House News & Analysis

2020 House Overview (May 22, 2020): Alabama - Iowa

May 22, 2020 · 2:29 PM EDT

At-Large District Don Young, R, re-elected 53%.
Trump 51%. Independent Alyse Galvin, who lost by 7 points…

2020 House Overview (May 22, 2020): Kansas - New York

May 22, 2020 · 2:28 PM EDT

2nd District (Topeka, Lawrence, eastern rural Kansas) Steve Watkins, R, elected 48%.
Trump 56%. Watkins ($438,000 cash on hand on March 31) has been embroiled in varying degrees of ethics and personal scandals since before he won in 2018, perturbing state treasurer Jake LaTurner ($572,000) enough that he…

2020 House Overview (May 22, 2020): North Carolina - Wyoming

May 22, 2020 · 2:27 PM EDT

North Carolina. 
2nd District (Raleigh) Open; George Holding, R, not seeking re-election.
Clinton 60%. 2016 Senate…

Candidate Conversation: Adair Boroughs (D)

by Jacob Rubashkin May 22, 2020 · 2:26 PM EDT

South Carolina’s 2nd District — Rating: Solid Republican

Interview Date: May 11, 2020 (via Google Meet)

Date of Birth: July 5,…

Likely New Members of the 117th Congress (May 20, 2020)

by Jacob Rubashkin May 20, 2020 · 12:27 PM EDT

Predicting election outcomes can be a fraught business. You…

California 25: Can Garcia Win the Battle and the War?

by Jacob Rubashkin May 8, 2020 · 2:30 PM EDT

Republicans are poised to win back a Democratic leaning district in a special election, but what will it really say about their chances in November?

In 2018, non-profit executive Katie Hill scored one of the midterm’s more surprising victories when she unseated two-term GOP Rep. Steve Knight. It wasn’t just…

Maine 2: Good as Golden

by Jacob Rubashkin May 8, 2020 · 2:29 PM EDT

While every member of Congress…

Candidate Conversation: Jim Marchant (R)

by Jacob Rubashkin May 8, 2020 · 2:28 PM EDT

Nevada’s 4th District — Rating: Solid Democratic

Interview Date: April 29, 2020 (via Google Meet)

Date of…

Six Months from Election Day, Expect the Expected

by Nathan L. Gonzales May 7, 2020 · 2:56 PM EDT

Anything can happen in November. At least that’s what we’re supposed to say. But is it really true?

Even in the middle of a global pandemic and after a historic impeachment process, the political environment hasn’t changed dramatically over the last year and a half. The coronavirus has crippled the…

Michigan 3: Amash Exit Makes Seat Less Vulnerable

April 29, 2020 · 3:47 PM EDT

There’s no love lost between Justin Amash and House Republicans, but the Michigan congressman gave the GOP a parting gift with his run for president.

Amash’s departure from the Republican Party last year decreased the number of seats Republicans currently control in the House by one and increased the…