Traditionally, Black women candidates faced greater challenges running outside of majority Black districts, but this season more are also setting their sights on Republican-held seats.
The LGBTQ Victory Institute’s Out For America report out Thursday says a record 850 LGBTQ people are running for office this year.
"We've been muzzled," one CDC official said.
The top vaccine expert alleges that his bosses at the Department of Health and Human Services allowed “politics” and “cronyism” to dictate who received federal contracts.
New data shows 295 women have already filed for office to run as Democrats, while 195 are Republican candidates.
The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.
The new ad, titled “Mourning in America,” blasted Trump’s response to the coronavirus crisis and highlighted the devastating public health and economic toll of the pandemic.