Podcast Episode 19: Illinois & Ohio Primary Results w/ Erin Covey of The Cook Political Report

March 22, 2024 · 4:43 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Erin Covey of The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter discuss key recent primary results in Illinois and Ohio, look ahead to the general election in the Ohio Senate race, and analyze Rep. Bob Good’s GOP primary challenge in Virginia. Erin and Jacob also…

What Biden’s Approval Suggests About November

by Bradley Wascher March 21, 2024 · 5:10 PM EDT

Prediction: President Joe Biden will earn more than 38 percent this November.

Biden’s approval rating, which has been underwater since late summer 2021, hit a new low in the 538 polling average on March 12. Just 37.4 percent of Americans approved of the president’s job performance, while 56.5…

Key Primary Results in Illinois and Ohio

March 20, 2024 · 12:18 AM EDT

By Jacob Rubashkin and Nathan L. Gonzales

Another Tuesday and another set of congressional primary results. Republican voters in Ohio chose a nominee in one of the most important Senate races in the country, chose nominees in a couple competitive House races, and a couple nominees who will likely…