What happened to high profile Democrat races in the US mid term elections? The midterm elections 2018 certainly saw a ‘blue wave’ in terms of Democrats taking back the House, but many of the high profile democrat racesresulted in defeat. Many Democrat candidates attempted to fuel their campaign by showing a willingness to cooperate with Trump, and in […]
A House Divided – How 2018 Midterm Results Will Affect Trump & The GOP -By Preetam Kaushik In the end, the much-touted Blue Wave was broken decisively by an imposing Red Wall in the Senate. Despite the best efforts of Obama, Oprah, Taylor Swift and co, the Democrat bid for control of the Congress ultimately failed. […]
How Republicans Lost the House But Held the Senate in Mid-Term Elections -By Jim Owen A handful of congressional races across the country played significant roles in determining the outcome of the U.S. mid-term elections, in which Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives while Republicans apparently expanded their majority in the Senate. Three […]
The mailing of bombs to political leaders and the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue have caused more concern than ever about escalating violence in the United States. People are debating who is to blame and searching for solutions.
Centuries of democracy has taught us a few things about voter politics here in the US. You cannot depend on young votes to win an election, period. It has been true since the early days of the Twenty-Sixth Amendment when people expected new 18-year-old voters to carry the election for George McGovern. We all know how that turned out.
Control of Congress, Trump’s Power at Stake in Mid-Term Elections. By Jim Owen The mid-term elections in the United States on Nov. 6 will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control Congress, and affect President Trump’s ability to advance his legislative agenda. Voters will decide who holds all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, as […]