Election 2020

As Senate races ramp up, so does outside spending by top super PACs

By Lucia Geng September 22, 2020

The amount of cash Senate super PACs have available on hand is key because, as both parties enter the home stretch of election season, a Democratic retaking of the Senate in November is seen as a possibility.

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Tight rematch in Miami-area congressional race draws big money

By Eliana Miller September 16, 2020

Freshman Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.) faces off against former TV reporter Maria Elvira Salazar once again. Both have raised over $1 million thus far.

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Chris Coons holds massive financial advantage over progressive challenger

By Ollie Gratzinger September 10, 2020

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) faces a primary challenger, but his opponent is far behind when it comes to campaign cash.

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Democrats spend big in North Carolina Senate race as mail-in ballots sent out

By Zamone Perez September 4, 2020

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) is being outspent by his Democratic opponents, and liberal outside groups are spending big to unseat him.

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Ernst statistically tied in Iowa as outside groups outspend her on the airwaves

By Zamone Perez September 2, 2020

The race for Senate in Iowa seat has become a statistical dead heat, as Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) faces a strong challenge from real estate developer Theresa Greenfield.

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House GOP leaders and Trump allies clashed in primaries — here’s how they fared

By Ian Karbal September 2, 2020

House Freedom Caucus members Jim Jordan and Matt Gaetz funded nine primary candidates opposing House GOP Leadership’s picks.

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Industry groups, progressives battle in heated Massachusetts House primary

By Karl Evers-Hillstrom August 26, 2020

Rep. Richard Neal is fighting to keep his seat amid a well-funded primary effort from progressives, and deep-pocketed industry groups are coming to his defense.

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Trump at the center of Oklahoma Republican primary runoff

By Zamone Perez August 20, 2020

It’s a battle to be the “Trumpiest” candidate in the Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District runoff, where Stephanie Bice faces an uphill battle to defeat local businesswoman Terry Neese.

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Florida Republicans compete in crowded primaries that likely guarantee victory in November

By Zamone Perez August 17, 2020

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) is retiring from Congress, as is Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.). Their departures set up well-funded Republican primaries.

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Alaska independents defy political norms in race to unseat Republicans

By Zamone Perez August 13, 2020

In Alaska, it is not Democrats closing in on Republicans. Rather, independents are threatening incumbent Republicans, and the fundraising and polling shows it.

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Big money pours into Republican primary for Senate in Tennessee

By Zamone Perez August 5, 2020

In Tennessee’s Republican Senate primary, wealthy donors — and the candidates themselves — are pouring millions into the crowded contest that has largely turned into a two-person race.

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