2024 Senate Overview (May 9, 2024): Arizona - Maine

May 9, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

Arizona. Open; Kyrsten Sinema (I) not seeking re-election. Primary July 30. With Sinema bowing out of the race, a more conventional two-way contest is brewing between presumptive Democratic nominee Rep. Ruben Gallego, and likely GOP nominee Kari Lake, the former news anchor who was her party’s…

2024 Senate Overview (May 9, 2024): Maryland - Ohio

May 9, 2024 · 2:28 PM EDT

Maryland. Open; Ben Cardin (D) not seeking re-election. Primary May 14. The Democratic primary between Rep. David Trone and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks is coming down to the wire. Trone’s massive spending advantage, fueled by $61 million of his own money, bought him an early…

2024 Senate Overview (May 9, 2024): Pennsylvania - Wyoming

May 9, 2024 · 2:27 PM EDT

Pennsylvania. Bob Casey, Jr. (D) elected 2006 (59%), 2012 (54%), 2018 (56%). Former Bridgewater CEO Dave McCormick is officially the GOP nominee, and Republican strategists are hopeful that a favorable political environment plus McCormick’s military experience and ample pocketbook will vault him…

2024 Presidential Battlegrounds: Nevada

by Bradley Wascher May 9, 2024 · 2:26 PM EDT

Democrats have carried Nevada in each of the last four presidential elections, yet it continues to be a top battleground thanks to its unique political geography. President Joe Biden’s handling of the economy has weighed him down in early polls of the state, but Democrats can point to a number of…

Report Shorts (May 9, 2024)

May 9, 2024 · 2:25 PM EDT

Indiana’s 3rd District. Former Rep. Marlin Stutzman prevailed in a crowded and competitive GOP primary with 24 percent, finishing ahead of businessman Tim Smith (23 percent), judge Wendy Davis (19 percent), state Sen. Andy Zay (16 percent), contractor Grant Bucher (10 percent), and others. The Fort…

Presidential Rating Change: Nevada Shifts to Toss-up

by Nathan L. Gonzales May 8, 2024 · 11:46 AM EDT

Despite a persistently tight race in the national polls, President Joe Biden is in a precarious position for reelection and may even be a slight underdog with less than six months to go. 

Former President Donald Trump has led Biden by about 1 point or less for the last six weeks, according to the…

Podcast Episode 22: Mailbag with Leah Askarinam of the Associated Press

May 3, 2024 · 12:41 AM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Leah Askarinam of the Associated Press answer questions in the first-ever mailbag episode, talking about races in Iowa, Florida, and New York, the number of astronauts turned politicians, and a look into the world of political handicapping.

Listen to the…