United States Politics and Government

What to Watch For in the Massachusetts Primaries

Democrats expect to reclaim the governor’s office this fall with Maura Healey, there’s a three-way Democratic primary for lieutenant governor and Boston has a messy district attorney race. Source link

In Palm Springs, L.G.B.T.Q. Voters Could Sway a Key House Race

Representative Ken Calvert, a long-serving Republican, is facing a tough re-election race in a redrawn district that now includes Palm Springs, proclaimed to be the gayest city in America. Source link

With Voters From Both Parties Energized, Campaigns Begin Fall Sprint

Republicans are focusing on pocketbook issues, and Democrats are emphasizing abortion rights, as Labor Day marks the start of the midterm elections’ final stretch. Source link

Republicans Seek Path for Constitutional Convention

A new book by a former Democratic senator warns of the risks of allowing states to call for a convention. Some in the G.O.P. see it as the only way to rein in the federal government. Source link