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House races offer Democrats best shot at claiming a chamber in Congress
Democrats want to take back at least one chamber of Congress this year, and the House of Representatives may be their best shot. The party needs to win 24 seats to make that happen and, as seen in the races below, Democrats are counting on swing districts, those held by retiring or resigned
Bernie Sanders' son announces run for Congress from New Hampshire
A new -- and familiar -- name has joined the list of candidates running in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District race: Levi Sanders, the son of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders . Levi Sanders made the announcement Monday evening after it emerged late last week he was debating
66 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration
Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump 's inauguration this Friday. While some of the 66 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect's perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final
The Final Primary Elections: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode Island and New York
After weeks of primaries and now just 56 days away from Election Day, it’s time for the final primer for the last primary day of the season. The final states to vote before November are New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Delaware and Rhode Island, with a gubernatorial...
A Very Long Engagement
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘I DON’T THINK WE’RE GOING TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM IN WEEKS’: President Obama warned Americans this weekend to prepare for a prolonged military fight over the skies of Iraq, striking a defensive and defiant tone over the need to reengage...
ABC News' '14 For 14': The 2014 Midterm Election Races That Matter
The 2014 elections will provide a valuable snapshot of a changing nation. With a colorful and ambitious cast of candidates, they offer a wild ride of colliding ambitions -- with control of the national agenda on the line . Throughout the year, ABC News' "14 for 14" project will document 14 races
New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District Race 2014: ABC News' '14 For '14'
ABC News' "14 For 14" project is documenting 14 races that matter between now and November. This page will be updated throughout the year. See the full list of 2014 midterm election contests the ABC News political team is tracking. THE PLAYERS Rep. Carol Shea-Porter Democrat Represented the
The Rocky Path To Citizenship
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TWO ROADS DIVERGED: Nearly six in 10 Americans support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, according to the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll out today, but Republicans are firm in their opposition by a wide margin — a challenge...
The Next Sununu: Like Father, Like Son?
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: His father, John H. Sununu, was the governor of New Hampshire, a former White House chief of staff and, most recently, a fire-breathing surrogate for Mitt Romney. His brother, John E. Sununu, was elected to three terms in the House...
Democrats List Their Top House Candidates
Democrats had a rough time in the 2010 elections for House of Representatives, and this year they have almost nowhere to go but up. On Wednesday, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) unveiled its list of “Red to Blue” candidates — its top tier of...