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|The only questions are how big and who gets swept away this November
With Labor Day rapidly approaching, one thing is becoming clear: All signs point to the Democratic wave growing rather than shrinking in the final weeks of the 2018 election.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2018 2:25 AM
|CNN poll: Democratic advantage grows in race for Congress
Democrats now lead Republicans by 52% to 41% in a nationwide generic Congressional ballot according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS and released Tuesday. The blue lead has increased slightly from eight percentage points in June of this year to an 11 percentage point difference in the most recent poll.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2018 12:25 AM
|Why the 2018 midterm elections matter
Beyond the balance of power in Congress, the 2018 midterm elections' impact will be felt at every level of government for at least the next decade. Learn what the effects might be.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2018 6:36 AM
|Diverse Democrats and Trump-backed GOP picks rule the night
The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four primaries.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 8:17 AM
|Analysis: Minnesota proved again the old Republican Party is dead
When former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced last year that he was leaving his cushy DC lobbying job to try to reclaim his old job, establishment Republicans cheered. Pawlenty, who spent eight years as the state's governor last decade, was seen as the party's only chance of winning the governor's mansion in the Democratic-tilting state.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 3:03 PM
|Keith Ellison wins AG nomination in Minnesota after denying abuse allegations
Rep. Keith Ellison will win the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general, CNN projects Tuesday, easily besting four other candidates just days after denying allegations he physically abused an ex-girlfriend.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 2:49 AM
|Whenever she hears the word God, she says flashbacks of abuse keep coming back
It's been 70 years since Robert says he was sexually abused by a priest. And in the decades since, his wife and family suffered every day.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 8:55 PM
|Masterpiece Cakeshop owner sues Colorado governor
The Colorado baker who became a national figure after he refused to bake a custom cake to celebrate the marriage of a same-sex couple due to a religious objection and won at the Supreme Court is wading into another legal battle.
POSTED JANUARY 01, 0001
|A school closed for 2 days after adults made online threats against a 12-year-old transgender student
A rural Oklahoma school system closed for two days earlier this week after a group of adults made threatening Facebook comments about a 12-year-old transgender girl, Achille Public Schools Superintendent Rick Beene said.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 8:14 PM
|Dozens overdose in one New Haven park
As New Haven Fire Chief John Alston Jr. spoke to reporters about a spate of drug overdoses on Wednesday, he heard shouting coming from behind him.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2018 1:41 AM