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All Eyes on Georgia’s 6th

By Mae Eldahshoury After failing to repeal and replace the Democrats’ Affordable Care Act, what could be worse for former Rep. Tom Price than the possibility of being succeeded by one such Democrat? For almost 40 years, Republicans have cruised through elections in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District, but after Price’s confirmation as Secretary of Health…

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Over the Hill: Congressional Democrats Face Age Problem

By Alex Soderstrom If the past three presidential elections have been any indication, the Democratic Party is the party of the young. Barack Obama buried his opponents in the competition for the under-30 vote in both 2008 and 2012, and Hillary Clinton captured the vote of 55 percent of that same demographic in 2016. According…

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The Calvinist and the Vampire Writer: The Race to Replace Eric Cantor

By: Andrew Peoples After a shocking primary election outcome that rattled the national Republican establishment, Central Virginia’s 7th District is gearing up for an unusual election for the fallen U.S. House Majority Leader’s congressional seat. One candidate is an economics professor whose papers read like evangelical sermons, the other, a professor of sociology whose website…

The Other Elections

By: Andrew Jarnagin While Obama’s victory stole most of the highlights, here’s a rundown of everything else voters decided when they went to the polls. Senate The Democratic turnout bump provided by President Obama was invaluable in the nation’s Senate races. Democratic candidates won virtually all of the competitive races, and contingent on a recount…

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