Daily Beast: Georgia House Race to Replace Tom Price Headed to June Runoff

April 19, 2017

By: Patricia Murphy  Donald Trump’s name may not have been on the ballot in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Tuesday night, but the special election to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in Congress was all about Donald Trump. Democrat Jon Ossoff, whose campaign was fueled locally and nationally by anti-Trump anger, finished first […]

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Tiffany Muller: Voters, not Big Money, should be heard on April 18

April 14, 2017

This Tuesday, Georgians in the 6th Congressional District will head to the polls in one of the most high-profile House races in recent history. Although 18 candidates are running, the race has evolved into a clear struggle between two distinct sides: the grassroots versus the corporate special interests. On one side, the grassroots have enthusiastically […]

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Politico Campaign Pro: Across The Map

April 14, 2017

By: Daniel Strauss & Elena Schneider ACROSS THE MAP — Quick takes from across the country: SENATE Endorsements: End Citizens United backed three Democratic incumbents: Tammy Baldwin (Wis.), Sherrod Brown (Ohio) and Jon Tester (Mont.). Maine: GOP Gov. Paul LePage “said Thursday he is ‘strongly considering’ running against Sen. Angus King in 2018 and that […]

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Cleveland.com: Ohio Politics Roundup

April 13, 2017

By: Mary Kilpatrick Brown cashes in: “U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s campaign flexed its financial muscle Wednesday, announcing it raised an impressive $2.4 million in the first three months of 2017,” cleveland.com reporter Jeremy Pelzer writes. “The sizable haul, the most Brown has ever raised in an election off-year quarter, is almost double the $1.35 million […]

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Roll Call: Liberal PAC Makes First Senate Endorsements of 2018

April 13, 2017

By: Simone Pathe Three Democratic senators from states carried by President Donald Trump last fall have earned the backing of an influential liberal political action committee. End Citizens United announced its support Thursday for the re-election campaigns of Sens. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Jon Tester of Montana, in its first endorsements of the 2018 cycle.  […]

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The Carolinian: Protests against Gorsuch and Confirmation

April 12, 2017

By: Maryam Mohamed Democrats are very reluctant to approve Gorsuch due to his extremely conservative ideology. “We believe that, what Republicans did to Merrick Garland was worse than a filibuster,” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said. However, not all party leaders are opposed to Gorsuch’s nomination. Republican Senator of Nevada Dean Heller, believes that Gorsuch […]

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Politico: Morning Score, Special Election Update

April 11, 2017

By: Kevin Robillard — DCCC launches radio ads, mail to boost Georgia turnout efforts: “The get-out-the-vote effort includes a six figure ad buy on seven Atlanta-based radio stations, including digital ads on their websites and on streaming services, and a five-figure buy on Pandora. The money aims to boost African-American turnout, which has averaged about 7 […]

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McClatchy: Democrats make last-minute pitch in big Georgia race

April 10, 2017

By: Alex Roarty A Democratic group is launching a new ad designed to help turn out the vote for Jon Ossoff, the marquee Democratic candidate in a Georgia special election that has captured nationwide attention as the nation’s first bellwether race since President Donald Trump took office. The ad, from End Citizens United, emphasizes Ossoff’s […]

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