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Sharing The Ticket: How Much Room Is There For Women Running Mates?

by Leah Askarinam December 2, 2019 · 8:49 AM EST

Republican Jane Swift stood for 40-seconds of applause before a crowd of supporters and announced the end of her campaign. “Serving as governor of this great commonwealth has been a great honor and a privilege, and one for which I will always be grateful,” Swift said, her voice occasionally…

2020 House Overview: Great Expectations

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 26, 2019 · 2:30 PM EST

Your view of the past has a profound impact on your predictions for the future, particularly when it comes to the fight for the House majority. 

Democrats view the 2018 election results as a trend, particularly in the suburbs. They believe seats that the party narrowly lost last cycle are now…

2020 House Overview (Nov. 26, 2019): Alabama - Iowa

November 26, 2019 · 2:29 PM EST

Arizona. 
1st District (Northeastern Arizona) Tom O’Halleran, D, re-elected 54%.
Trump 48%. This rural district should be a top target for Republicans but a challenge is not coming together easily. Attorney Tiffany Shedd, who lost in the 2018 GOP primary, is running again and was expected to be a…

2020 House Overview (Nov. 26, 2019): Kansas - New York

November 26, 2019 · 2:28 PM EST

Kansas.
3rd District (Suburban Kansas City area) Sharice Davids, D, elected 54%.
Clinton 47%. Republicans have a competitive primary before taking on the congresswoman, who had $1.2 million in the bank on Sept. 30. National Down Syndrome Society president Sara Hart Weir ($230,000) looks like the…

2020 House Overview (Nov. 26, 2019): North Carolina - Wyoming

November 26, 2019 · 2:27 PM EST

North Carolina. 
The state Supreme Court ruled that the state’s congressional map was invalid and ordered a new map to be drawn before the 2020 elections. Republicans currently have a 10-3 advantage in the congressional delegation. The GOP-controlled legislature passed a new map that would most…

Candidate Conversation - Sam Peters (R)

November 26, 2019 · 2:26 PM EST

Nevada’s 4th District — Rating: Solid Democratic

Interview Date: Oct. 24, 2019

Date of Birth: Oct. 30, 1974; Bethesda, Maryland (Walter Reed Army Medical Center)

Education: Park Univ. (Bachelor’s, 2001); Central Michigan University (Master’s, 2005).

Elected Office: None; First run for office

Candidate Conversation - Kathleen Williams (D)

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 26, 2019 · 2:25 PM EST

Montana's At-Large District — Rating: Solid Republican

Interview Date: Oct. 22, 2019

Date of Birth: Feb. 16, 1961; San Francisco, Calif.

Education: Univ. of California-Berkeley (Bachelor’s, 1983); Colorado State Univ. (Masters, 1990)

Elected Office: State House (former, 2011-2017); 2018…

2020 House Ratings (November 26, 2019)

November 26, 2019 · 2:24 PM EST

New York 2: Open Seat Shifts to More Vulnerable Category

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 11, 2019 · 4:40 PM EST

Years of predictions finally came true as GOP Rep. Peter King of New York announced he will not seek re-election in the 2nd District. His decision leaves behind another competitive open seat in the suburbs for Republicans to defend. 

In 2016, President Donald Trump carried the southern Long Island…