Tag: Midterm 2022

Madonna King: The name that galvanised the US midterms

Women’s right. Personal responsibility. Personal freedom. Equality. The role of the Supreme Court. Roe v Wade wraps all those issues into one. And like the frequent but unexpected tornadoes the locals have learnt to live with, it swept through US politics this week – showing the power of voters galvanised by a single issue.

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The Midterms Are No Victory for the Democrats, but They Are a Defeat for the GOP

The Republicans calculated that by focusing on inflation they could immunize themselves from the growing backlash against the Supreme Court’s abortion decision. They were wrong.

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Deconstructed: Senate Races That Could Tip The Balance- Podcast

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (left), D-Nev., at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2022. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) during a vote at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., September 8, 2022

 

The last two times a new president confronted his first midterm election, it turned out to be a wave year for the opposition party. 2022 is confounding that pattern, with Democrats slightly favored to hold the Senate and Republicans slightly favored to take the House. Journalists Jon Ralston and George Chidi join Ryan Grim to discuss two potentially pivotal states, Nevada and Georgia, where tight races for the Senate are underway.

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