Kelly Dittmar, a scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, joined the latest episode of Downballot Counts to discuss their new report, which found a record number of women have filed to run for the House.
A special election Tuesday in southern California is the first consequential congressional contest since the coronavirus pandemic struck and an early test of campaign outreach to self-quarantining voters casting ballots primarily by mail.
All but one House Democrat from a district President Donald Trump carried in 2016 outraised their Republican challenger in the first three months of the year, often raking in double or triple the amount of their closest opponents.
Rep. Liz Cheney, the chairwoman of the House Republican Conference, donated to the primary challenger to Rep. Thomas Massie four days after Massie forced House members from around the country to return to Capitol Hill for a...
Iowa and Maine, two smaller states not often at the center of the general-election action, are preparing for an onslaught of TV ads in the fall thanks to a confluence of competitive presidential and congressional races.
The coronavirus pandemic is giving voting advocates new urgency to expand mail or absentee access to the ballot. At the same time, states wanting to carry out the politically contentious changes may need as much as $1.6 billion in federal help this election year.