Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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Ohio, Kansas primary results still up in the air

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/08/18, 01:56 pm

It’s still three months until midterm elections will decide the balance of power in Congress, but Tuesday’s tight primary races and a special election in Ohio could indicate a tough road ahead for candidates.

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Another primary day tests parties’ strengths

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/07/18, 01:25 pm

Four states hold primaries Tuesday, and a bellwether special election in Ohio will help determine whether Democrats take back control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections. In Ohio, Democrats hope to flip Republican Rep. Pat Tiberi’s House seat and break a 30-year dry streak in that district. Tiberi resigned in January to take a job in Ohio after expressing frustrations with Republicans in Washington. Polls have shown the lead between the candidates flip-flopping between Democratic Franklin County Recorder Danny O’Connor and Republican state Sen.

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Trump denies Russia meeting broke laws

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/06/18, 01:21 pm

President Donald Trump admitted Sunday his son met with Russians in 2016 to get negative information on political opponents but claimed it was legal. Trump tweeted Sunday: “This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal … and it went nowhere. I did not know about it!” The Trump team has provided a series of conflicting explanations for the June 2016 meeting.

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