midterms

Stacey Abrams
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October 18, 2018 - 11:47 am
(CBS News) — Dozens of black senior citizens in Louisville, Georgia, were ordered off a bus bound for the polls Monday after county officials said the event constituted prohibited "political activity." Activists called it an "intimidation tactic" in a razor-thin race for governor that's become...
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Scott Wagner and Gov. Tom Wolf
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Rachel Kurland
October 12, 2018 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a month before the midterm elections, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor Scott Wagner seemed to become enraged at Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, saying he will "stomp all over (his) face with golf spikes." In a three-minute Facebook Live video Friday...
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Election Day
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Hadas Kuznits
October 07, 2018 - 9:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you haven't done it yet, time is running out. The deadline to register to vote for the upcoming November midterm elections is Tuesday by midnight. "It's a two-part process," explained Lisa Deeley, Philadelphia city commissioner chair. "The first part, you have to...
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Left: Gov. Tom Wolf, August 2018. Right: Sen. Bob Casey speaks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
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Tony Romeo
August 30, 2018 - 4:30 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Contrary to a much-publicized poll released by a conservative political action committee earlier this month, a new Franklin & Marshall College poll shows incumbent Democrats Tom Wolf and Bob Casey with double-digit leads over their Republican challengers for...
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In this June 25, 2018, file photo, a mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border near McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
August 27, 2018 - 9:06 am
By Thomas Beaumont and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The rallying cry from some liberals to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement isn't a likely winner this election year, as a new poll finds only a quarter of Democrats support eliminating the agency that carried out...
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Bob Menendez
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David Madden
August 23, 2018 - 12:06 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's U.S. Senate race has gotten a whole lot closer, according to a newly released statewide poll . Quinnipiac's polling numbers have tightened in the battle between Democrat incumbent Bob Menendez and Republican opponent Bob Hugin. "Back in March, Sen...
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Voter
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August 02, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Grace Sparks, CNN (CNN) -- Several factors that pollsters look at are predicting a "blue wave' in the fall elections, and some observers are calling 2018 the "year of the woman" given the number of female candidates running across the country. And it seems female voters are getting ready to...
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Capitol
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July 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have a plan for helping students afford the growing costs of college, in part by creating a partnership with states to provide two years of tuition-free community college. They also want to take $5 billion House Republicans have proposed for President Donald Trump'...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams
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May 23, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory...
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Bernie Sanders
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May 20, 2018 - 8:52 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. The leading players — from established national figures such as former Vice President Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth...
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