Politics & Government

Politics & Government

This moderate Democrat’s model is being copied where it matters -- in Trump territory

Forget the Democratic Socialist in New York. If Democrats retake the House of Representatives on Election Day, it will be because of people like Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb. From North Carolina and Illinois to Ohio and Kentucky, Lamb’s shock success in a district that President Donald Trump won by nearly 20 percentage points is yielding notable new campaign tactics across the country as Democratic candidates and their allies work to recreate his results in red-tilted districts, four months before the midterm elections.

“Several hundred thousand people have no high-speed internet.” - U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., talked to the CDT about several of his accomplishments and concerns, including the need for high-speed internet in rural counties across the state.