Fearing Chaos, National Democrats Plunge Into Midterm Primary Fights

Fearing Chaos, National Democrats Plunge Into Midterm Primary Fights

The method is laced with peril for a celebration divided over issues of ideology and political technique, and more and more dominated by activists who are likely to resent what they see as meddling from Washington. A Democratic effort to undercut a liberal rebel in a Houston-area congressional major in March stirred an outcry on […]

Bernie Sanders Says ‘Trump’s Agenda Is Dead’ if Democrats Win Midterms

Bernie Sanders Says ‘Trump’s Agenda Is Dead’ if Democrats Win Midterms

Mr. Sanders stated he plans to make endorsements within the midterms, however that he’s nonetheless deciding the place he will be simplest. In the New York governor’s race, by which Cynthia Nixon, the progressive activist and former “Sex and the City” star, is difficult Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo within the Democratic major, Mr. Sanders declined […]

Across Midwest, Farmers Warn of G.O.P. Losses Over Trump’s Trade Policy

Across Midwest, Farmers Warn of G.O.P. Losses Over Trump’s Trade Policy

By proposing the tariffs, Mr. Trump has moved to satisfy a central promise of his marketing campaign: confronting these international locations he believes are undermining American trade. Yet his aim — to revive the metal and aluminum industries, thereby aiding the Rust Belt states that have been essential to his election — has successfully prioritized […]

Divides Over Trade Scramble Midterm Election Messaging

Divides Over Trade Scramble Midterm Election Messaging

Minnesota is a key political battleground this yr, with a number of aggressive House seats and two Senate elections due to the resignation of Al Franken after a sexual-misconduct scandal final yr. Mr. Campbell stated that he was nonetheless more likely to assist Republican candidates, however that he was pissed off by the social gathering’s […]

No One’s Talking About the New Tax Law

No One’s Talking About the New Tax Law

President Trump went to West Virginia this month to speak about tax cuts, however he acquired a bit distracted. He talked about China, the North American Free Trade Agreement, border safety, “sanctuary cities” and states he received in 2016. Eventually he turned to his ready feedback on taxes. “This was going to be my remarks,” […]

Opinion

Opinion

Several candidates who’re moms cite fears for his or her youngsters as the foundation of their assist or opposition to gun management. Kelda Roys, who’s working in a crowded major for governor of Wisconsin, described choosing up her daughter at preschool and listening to about how she needed to cover and be very quiet. Her […]

Opinion

Opinion

Republicans in Congress are in a bind. As they give the impression of being to the 2018 midterm elections, they see a Democratic blue wave, energized by opposition to President Trump, poised to brush away their majorities. The announcement that Paul Ryan, the House speaker, will retire confirms, and can contribute to, the approaching electoral […]

Knowledge Gap Hinders Ability of Congress to Regulate Silicon Valley

Knowledge Gap Hinders Ability of Congress to Regulate Silicon Valley

Beyond the everyday political gridlock that has stymied motion in Congress, expertise and the businesses that promote entry to it are significantly protected. The Facebook hearings this week revealed an unlimited data hole between Silicon Valley and the nation’s capital, the place lawmakers struggled to understand how the expertise works and which issues — misinformation, […]

Paul Ryan Upends Republican Hopes and Plans for Midterm Elections

Paul Ryan Upends Republican Hopes and Plans for Midterm Elections

Already, some veteran Republicans are suggesting that the social gathering shift its focus from the House to defending its one-seat Senate majority. “It seems clear now that the fight is to hold the Senate,” mentioned Billy Piper, a lobbyist and former chief of employees to Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican chief. “The first thing a […]

Facebook Fallout Deals Blow to Mercers’ Political Clout

Facebook Fallout Deals Blow to Mercers’ Political Clout

“They’re selling magic in a bottle,” mentioned Matt Braynard, who labored alongside Cambridge on the Trump marketing campaign, for which he served because the director of knowledge and technique, and now runs Look Ahead America, a gaggle in search of to prove disaffected rural and blue-collar voters. “And they’re becoming toxic.” The Mercers have made […]