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Can this Democrat crack the Trump-era election code?
Last month, Harley Rouda advanced to the general election after finishing 125 votes ahead of his closest rival. His goal for November is to unseat the only candidate who finished ahead of him: 15-term congressman Dana Rohrabacher, an eccentric, pro-Russia Republican.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:00:02 -0400
A note of caution about 'the Year of the Woman' in politics
A record number of women have entered primaries for local, state and national office this year, creating an expectation among activists that there will be a record number of women on the ballot in November, and that a record number of women will be among the officials sworn in on January, especially in the House of Representatives.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 05:00:44 -0400
Post-election clashes in Zimbabwe turn deadly
Protests in Zimbabwe’s historic elections turned bloody on Wednesday as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over alleged vote fraud and President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed for calm.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:47:05 -0400
Progressive Dems try to catch some of Ocasio-Cortez’s lightning in a bottle
Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley, who is running for Congress, on July 28 near Boston. SOMERVILLE, Mass. — On a sweltering July Saturday in this city a few miles west of Boston, Ayanna Pressley is making a pitch for change. Pressley, a member of the Boston City Council, is attempting to unseat Rep. Michael Capuano, a 10-term incumbent who previously served as mayor of Somerville, in the congressional primary for Massachusetts’s Seventh District.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 05:00:17 -0400
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