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Bidding farewell to well-known faces as their service ends | Editorial

Elections are a healthy democracy’s most vibrant sign of life. At their best, they bring new ideas into the conversation and new faces onto the stage of public service. Even an election like this year’s — soured by barrages of campaign mailers full of false narratives, abandoned by an usually large number of no-show voters — is reason to celebrate. At the same time, there is always a price to ...

“The Issue Is”: Midterm madness and beyond

LOS ANGELES - This week, an all-star episode of "The Issue Is." First, Congresswoman, and now Los Angeles Mayor-Elect, Karen Bass sits down with Elex Michaelson for their first discussion since Rick Caruso conceded the race. In a lengthy discussion, the two revisit Bass’s inspiration for running for Mayor, her...

2024 cycle begins to churn for Senate, House races

The 2022 midterm cycle is not even done yet, with Georgia’s runoff next month leaving the U.S. Senate’s margin in question, and speculation over the 2024 presidential race is swallowing up media coverage. But already, Democrats and Republicans are positioning themselves for congressional runs in key races two years from now.
Washington Examiner

McCarthy struggling to secure GOP votes in House speaker's race

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) bid to clinch the speaker's gavel is at risk of falling apart due to insufficient support from his conference. McCarthy launched his effort to be House speaker earlier this month in a closed-ballot vote by his conference. At the time, he only earned 188 of the 218 votes necessary to become speaker, with 31 votes going to his surprise challenger: House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-AZ). Biggs is one of the dozens of Republicans who have refused to support McCarthy's speakership bid. That opposition, combined with a less-than-stellar turnout by Republicans in the 2022 midterm elections, is jeopardizing McCarthy's chances of securing the gavel.

Pa. House Democrats will lose their majority for at least a few weeks. Here’s why.

Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Harrisburg, Pa. — Democrats won control of the Pennsylvania state House on Nov. 8, but their majority is going to disappear for at least a few weeks in the new year. Republicans will have a temporary 101-99 edge in the 203-seat...
Hardwood Paroxysm

Running for the 2024 elections is coming – Il Tempo

The countdown has begun on the quiet island of Nantucket off the coast of Massachusetts where the Biden family is vacationing. President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, have begun seriously analyzing the pros and cons of running for a second term in the White House. The decision will not be taken these days but since Thursday, the US media reported that the case is being analyzed every day in the family. Council members are pressing for candidacy. According to Bloomberg’s website, the final announcement is just a formality: It will be Biden 2024. The source of the news isn’t an afterthought: The Bidens are guests at a home belonging to Bloomberg co-founder David Rubinstein, a great friend of the presidential couple. He’s going to run – I don’t see who could do that,” says Michael LaRosa, a former advisor to the first lady. The first, and it is likely that he knows her mood, and he knows well how decisive Jill’s judgment was to run in 2019. The decision will be made this month, the one traditionally reserved for the family, which opened with the Thanksgiving party and will conclude with Christmas. This will be announced in January .

Poll: Majority of Americans Against Biden Running For Reelection

Joe Biden’s plans to run for reelection seem, at best, debatable. Initially, the president stated he had every intention of seeking another term in office. Yet, he would later walk this back by declaring it’s too early to make a call. Biden’s presidency has been marked by one...

Gavin Newsom’s Latest Move Indicates Dems Behind A Biden 2024 Run

Amid rumors that he may try to run for the White House in 2024, Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom is trying to quiet those rumors by asserting his support for President Joe Biden, Politico reported. Biden has repeatedly claimed he’s at least planning to run in 2024, but some Democrats...

Newsom insists he will not challenge Biden in 2024 despite speculation

Newsom insists he will not challenge Biden in 2024 despite speculation. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) will not challenge President Joe Biden for the Democratic candidacy in the 2024 presidential election despite much speculation that he will run. Newsom’s decision regarding the next presidential election comes after he won reelection in...

2023: Atiku Is Always Running, Tell Him To Go And Sit Down — Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, has challenged his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent, Atiku Abubakar, to abandon his presidential ambition following the latter’s prior unsuccessful attempts to occupy the country’s highest political office. Atiku, 76, ran unsuccessfully for president in 1993, 2007, 2011, 2015,...