From the late summer of 2021 to the early summer of 2022, Republicans seemed poised for a midterm wave on par with their 2010 and 2014 victories. Heading into the fall, however, it appears the vibe has shifted. Tuesday night, in a special election to fill the remaining term in New York’s 19th District, Democratic nominee Pat Ryan prevailed over Republican Marc Molinaro. Ryan … [Read more...] about In New York, Dems Score Final Special Election Win Before November
In the absolute heartland of the nation, ruby red Kansas, pro-choice activists scored a huge victory and made Democrats optimistic for the first time in months. A statewide referendum that would potentially allow the Kansas legislature to limit and/or ban abortion was defeated last night, the first major electoral test since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision overturned … [Read more...] about Kansas Victory Gives Pro-Choice Activists, and Democrats, Glimmer of Midterm Hope
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?