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In American politics, the term swing state refers to any state ...

wikipedia - 10 Nov 2016
In American politics, the term swing state refers to any state that could reasonably be won by either the Democratic or Republican presidential candidate. These states are usually targeted by both major-party campaigns, especially in competitive elections. Meanwhile, the states that regularly lean to a single party are known as safe states, as it is generally assumed that one candidate has a base of support from which they can draw a sufficient share of the electorate.
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Trump plays consoler in chief in key swing state

Politico - 16 Oct 2018
LYNN HAVEN, Fla. — President Donald Trump may have found a new pastime he enjoys even more than campaign-style rallies: playing consoler in chief following major storms. On Monday, an upbeat Trump toured a Florida neighborhood wrecked by ...
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Not So Minnesota Nice: Midterm Fights Light Up Swing State

Daily Beast - 12 Oct 2018
Jason Lewis, a first-term Republican, are facing a closely divided electorate and a surge of Democratic energy in their re-election bids in suburban swing districts. Farther out state, national Democrats are defending open seats in rural districts that ...
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Early voting underway in swing-state Ohio

WANE - 10 Oct 2018
NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) - In-person voting has begun in swing-state Ohio for the Nov. 6 elections for governor, U.S. Senate, House seats and a host of other state and local offices and issues. Registration closed Tuesday, and county voting centers opened ...
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Andrew Gillum, a Florida Insider Running as a Progressive Outsider

New York Times - 18 Oct 2018
He may be elected the first black governor of the nation's largest swing state in November, as his race against former Representative Ron DeSantis, a Trump acolyte who just turned 40, emerges as a national proxy for the parties' dueling futures. Mr ...
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Swing State of Mind: What's up with voter registration?

The Post - 12 Oct 2018
The deadline to register to vote in Ohio was Tuesday, so hosts Maddie Capron and George Shillcock set out to see what voter registration looks like in Athens County and on Ohio University's campus. Debbie Quivey, the director of the Athens County Board ...
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Facebook ads for Kavanaugh confirmation targeting swing states

Center for Responsive Politics - 05 Oct 2018
After weeks of turmoil, the Senate is scheduled to vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday. A number of prominent groups have been spending heavily on Facebook advertisements supporting or opposing Kavanaugh's ...
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These are the tightest US Senate races in the midterms

CBS 8 San Diego - 18 Oct 2018
Nelson is currently the only Democrat in a Florida statewide-elected office. Scott is running for senator after two terms as Florida governor. Nelson first won this seat in 2000. Trump won Florida by 1.2 percent over Clinton, but nothing in this swing ...
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What One Pennsylvania County Reveals About Trump's Election

WBUR - 17 Oct 2018
Pennsylvania was a crucial swing state in the 2016 election. Within Pennsylvania, Luzerne County swung significantly for Donald Trump — despite voting for Democrats for decades. In his new book "The Forgotten," Ben Bradlee Jr. profiles a dozen Trump ...
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Sherrod Brown: 'Desperate' Sexual Assault Claims Won't Work

Roll Call - 18 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by 8 points in the quadrennial swing state in 2016. Still, Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates the race for Ohio's Senate seat Likely Democratic as Democrat Brown seeks a third term. On ...
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Swing State of Mind: Analyzing Ohio's Republican candidates

The Post - 05 Oct 2018
Hosts Maddie Capron and George Shillcock break down the key races on the ballot and discuss youth voting with Cole Neuhart, the political director of the Ohio University College Republicans. Neuhart, Capron and Shillcock discussed State Issue One, and ...
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Trump Targets Three Close Senate Races in Western States Swing

Bloomberg - 14 Oct 2018
The week's events will be in support of Republican Senate candidates, including state auditor Matt Rosendale, who's challenging Democratic incumbent Senator Jon Tester in Montana. Recent polls suggest Tester has a narrow lead in a state Trump won ...
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Trump campaign adds Wisconsin stop ahead of midterm elections

Washington Examiner - 17 Oct 2018
The latest rally is scheduled for Oct. 24 at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wis., the campaign announced in a statement. The event will mark his 17th in the swing state since launching his bid for the White House in 2015. Trump is expected to ...

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