Jacob Bliss

Articles by Jacob Bliss

Michigan Poll: Joe Biden, Gretchen Whitmer Underwater with Likely Voters

President Joe Biden and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) are underwater with likely Michigan voters months ahead of the 2022 election, where the governor is running for reelection and the president’s failed agenda items in Washington will be put to the test with voters.

Joe Biden and Gretchen Whitmer

Beto O’Rourke to Joe Biden: Stay Away from Me

Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat candidate in Texas’s gubernatorial race, said during a Friday news conference that he wants President Joe Biden to stay away from his campaign.

Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign event in Fort Worth, Texas Friday, Dec. 3, 2021.

Liz Cheney Loses Wyoming Straw Poll to Trump-Backed Harriet Hageman

Wyoming Republican Harriet Hageman, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, showed a commanding lead against the Democrat-allied Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) in a Saturday straw poll full of House candidates held by the Wyoming Republican State Central Committee.

Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., of the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection, listens as Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., makes his case before the House Rules Committee seeking contempt of Congress charges against former President Donald Trump's White House chief of staff Mark Meadows at the Capitol …

Pelosi’s Majority Crumbles: Two More Longtime Democrats Announce Retirement

Two longtime Democrats, Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), announced they would not seek reelection for another term in Congress, becoming the twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth Democrats to leave the House, putting their party’s chances of keeping the majority in greater peril.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (C), D-CA, speaks during a news conference with Democratic leaders after the passage of the Build Back Better Act at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 19, 2021. - US lawmakers voted to elevate President Joe Biden's giant social welfare bill to …

Report: WinRed Raised $559 Million in 2021

The Republicans’ online fundraising platform, WinRed, reportedly raised $559 million in 2021, as the party and its candidates attempt to build a sizeable war chest heading into an election year to try and take back the House in November.

In this June 23, 2020, file photo voting stations are set up in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center for voters to cast their ballot in the Kentucky primary in Louisville, Ky. Just over four months before Election Day, President Donald Trump is escalating his efforts to delegitimize …

Report: Vulnerable House Democrats Want BBB Broken Up to Appease Base

Democrats in battleground districts have reportedly been trying to persuade the House leadership to consider breaking up the president’s “marquee legislation,” the Build Back Better (BBB) spending bill, into “a series of politically popular provisions that would appeal to centrist voters and core Democrats alike.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks about President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" plan at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ruben Gallego Goes After Kyrsten Sinema in House Floor Speech

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), who is seen as a future primary challenger to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), said it is “past time” for her and her colleagues to pass the “freedom to cheat” voter bills that would cripple Republican attempts across the country to increase election integrity.

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) attends a press conference on Capitol Hill on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. House Democrats attended a briefing at the White House this morning following allegations that Russia paid bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. and allied troops. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)