What does that mean for the Senate?
Perhaps inevitably, these differences are reflected in the policies each party pushes: While Democrats are leaning into energy and enthusiasm to motivate voters, Republicans are betting on fear and aversion to change.
Alabama and rural Pennsylvania.
The GOP needs them to stave off a blue wave.Two Reuters journalists were jailed for seven years for breaching Myanmar's official secrets act during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis, a judge said, a case that has drawn outrage as an attack on media freedom AFP/Getty 50/50 2 September 2018 A Somali soldier walks.But Democrats have the bigger lift: While older, whiter Republican voters might be a shrinking share of the populace, they reliably turn out to vote every midterm.Of course, Republicans havent really been impressive either, as they scrape by in what were supposed to be solid GOP districts.In 1958, 19, the Democratic generic ballot advantage ballooned before the party's wave-election victories.Four of those are currently held by Democrats and another four states lean towards Democrats, although support in those places could be tenuous.Michael Capuano, ideology did not seem to have much to do with it: Capuano had been a strong liberal, but Pressley is still set to become the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress after she beat him.Javier Zarracina/Vox Now, across the country in 2018 campaigns, those Republican voters are being targeted by mini horror movies that prey on fears of the other and the unknown.Arizona (Kyrsten Sinema) and, nevada (Jacky Rosen) Senate campaigns.Investigations in to the rocket's malfunction are ongoing.
One chart sums it up: While the number of Republican women running for Congress is effectively flat, there has been a dramatic surge in Democratic women candidates.
It could also put the president in very real danger of facing impeachment proceedings if Democrats take over, too.
The party is still figuring out how far left to take its economic agenda, but Democrats have become united on the question of diversity.
There are seven states in those races which could go either way, according to Real Clear Politics. .
Heres what to keep an eye out for as the election pulls ever closer.Georgia Sixth to replace Tom Price and the.EPA 8/50, serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning his men's final singles match against Croatia's Borna Coric at the Shanghai Masters.An average of the results compiled by, real Clear Politics indicates the party leads by.8 per cent of the vote among Democrats.Over 1 million people have been evacuated leading up to the arrival of the category 4 storm Getty 40/50 12 September 2018 Um Majid, left, tries an improvised gas mask on family members in her home in Binnish in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province.Democrats have the political wind at their back, but intervening events - like the fight over confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court - have the potential to shake things.For Balderson, it worked, even if unimpressively; he won by a single point, even though his predecessor won.Of those 39 Republican seats being vacated, a good number of them are in key states that helped Mr Trump to his Electoral College victory in 2016.Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama by more than 20 points in the Sixth in 2012, but Trump barely edged out Hillary Clinton, winning the district by less than 2 points."We know historically that open seats are more difficult to defend says Skelley."You'd rather have a strong economy than a bad economy, but it doesn't mean you're going to escape the wrath of voters says Abramowitz.A lot of the victims were inside their homes or at the mosque when the quake struck.A Category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph, was the most powerful storm ever to hit the Florida Panhandle Getty 13/50 The Darul Muttaqien Mosque was the heart of the community for many in Palu.