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By Tashi McQueenAFRO Political Writertmcqueen@afro.com In Michigan, Aug. 6 will mark a battle for the U.S. Senate seat. With the political world currently in upheaval and slim majorities in the House and Senate, who takes the seat is more important than ever. Hill Harper, actor and union organizer, could become the first Black U.S. senator […]

<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has a clear money advantage in cash-on-hand for his Republican U.S. Senate race, but former Wheeling mayor Glenn Elliott managed to come close to Justice’s campaign donations for the most recent reporting period. Meanwhile, the Republican candidates for West Virginia’s two […]

U.S. Senate Candidate Tim Sheehy (R-MT) took the podium at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee on Tuesday to tout his candidacy for the Senate. The Republican National Convention is in Milwaukee through Thursday where former President Donald Trump on Thursday will formally accept the party’s nomination for the 2024 Election. USA TODAY and the […]

Indiana’s first Black woman nominee for a U.S. Senate seat, Dr. Valerie McCray, is determined to “keep pushing” forward despite trailing in the polls.  With 35 years of experience in the field of psychology, many would agree McCray is more than qualified to address the increase of systemic issues happening within the U.S. government. She […]

Even as a kid, Dr. Valerie McCray had big questions about systemic issues happening at the top of the U.S. government. Why do people have to be given money to access health care? Why are people turned away from getting the services they need? She continued her questioning throughout her childhood into her career as […]

Dr. Valerie McCray speaks to a gathering of the Posey County Democratic Party recently. Photo provided. Even as a kid, Dr. Valerie McCray had big questions about systemic issues happening at the top of the U.S. government.  Why do people have to be given money to access health care? Why are people turned away from […]

By Ashley Estelle Ashley Estelle is from Birmingham, Ala., and is a junior at the University of Notre Dame. She is a part of The Write to Vote Project, which helps students publish op-eds related to voting rights and voting. (Credit: Courtesy photo) Angela Alsobrooks, an attorney and the county executive of Baltimore County, was […]

Foreign policy is an infrequent subject in U.S. Senate campaigns. In Michigan’s Senate election, however, tough talk on the Chinese Communist Party is growing on the campaign trail. Michigan, a key swing state in 2024’s general elections, will vote this year to elect a successor to retiring Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow. Though the primary election […]

Source: Election results and race calls are from The Associated Press. Produced by Michael Andre, Camille Baker, Neil Berg, Michael Beswetherick, Matthew Bloch, Irineo Cabreros, Nate Cohn, Alastair Coote, Annie Daniel, Saurabh Datar, Leo Dominguez, Andrew Fischer, Martín González Gómez, Will Houp, Junghye Kim, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Alex Lemonides, Ilana Marcus, Alicia […]

Source: Election results are from The Associated Press. Produced by Michael Andre, Camille Baker, Neil Berg, Michael Beswetherick, Matthew Bloch, Irineo Cabreros, Nate Cohn, Alastair Coote, Annie Daniel, Saurabh Datar, Leo Dominguez, Andrew Fischer, Martín González Gómez, Will Houp, Junghye Kim, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Alex Lemonides, Ilana Marcus, Alicia Parlapiano, Elena Shao, […]


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