Donald Trump performs for . . . Donald Trump

Donald Trump performs for .  .  .  Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s allies say the former president, who lost in 2020, will announce as early as next week that he is running for the White House again in 2024. If you doubt that, Mr. Trump is already taunting his fellow Republicans and potential rivals before Tuesday’s midterm elections. Mr. Trump held a rally Saturday in … Read more

Lee Zeldin’s New York Republicans Party Like It’s 1994

Lee Zeldin’s New York Republicans Party Like It’s 1994

Success can lead to overconfidence, if not arrogance, and political success is no exception. If Republican Lee Zeldin wins his race for New York governor against incumbent Kathy Hochul, it could be the biggest upset of 2022, and left-leaning Democratic incumbents will have only themselves to blame. So dominant are Democrats in the Empire State … Read more

In the midterms, Democrats occupy the left side of denial

In the midterms, Democrats occupy the left side of denial

Two forms of denial are on the ballot in next week’s midterm elections. Democrats are hoping that historic denial — a disturbingly large number of Republican candidates refusing to acknowledge the legitimacy of the 2020 election results — will sway enough voters to back away from the GOP at least to strip it of a … Read more

Why NYC Democrats are Backing Republican Lee Zeldin for Governor

Why NYC Democrats are Backing Republican Lee Zeldin for Governor

A Democratic candidate for New York State Governor cannot be elected without the support of New York City’s vast number of Democratic voters. But if you look around Gotham, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single political sign supporting Governor Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate in next week’s election. Meanwhile, signs for Republican candidate Lee … Read more

Lee Zeldin visits Kathy Hochul Country

Lee Zeldin visits Kathy Hochul Country

Kenmore, NY This Erie County village of 15,000, just north of Buffalo, is perfectly situated in Kathy Hochul country. New York’s Democratic governor was born in Buffalo and represented the area in Congress before becoming lieutenant governor in 2013. A young Republican operative tells me that Democrats have “a 2-to-1 enrollment advantage” in Kenmore, but … Read more

Down to the Wire in Arizona’s midterm elections

Down to the Wire in Arizona’s midterm elections

Read the latest on the state’s races from The Wall Street Journal Opinion pages.

Kari Lake Turns Burglary Into a Kentucky-Fried Campaign Prank

Kari Lake Turns Burglary Into a Kentucky-Fried Campaign Prank

Kari Lake called an “emergency press conference” on Thursday, but it turned out to be a prank on her opponent in the governor’s race and a continuation of the political theater that has defined her insurgent campaign. The GOP contender for Arizona governor gave no details and just three hours’ notice ahead of the presser. … Read more

Georgia’s Midterm Election: The Latest Opinions

Georgia’s Midterm Election: The Latest Opinions

Photo: Arvin Temkar/Zuma Press Early voting began last week in Georgia, whose election laws Democrats have labeled “Jim Crow 2.0.” Yet turnout at present has exceeded that of the 2018 midterms and the 2020 presidential election. What should the public expect from the state’s Senate and gubernatorial races next month? The Opinion pages of The … Read more

‘Fab Forties’ shooting leaves 1 man dead in East Sacramento – ABC10

‘Fab Forties’ shooting leaves 1 man dead in East Sacramento – ABC10

‘Fab Forties’ shooting leaves 1 man dead in East SacramentoABC10 Police: 1 dead in East Sacramento shooting near 39th and N streetsCBS News Man killed outside East Sacramento tennis club, marking city’s 49th homicide victimSacramento Bi One person dead after shooting in East SacramentoKTXL FOX 40 Sacramento See full coverage on Google News

The Democrats are chasing the memory hole

The Democrats are chasing the memory hole

Rarely do candidates admit that they have changed their minds about extreme views they once held. More often they ignore what they previously said as if they have always had reasonable opinions. What’s unusual about this election cycle is how many high-profile Democrats—even in this era of video and social media archives—argue that Republicans are … Read more