Author: Max Greenwood

The five Republicans who could challenge Trump in 2024

Former President Donald Trump has hinted repeatedly that he’s weighing another bid for the White House in 2024. And while he’s made clear that, if he does so, the nomination should be his for the taking, he could still face some competition. A number of Republicans have begun maneuvering toward presidential campaigns of their own,…

DeSantis leads 2024 GOP pack if Trump doesn’t run: poll

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is the early favorite for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination if former President Donald Trump decides against another run for the White House, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll shared exclusively with The Hill. In a hypothetical 2024 GOP presidential primary, DeSantis takes 36 percent support. His closest rival is…

Trump leads Biden in hypothetical 2024 matchup: poll

Former President Trump has an early edge over President Biden in a hypothetical 2024 rematch, according to a new Emerson College poll. The national survey shows Trump leading Biden 44 percent to 39 percent in a head-to-head matchup, while another 12 percent of voters say they plan to vote for someone else. Trump’s support has…

Five takeaways from the finalized House maps

The House battleground for 2022 is now finalized. All 50 states have enacted new political lines by which the fight for control of the House will be waged. New Hampshire became the last state to fully adopt new maps. And while legal challenges to other states’ maps are still playing out, they’re not going to…

Five takeaways from races in Colorado, Illinois, New York and more

Tuesday’s primaries and runoffs saw the downfall of at least three House incumbents, as well as the limits of top Republicans and Democrats to sway the results of key primary races. In Colorado, more moderate Republicans beat out candidates who cast themselves as staunch allies of former President Donald Trump in a handful of statewide…

Anderson wins Colorado GOP secretary of state nomination in rejection of Trump election claims

Republican Pam Anderson is projected to capture her party’s nomination for Colorado secretary of state on Tuesday in a primary that will likely be seen as a rejection of former President Trump’s false claim that the 2020 election was stolen, according to The Associated Press. Anderson, a former Jefferson County clerk and recorder, has repeatedly…

Ganahl wins GOP primary to challenge Colorado Gov. Polis

Heidi Ganahl is projected to win the GOP primary for Colorado governor on Tuesday, delivering a win for establishment Republicans in a state that has shifted leftward for years. The Associated Press called the race at 9:57 p.m. EDT. Ganahl, a member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, cast herself as a more…

Rep. Casten defeats fellow Democratic Rep. Newman in Illinois primary

Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) was projected to defeat fellow incumbent Rep. Marie Newman (D-Ill.) in the Democratic primary in Illinois’ 6th congressional district. ABC and NBC News both called the race around 9:55 p.m. EDT. Casten and Newman found themselves in an incumbent-vs.-incumbent primary as a result of the decennial redistricting process. Newman, who previously…

Seven primaries to watch in Colorado, Illinois, New York

Seven states are holding primaries and runoff elections on Tuesday, but the spotlight will focus on three states: Colorado, Illinois and New York. Democrats have sought to intervene in the top Republican primaries in Colorado and Illinois, hoping that GOP voters will choose conservative hard-liners who could prove easier to defeat in November. In New…

DeSantis builds national profile out of Trump’s view

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is carefully cultivating a national network of support amid speculation of a 2024 presidential bid, even as he continues to downplay any notion that he has political ambitions beyond his home state. The rising Republican star has amassed more than $100 million for his reelection campaign, a sum more on…