For Democrats, there remains an inconvenient and harsh truth that many in the party have neglected to face: despite the increased attention the party is giving the region, there is a distinct possibility that Trump could do even better with this group in 2020.
Author: Kraz Greinetz
When pundits talk about the 2018 midterms, two dominant storylines often emerge: the Democratic gains in the House of Representatives, and the disappointment the party felt at being unable to capture the Senate. The losses in the Senate stung particularly hard for the Democratic Party. The GOP expanded their majority in the chamber despite Trump occupying the White House, a historical anomaly in American politics. But why? Most analysts have pointed to the deeply divisive and highly publicized nomination process of Brett Kavanaugh, which became a political flash point when allegations of sexual misconduct him were made public on September…
The toss-up status and demographics of TX-24 make the district a critical litmus test for both parties in the 2020 elections.