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Trump irks GOP by praising three candidates in one Senate race

In Arizona’s Republican Senate primary, front-runner Martha McSally is airing ads featuring a video clip of President Donald Trump calling her “the real deal.” Her main challenger, Kelli Ward, is circulating mailers featuring [...]
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Surge of women candidates sparks an explosion of color

The surge of women candidates running for office this year is having an unintended side effect: They are sparking a revolution in the design of campaign yard signs and logos, introducing a new palette of colors and dramatic departures from [...]
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‘Educator spring’ spawns wave of teacher candidates

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Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races in the wake of recent red-state teacher strikes, accelerating the Democratic Party’s rebuilding process at the statehouse level and raising the prospect of legislative gains after years of decline. Nearly [...]
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Democratic candidates vow to dump Pelosi

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Clarke Tucker’s first general election ad for an Arkansas-based House race tries to defuse one of the GOP’s most potent attacks: “I’ve said from Day One,” the Democrat declares, “that I won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi.” Tucker, [...]
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Why Is Trump ‘Not Important’ in Mexico Election? All Candidates Are Against Him.

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“My entire family, we are all professionals, but we’re all in a really bad way,” she said. Amid these constant struggles, she said, voters do not have much bandwidth for Mr. Trump and foreign policy. “He’s not important to us,” [...]
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Surge of female candidates reshapes Democratic Party

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A string of victories for women in primary elections across the country is beginning to reshape the face of the Democratic Party and accelerate a conversation about its future — with consequences that reach well beyond the 2018 [...]
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Female candidates take on taboos in new campaign ads

5 months ago | 0 comment
From breastfeeding on camera to sharing intimate stories of sexual abuse, women running for office are turning campaign norms — and long-held gender stereotypes — on their head with a flurry of new ads that highlight once [...]
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Challenge for female candidates: ‘It’s hard to beat an incumbent, period’

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Political newcomer Marie Newman had millions of dollars in outside spending behind her and the full embrace of women’s and abortion rights groups — and still came 2,000 votes shy of knocking off Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) last week. But [...]
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Candidates shoot for March Madness bump

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Candidates looking for their “One Shining Moment” are blanketing the airwaves with campaign ads, hoping to tap into the frenzy of attention surrounding this month’s NCAA basketball tournament. It’s a pricey strategy since the March [...]
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How a New Wave of Female Candidates Is Training to Fight the Trolls

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Kim Weaver first saw the Facebook post during an otherwise normal work meeting in Des Moines. “Just wait till the day of the rope, when traitors like you get what you deserve,” a Twitter user had written to Weaver, then a [...]