2024 Senate Overview (Feb. 9, 2024): Maryland - Ohio

February 9, 2024 · 2:28 PM EST

Maryland. Open; Ben Cardin (D) not seeking re-election. Primary April 23. This race received a major shakeup with the news that former GOP Gov. Larry Hogan will run. Hogan is the only Republican who could conceivably make this race competitive, since he exited office in 2022 very popular. But he…

2024 Senate Overview (Feb. 9, 2024): Pennsylvania - Wyoming

February 9, 2024 · 2:27 PM EST

Pennsylvania. Bob Casey, Jr. (D) elected 2006 (59%), 2012 (54%), 2018 (56%). Filing deadline February 20. Primary April 23. Republicans effectively cleared the field for former Bridgewater hedge fund CEO David McCormick, who narrowly lost the 2022 GOP primary for the state’s other Senate seat.…

House Report Shorts (Feb. 9, 2024)

February 9, 2024 · 2:26 PM EST

Alabama’s 2nd District. Eleven Democrats are running for this open seat, which redistricting made a prime pickup opportunity for the party. Just two candidates have aired TV ads so far, former DOJ official Shomari Figures, whose ad leans heavily on his pedigree as the son of two prominent state…

New York 3 Special: Immigration Dominates Campaign Messaging

by Jacob Rubashkin February 6, 2024 · 5:14 PM EST

GLEN COVE, N.Y.— Tom Suozzi may be a political institution here on the North Shore of Long Island. But the upcoming special election feels like a home game for Republicans when it comes to the messaging.

The contest to replace the expelled GOP Rep. George Santos, is between Suozzi, who was born to…

New York 3 Special: On Weekends, We Campaign

by Jacob Rubashkin February 2, 2024 · 9:31 AM EST

GLEN COVE, N.Y.— Two weeks before the most important special election of the cycle, a solitary Tom Suozzi for Congress staffer sat at a folding table at a campaign headquarters in New York’s 3rd District. Behind him loomed empty shelves bearing signs for GNC supplements and one-hour photo…

Podcast Episode 15: California Senate and House Primaries with Melanie Mason of Politico

February 1, 2024 · 6:11 PM EST

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Melanie Mason of Politico discuss the upcoming California primaries including the race to replace Dianne Feinstein in the Senate and more than a dozen consequential and interesting House primaries. And Nathan contemplates buying a track suit fashioned after a…

Iowa 3: Des Moines Melee

by Jacob Rubashkin January 26, 2024 · 2:30 PM EST

The presidential circus left town, but the most consequential political fight in Des Moines is just getting started.

Iowa’s 3rd District is one of the most evenly divided seats in the country, and has been for the better part of two decades. The Des Moines-based district has switched hands…

California Senate: Only the Top Two Survive

by Jacob Rubashkin January 26, 2024 · 2:29 PM EST

One of the most hard-fought and expensive Senate races this cycle has absolutely nothing to do with who controls the majority in the upper chamber.

The race to succeed the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein in California features three sitting members of Congress, a former MLB all-star, a half-dozen media…