Tag: Midterm Elections

Poll: Immigration Remains Most Important Issue for Trump Voters, Conservatives

Immigration continues to be the most important issue for supporters of President Trump, Republican voters, and conservatives, a new poll reveals. The latest monthly Harvest/Harris Poll finds that for the nearly entire year of 2018, immigration has been the biggest priority to Trump supporters and conservatives. About 57 percent of conservatives and 55 percent of Trump supporters […]

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Black Hair Matters: The Affirmative Power of Politicians Like Ayanna Pressley and Stacey Abrams

Photo: Getty When Ayanna Pressley got her Senegalese twists done for the first time about three years ago, it was a moment of affirmation and recognition. “I just really loved it,” she told The Glow Up. “I felt my most authentic and powerful self.” Speaking over the phone this past […]

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Live Blog: Mississippi’s Senate Runoff Election

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Mike Espy speaks to reporters after voting at a polling place at Highland Colony Baptist Church, November 27, 2018 in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Voters in Mississippi head to the polls for today’s special runoff election, where Espy is running in a close race with appointed Republican […]

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Flashback: Five Times Critics Mocked Trump over Migrant Caravan

Democrats and other critics mocked President Donald Trump after he activated U.S. troops in late October to help reinforce the southwest border after concerns that thousands of Central American migrants moving in caravans towards the United States would try to illegally rush across. They accused Trump of hyping the threat as recently as early November, […]

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Orange County’s Booming Foreign-Born Population Coincides with Democrat Electoral Sweep

Orange County, California — once considered a conservative holdout in the blue state — has been electorally swept by Democrats in the midterm elections, coinciding with the region’s booming foreign-born populations. Until the midterm elections, four of Orange County’s six congressional districts were held by Republicans, including Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Rep. Mimi Walters […]

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Majority of GOP Voters: Trump, Congress Should Deal with Illegal Immigration First

A majority of Republican voters say there is no other issue more important than illegal immigration, telling pollsters that the problem at the U.S.-Mexico border should be addressed immediately. A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that about 52 percent of GOP voters say illegal immigration should be the first issue addressed by Congress and President […]

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Midterms Exit Poll: Nearly 6-in-10 Hispanic Americans Support Mandatory E-Verify to Stop Illegal Alien Hiring

Nearly 6-in-10 Hispanic American voters in the midterm elections this month say they support mandatory E-Verify, which is designed to prevent U.S. businesses from hiring illegal aliens over American citizens. Exit polling conducted by Zogby Analytics for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) reveals the vast and widespread support among all Americans for nationwide mandatory […]

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CNN Exit Poll: Majority of Swing State Voters Support Trump’s Nationalist Immigration Agenda

A majority of swing state voters across the United States support President Trump’s nationalist agenda on immigration. In CNN exit polls for the midterm elections, a majority of voters in swing states like Florida, Arizona, Nevada, and others said they support Trump’s immigration agenda, saying it is just right or does not go far enough […]

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A Democrat Ran on Climate Change in a Republican Stronghold—and Won

If Sean Casten had talked about climate change once during his campaign, that would have been more than most Democrats running for Congress. But Casten didn’t talk about climate change just once, or even merely ten or twenty times, as he sought to flip Illinois 6th Congressional District from red […]

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Florida Vote Count Official Accused of Having More Voters on Rolls than Eligible Citizens

The Florida official put in charge of counting votes in Broward County — the most liberal county in the state — for the gubernatorial and Senate race was previously accused of having more voters on her rolls than eligible voters in the county. Despite the election occurring days ago, Broward County Board of Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes […]

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Florida Official Overseeing Vote Count Destroyed Ballots, Accused of Not Removing Dead Voters from Rolls

The Florida official put in charge of counting votes in Broward County — the most liberal county in the state — for the gubernatorial and Senate race previously destroyed voter ballots, a judge ruled, and was most recently accused of not removing dead voters from the voter rolls. Broward County Board of Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes […]

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Is Climate Bipartisanship Dead?

In 2016, two members of Congress—one Republican and one Democrat—decided they wanted to end partisan gridlock over global warming. So, in partnership with the advocacy group Citizens’ Climate Lobby, they founded the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus. To join, members of Congress would have to publicly declare their concern about human-caused […]

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America Voted. The Climate Lost.

The last two years in American politics have spelled trouble for the global climate, thanks largely to the Trump administration. And the next two years probably won’t be much better, given the results of Tuesday’s midterm elections. Voters failed to pass a historic ballot initiative in Washington state to create […]

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2018 DC General Election Results

D.C. voters in the 2018 general election cast ballots for D.C. Council chairman and at-large councilmembers, as well as councilmembers in wards 1, 3, 5 and 6. They also voted for mayor, attorney general and delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, among other races. View live up-to-the-minute election results from each race in the tables […]

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6-in-9 Swing District Voters: Keep Migrant Caravan Out of the Country

Nearly 6-in-9 likely voters in swing districts across the United States say federal officials must keep a migrant caravan of at least 10,000 Central Americans out of the country. In a new poll by NumbersUSA, about 65 percent of likely voters in swing districts this election cycle say the migrant caravan headed to the U.S. to […]

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Watch–Dave Brat Calls Out Democrat Abigail Spanberger for Defending MS-13

Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) is calling out his Democrat opponent Abigail Spanberger for her defense of the violent El Salvadoran MS-13 gang in his newest ad. The Brat ad touts the populist conservative lawmaker’s endorsement from the Chesterfield Fraternal Order of Police, saying that while Spanberger has a CIA background, law enforcement officials do not support […]

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PHOTOS: #WalkAway from Democrats Rally Draws Hundreds of Patriots, ‘We Love America and Trump’

The gathering at Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, on Saturday was a stark contrast to recent rallies where people dressed in black and held signs disparaging President Donald Trump and members of his administration.  The #WalkAway rally featured a sea of red, white, and blue-clad participants, waving flags, wearing Make America Great hats, and even […]

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Facebook yanks content tied to Iranian effort due to “inauthentic behavior”

reader comments 24 Share this story Images posted by accounts identified as being part of an Iranian influence campaign via Facebook and Instagram accounts. More images posted by accounts identified as being part of an Iranian influence campaign via Facebook and Instagram accounts. Images posted by accounts identified as being part of an Iranian influence […]

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