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Who’s in and who’s out of House committee leadership positions

Democratic control of the US House of Representatives means every House committee has a new chair. The new crop of committee chairs include more women and people of colour. The new House leadership also includes several prominent foes of President Donald Trump, who now have the power to investigate the […]
Who’s in and who’s out of House committee leadership positions
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Trump actually did way better than Obama in his first midterm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday night lost control of the House of Representatives. Democrats seized at least 26 seats to gain a majority that could stymie his agenda and lead to investigation of his administration. But he did way better than then-President Barack Obama in his first midterm election. Presidents […]
Trump actually did way better than Obama in his first midterm
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Midterm key takeaways: Trump’s message flops, and Democrats set the stage for 2020

The 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday gave Democrats control of the House of Representatives and a powerful check against President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda. Democrats also won key governorships that will allow them to control district maps before the 2020 presidential election. Trump faced a fairly standard midterm correction, as […]
Midterm key takeaways: Trump’s message flops, and Democrats set the stage for 2020
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12 records the 2018 midterm elections smashed

In the 2018 midterm elections,Democrats took back control of the House of Representatives, ending a two-year streak in which Republicans controlled the White House and both houses of Congress. Meanwhile, Republicans gained seats in the Senate in a highly anticipated referendum on the leadership of President Donald Trump. These elections […]
12 records the 2018 midterm elections smashed
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Here are all the states where you can vote early in the midterm elections

Days ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, turnout in 22 states and Washington, DC, shattered previous midterm early voter rates, with a reported 31.5 million ballots cast three days before Election Day. These voters are taking advantage of policies in some states that allow voters to cast their ballot at […]
Here are all the states where you can vote early in the midterm elections