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John A. Tures

John A. Tures

John A. Tures is a professor of political science at LaGrange College. He has written for academic journals on international and domestic politics, as well as Yahoo News, Huffington Post, The Observer, MSN, Savannah Morning News. He has also been interviewed for television, radio and magazines in other countries, as well as the United States, such as NPR, Vice News, and WGN.

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U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) walks offstage at the Día De Muertos Camino al Mictlan festival at Freedom Park on Nov. 2, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Democratic candidates around the state attended Day of the Dead festivities in an effort to get out the vote ahead of the Nov. 8 general election. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

How Democrats won the West

By: - January 4, 2023

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s win in Nevada guaranteed that Democrats would retain control of the Senate after the 2022 midterm elections. It also confirmed the strength of the Democratic Party in the West. Since 1992, Democrats have flipped the region away from Republican control, a shift that began with the end of the Cold […]