The 2018 Blue Wave Was Much Bigger Than You Think

Many Democrats seem to feel that they “lost” the 2018 midterm elections, but that is not true. 

Yes, a large number of Democrats are very disappointed (especially in my home state of Florida). And many rising progressive stars lost: Beto. Stacey. Andrew.  read more

Democrats Could End Up With 40 New House Seats: What It Means

According to updated congressional maps, Democrats so far have “flipped” 34 House seats. It appears that they might win closer to 40, however, since there are still eleven House races that are either not called or too close to call, and Democrats have a solid chance of winning six of those. read more

Record Early Voting Shows the Blue Wave is Rolling Along

Well over 30 million Americans have already cast their ballots for Tuesday’s midterm elections. Many states set records for early voting even though there were days left to vote. And in some states more early votes have been cast than were cast in the entire 2014 midterm election. And all of this is good news for Democrats. read more

Blue Wave Rising: GOP House Incumbent Is Losing In Utah

If a Republican incumbent representative is losing in the state of Utah you know it’s a bad year for the GOP.

And this appears to be the case as incumbent GOP Rep. Mia Love is behind her Democratic challenger, Ben McAdams, by six percentage points in the most recent polling that was done. read more

Democrats Launch Brilliant Ad Campaign To Get Minorities And Millennials To Flip The House

The Democratic Campaign Congressional Committee has unveiled a series that are designed to appeal to people outside of traditional politics. The ads feature people telling their life stories and are designed to get minorities and millennials out to vote.

AP: Republicans Begin to ‘Concede Defeat’ In Battle For House Control

The Republican blame game has begun. According to AP’s Steve Peoples,  “Republicans have begun to concede defeat in the evolving fight to preserve the House majority.”

“The party’s candidates may not go quietly, but from the Arizona mountains to suburban Denver to the cornfields of Iowa, the GOP’s most powerful players this midterm season are actively shifting resources away from vulnerable Republican House candidates deemed too far gone and toward those thought to have a better chance of political survival.”

“And as they initiate a painful and strategic triage, the early Republican-on-Republican blame game has begun as well.” read more

‘The Red Wave Ain’t Gonna Happen’ Says Top Forecaster

Larry Sabato is famous for his “crystal ball” predictions of American elections. In fact his website is known as “Sabato’s crystal ball.” He is a highly respected political science professor at the University of Virginia. He has historically been one of the most accurate predictors of election results. And he is predicting a Big Blue Wave on November 6th. read more

Blue Wave Likely As Democrats Grab Leads in Battleground Districts

A new opinion poll released Monday shows Democrats with a 4-point advantage in dozens of battleground House districts with just one month to go before November’s midterm elections.

“NEW POLL: Dems have 4-point lead in battleground House districts” read more

Kavanaugh Confirmation Will Likely Lead to a Blue Tsunami in the House

The good news is that Democrats now appear to have a better chance than ever at winning back control of the U.S.  House of Representatives with 30 days until the midterm elections. Some people even believe that the Blue Wave will turn into a Blue Tsunami. read more

House Races Keep Moving In Democrats’ Direction

With just a month until election day everybody is following the Cook Political Report. Cook is one of the top political prognosticators in the business. That means the predictions that Cook is making about November’s elections carry a lot of weight in political circles. read more

Kavanaugh is Creating a Midterm Disaster for Republicans

Jeff Flake SCOTUS nominee

Maria Gallagher may be the symbol of this year’s midterm elections.

It was Gallagher who confronted Arizona Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator last week and said to him:

“Don’t look away from me. Look at me and tell me that it doesn’t matter what happened to me, that you will let people like that go into the highest court of the land and tell everyone what they can do to their bodies.” read more

Kavanaugh Leads To Record Fundraising For Democrats

The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings, along with the testimony from his sexual assault accuser Dr. Christine Ford, have generated a windfall of cash for Democratic candidates.

ActBlue, an online clearinghouse for Democratic donors, reported that they raised $10 million from small donors on Friday, their highest daily total ever since the site was founded. read more

Desperate GOP Is Abandoning Its Own Doomed Incumbents

This is something you rarely see in congressional elections: a national party abandoning its own incumbents with just weeks to go before the election takes place.

But that is exactly what the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) is doing to Republican candidates — including incumbents — right now. They are pulling the plug on spending for these candidates who are so far behind in the polls that they have decided they have no chance to win. read more

GOP Drowning in a Blue Wave Thanks to Record Democratic Enthusiasm

The clues for Carol were in the catfish. Or rather, in the shortage of catfish at a Democratic fundraiser in Texas.

Carol Donovan is the Democratic chairperson for Dallas County, Texas, and she knew 2018 could be a good year for Democrats when they ran out of catfish at their annual fish fry fundraiser. read more

Senior Voters Are Flocking To Democrats Amid Trump Chaos

Polling reveals that control of Congress may depend on seniors voters who have turned on Trump and the Republican Party, and are supporting Democrats in 2018.

Nightmare for GOP: Many Trump Supporters Plan Not to Vote

This morning Bloomberg is reporting a nightmare scenario for the GOP’s prospects in the midterm elections. According to the business news service:

“A private survey conducted for the Republican National Committee and obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek contains alarming news for Republicans hoping to hold on to control of Congress in November: Most Trump supporters don’t believe there’s a threat that Democrats will win back the House. President Trump’s boasts that a “red wave” could increase Republican majorities appear to have lulled GOP voters into complacency, raising the question of whether they’ll turn up at the polls.” read more