In District 3, Tommy Jordan hopes to unseat Joseph Burleson.
The victor of next year's race for the U.S. Senate in Texas will be an Ivy League-educated guy in his mid-40s with a picture-book family - the similarities end there.
When the Republican-controlled Congress first approved its tax bill in December, most Democrats believed it would be a political loser for the GOP. But they would not address any of the Democratic bills. Trump is set to meet Wednesday with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss how to proceed, a forum that could lead to his clearest statements on the matter.
An effort to establish Gun Control Legislation was blocked today in the Senate.
"The biggest opportunities for Democrats come in states Hillary Clinton won in 2016 - starting with IL".
The Democrats had several heavy-hitters, including U.S. Sen. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., the biggest sporting-goods retailer in the US, said it's immediately ending sales of assault-style rifles. "Thoughts and prayers are helpful but they will not be enough to solve the crisis and to keep our communities safe". Trump has suggested he'd support it.More news: Wiig vs. Gadot in Wonder Woman 2?
Last week, as I wrote here, Democrats flipped two other seats in special state elections. He challenged his own party to raise the minimum age for buying rifles to 21 from 18.
A Democrat hoping to run against him in November is former National Football League player Colin Allred, who is now a lawyer.
The 36 Republicans who are leaving the House by choice after this year are the most for the GOP since 1930, according to our analysis and the Vital Statistics data. The Democrats will face off in the primary election to be held May 8. Now 12 candidates are running, five of them Democrats.
The other provisions include allowing NY state scientists to conduct research on the effects of guns and gun violence. Party leaders will have to make strategic decisions about which races offer the best chances of victory - and even under newly drawn maps, many districts still favor one party by 60 to 80 percent of the vote based on past election results. "So I'm not yet encouraged". Michael Gianaris (D-Queens) said during the debate on the Senate floor. "If anything ... we should be thinking about increasing legal immigration".
A stand-alone measure on background checks is "dead on arrival" in the House, said Representative Joe Barton, a Texas Republican.
The report by Senate Democrats spans more than 30 buyback programs announced by companies from a range of industries including banking, energy, manufacturing, retailing and technology. But others, including red-state Democrats, are clearly queasy about the strategy, mindful that repealing a government benefit once it takes hold is far easier said than done - and not always popular.
"I'm hard pressed to think of a single problem that would be solved by shutting off the supply of eager new Americans", then House Majority Leader Dick Arney said in 1994. "I also have due process concerns". "My suspicion is the winning (Republican) candidate in the primaries is going to get about 20 percent of the vote, but I'm sure that there are about 10 of those folks who think they are going to 20 percent of the vote". Joel Ford and Rep. Rodney Moore, both Democrats, each face three primary challengers. Gianaris asked. "How about we take the shooting out of the mass shooting". Others would have banned bump stocks and created a new court order of protection to bar people considered to be a danger to themselves or others from possessing or buying guns.