Ohio's GOP Senate candidate has gone from annoying pipsqueak to annoying 'alt-right'-embracing pipsqueak.
Republican US Senate candidate Josh Mandel of Ohio today embraced two men labeled by the Anti-Defamation League as being leaders of a far right movement that traffics in conspiracy theories, such as the infamous “Pizzagate” theory that led to a DC pizza parlor shooting. Mandel was the Republican challenger to Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown […]
Party loyalty in politics is nothing new. The fact is, most people who vote for Democrats and Republicans are “party” people. Meaning it doesn’t much matter what positions an individual candidate or office holder has on issues. Voters walk into a booth, look at the party and vote for the Republican or the Democrat. Show More Summary
(AP) — Missouri Republicans are coalescing around Attorney General Josh Hawley as their favored candidate to challenge veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2018, which would set up a marquee contest between a wily incumbent...Show More Summary
If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take over the post amid ongoing investigations into contacts between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. Continue reading ? The post Trump to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman as U.S. ambassador to Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take … Click to Continue »
She could be the first transgender person elected to state office in Virginia.
New Jersey governor, and former GOP presidential candidate, Chris Christie said today that “it’s probably against the law” for a political campaign to receive opposition research from a foreign country. Christie did caveat his comments, first reported by the Associated Press, by saying that there’s no evidence as of yet that the Trump campaign received […]
The religious right, with a big boost from President Donald Trump, is close to effectively ending a 63-year-old law banning churches from endorsing or opposing political candidates. House Republicans have … Click to Continue »
Surveying the crowd of Democratic congressional candidates hoping to unseat Orange County’s four GOP incumbents – already 16 – county Republican Party Chairman Fred Whitaker can hardly contain his glee. “All the Republicans are unified behind one candidate in each of these races and the Democrats have divided loyalties to candidates who have no name […]
(AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Bob Krist says he plans to leave the Republican Party and run against GOP Gov. Pete Ricketts next year as a third-party candidate. Nebraska law requires independent candidates running for governor to gather...Show More Summary
State Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha says he plans to leave the Republican Party and challenge GOP Gov. Pete Ricketts as a third-party candidate. Krist told the Omaha World-Herald (http://bit.ly/2trL7t9 … Click to Continue »
Michael Steele, unencumbered by actually working for the Republican Party or even, you know, a Republican candidate, took the peel off the Republican Party on MSNBC this morning. MICHAEL STEELE:...I’ve said it now for six months, the...Show More Summary
Seth Maney says his sexual orientation is no big deal, irrelevant to job.
Still reeling from Trump’s election, a prominent technologist is taking a page from the powerful donors, the Koch brothers, who remade state politics by recruiting and funding a new generation of GOP candidates. Sam Altman, president of the prominent Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator, announced Wednesday that he would spend from his personal fortune […]
An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump who narrowly lost a bid to be Virginia's GOP candidate for governor is now running for the U.S. Senate. Corey Stewart announced his … Click to Continue »
The GOP candidate for Va. governor is proposing a plan for the state’s opioid crisis.
The Latest on the registration period for Louisiana's Oct. 14 elections (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The three announced Republican candidates vying to be Louisiana's state treasurer have signed up … Click to Continue »
Seven Republicans vying for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions attended a candidate forum in Montgomery yesterday. AL.com reports: Luther Strange, appointed by former Gov. Robert Bentley to fill the seat until the special election, said Alabama needs a strong supporter of the Trump administration in Washington. Show More Summary
A journalist turned publicist, an Azerbaijani pop singer, a Kremlin-linked lawyer and a GOP presidential candidate's son. The connections of campaign 2016.