Morning Headlines It's election day in Maryland. The Democratic primary for Governor has emerged as a highly competitive three-way race between former DNC Chair and U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, nonprofit executive Wes Moore, and state Comptroller Peter Franchot. Perez has presented himself as the most experienced politician in the field and the safest choice for the … [Read more...] about DDHQ Election Day Spotlight: Competitive Primaries in Maryland
Morning Headlines Former President Donald Trump has continued to push for an early 2024 presidential campaign announcement, despite pushback from a growing list of Republicans who believe he should wait until after the midterms. According to the Washington Post, several advisors have indicated that Trump may be planning for a September announcement. Trump's eagerness is … [Read more...] about DDHQ News Spotlight: Republicans Scramble to Delay Trump’s 2024 Campaign Announcement
Morning Headlines Boris Johnson announced he is stepping down as the leader of the Conservative Party on Thursday morning. He will continue to serve as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom until the party selects his replacement. In an impassioned speech in front of 10 Downing Street, Johnson stated that a timetable for his departure and an election for the new leader will … [Read more...] about DDHQ News Spotlight: British PM Boris Johnson Resigns, Warnock Faces FEC Scandal
You don’t need me to tell you Joe Biden is in trouble. With the President approaching his second July Fourth in office, inflation is at its highest level in a generation, his social spending bill remains stalled in the Senate and the latest Gallup Poll found his approval rating to be just 41% (FiveThirtyEight’s average is even lower). As a result, Democrats trail … [Read more...] about Four Months Out From Midterms: Joe Biden’s July 4th and How It Compares to His Predecessors
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?