What a difference a week makes. Over just five days, we experienced two monumental moments in our political history. First on Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe decision that ensured a right to an abortion. Then on Tuesday, Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson delivered devastating personal testimony to the January 6th Committee. Of … [Read more...] about Will Abortion Decision and January 6th Hearings Change the 2022 Midterm Landscape?
Morning Headlines In IL-15, Freedom Caucus member Mary Miller defeated conservative but Trump-skeptic Rodney Davis in the IL-15 primary. Although Davis performed solidly within his old district and within Mary Miller’s old district (each composed about a third of the new district), he was crushed in neutral territory that neither of them represented. Miller won 80% of the … [Read more...] about DDHQ Election Day Spotlight: Good Day for MAGA in IL, but Underwhelming Performance in NE-01 Mars Night for GOP
Morning Headlines The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade in a 5-3-1 decision on Friday, ruling that women no longer hold a constitutional right to an abortion. 5 conservative justices (including three appointed by President Trump) voted as a block to overturn the decision, while Chief Justice John Roberts pushed for a compromise. Abortion will now be … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: SCOTUS Overturns Roe, Plus Trump Stumps for Miller and Bailey in Illinois but Miller Gaffe Dominates Rally
Morning Headlines UK Conservatives suffered even worse than expected defeats in Parliamentary By-Elections yesterday, in light of the recent no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson. In Wakefield, the Labour Party handily flipped a Tory seat, greatly outperforming national polls. Even more worrisome for Tories, they dropped a seat to Lib Dems in Tiverton & Honiton. … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: Tories Suffer Defeat, Valadao Clings to Lead
On November 8th, if you want to know just how bad a night Democrats are having, you almost assuredly will be able to tell simply by knowing what is going on in Nevada. Despite once being an important part of the Obama Coalition, the Silver State is slowly trending away from the Democrats. Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden both had trouble holding onto Nevada, with each winning … [Read more...] about Key Nevada Contests Set for November, While Trump Receives Split Decision in SC and Dems Lose in TX