House News & Analysis

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 newly-drawn district.…

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 Brownback. Air Force…

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 discuss…

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 be…

Illinois 12: Bost in Danger of Losing Primary

by Nathan L. Gonzales March 19, 2024 · 11:28 AM EDT

The Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee is at risk of losing his primary on Tuesday. 

Illinois Republican Mike Bost was first elected in 2014 with a reputation for being a bomb-throwing outsider. Democrats thought his viral rant on the floor of the state legislature was a liability in…

Key House Primary Results in Alabama, California, Mississippi, North Carolina and Texas

by Jacob Rubashkin March 14, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

Candidate filing deadlines haven’t passed in some states, but other states are done with their primaries. Over the last two weeks, a few dozen consequential congressional primaries set the stage of competitive general elections or effectively elected a new member of Congress by choosing a winner in a solid district.…

Podcast Episode 18: State of the Union & Super Tuesday with Mary Ellen McIntire of Roll Call

March 9, 2024 · 12:19 AM EST

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and guest Mary Ellen McIntire of Roll Call talk about how the State of the Union speech and Republican response will impact congressional races, dive into key primaries from Super Tuesday that will help decide the House and Senate majorities and identify a handful of candidates…

Key Super Tuesday Results in Alabama, North Carolina and Texas Congressional Races

by Jacob Rubashkin March 6, 2024 · 1:18 AM EST

With the presidential primaries on cruise control, a couple dozen consequential congressional primaries on Super Tuesday either helped set the stage of competitive general elections or effectively elected a new member of Congress by choosing a winner in a solid district. 

Since California takes awhile to count votes, here are…

New York Redistricting: Big Apple, Small Changes

by Jacob Rubashkin March 1, 2024 · 3:24 PM EST

After two years of legal challenges, a torpedoed judicial nomination, an electoral wipeout, and a flurry of legislative activity, New York finally has a congressional map in place for the rest of the decade.

Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the Empire State’s new congressional map into law this week, capping…