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  • Trump Endorses Mitt Romney for Senate: has my full support and endorsement!

    02/19/2018 6:52:20 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 236 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 19, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    @MittRomney has announced he is running for the Senate from the wonderful State of Utah. He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @OrrinHatch, and has my full support and endorsement! 9:21 PM - 19 Feb 2018
  • Mitt Romney to announce Senate run Thursday on social media

    02/14/2018 6:49:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 107 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 14, 2018 | David M. Drucker
    Mitt Romney will launch his Utah Senate campaign Thursday morning with a low key announcement on social media, and will make his first public appearance a day later near Salt Lake City with a keynote address to a gathering of grassroots Republicans.
  • 7 Reasons Mitt Romney Should Run For Senate In Utah

    11/04/2017 4:30:28 PM PDT · by Mafe · 46 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 3, 2017 | Tom Joyce
    After 42 years, it is time Utah changes up senators. When incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch was elected to his seventh term in 2012, he vowed it would be his last. Recently, however, the 83-year-old told KUTV he will run again—unless his friend Mitt Romney calls him and says he would like to run. Then Hatch would step aside. Here are seven reasons Romney should take Hatch up on that offer. 1. Gives Utah Time to Find a Long-term Solution According to The Salt Lake Tribune, 75 percent of voters said Hatch should not run again. By 2024, he would be...
  • Handel defeats Ossoff to win Georgia 6th District

    06/20/2017 7:11:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 233 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | June 20, 2017 | Greg Bluestein
    Republican Karen Handel staved off a furious challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff on Tuesday in a race to represent a suburban Atlanta seat in Congress, as the GOP and President Donald Trump avoided an embarrassing defeat in the most expensive U.S. House contest in history. A former Georgia secretary of state, Handel emphasized her experience and roots in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District to defeat Ossoff and keep a seat that’s long been held by Republicans in GOP hands. She becomes Georgia’s first female Republican member of the U.S. House.....
  • Heh: Georgia Democrat Shrugs Off Not Even Living in the District He Wants to Represent

    04/18/2017 11:23:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 18, 2017 | Guy Benson
    A quick follow-up to our post this morning, featuring liberal 30-year-old Congressional wannabe Jon Ossoff's rocky interview on CNN today, in which he was pressed on the fact that he doesn't even live inside the district he wants to represent. No big deal, he says, explaining that he's supporting his girlfriend's medical education by residing 'down the road:' It's not an altogether terrible answer, although I'm not sure 'I'm living outside of the district to be with my girlfriend of 12 years' is an especially resonant explanation for suburban Georgians who may view him as under-experienced and too liberal.  He also refers to his...
  • Ossoff Unable to Vote for Himself as GA-06 Polls Open

    04/18/2017 7:20:44 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 51 replies
    National Review ^ | 04.18.17 | by ALEXANDRA DESANCTIS
    On CNN this morning, Jon Ossoff – the Democratic frontrunner in the special election to replace Rep. Tom Price in Georgia’s sixth congressional district — was confronted with an amusing question: How does he feel about the fact that he can’t vote for himself today? This, of course, is because Ossoff is not a resident of the district he hopes to represent in Congress after today’s election. Ossoff quickly explained that he lives “down the street” from the district so that he can support his girlfriend while she finishes medical school. He noted that he grew up in the district...
  • VANITY: ClintonEmail.com still up. Hillary email bounces. Huma's does not. Say "Hello" to Huma!

