October 11, 2019 · 9:13 AM EDT
Republicans are publicly celebrating impeachment as a political boon and trying to hold House Democrats’ feet to the fire with television ads and protests. But without credible challengers, it’s little more than expensive hot air.
Last week, President Donald Trump’s campaign manager bragged about…
September 30, 2019 · 4:03 PM EDT
Not all House departures are created equal. Rep. Chris Collins’ resignation should make it easier for Republicans to hold his Buffalo-area seat, because the GOP should have a nominee without legal problems. But New York’s multiple ballot lines could complicate a special election, as it has in the…
September 27, 2019 · 2:30 PM EDT
Maybe it’s true that money can’t buy love. But Republicans are hoping it can at least buy acceptance in the North Carolina Senate race.
More than a year ahead of Election Day, GOP Sen. Thom Tillis is spending more than $2 million on re-election ads as he faces a primary challenge and eventually a…
September 27, 2019 · 2:29 PM EDT
With the North Carolina special elections in the rearview mirror, the next high-profile race will take place next month in Louisiana, where voters are electing a governor. Extrapolating the results will be complicated considering it’s a non-federal race in an off-year. But that won’t stop politicos…
September 27, 2019 · 2:28 PM EDT
Another cycle, another GOP run at Minnesota’s 7th District. But this time, it could be different.
No other Democrat is defending a seat in which Donald Trump received more support than Collin Peterson. And it’s not even close. Next in line is Rep. Anthony Brindisi in New York’s 22nd District,…
September 27, 2019 · 2:27 PM EDT
Carl DeMaio (R)
California’s 50th District — Rating: Lean Republican
Interview Date: Sept. 11, 2019
Date of Birth: Sept. 14, 1974; Dubuque, Ia.
Education: Georgetown Univ. (1996)
Elected Office: San Diego city council (former); 52nd District nominee (2014)
Current Outlook: DeMaio is a…
September 27, 2019 · 2:26 PM EDT
Don Sedgwick (R)
California's 45th District — Rating: Likely Democratic
Interview Date: Sept. 25, 2019
Date of Birth: Dec. 31, 1964; Encino, Calif.
Education: BYU (1989)
Elected Office: Laguna Hills City Council; Saddleback Valley Unified School District board member (1997-2014)
September 26, 2019 · 8:44 AM EDT
As House Democrats move closer to impeaching President Donald Trump, I’m amazed by the collective certainty about how the storyline will play out. It’s assumed that history will repeat itself. But I can’t help but think of Luke Skywalker’s words of caution.
Up to this point, everyone is assuming…