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The future of the GOP isn't about DeSantis or Youngkin

A year after Donald Trump left the White House and with the 2022 midterms looming, much of the Republican Party has its sights on what, and who, comes next. Though Trump is still very much in the picture -- his recent rally in Arizona had strong back-on-the-campaign-trail vibes -- two Republican governors (and the states they represent) have emerged as possible answers to these GOP questions: Virginia's Glenn Youngkin and Florida's Ron DeSantis.

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House Democrats lean into January 6-focused strategy ahead of midterms

House Democrats' campaign arm is leaning into a strategy of linking Republicans to the January 6 insurrection amid the one-year anniversary of the US Capitol riot, even as some in the Democratic Party debate how much to talk about the deadly attack on the campaign trail.

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Florida was once the perennial swing state. 2022 may prove how red it has become

Four years ago, Republicans and Democrats in Florida were similarly optimistic about their chances of winning the governor's mansion and a toss-up race for a US Senate seat during the 2018 midterms. The results of those races -- razor-thin victories for Republicans in both contests -- devastated Democrats but nevertheless seemed to reenforce Florida's status as a purple state.

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'A 50-50 Senate sucks': Dejected Dems fret over agenda failure

Anger is growing in Democratic ranks over the failure to get President Joe Biden's sweeping agenda through this year despite unified control of Congress, with their party already bracing for what could be a brutal Election Day in next November's midterms.

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Analysis: Why the 2022 midterms look like the opposite of 2018

What a difference four years makes in politics. At this point in 2017, Democrats were about to pull off a stunning Senate win against a very flawed opponent in the deeply red state of Alabama. It was one of many indications that Democrats were on their way to a big 2018 victory.

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Analysis: History says Biden and Democrats probably won't recover by the midterms

President Joe Biden's approval rating is at its lowest point since he took office. His approval rating has slid into the low 40s this month. And while the President has plenty of time to recover before his potential reelection in 2024, history suggests that his chances of becoming popular and Democrats gaining ground by the midterms in 2022 are small.

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Trump allies are pushing for 'stay away' strategy in some 2022 races

Donald Trump is expected to maintain a prolific schedule of campaign rallies to boost Republicans in next year's midterms. But on the heels of Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin's victory in Virginia -- accomplished without a single Trump cameo -- some of the former President's aides and allies warn there could be parts of the country where he may now be encouraged to keep his distance.

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Cillizza: Democrats should start panicking about 2022

A decisive Republican win in Virginia and an unexpected squeaker in New Jersey has the GOP cheering its off-year successes ... but is this a precursor to what will happen in the 2022 midterms? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza unpacks the Virginia exit polls and what this means for the Democratic party moving forward.

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