Stacey Evans (left) and Stacey Abrams (right), the two candidates running for governor in the Georgia Democratic primary on May 22. They have plenty of similarities: they're both women named Stacey; they're both former legislators in the Georgia House of Representatives; they're both lawyers; and they're both calling for similar progressive policies, such as expanding Medicaid.
Campaign staff member Aisha Chughtai (left) speaks with Erin Murphy (center), a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor, at the campaign's St. Paul headquarters as colleague Charles Cox looks on. Chughtai and Cox are members of a newly formed campaign workers union.
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The winds of change can be hard to predict in Washington, but barring deeper involvement in Syria, the midterm calculus remains the same — Democrats have a distinct advantage at this point.
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When Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015 at Trump Tower, he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" among other insults. The tone Trump set on immigration has been picked up by both Republican candidates running for governor.
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Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, seen on Capitol Hill in 2013, delivered the Democratic Party response to President Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday night.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to an overflow crowd through a megaphone after a campaign event May 27, 2015, at New England College in Concord, N.H.
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People in the audience cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at a high school in Phoenix in March 2016 ahead of the Arizona primary.