Midterm Election Stories

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    Georgia appeals court clears way for early voting in high-stakes Senate runoff election

    On Monday, the Georgia Court of Appeals handed Democrats a big win, letting stand a lower court ruling that will allow early voting to be held this weekend ahead of the Dec. 6 Senate runoff between incumbent Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.

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    How President Biden helped Democrats avert a midterm disaster

    If Democratic victories in the midterms were tinged with disappointing defeats, it was still the most favorable outcome for a first-term president facing his first midterm election in at least two decades. Just how much credit Biden deserves is a matter of dispute.

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    A record number of women were just elected governor

    In the midterm elections earlier this month, women were reelected in eight states, and in four others, voters elected new female governors.

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    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries poised to succeed Pelosi, would be 1st Black leader in Congress

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who announced Thursday she will relinquish her leadership role after Republicans clinched majority control of the chamber, is expected to back Hakeem Jeffries to succeed her as leader of the Democratic caucus.

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    Republicans' narrow House win leaves Pelosi's fate uncertain

    During Donald Trump’s presidency, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was the face of the Democratic resistance, never more so than when she shredded a paper copy of his 2020 State of the Union address.

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    Election denialism proves to be a losing strategy for Republicans in midterm elections

    The results of last week’s midterm election results indicate that for many Republican election deniers, parroting the 2020 election lies pushed by former President Donald Trump was an unsuccessful strategy.

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    Is Trump really to blame for the GOP's lackluster midterms?

    Many Republicans are pointing fingers at the former president to explain why the “red wave” failed to materialize, but some experts say the party's problems run a lot deeper.

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