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Voters in five states on Tuesday headed to the polls to pick party nominees for the midterm election, presenting what may be the biggest test yet for President Trump’s influence in the Republican Party. NewsHour's Nicole Ellis joins William Brangham…
Voters in many of Tuesday's primaries are navigating new and sometimes controversial voting laws implemented in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Jessica Huseman, editorial director of Votebeat, the newly launched newsroom following elections and voting, joins William Brangham to…
Last week’s primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina showed that former President Trump still exerts real influence on Republican voters. That influence will be tested again this week in Georgia, one of the closest battleground states in 2020. William Brangham…
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz, Ian Couzens
Democrats are crafting a new message as they grapple with how to position themselves in November’s midterm elections, in which rising inflation and gas prices remain the biggest obstacles. President Biden has been testing his new messaging strategy while drawing…
By Claire Mufson, Juliet Fuisz
By John Yang, Tess Conciatori, Ian Couzens
Former President Trump’s influence in this year’s midterm elections gets its first big test in Tuesday's Ohio Senate Republican primary. As John Yang reports, Trump’s surprise endorsement of a one-time self-proclaimed “never-Trumper” has shaken up the race.
By Stephanie Sy, Rachel Wellford
Three days before the Iowa caucuses, 11 candidates remain in the 2020 Democratic primary. Polls indicate that many likely caucus participants are still undecided about whom they will support. In a state that is predominantly white, the candidates are striving…
By Lisa Desjardins
Republican voters in West Virginia will choose a candidate Tuesday to run against Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in November -- one of the GOP’s best chances to pick up a U.S. Senate seat. The top two candidates in past polls,…
By PBS NewsHour
Tuesday’s election results in Nebraska and West Virginia highlight a growing polarization between the political parties. Political editor Domenico Montanaro joins Judy Woodruff to provide insight and examine a Brookings Institution study showing the roots of political division in the…
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney confronted the issue of his Mormon faith in a speech Thursday, saying that as president he would "serve no religion." Newsweek editor Jon Meacham offers analysis of the role religion plays in politics.
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