House races

LAS VEGAS | Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

LAS VEGAS  — Democrats need heavy Latino support to win several Senate races and take back control of the House. But Latinos have a spotty track record in midterm elections and there’s no guarantee Democrats will get their support, even though some Latinos are infuriated by President Trump and eager to vote in the midterms. … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

CHERRY HILL, N.J. | Tax law limit on deductions looms large in some House races

CHERRY HILL, N.J.— Congressman Leonard Lance voted last December with the interests of his northern New Jersey district in mind when he opposed his own party’s sweeping tax overhaul. The cap on deductions for state and local taxes that was part of the Republican plan was bound to mean that many people in the high-tax … Continue reading CHERRY HILL, N.J. | Tax law limit on deductions looms large in some House races

AUSTIN, Texas | NFL Players Association PAC backs ex-players in House races

AUSTIN, Texas — The NFL Players Association’s political action committee has begun dolling out donations for the midterm elections — including offering $5,000 each to two ex-players running for Congress from both parties. The group known as NFLPA One Team PAC gave $5,000 to former Cowboys linebacker Colin Allred, a Democrat facing Republican U.S. Rep. … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | NFL Players Association PAC backs ex-players in House races

WASHINGTON | Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently

WASHINGTON | April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November’s congressional elections. Each could be right. In House races across the country, both parties are using the fight over immigration — fanned by tweets from President Donald Trump about … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently