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Analysis of 2018 Midterm Elections

Date : 11/07/2018

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With Republicans maintaining the Senate after the 2018 midterm elections and Democrats now in charge of the U.S. House of Representatives, what are the next two years going to look like? NBC’s Capitol Hill correspondent Kasie Hunt, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd and political strategist Steve Schmidt weigh in.

Analysis of 2018 Midterm Elections
2018 Midterm Elections Bring in Wave of Diverse Lawmakers

Date : 11/07/2018

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There are some history-making lawmakers among the winners of the 2018 midterm elections, including the first Muslim and Native American women to serve in Congress. Democratic Representative-elect (NY) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be the youngest woman elected to Congress at the age of 29. Contenders in the 2018 midterm election also include a record number of LGBTQ candidates, including Colorado’s Jared Polis, the first openly gay man elected for governor.

2018 Midterm Elections Bring in Wave of Diverse Lawmakers
2018 Midterm Election Results: Democrats Flip House of Representatives, GOP Retains Senate

Date : 11/07/2018

Clip Length : 00:03:39

As results pour in from the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats flip the U.S. House of Representatives, gaining control for the first time since 2011. Republicans retain control of the Senate, with President Donald Trump tweeting “tremendous success” for his party.

2018 Midterm Election Results: Democrats Flip House of Representatives, GOP Retains Senate
What Are Political Parties?

Date : 10/30/2018

Clip Length : 00:02:40

Political parties are an important force in American politics. NBC News' Kristen Dahlgren explains what political parties are, the different major parties in the United States and what they stand for, and what they do to help elect their candidates to public office.

What Are Political Parties?
Florida Gubernatorial Race Exemplifies Political Polarization in 2018 Midterm Elections

Date : 10/31/2018

Clip Length : 00:04:52

As the 2018 Florida gubernatorial race between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum intensifies, the candidates stay firm in their ideological positions at a point when most candidates would move towards the political center to win undecided voters.

Florida Gubernatorial Race Exemplifies Political Polarization in 2018 Midterm Elections
2018 Midterm Elections: The Issues That Matter Most to Voters

Date : 11/07/2018

Clip Length : 00:02:10

According to the NBC News exit poll, the most important issues for voters during the 2018 midterms elections are healthcare, immigration and the economy.

2018 Midterm Elections: The Issues That Matter Most to Voters
Thousands of Georgia Voter Registrations Pending Amid Accusations of Voter Suppression

Date : 10/20/2018

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Georgia's “exact match” law requires voter information to be identical to other state records, or else the voter is moved to a pending list. An analysis from the Associated Press shows 70 percent of those voters with pending status are black.

Thousands of Georgia Voter Registrations Pending Amid Accusations of Voter Suppression
Modern Political Campaigns

Date : 10/30/2018

Clip Length : 00:03:01

NBC News' Kristen Dahlgren talks about political campaigns and how their activities help elect their chosen candidates to public office.

Modern Political Campaigns
Women Hold Massive Power in 2018 Midterm Elections

Date : 11/05/2018

Clip Length : 00:02:11

Arizona’s Senate race between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema emphasizes the importance women have on and off the ballot during the 2018 midterm elections. No matter the outcome, the state will make history by electing its first female senator in its 106 year history.

Women Hold Massive Power in 2018 Midterm Elections
Three Days After 2018 Midterm Elections, Races Still Too Close to Call

Date : 11/09/2018

Clip Length : 00:02:22

The results to two races in Florida and in George remain under scrutiny three days after the 2018 midterm elections. Florida Governor Republican Rick Scot files a lawsuit asking for an investigation into the ballot count, while Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum urges that every vote be counted.

Three Days After 2018 Midterm Elections, Races Still Too Close to Call
Can Texas Democrats Really Turn the Lone Star State Blue in 2018?

Date : 03/04/2018

Clip Length : 00:02:30

As the 2018 Midterm Elections approach, many Democrats turn their attention to Texas. Voter turnout and demographics will be crucial, and with 10 days into early voting, voter turnout has increased 102 percent since the 2014 election cycle.

Can Texas Democrats Really Turn the Lone Star State Blue in 2018?
President Trump Focuses on Immigration Ahead of 2018 Midterms

Date : 10/31/2018

Clip Length : 00:02:41

President Donald Trump threatens to triple the number of troops he is sending to the U.S.-Mexico border as he concentrates on immigration just days before the 2018 midterm elections. President Trump also criticizes House Speaker Paul Ryan for noting that birthright citizenship cannot be ended with an executive order.

President Trump Focuses on Immigration Ahead of 2018 Midterms
2018 Midterm Elections: Voters Face Long Lines and Malfunctioning Machines

Date : 11/06/2018

Clip Length : 00:01:17

As voters head to the polls nationwide for the 2018 midterms elections they battle long wait times and technical difficulties. In Indiana, long lines are being caused by slow electronic poll books used to check in voters, a machine glitch is holding up voting in Atlanta, and flashlights are being used at a polling place in Tennessee due to a lack of electrical power.

2018 Midterm Elections: Voters Face Long Lines and Malfunctioning Machines
Voter Turnout and Why It Matters

Date : 10/30/2018

Clip Length : 00:03:02

NBC News' Kristen Dahlgren looks at some of the factors that impact voter turnout, what it means, and how it may impact U.S. elections.

Voter Turnout and Why It Matters
What Is Congress?

Date : 10/30/2018

Clip Length : 00:03:04

NBC News' Kristen Dahlgren breaks down the three branches of government, including the bicameral structure of Congress and the similarities and differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate.

What Is Congress?
Women Candidates Proving Tough Political Opponents

Date : 04/15/1990

Clip Length : 00:03:31

The number of women entering politics has increased dramatically in the last decade. NBC's Andrea Mitchell examines several candidates, how they are playing political hardball, and why female candidates in general are gaining more acceptance.

Women Candidates Proving Tough Political Opponents
History of U.S. Political Party Names and Mascots

Date : 08/31/1956

Clip Length : 00:07:10

Philologist Dr. Joseph B. Shipley explains the meanings of the words "democrat" and "democratic" as they relate to the U.S. political system, as well as the origins of the Republican and Democratic party names and their related symbols, the elephant and the donkey.

History of U.S. Political Party Names and Mascots
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Puts Exit Polls and Midterm Elections in Perspective

Date : 11/05/2002

Clip Length : 00:03:43

During the 2002 midterm elections, Voter News Service, or VNS, announces that it's not satisfied with the accuracy of its polling data and will not provide exit poll results. The result is that the media and public will not have access to instant data on the election and the requisite projections of winners. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin puts this all into context, saying the lack of information is much like elections of years ago.

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Puts Exit Polls and Midterm Elections in Perspective
Campaign Fundraising Now a Year-Round Activity

Date : 08/19/1983

Clip Length : 00:03:27

Campaign spending isn't a seasonal activity any more. It goes on year round. NBC's Lisa Myers looks at one reason why: many Congressional campaigns need to raise money not for the upcoming election, but to pay off debts from the previous one.

Campaign Fundraising Now a Year-Round Activity
President Ford Urges Voters to Turn Out for 1974 Midterm Elections

Date : 11/04/1974

Clip Length : 00:01:59

On the night before the 1974 midterm election, President Gerald Ford makes an address from the Rose Garden urging Americans to vote regardless of which candidate they support.

President Ford Urges Voters to Turn Out for 1974 Midterm Elections

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