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Do Voters Want Democrats Or Republicans In Congress?

Do Voters Want Democrats Or Republicans In Congress?

Are Democrats Or Republicans Winning The Race For Congress? An updating estimate of the generic ballot, based on polls that ask people which party they would support in a congressional election. DATES POLLSTER GRADE SAMPLE WEIGHT REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT LEADER ADJUSTED LEADER MAY 27-30 YouGov B 1,266 RV 0.76 33% 39% Democrat +6 Democrat +8 MAY 25-30 Morning Consult 1,991 RV 0.54 39% 43% Democrat +4 Democrat +7 MAY 20-23 YouGov B 1,266 RV 0.65 36% 38% Democrat +2 Democrat +4…

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Our Best Tool For Predicting Midterm Elections Doesn’t Show A Republican Wave — But History Is On The GOP’s Side

Our Best Tool For Predicting Midterm Elections Doesn’t Show A Republican Wave — But History Is On The GOP’s Side

As it is every two years, control of the House and Senate will once again be at stake in the November 2022 midterm elections, and one of the best tools we have for predicting those election results is polling of the generic congressional ballot. The generic congressional ballot question typically asks respondents which party they intend to vote for in the upcoming congressional election, without naming specific candidates1 — allowing the question to be asked nationally to gauge the overall…

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Newsmax host freaks out after veteran points out Donald Trump was ‘fairly weak’ on Afghanistan

Newsmax host freaks out after veteran points out Donald Trump was ‘fairly weak’ on Afghanistan

Joe Saboe is a 36-year-old Iraq war veteran. He started Team America by chance. The group has been described as “an impromptu network of veterans and citizen volunteers who came together to execute an ad hoc mission to get American citizens and Afghan allies safely out of Kabul before the American airlift ends.” With around 200 volunteers, Team America is one of many groups trying to coordinate and evacuate Afghan allies. Saboe’s network has been working to get people safely out…

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News Roundup: Insurrection echoes; public faith in Supreme Court is tanking

News Roundup: Insurrection echoes; public faith in Supreme Court is tanking

In the news today: A new pro-insurrectionist rally is planned for this Saturday, but it’s likely to be a bust. That doesn’t mean that the danger of domestic terrorism is diminishing, however. Meanwhile, Trump’s allies are launching new attacks on a top military official after a new book disclosed steps the military took to help ensure Trump couldn’t launch a rogue nuclear attack or start a new world war as he spiraled into post-election delusion. Members of the newly archconservative…

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Disgraced Republican Speaker Hastert cuts settlement deal with one of the men he abused as a child

Disgraced Republican Speaker Hastert cuts settlement deal with one of the men he abused as a child

Disgraced former Republican Speaker of the House and convicted child molester Dennis Hastert has reportedly settled one of his ongoing legal issues surrounding his abuse of teenagers during his time as a wrestling coach at Yorkville High School, Illinois. The Associated Press reports that a “tentative out-of-court settlement” was reached between Hastert and one of the men he abused as a child regarding hush money Hastert had promised to pay back in 2010. The settlement comes days before a civil trial between Hastert…

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