8:30 pm EST— Tonight, I’m watching several election results closely. They are: *U.S. Senate Democratic Primaries, since both of Georgia’s Senate seats are up for election. *Georgia 7th Congressional District seat, which was a contest that drew significant attention in the 2018 midterms. There is a crowded field of both Republicans and Democrats. –As results… Read More Election Night in Georgia: Here are the contests I’m watching.
Significant attention has recently focused on retirements from the House of Representatives and the Senate, prior to the upcoming presidential election in 2020. The reasons are various: declining health, scandal, or perhaps as the unstated notion: fear of losing in a heated political theatre. Nonetheless, the 116th Congress’ Casualty List seems to add another Congressional… Read More A Closer Look At Upcoming Congressional Retirements
To date three candidates have challenged President Donald Trump to the Republican Party nomination for next year’s election. William Weld, former Massachusetts governor, Joe Walsh, one-term Congressman from Illinois’ 8th district, and Mark Sanford, former South Carolina governor, hope to repeat a phenomenon that rarely occurs in American history—wrestle a party’s nomination from an incumbent… Read More Republican Challengers Seeking Nomination Face Historical Paradigm Shift