The Loneliness of the Red State Democrat

Liberals got “trounced” in Montana, and the party will spend the next few years in the wilderness.

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Fueled by Cash, Health Care and Trump’s Woes, Democrats Aim for Senate Control

Republicans are battling to hold off losses by warning of the risks of unified Democratic power in Washington, but they concede their majority is in peril.

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Top U.S. Lands Official Served Unlawfully for Over a Year, a Federal Judge Rules

A federal judge in Montana ordered William Perry Pendley, whose appointment was not confirmed by the Senate, to leave the position.

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How Ginsburg’s Death Has Reshaped the Money Race for Senate Democrats

From Alaska to Maine to the Carolinas, Democratic strategists working on Senate campaigns described a spontaneous outpouring of donations the likes of which they had never seen. A Republican surge is expected as well.

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Why Montana Is a Test Case for Democrats’ Winning the Senate

The race between Steve Daines, the Republican incumbent, and Steve Bullock could prove crucial in a year when Democrats need to win in conservative-leaning states where President Trump may still prevail.

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As Trump Slumps, Republican Donors Look to Save the Senate

Senators and donors worry that with President Trump in trouble and the House probably out of reach, the Senate could be their last chance to hold power in Washington.

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As Trump Slumps in Polls, Republican Donors Look to Save the Senate

Senators and donors worry that with President Trump in trouble and the House probably out of reach, the Senate could be their last chance to hold power in Washington.

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Health Care Takes Center Stage in Battle for Congress During Pandemic

As the Trump administration pushes forward on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are pressing their advantage on an issue that is becoming a chief focus of campaign advertising.

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FEMA’s ‘Air Bridge’ to Coronavirus Hot Spots Leaves Other Regions on Their Own

The federal government’s system of directing medical supplies for the hardest-hit regions has left areas out of the spotlight scrambling to prepare as the outbreak spreads.

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