2018 midterms

Year of the Woman

Campaign Manager Blames Candidate's Loss on 'Difficult Year' for Men

The campaign manager for a Nevada incumbent said his candidate lost to his female opponent because of "societal factors" that he claims made voters favor women in 2018.
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women's march

Has the Women's March Served Its Purpose?

Some women say they won't be attending the 2019 Women's March because the first one delivered on its promise: It inspired them to get involved in activism that has made the march itself redundant.
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The Burnout and Escapism Issue

When Dismantling Power Dismantles You Instead

In the Trump era, many see activism as more vital than ever. But what happens when it takes a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health?
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Georgians 'Overwhelm' the Polls Despite Voter Suppression Anxiety

At times the specter of mass voter disenfranchisement has tempered the palpable enthusiasm and excitement suffusing Georgia this election cycle.
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Trump Threatens to Take Away Citizenship Rights for Babies Born in the US

President Donald Trump argued for his proposed executive order with a lie about the United States being the only country in the world that guarantees birthright citizenship.
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supreme court

What Would It Take for Brett Kavanaugh to Be Impeached?

Democrats could investigate newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh if they regain control of the House in November—but the threshold for impeachment is high.
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Midterm Elections

White Men Are Minority of House Democratic Nominees For First Time Ever

Women and people of color make up the majority of politicians running for House seats on the Democratic ticket, according to a new analysis.
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sexual misconduct

GOP Rep: Allegations of Ignoring Sexual Abuse Can Make a Candidate Stronger

Republican Rep. Pete King is standing by colleague Jim Jordan amid accusations that Jordan ignored sexual misconduct allegations against a former wrestling coach two decades ago at Ohio State.
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