For Dems to Take Senate Majority, They’ll Need to Win These Contests in 2018

If Democrats can hold 48 Senate seats in 2018 and win three more seats, they'll take the majority. That will not be easy. Early odds are against it. Here are three Senate races where Dems are slightly favored, two longshots, and nine "must-wins." AZ: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) is running against a crowded and divided... Continue Reading →


Political Profiles of the States, Swing States and Tracking Polls

Ballotpedia has published political profiles of each state, courtesy of the Almanac of American Politics 2016. Reading these profiles are essential to fully understanding American politics. The largest states lean heavily toward the Democrats: New York, Illinois (Chicago), the Northeast and the West Coast states (California, Washington, Oregon) are generally considered Democratic, in contrast to... Continue Reading →

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