Republicans are gaining with female voters, as gender gap shrinks

CNN – The polling ahead of the 2022 midterms has been marked by a shrinking of electoral divisions. Young and older voters are now more likely to agree on their views of President Joe Biden. The Democratic advantage among Black and Hispanic voters, while still clear, is smaller. Perhaps more surprisingly as we head into … Read more

2022 midterms: Pennsylvania, North Carolina test Trump’s pull | Politics News

Primary elections for Republican congressional candidates in the United States on Tuesday are posing a strong test of former President Donald Trump’s continuing political influence. Trump’s choices for two US Senate seats are facing the judgment of voters in preliminary contests in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. A handful of candidates backed by Trump for other … Read more

Illinois governor race: Pair of TV ads from Richard Irvin, Democratic Governor’s Association take aim at Darren Bailey

CHICAGO (WLS) – The Illinois governor’s race is heating up with a new pair of TV ads leading to more accusations of Democrats meddling in the Republican primary. It’s also ratcheting up the rhetoric among two leading Republicans, with early voting about to begin in less than a week. SEE MORE: Richard Irvin targeted in … Read more

US midterms: Trump-backed candidates win, lose in primaries | Politics News

Trump-favored candidate falls short in Nebraska while former president’s pick prevails in West Virginia. Republican primary elections on Tuesday in Nebraska and West Virginia yielded mixed results for politicians backed by former US President Donald Trump, who has endorsed more than 150 candidates as he tries to shape the Republican Party ahead of a possible … Read more

Primary election: Trump’s candidate will win in West Virginia but fall short in Nebraska, CNN projects

CNN – Former President Donald Trump’s candidates had mixed success in GOP primaries in West Virginia and Nebraska Tuesday night, underscoring the complicated dynamics between the de facto leader of the GOP and voters who support him but don’t always back his candidates. West Virginia Rep. Alex Mooney, who made Trump’s endorsement the centerpiece of … Read more

Milley told Esper he was ‘this close’ to resigning after the Trump Oval Office meeting about George Floyd protests

Washington CNN – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley told former Defense Secretary Mark Esper he was “this close” to resigning on the spot after a contentious Oval Office meeting with then-President Donald Trump in the summer of 2020. The exchange, detailed in Espers’ new book “A Sacred Oath,” occurred after … Read more

Donald Trump endorses Cabrera in Miami-Dade commission race

President Donald J. Trump speaks during his ‘Make America Great Again Victory Rally’, at Signature Flight Support OPF – Opa-Locka Executive Airport in Opa-locka, Florida, on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Daniel A. Varela [email protected] Donald Trump endorsed a former campaign director for a Miami-Dade County Commission seat, with the former president repeating his falsehood about … Read more

US midterms 2022: What to watch in Ohio, Indiana primaries | Politics News

The first multi-state contest of the United States 2022 midterm election season unfolds on Tuesday, as Ohio voters pick nominees for governor and the US Senate while Indiana voters consider whether their legislature should become even more conservative. The races, particularly in Ohio, could provide a fresh window into former President Donald Trump’s sway among … Read more

2022 election: The political environment is terrible for Democrats – and it may get worse

CNN – Joe Biden’s term has become a punchline – even to the President. Biden might have been a good sport in poking fun at himself, his dented approval ratings and his failure to fully enact his domestic agenda at the White House Correspondents’ Association annual gala dinner on Saturday night. But his jokes were … Read more

Durham prosecutors detail criminal probe into tech executive who worked on Trump-Russia back channel claims

Washington CNN – Special counsel John Durham has an active and ongoing criminal probe into a tech executive who worked with a Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign lawyer to share claims of a cyber back channel between Donald Trump and Russia, prosecutors said in court Wednesday. Prosecutors said the Durham team is still “looking closely” into … Read more

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