    04/08/2016 6:32:41 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    ClintonEmail.com ^ | 04/08/2016 | E. Pluribus Unum
    I sent an email to hillary@clintonemail.com and it bounced back, but huma@clintonemail.com is a good address. My message to Huma was: SUBJECT: Hillary for Prison 2016 BODY: Mrs. Weiner, I think it would be really sweet if you and Cankles could have adjoining cells at Leavenwort
  • Sneed exclusive: Obamas want to live in New York, not Chicago

    03/13/2015 7:29:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 147 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 12, 2015 | Michael Sneed
    Sneed exclusive . . . New York is where they’d rather be. So let’s cut to the chase. Sneed is told by impeccable sources that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, want to live in New York when they leave the White House. “They want New York, plain and simple,” said a top Sneed source who asked to remain anonymous — but has a relationship with the Obamas. “It’s not an unusual decision,” added the source. “The Clintons moved to New York after Bill Clinton left the presidency. It’s a happening place.” “They love the vibe in New York...
  • Michelle Nunn: A Consultant’s Golem Coming for the Jews

    07/29/2014 2:11:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    Red State ^ | July 29, 2014 | Erick Erickson
    A golem is a being of inanimate material magically given anthropomorphic abilities. Back when I was a political consultant I would tell candidates that they were lumps of clay to be molded. In a memo discovered by National Review, Michelle Nunn has all the makings of not being her own woman, but rather being a consultant’s golem. Not only a golem, but one whose organization is related to funding for Hamas and now wants Jews to fund her political ambition. The campaign email is filled with great stereotypes. Nunn’s campaign wants gays, Asians, and Jews to fund it, but wants...
  • Editorial: We recommend Bush in GOP race for land commissioner ("minimally experienced")

    02/13/2014 6:38:29 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 41 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 2/11/14 | Editorial Board
    As Texas land commissioner, Jerry Patterson was a staunchly conservative, hard-charging powerhouse. We didn’t always agree with him, but he commanded respect. Too bad, now that he’s running for lieutenant governor, the GOP primary doesn’t boast a candidate of similar caliber. Voters must choose between the minimally experienced George P. Bush and his tea party opponent, David Watts. In this race, Bush is the better choice. The 37-year-old energy consultant no doubt benefits from his family’s political dynasty. But Bush told us that, while he respects his family, his persuasiveness on the campaign trail is what will sway voters toward...
  • George P. Bush stumps in Valley, says Abbott’s comments ‘taken out of context’

    02/13/2014 5:53:46 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    The Monitor ^ | 2/12/14 | Karen Antonacci
    HIDALGO — George P. Bush began his four-minute speech to an audience of 40 in Spanish. Looking around the three-quarters full room at the Hidalgo Chamber Wednesday afternoon, the Republican primary candidate for Texas Land Commissioner said he wanted support from Democrats. He emphasized that he is proud of his “Spanish heritage.” Bush, 38, is the nephew of former U.S. President George W. Bush and the son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush. His mother is Columba Bush, who was born in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. When asked how his non-Hispanic and famous surname would affect his chances with...
  • George P. Bush running: Return of a Texas dynasty? (Flashback)

    02/13/2014 5:57:46 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    Christian Science Monitor AP ^ | 3/13/14 | Will Weissert
    George P. Bush running for Texas land commissioner? Will George P. Bush, the grandson of George H. Bush, continue the political dynasty? George Prescott Bush filed the official paperwork Tuesday to run for Texas land commissioner next year, hoping to use a little-known but powerful post to continue his family's political dynasty in one of the country's most-conservative states. A Spanish-speaking attorney and consultant based in Fort Worth, Bush is considered a rising star among conservative Hispanics, and his political pedigree is hard to match. He is the grandson of former PresidentGeorge H.W. Bush, the nephew of former President George...
  • George P. Bush: “My message to dreamers is to keep dreaming” (Flashback)

    02/13/2014 6:13:44 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    Voxxi News ^ | 10/22/12 | Toni Belchi
    For George P. Bush, the nephew of the former U.S. President, George W. Bush, the Latino vote “has a critical importance in the national election, specifically in states like Florida, Nevada and Colorado,” and he has a message for the dreamers, “keep dreaming” to reach U.S. citizenship. -snip- VOXXI: What does Spanish language represent for you? You father, former governor of Florida, Jeb Bush, speaks Spanish very well. And you? George P. Bush: (In Spanish) More or less. I have to practice (Spanish) in Texas. English is the first language everywhere but I’m proud of my Hispanic heritage. When I...
  • Judd still looking to move back to Kentucky for race in the future, Democratic advisor says

    04/11/2013 2:28:29 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 14 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 4/10/2013 | Nick Storm
    In what was probably the most reported on tweet in political history since the Anthony Weiner scandal, actress Ashley Judd’s run against U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell was put on hold in 140 characters. The brief media frenzy that ensued before she ended speculation could all come back to the commonwealth. Jonathan Miller, the former two-term state treasurer and one-time gubernatorial and congressional candidate, told Pure Politics that Judd might move back to her old Kentucky home. “I do really think she’s thinking about moving back to Kentucky permanently,” Miller said in an in-studio interview with Pure Politics. Miller said Judd...
  • Jennifer Granholm: God Shut Down Republican Convention

    08/26/2012 10:47:02 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 55 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/26/12 | John Nolte
    This is a real howler coming from a woman replaced by a Republican after her failed policies rained as much misery on the State of Michigan as any hurricane. But let's talk about the real issues, and that's the media. If some obscure, no-name Republican City Councilman in some unincorporated small Southern town tweeted these exact words out after President Obama's convention was delayed by a hurricane, right now it would be the lead on Politico, Andrea Mitchell's wig hair would be on fire, Michael Steele and Joe Scarborough would've called a joint press
  • Breaking : Ex-Sen. Bob Kerrey to run for his former Nebraska seat

    02/29/2012 11:39:08 AM PST · by sunmars · 75 replies · 56+ views
    OMAHA, Neb. — Former Sen. Bob Kerrey is reversing course and says he’ll seek the Democratic nomination for the Nebraska seat he once held. Kerrey’s announcement Wednesday comes just weeks after he publicly rejected a run to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson. It’s also just two days before Nebraska’s candidate filing deadline. The 1992 presidential candidate and former Nebraska governor previously said not running was in his family’s best interest. Kerrey’s announcement gives new hope to national Democrats desperate to stop Republicans from netting four Senate seats this fall and regaining control of the chamber. But it’s also sure...
  • Mitt Romney drops bombshell from his past

    11/22/2011 8:07:53 AM PST · by dragonblustar · 113 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Nov 21, 2012 | Chris Moody
    Via ABC News' Michael Falcone, who got his hands on an interview with Mitt Romney in a forthcoming issue of People magazine:
  • Tea Partier challenges Boehner for House seat

    09/17/2011 11:11:41 AM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 238 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | September 17, 2011 1:35 PM | Staff
    CBS/AP) CINCINNATI — A tea party activist is challenging U.S. House Speaker John Boehner in the 2012 Republican primary. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that David Lewis announced his candidacy on Friday. Lewis, 26, is the father of a 2-year-old girl, and says he plans to run on a single issue — Boehner's support of a federal budget that includes funding for Planned Parenthood, which he calls "the largest killer of unborn babies in America." Lewis told the newspaper he plans to run graphic...
  • Tarryl Clark takes up residence in the MN 8th district.

    05/08/2011 12:30:52 PM PDT · by NorthStarStateConservative · 11 replies
    Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) ^ | 5/9/2011 | John Lundy
    Tarryl Clark, who tried to unseat Michele Bachmann from Congress in 2010, wants to take on Chip Cravaack in 2012. Clark told the News Tribune on Saturday that she is filing papers with the Federal Elections Commission to seek the Democratic nomination for the 8th District seat and will send an e-mail and video to supporters on Monday announcing her intentions. Clark and her husband, Doug, have purchased a condominium in Duluth where she will spend “a good chunk” of her time during the campaign, she said. They will maintain their residence in St. Cloud, Minn., where Doug Clark works....
  • Terry MacAuliffe Visits Ultra-Liberal Bates College

    03/19/2011 6:01:22 AM PDT · by bogeybob · 24 replies
    Lewiston Sun-Journal ^ | March 19, 2011 | Mark Laflamme
    The truth from McAuliffe's view is this: Democrats have worked tirelessly for decades to create jobs and reduce debt. Whenever the Republican Party takes over the White House, the opposite is true.