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Midterm Elections 2022

See the latest news and polls for the midterm elections.

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National Republicans stand by Herschel Walker after report he paid for an abortion

The speedy decision by the GOP's campaign arm and its top-spending super PAC to stick with Walker comes as they see Georgia's race as make-or-break to their shot at Senate control.
Former President Trump Holds Rally In Perry, Georgia
Former President Trump Holds Rally In Perry, Georgia

Herschel Walker reportedly paid for abortion in 2009, prompting his son to call him a hypocrite

The Georgia Republican vehemently denied a report by The Daily Beast saying he conceived a child with a woman he was dating and paid for her to get an abortion.
Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker

Nevada Democrats see signs of nightmare scenario: Latino voters staying home

“It’s what’s keeping me up at night,” said Melissa Morales, president of Somos PAC, which backs Cortez Masto. The state’s ultra-competitive contest could be key to Senate control.
Residents Vote During The Nevada Democratic Presidential Caucus
Residents Vote During The Nevada Democratic Presidential Caucus

In Nevada governor’s debate, Trump-backed Lombardo seeks distance from former president

The 90-minute showdown between Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and Republican challenger Joe Lombardo was most likely their only faceoff before Election Day.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, left, and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, left, and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo

Ticket-splitting voters were going extinct. Now they may decide 2022's biggest races.

Nowhere is the dynamic clearer than in Pennsylvania, though there are signs voters favor both a Republican and a Democrat in swing states from Georgia to New Hampshire to Ohio.
Image: Josh Shapiro and Mehmet Oz
Image: Josh Shapiro and Mehmet Oz

Abbott and O’Rourke spar over migrant busing, guns and grid failure in Texas governor’s debate

The hour-long debate was the only scheduled showdown between the two candidates before the Nov. 8 election.
Image: Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke.
Image: Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke.
5d ago

Joe Manchin says he's 'praying' for an end to 50-50 Senate as it breaks for election

The result of the Nov. 8 midterms could shape the lame-duck session, in which Congress has a packed agenda full of must-pass bills and other priorities for both parties.
Image: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.,, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Sept. 22, 2022.
Image: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.,, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Sept. 22, 2022.

Michigan election worker charged with tampering with voting equipment

The election worker in Kent County is accused of inserting a USB drive into a computer containing confidential voter registration data in the Aug. 2 primary, local officials say.
A voter arrives at a polling location
A voter arrives at a polling location

Trump's pick for governor in Michigan is left to fend for herself as money dries up

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and her Democratic allies are clobbering Tudor Dixon and the Republicans in ad spending, and no one seems ready to come to Dixon's rescue.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon speaks in Lansing, Mich., on Aug. 27, 2022.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon speaks in Lansing, Mich., on Aug. 27, 2022.

Republican challenger in Nevada Senate race refuses to back FBI, calls it 'far too political'

Adam Laxalt, the state's former attorney general, criticized Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto for what he called a lack of support for police.
Adam Laxalt
Adam Laxalt
7d ago

Facebook says it took down China-based accounts that tried to interfere in the U.S. midterms

Facebook parent company Meta said fake accounts posing as Americans attacked politicians from both parties and posted divisive material about issues such as abortion and gun rights. 
A poll worker greets early voters in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 26, 2022.
A poll worker greets early voters in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 26, 2022.