Congressional District

ISSAQUAH, Wash | Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that’s been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to controlling the chamber. As part of … Continue reading ISSAQUAH, Wash | Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Levin Welcomes Cadillac Headquarters Moving Back to Michigan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI) issued the following statement in response to the news that General Motors will relocate Cadillac’s global headquarters to Warren, MI, located in Michigan’s 9th Congressional District: GM’s decision to move Cadillac’s global headquarters back to Michigan is a welcome acknowledgement of the clear advantages to doing business here … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C. | Levin Welcomes Cadillac Headquarters Moving Back to Michigan

CONCORD, N.H. | Trump-backed ex-cop gets GOP nod for House in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. — A black former police chief backed by the Trump administration won the Republican nomination Tuesday in New Hampshire’s toss-up congressional district, while Democrats picked experienced, establishment-backed nominees for both that seat and for governor. Eddie Edwards, who was endorsed by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, defeated six Republican opponents in the 1st Congressional … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H. | Trump-backed ex-cop gets GOP nod for House in New Hampshire

PHOENIX | Kirkpatrick wins competitive Democratic primary

PHOENIX  — Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick emerged from a competitive Democratic primary Tuesday to win the nomination for an open Arizona House seat that is seen as one of the races the national party is looking to flip as it seeks to gain control of the House of Representatives in November. Kirkpatrick beat recurring candidate … Continue reading PHOENIX | Kirkpatrick wins competitive Democratic primary

MINNEAPOLIS | Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

MINNEAPOLIS  — The nation’s first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark in Congress after winning a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday in Minnesota to replace Rep. Keith Ellison. State Rep. Ilhan Omar captured the Democratic nomination for Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, defeating a former Minnesota House Speaker and longtime state senator. … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

MINNEAPOLIS | Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

MINNEAPOLIS — Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar neared another first Tuesday by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress. Omar, who drew national attention just two years ago by becoming the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature , led a field … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

OLYMPIA, Wash | Democrat Schrier advances in Washington’s 8th District

OLYMPIA, Wash. — An open congressional seat in Washington state officially has its November matchup: Democrat Kim Schrier has advanced to the general election to face Republican Dino Rossi in the race for the 8th Congressional District. The race is one of three GOP-held congressional districts in Washington that Democrats are hopeful of capturing in … Continue reading OLYMPIA, Wash | Democrat Schrier advances in Washington’s 8th District