Mobilizing black voters
The U.S. state of Wisconsin is considered to be a so-called swing state.
In the 2016 Presidential elections, Republican candidate Donald Trump triumphed, only for voters to switch to Democratic candidate Joe Biden in 2020, albeit by a narrow margin.
One group that is expected to hold a key v...
The clash of political rhetoric
Ahead of the Midterms, political rhetoric is heating up across the country.
New Hampshire’s Republican Governor Chris Sununu has called on President Biden to apologize after he described part of the GOP as ‘semi-fascist’ at a fundraiser in August.
President Biden, a Democrat, was referring to...
The American farmers
One race that could be close is the U.S. Senate seat battle in Ohio between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance.
And although pollsters say abortion, healthcare and the cost of living are the key issues for Ohio voters, there is a key voice that politicians there will be hoping to attra...
Yes, Salvery is on the ballot
It’s been 157 years since slavery was outlawed in America.
But slavery in the form of "involuntary servitude" is back on the ballot in five U.S. states this election season.
Proponents of the measures argue prison inmates continue to be treated like property, like slaves, today and they want t...
Why millions can't vote in America?
Most states ban people with felony convictions from voting in America. This year, that means about 2% of the voting age population in the U.S. - 4.6 million Americans - will be unable to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, according to a report by The Sentencing Project, a nonprofit that advo...
How culture wars impact education
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many parents to become more engaged in their kids' education. Many got a closer view of what their children were learning or not.
In some cases, fueling a parental outrage over closed schools, COVID-19 safety protocols, and school districts' handling of race and gen...
Is Trump a factor in U.S. midterms?
The U.S. House Committee investigating the January 6th 2021 assault on the Capitol voted unanimously to subpoena former President Donald Trump.
This comes just weeks before the U.S. midterm elections. Analyst Douglass Sloan explains if Trump will have any impact on the votes.
The "woke" culture
The term woke is everywhere in public life in the U.S.
What was once a word to describe progressive activism for civil rights is now used derisively by the right to stymie attempts to address racial injustice and gender rights.
So, what is wokeness and why is it so polarizing in the U.S.? CGTN’...
Economy and unemployment concerns
Long known for its nightlife and casinos, the state of Nevada has sought to diversify its economy following the Covid-19 pandemic, which caused a significant rise in unemployment that it is still recovering from.
CGTN’s Mark Niu reports from Las Vegas.
Voter intimidation is growing
Millions of Americans will take part in the upcoming midterm elections, which will mark the halfway point of the Joe Biden presidency.
While voting is a common practice in the United States, it has lately caused a great deal of apprehension for those wanting to exercise their constitutional righ...
What Floridans care about
The midterm elections are approaching for the densely populated state of Florida and among the key topics for the governor race is the absence of affordable housing, which has left many homeless.
With inflation running rampant across the U.S., the housing rental market has caused major price hik...
How inflation is hurting American voters
The New Hampshire midterm elections are upcoming and for many voters, their main concern is curbing the rampant inflation that has made the cost of living soar in this northeastern state.
CGTN’s Caroline Malone reports from Concord.
Why Pennsylvania is important
The U.S. midterm elections take place nearly two years after former president Donald Trump allegedly orchestrated an attempted coup d'etat to stay in office, claiming he had won rather lost his bid for a second term.
And for many, the midterms have become as much a referendum on election integri...
Threats of violence during elections
With a little over a week to go until the midterm elections, the U.S. government is warning of a “heightened threat” of domestic violence against candidates. It follows an attack on the husband of the Speaker of the House.
In the meantime, last-minute campaigning has not stopped as Democrats scr...