But she did not focus on gun safety to the exclusion of other issues. In a 30-second TV spot that came out in the final month of the race, she spoke about the tragedy as an event that inspired her public service without referring to guns at all. … [Read more...] about How Lucy McBath Won The Same Georgia District That Jon Ossoff Lost
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In political-speak, the focus on "suburban women" is often a focus on highly educated, upper-middle-class, often-but-not-always-married white women. What it ends up doing is flattening other important demographic differences, after a long period in which suburbs have grown increasingly diverse. But looking closely at current politics in the suburbs highlights some of the biggest challenges facing both parties as the midterms approach. … [Read more...] about What We Mean When We Talk About ‘Suburban Women Voters’
Under the new law, voters placed on the list do have 26 months to rectify any error, and if they present a valid ID card at a polling place, they can vote. But voting activists like those at the Brennan Center say many people may not realize they are on the pending list in the first place. … [Read more...] about Missing hyphens will make it hard for some people to vote in U.S. election
“I think the demographic shift is not quite there for [a blue wave] to happen,” said Camacho, who participated in the poll. “At the end of the day, statewide the Republicans are always going to have an advantage. The gap isn’t going to change that much, but in local elections a few things are going to slip.” … [Read more...] about The South is changing. That should worry Republicans in 2018.
“French President Emmanuel Macron’s arrival in the U.S. kicks off a crucial week for European leaders in an uphill battle to convince Donald Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear deal,” per Bloomberg News. “Macron’s visit Monday and Tuesday — the first formal state visit of the Trump administration — will be quickly followed by Merkel’s working visit to the White House on Friday… ‘This will be a tag-team effort,’ said Barbara Slavin, director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, who spent the days ahead of Macron’s U.S. visit in Brussels consulting with European officials about the deal. ‘It’s very crucial.’” … [Read more...] about In Tuesday’s Arizona election, keep an eye on the margin