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RNC Sets New Fundraising Records, Almost Tripling DNC Donations in July

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/21/2019 at 3:00pm

According to the Republican National Committee, July was another banner fundraising month, making July their “best off-cycle July in party history.”

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Republicans Lining Up to Run Against Ocasio-Cortez

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00am 8/19/2019 at 11:00am
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Legal Insurrection has blogged a few times these past two years that Democrats have quietly discussed plans to find someone to primary Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

Republicans have also jumped on the idea. At least seven have filed to run against Ocasio-Cortez in the Democrat-heavy 14th Congressional district.

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Will Vote for Kavanaugh Cost Susan Collins Her Senate Seat?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/18/2019 at 6:00pm
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Sen. Susan Collins (R) is seeking reelection in 2020, but there are some growing signs that it will not be an easy bid for the centrist Maine lawmaker.  Collins’ waffling during the confirmation hearings of Justice Brett Kavanaugh won her few (if any) friends or admirers on either...

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Rumors Swirl Former Trump Aide Corey Lewandowski Will Run for Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/15/2019 at 5:00pm
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Rumors have started to float around that Corey Lewandowski, a former campaign manager to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, plans to run for the Senate in New Hampshire.

Those rumors gained fuel after news came out that Lewandowski will join Trump in New Hampshire on Thursday.

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Will Hickenlooper End Presidential Campaign to Run for the Senate?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/14/2019 at 3:00pm
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Another one bites the dust? The 2020 Democratic presidential field may lose another person.

The New York Times reported that Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has started to consider dropping out of the race to challenge Republican Se. Cory Gardner in 2020.

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Is Calling Democrats ‘Clowns’ the New White Supremacist Slur?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/7/2019 at 3:00pm
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Everything is a white supremacist slur!

Dan McCready, the Democrat running for North Carolina’s 9th District House seat, suggested that his Republican opponent Dan Bishop used a white supremacist slur when his ad called Democrats clowns after he shared a Daily Kos article trying to push “an obscure alt-right meme.”

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Democratic Socialists of America will not endorse a presidential candidate if Bernie doesn’t get Dem nomination

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 7:30pm 8/4/2019 at 7:30pm
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The Democratic Socialists of America provide considerable energy for Democrat candidates. The label Democratic Socialist is embraced by Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, among others.

The DSA just held its annual conference, and it was pretty much what you would expect when 1000 socialists got together — it devolved at times...

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Poll: Trump More Popular than Nancy Pelosi and the “Squad”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/4/2019 at 6:00pm

Congress has long had an abysmal approval rating, and that has long included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).  We’ve written here at LI about the poor approval rating carried by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).  In March, Kemberlee blogged that even in New York, President Trump’s approval rating is higher than Ocasio-Cortez’s.

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Rep. Will Hurd Will Not Seek Re-Election

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 2, 2019 at 7:00am 8/2/2019 at 7:00am
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Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd announced Thursday night that he will not seek re-election, making Hurd the sixth Republican to announce retirement in a matter of weeks.

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The Highlights: Democrat Debate Night 2

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 7:30pm 7/31/2019 at 7:30pm
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Tonight, the second heat of Democrat presidential contenders squared off in Detroit in a debate hosted by CNN.

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Fmr. Dem Senators: “Without Rural Voters, Democrats Will Flatline in 2020”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/30/2019 at 3:00pm
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In April, former Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) launched the One Country Project. They developed this project as an effort to help Democrats win back the Senate and White House in 2020.  The focus of the project is on rural America and its “forgotten” voters who turned out...

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DCCC Loses Six Top Aides After Expose on Anger Over Lack of Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 11:00am 7/30/2019 at 11:00am
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Politico has exposed the chaos within the Democratic Congressional Committee (DCCC) over the lack of diversity within the leadership ranks. Many members from the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus have expressed frustration with Chairwoman Cheri Bustos.

Now the DCCC, the primary fundraising arm for Democrats in Congress, has lost six of...

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MSNBC Guest Says Trump Presidency Could Lead to Civil War

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 9:00am 7/30/2019 at 9:00am
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A senior adviser for MoveOn.org named Karine Jean-Pierre warned that President Donald  Trump’s presidency could lead to a civil war during an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Monday.

Is this an example of the incitement of violence the left loves to lecture about to the public?

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Uproar in DCCC Over Lack of Diversity Within Its Leadership Team

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 29, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/29/2019 at 3:00pm
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Politico reported Monday morning that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), “the party’s main election organ,” has delved into chaos as Democratic lawmakers and staff demand changes to address the lack of diversity.

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Dem Super PAC Launching Deceptive Ad Campaign Designed to Look Like Local News

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 8:00pm 7/27/2019 at 8:00pm
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It doesn’t get much more seedy and cynical than this.  The Democrat Super PAC Priorities USA is pouring millions into key battleground states to create political ads that look and sound like local news.

The goal is to convince voters in the selected states—Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Wisconsin—that the Trump economy is...

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The investigators need to be investigated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 9:30pm 7/25/2019 at 9:30pm
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My initial reaction to Robert Mueller’s congressional appearance was one of pity. He was a pathetic character on the stage, seemingly bewildered at times, mentally frail, and vulnerable as a witness.

What a way to end a career and to be remembered by friend and foe alike.

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Wendy Davis Will Run for U.S. House Against Rep. Chip Roy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/22/2019 at 1:00pm
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Former Texas state senator Wendy Davis has continued her campaign to remain relevant. She announced on Monday her candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives and challenge Republican Rep. Chip Roy.

Davis shot into the national limelight a few years ago when she filibustered for 13 hours against a pro-life measure in...

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