Domenico Montanaro

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4 Senate races that could provide the key to control

Thursday, November 03, 2022

Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and Arizona come into focus in final days. Plus: where things stand in seven other Senate contests.


Key GOP groups are more fired up to vote in midterms than Democrats, NPR poll finds

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

The last NPR survey before all votes have to be cast shows inflation continues to be the top concern for voters, and Republicans are trusted more than Democrats on the issue by 20 points.


Dark money groups have spent nearly $1 billion so far to boost GOP Senate candidates

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Outside groups have spent nearly $1 billion to boost Republican Senate candidates. Almost 90%, in fact, of pro-GOP TV ads are paid for by outside groups, compared to 55% for Democrats.


How abortion is affecting midterm elections

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

As Republicans seek to win control of Congress, Democrats are doubling down on abortion. They are hoping that outrage over the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade will turn the tide in their favor.


Biden is scheduled to make a major speech on abortion rights

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

With midterms just weeks away, Democrats are focused on the issue of abortion rights. They are trying to use the Supreme Court's decision rolling back Roe v. Wade to motivate voters.


What effects the Jan. 6 hearings could have on the midterm elections

Saturday, October 15, 2022

The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection wrapped up its hearings Friday.


Key Senate races tighten with a flood of GOP ad spending

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The field of the top 10 races most likely to flip finds Republicans making serious runs at five Democratic-controlled seats and Democrats contending in the other five.


With just 4 weeks to go until Election Day, campaigning is in full swing

Monday, October 10, 2022

Two of the closest U.S. Senate races in the midterms in November are in Arizona and Nevada. The Senate is 50-50, and Republicans aim to gain an advantage.


NPR poll shows Biden's approval rating is up but there are warning signs for Democrats

Thursday, October 06, 2022

The president's approval rating is up to 44%, but 7-in-10 people say the country is going in the wrong direction, and young and Black voters are among the least likely to vote this fall.


How local and national leaders are tested by major natural disasters

Saturday, October 01, 2022

If handled well, storms like Hurricane Ian can cement politicians' images as community leaders — competent and trusted to help constituents get what they need. If mishandled, they can mar legacies.


7 weeks from Election Day, migrants take center stage in political theater

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took something of a victory lap this weekend for his controversial flight sending migrants to the tony northeastern island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.


Poll: Abortion and inflation collide as top issues in midterm elections

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Democrats and many independents are motivated by the issue of abortion, while Republicans have the advantage on the economy, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.


Two-thirds of independents say they don't want Trump to run for president

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

The former president's base remains firmly intact behind him, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows, but voters in the middle are saying they want him to bow out.


Trump can only serve 4 more years. The reason why has a long and sordid history

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Trump can't run more than twice because of the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution. The amendment's history is rooted in money, race and politics. Here's a look at how it came about.


Biden's speech walks a fine line in its attack on MAGA Republicans

Friday, September 02, 2022

In his Thursday evening address to the nation, President Biden chooses a risky strategy of criticizing elected GOP officials while trying not to alienate Republican voters.


Politics chat: U.S. intelligence will conduct damage assessment of recovered Mar-a-Lago documents

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Both President Biden and former President Trump are headed to Pennsylvania this week as the midterm election campaigns heat up.


Tuesday brought more evidence abortion rights could help Democrats in November

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Abortion rights once again appeared to be a key motivator for Democratic voters — plus three other takeaways from primaries in New York and Florida.


Shanghai's skyline will be dark for 2 days due to power shortages caused by heat wave

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

The skyline of the Chinese city Shanghai will not be lit up for two nights. It's part of a string of measures nationwide as China deals with power shortages caused by its worst heat wave on record.


As primaries wind down, there are some hints about what's in store for midterms

Monday, August 22, 2022

There are primary elections Tuesday in Florida and New York. A special congressional election in New York could be a fresh indicator of which way the fall midterm elections are headed.


The Senate looks like a jump ball. Here are the 10 seats that will decide the majority

Monday, August 22, 2022

Recent events are giving Democrats hope of retaining the 50-50 Senate, which they narrowly control with the vice president casting tie-breaking votes.