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Key House Republicans are being out-fundraised

Josh Kraushaar at the National Journal writes today that House Republicans are worried their most vulnerable members aren’t doing enough to raise the money they will need to fend off Democratic challengers in the 2018 midterms – particular in those … Continue reading

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Democrats need to win seats like the Minnesota 2nd congressional district in 2018

Jeff Erdmann, a Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN high school football coach, has announced he will be seeking the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party (DFL) nomination for the Minnesota 2nd congressional district in 2018. First-term Republican Jason Lewis currently holds the seat. He is a … Continue reading

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House Democrats look for more pickups in 2018

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is now adding an additional 20 new targets for the 2018 midterms, which brings the total targeted to 79, according to a story in The Hill. All but two of the latest targets voted … Continue reading

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Recount confirms Republican Ralph Norman’s nomination for the South Carolina 5th

The vote was so close in last week’s Republican primary for the South Carolina 5th District that a mandatory recount kicked in.  Lucky for former state Rep. Ralph Norman the recount verified his election night victory over S.C. House Speaker Pro Tem … Continue reading

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Flipping the House while defending home turf won’t be easy for Dems

Democrats need a net gain of 24 seats to flip the House in 2018, so all eyes are on potentially vulnerable Republicans. The other side of the equation is vulnerable Democrats  whose potential inability to hold their seats makes the … Continue reading

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Democratic State Senator Jennifer Wexton to challenge in the VA-10th

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported yesterday that Democratic State Sen. Jennifer Wexton will challenge Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock for Comstock’s northern Virginia seat – the VA 10th. Democrats feel they have a reasonable chance of picking this one up in 2018 as … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi thinks Democrats can take the House in 2018

I would hardly expect the House Minority Leader to say anything else. It’s her job to be optimistic. The question is whether there are enough winnable districts to add up to the 24 the Democrats need to form a majority. She … Continue reading

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Things heat up in the Georgia 6th congressional district special election

As you may know, there will be a special election on April 18th to determine the member of the House of Representatives for Georgia’s 6th congressional district. Incumbent Tom Price resigned to become United States Secretary of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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