After more than a year of vendettas against Georgia state Republican officials, all supporters of former President Trump failed to unseat the state incumbents on Tuesday. Governor Brian Kemp beat his Trump-backed challenger by more than 50 points and even Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who wrote a book about Trump’s attempt to overturn the … Read more
In this edition of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew previews Tuesday’s Georgia primary, as well as contests in Arkansas, Alabama, Texas and Minnesota. They also consider whether it’s too early to conclude that the leaked draft Supreme Court advisory opinion on Roe’s ouster had little impact on the political environment.
In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew reacts to the results of Tuesday’s primary elections in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon. Results are mixed in terms of which factions within each party did well. Also, the primary marquee Republican race for the US Senate seat in Pennsylvania is still too … Read more
President Biden has announced that he intends to seek re-election in 2024. If he does, he could face opponents in the Democratic primary; his approval rating is currently ten points under water and its approval rating with the Democrats is about down 15-20 points since taking office. He too would be 82 when he begins … Read more