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Ben Kamisar

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Past articles by Ben:

'Boy Meets World' actor Ben Savage to run for Congress

Savage, who starred in the 1990s sitcom, wants to fill the seat being vacated by California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff. → Read More

Herschel Walker closed 2022 with $5 million despite losing bid

Georgia Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker closed the year — after his November general election and December runoff — with more than $5 million in cash → Read More

Democrats have doubled GOP spending on Georgia runoff ads

On television, radio and online, Democrats supporting Warnock have spent twice as much as Republicans have for Walker. → Read More

Lake hits Arizona airwaves with multi-million dollar ad buy

With Lake on the air, there are still a handful of gubernatorial nominees who have not run television ads since their primaries. → Read More

Enthusiasm for upcoming midterms is at all-time high, NBC News poll shows

A recent NBC News poll finds 64% of voters who sy they are very interested in the midterm elections, suggesting the prospect of sky-high turnout in November. → Read More

GOP loyalty to Trump over party dips to new low in NBC poll

Just a third of registered Republican voters call themselves a supporter of Trump over the Republican Party. → Read More

VP Harris attacks ‘activist court,' says the loss of rights post-Roe has led to ‘suffering’

In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Meet the Press, the vice president says court took away an “established right” on abortion. → Read More

Persuadable voters are breaking for the Democrats, NBC News poll finds

First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter. → Read More

Trump’s grip on GOP tightens as legal troubles mount

Trump’s revenge tour reaches high point with Rep. Liz Cheney’s, R-Wyo., likely primary defeat tonight but it comes at a time with more potential trouble for him. → Read More

Ex-Sen. Alan Simpson appears in new ad backing Cheney

A new ad for Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney features former Republican Sen. Alan Simpson, a political icon in the state, backing Cheney's re-election. → Read More

Fewer Americans now say Trump is responsible for Jan. 6, NBC News poll finds

Just 45 percent of Americans now say Donald Trump is “solely” or “mainly” responsible for the rioters who overtook the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack. → Read More

Democrats can make midterms about the ‘angry moms,’ one party strategist argues

First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter. → Read More

The most popular — and unpopular — 2022 candidate qualities

First Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter. → Read More

Trump's influence on GOP in question ahead of Georgia rally

When Donald Trump travels to Georgia this Saturday for his latest rally, he’ll arrive in his weakest political position in months — within his own party. → Read More

Texas Republican drops re-election bid after admitting to affair

Rep. Van Taylor was slated to advance to a runoff after falling short of the 50 percent needed in Tuesday's primary. → Read More

GOP finds a consensus on Russia — criticizing Biden

In these hyper-polarized times, the new norm is for the political opposition to pounce on the incumbent president, no matter how real the criticism is. → Read More

The GOP’s midterm playbook: Flip the script on Covid

In Pennsylvania, a Republican Senate candidate bashes the federal government’s Covid response in TV ads. → Read More

Democrats face double-digit enthusiasm deficit ahead of midterms

First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter. → Read More

Poll numbers are pointing to a midterm shellacking for Democrats

Ten months out from the midterm elections, the numbers are pointing towards "shellacking" territory for President Biden and the Democrats in our Midterm Meter. → Read More

House Republicans used to police their own members, now it's anything goes

Just 10 months removed from Jan. 6, there is no collective political decency on Capitol Hill — especially when one party can’t or won’t police its own members. → Read More