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WASHINGTON | Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

WASHINGTON  — One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. “You’re going to have to have an organization that speaks directly to voters on their phones and their computers,” said Guy Cecil, chairman … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP’s districting appeal

WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory. The court’s action Tuesday comes in a case involving 11 districts in the Virginia House of Delegates. Democratic voters accused majority Republicans of packing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP’s districting appeal

AUSTIN, Texas | Both sides ignoring swing voters in hot Texas Senate race

AUSTIN, Texas — With Mike Pence and Donald Trump Jr. already visiting the state and the president himself coming Monday, Ted Cruz is convening a veritable parade of Republican powerbrokers in the final weeks of the Texas Senate campaign to ensure Democrat Beto O’Rourke doesn’t upset him. O’Rourke is countering with the opposite. He’s blowing … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Both sides ignoring swing voters in hot Texas Senate race

ATLANTA | AP analysis finds Democratic voters hold an enthusiasm edge

ATLANTA  — Democratic voters were more enthusiastic than Republicans in nearly a dozen federal special elections since President Donald Trump took office, an Associated Press analysis found, giving party leaders hope that even a series of narrow losses in GOP territory bodes well for them in November. With the special elections now concluded ahead of … Continue reading ATLANTA | AP analysis finds Democratic voters hold an enthusiasm edge

Pennsylvania congressional map battle lands in Supreme Court

HARRISBURG, Pa. /February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. The filing made late Wednesday asked Justice Samuel Alito to intervene, saying the state Supreme Court overstepped its authority in … Continue reading Pennsylvania congressional map battle lands in Supreme Court