Cook Political Report Shifts Ratings on 6 US House Races, 5 Towards Democrats

cookpolitical.com/… Cook Political Report has shifted six US Houses, five in the direction of the Democratic candidates. A week ago Cook changed ratings on five Senate seats all in the direction of the Democratic candidate, and said the Democrats are now favored to take control of the upper house this fall. thehill.com/… Two weeks ago, the…

Trump backward-shifts blame by announcing US leaving WHO in yet another distraction

Donald Trump has said he is terminating the nation’s relationship with the World Health Organization. Trump, who has threatened to withhold funding from the organisation, says the US will redirect funds to other bodies. This announcement is within the tactical measures Trump has adopted for his reelection campaign, hoping to blame China for his inaction that…

Cook Political Report Shifts Kansas Senate Race to Lean Republican

cookpolitical.com/… With Secretary of State and former Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo declining to run for the Kansas Senate seat being vacated by Pat Roberts, Democrats may have their best chance to win in the Sunflower state since 1932. Cook’s Political Report has accordingly moved the race from likely Republican to lean Republican. With Pompeo not running,…

Republican Congressman Olson Will Not Seek Re-election in Texas CD-22; Cook Shifts Race to Tossup

http://www.chron.com/… http://www.texastribune.org/… Texas Republican Congressman Pete Olson who represents a rapidly changing district south and west of Houston will not run for reelection in 2020. The congressman from Surgarland,Texas said he wants to spend more time with his family. The district, which once elected former Republican leader Tom Delay, was once strongly conservative and Republican but elected…