midterm elections

Democrats Must Overhaul Party, Attack Big Business, Sanders Says

Democrats Must Overhaul Party, Attack Big Business, Sanders Says

"We need a total transformation," the 75-year-old U.S. senator.
They Hate The Swamp, So They Bankroll The Swamp

They Hate The Swamp, So They Bankroll The Swamp

Matea Gold of The Washington Post reports that ordinary Republicans are so angry at the status quo that they're ... um, financing the party of the status quo: Trump supporters eager to ‘drain the
The GOP Congress' Version Of 'Shoot Somebody On Fifth Avenue'

The GOP Congress' Version Of 'Shoot Somebody On Fifth Avenue'

Congressional Republicans apparently believe that they'll do well in the 2018 midterms if they pass legislation voters hate, a strategy Jonathan Chait thinks is insane: Republicans have been chanting
It's Simple: Turn Out More Damn Democratic Voters

It's Simple: Turn Out More Damn Democratic Voters

This is good news for Democrats, but... Voters say they prefer Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives over Republicans by the widest margin in over a decade, according to a new
Irony Is Dead:  Laura Ingraham Advises GOP To End 'Politics Of Anger'

Irony Is Dead: Laura Ingraham Advises GOP To End 'Politics Of Anger'

What a difference a Tuesday makes. After the smashing Republicans took in the Virginia elections (also the rest of the country by the way) Laura Ingraham took to her new Fox show to suggest that the
Dianne Feinstein: 2018 Elections Will Be Another ‘Year of the Woman’

Dianne Feinstein: 2018 Elections Will Be Another ‘Year of the Woman’

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) told Democratic Party officials in Sacramento, California, on Saturday that the 2018 midterm elections are shaping up to be another "Year of the Woman" that could sweep
Texas Republicans Concerned That Democrats Are 'Coming For Us!'

Texas Republicans Concerned That Democrats Are 'Coming For Us!'

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a man far too concerned about what’s happening in women’s bathrooms than just casual curiosity would deem necessary, has made a proclamation: Patrick: Democrats are 'coming for

Republican strategist says Trump is closer to being impeached than you think

Republican strategist and CNN commentator Alex Castellanos harshly criticized the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, but predicted that if Democrats win the House in…
Donald Trump to Paul Ryan: I Would Be ‘Very Unhappy’ If You Resign in 2018

Donald Trump to Paul Ryan: I Would Be ‘Very Unhappy’ If You Resign in 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders informed reporters on Thursday that President Donald Trump recently told House Speaker Paul Ryan that he would be displeased if Ryan retires in 2018.
What happens if Paul Ryan retires after the 2018 midterm elections?

What happens if Paul Ryan retires after the 2018 midterm elections?

Paul Ryan: you might know him as Mitt Romney’s running mate in the 2012 presidential election and the current Speaker of the…

Why the 2018 Midterms Are So Vulnerable to Hackers

Evan Osnos writes about the 2018 midterm elections and why Russian interference, obsolete voting machines, and tight races could be a chaotic combination.
Trump Suggests He Fears Democrats Will Take Congress And 'Totally Kill The Great Wealth' I Created

Trump Suggests He Fears Democrats Will Take Congress And 'Totally Kill The Great Wealth' I Created

President Donald Trump on Sunday suggested that he was concerned that Democrats could take control of Congress and "totally kill" the "great wealth" that his administration has taken credit for
Sean Hannity Tells Congressional Republicans To Follow Trump Off A Cliff For 2018 Midterms

Sean Hannity Tells Congressional Republicans To Follow Trump Off A Cliff For 2018 Midterms

While the rest of the networks were reporting on the latest news on the Mueller probe and the bombshell op-ed in The New York Times from Fusion GPS, ripping apart the Republicans in Congress for
The Government Could Shut Down in Two Weeks. Here’s Why It Would Be Disastrous for Trump

The Government Could Shut Down in Two Weeks. Here’s Why It Would Be Disastrous for Trump

During a fight over a spending bill last year, President Donald Trump tweeted that the federal government needed “a good shutdown” to force Democrats to cooperate. But as Congress steams toward a Jan.
The Government Could Shut Down in Two Weeks. Here’s Why It Would Be Disastrous for Trump

The Government Could Shut Down in Two Weeks. Here’s Why It Would Be Disastrous for Trump

During a fight over a spending bill last year, President Donald Trump tweeted that the federal government needed “a good shutdown” to force Democrats to cooperate. But as Congress steams toward a Jan.
POLLAK: Why Republicans Should Not Cave to Democrat Demands on DACA

POLLAK: Why Republicans Should Not Cave to Democrat Demands on DACA

Democrats are unlikely to agree to a DACA deal because they think time is on their side, and they are simply incapable of compromising with President Trump on anything.
California Republican Darrell Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election

California Republican Darrell Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election

The second California Republican to announce his retirement.
Report: Mitch McConnell Mulling Abandoning Passage of Any GOP Budget in 2018

Report: Mitch McConnell Mulling Abandoning Passage of Any GOP Budget in 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, faced with a slim 51-vote majority in the upper chamber of Congress, is reportedly mulling forgoing a budget altogether in 2018, a new report from Politico
Report: Nancy Pelosi Now a Lock for Speaker of the House in 2019

Report: Nancy Pelosi Now a Lock for Speaker of the House in 2019

Axios.com's Mike Allen reports that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is now considered a lock for Speaker of the House in 2019, as her party is expected to sweep the 2018 midterm elections.
Chelsea Manning announced that she’s running for U.S. Senate in Maryland, and here’s her first campaign video

Chelsea Manning announced that she’s running for U.S. Senate in Maryland, and here’s her first campaign video

Let’s face it: After the trainwreck that was 2017, we’re all a bit exhausted when it comes to politics. Between the GOP’s…
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