Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — ABC News reports that Alaska’s incumbent senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, is projected to win reelection against another Republican opponent, Trump-backed Kelly Tshibaka, and that Democrat Rep. Mary Peltola, the first Alaska Native elected to Congress, is projected to win reelection to her at-large House seat against Republican challenger Sarah Palin. […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden will celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday, marking the first time a sitting president has reached that milestone while in office and fueling speculation about how his advancing age will affect his political future. Biden — who was the oldest person to assume the presidency in January 2021, […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi strode into the Capitol on Thursday morning dressed in a suffragist-white pantsuit, flanked by top aides as her filmmaker daughter, Alexandra, who has for three decades documented her mother’s life and career, trailed behind holding a camera, recording her latest historic moment. Now 82, the first […]

Hill Street Studios/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sophia Shapiro recalls the moment the Pennsylvania governor’s race was called for her dad, Democrat Josh Shapiro, over Doug Mastriano, his Republican challenger, in one of the earliest indications last week of a thwarted red wave of Republican wins. “The first thing we said election night when we heard […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — With some races still outstanding, the 2022 midterm elections proved to be a particular blow to the Republican secretary of state candidates who supported former President Donald Trump’s false claims that the 2020 contest was stolen. At a joint news conference on Monday, a panel of bipartisan secretaries of state […]

Bloomberg/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — ABC News can project that Georgia’s incumbent governor, Republican Brian Kemp, will win his rematch election against his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams. Kemp, a conservative stalwart who broke with Donald Trump when the former president called for him to help in overturning the 2020 election in the state, faced off […]

adamkaz/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The results of the 2022 midterm elections will almost certainly not be called on election night, but instead in the days and weeks after polls close on Tuesday, according to election experts and officials. This is normal, they said, because the results of a number of decidedly tight, consequential federal and […]

adamkaz/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As early Election Day results come in on Tuesday, it will likely appear that Republican candidates vying for any number of the federal or statewide races appear to be leading their Democratic opponents, even by large margins. Their leads will dwindle, or crumble completely, after perceived “dumps” of votes are recorded […]

Kenneth Higgins / EyeEm / Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Registered Republicans are outpacing Democrats in the breakdown of the more than 3.5 million Florida voters who had cast ballots as of Thursday morning, according to data posted on the state Division of Elections website — an unusual pivot in early-vote trends for the traditionally purple […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — With just a week until Election Day, Republican and Democratic party standard-bearers spanning the political spectrum are crisscrossing battleground states to rally with candidates in tight contests for federal and state offices. Campaign events helmed by heavyweights like President Joe Biden, former presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama and other […]

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