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  • Bill Kristol building 'war machine' to challenge Trump in 2020 primary

    09/14/2018 2:49:06 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 134 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/14/18 | JOE CONCHA
    Conservative commentator and outspoken "Never Trump" critic Bill Kristol says he is building a "war machine" within the Republican party to challenge President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, according to CNBC. Kristol told the network that he's preparing "for a primary run against Trump," adding that Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is on his shortlist of possible candidates. Kasich was unsuccessful in his 2016 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, only managing to beat Trump in his home state. Kristol also said Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) are also being considered. “We are thinking of and...
  • Trump-backed Eddie Edwards wins N.H. GOP primary; would be state's first black congressman

    09/11/2018 11:12:59 PM PDT · by 4Liberty · 56 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sept 11, 2018 | Ass. Press writer
    A candidate endorsed by the Trump administration has won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat in New Hampshire, and he’d be the state’s first black congressman if elected in November. Eddie Edwards, of Dover, won a six-way race in Tuesday’s GOP primary for the 1st Congressional District. Edwards is a Navy veteran who also served as a police chief and as chief enforcement officer for the state liquor commission.
  • Trump wins again....McSally & Ducey win primary election in Arizona.

    08/28/2018 8:33:42 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 143 replies
    POTUS Trump endorsed candidates win in Arizona this evening. Republican, Martha McSally (Senate) & Republican, Doug Ducey (Governor) have easily won their primary races tonight. McSally will go on to be elected Senator from Arizona and, Ducey will be easily re-elected and maintain his Governor position. No Democrat "Blue Wave" in Arizona!!! Ducey will soon declare who he is appointing to serve the remainder of the Senate term of passed on, Senator John McCain. Hopefully he will appoint Ms. Kelli Ward to that assignment, rather then a McCain family member.
  • ***Live Updates*** Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma Hold Key Primaries (Mike Pence?)

    08/28/2018 8:06:23 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2018
    Big night for @MarthaMcSally in Arizona! Martha served our nation with distinction in the @usairforce & she will be a great addition to the US Senate helping enact the @realDonaldTrump agenda. Get out and support Martha in November! — Mike Pence (@mike_pence) August 29, 2018
  • Florida Primary Election Results: Ron DeSantis Wins

    08/28/2018 5:49:20 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 68 replies
    Failing NY Times ^ | 8/28/2018 | NY Slimes
    NY Times calls it for DeSantis
  • Trump having good night in Florida primary, Scott, DeSantis, Mast have massive leads.

    08/28/2018 4:38:08 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 229 replies
    Trump owns Florida Primary as Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis, Brian Mast are all winning big time.....Trump team wins big again. Republicans having a stellar evening tonight in Florida.
  • Republicans pitch themselves for Trump ally's seat after suspending his reelection campaign

    08/11/2018 2:44:28 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 11, 2018
    Two Republicans cast themselves as potential successors to embattled Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) after he announced he would suspend his reelection campaign Saturday while he faces insider trading charges. New York businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw both tweeted out their candidacies that same day. Paladino tweeted, “I’m all in! #NY27,” referring to the state's deeply red 27th Congressional District. Mychajliw tweeted that he too is “all in.”
  • How Donald Trump just keeps winning

    08/08/2018 4:00:39 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | 8 Aug 2018 | Chris Cillizza,
    Here's an amazing stat: In the last 14 contested Republican primaries where President Donald Trump has endorsed a candidate, his pick has won -- or is leading -- all 14 times. That's remarkable. (Hat tip to WaPo's James Hohmann for doing the math!) And it speaks to the fact that despite Trump's weak numbers among the general populace, he remains a massively powerful force within the GOP -- someone who can make and break candidacies with a single tweet. Take Tuesday night. Trump endorsed John James in Michigan's Republican Senate primary, Bill Schuette in the Michigan governor's race and Kris...
  • Kansas Primary Election Results, Kris Kobach With Slim Lead

    08/07/2018 11:08:47 PM PDT · by Conservative Gato · 100 replies
    MAGA Candidate Kris Kobach with a narrow lead with 12% to be counted in the Kansas Gubernatorial Republican Primary.
  • TRUMP DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS SUPPORT FOR COMBAT VET AND BUSINESSMAN JOHN JAMES

    08/06/2018 3:28:36 PM PDT · by MarMema · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/06/2018 | Henry Rodgers
    President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for U.S. Army combat veteran John James in Michigan’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate just over one week after fully endorsing him. Trump called James “a potential Republican Star” and hinted he would be the best candidate to take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow in the Nov. 6 general election. The tweet comes after Trump gave James his full endorsement in late July, telling voters to get out and vote Aug. 7. Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump John James is a potential Republican Star who has a Senate primary election tomorrow in...
  • President Trump gives "full & total endorsement" to Kobach for governor

    08/06/2018 9:51:28 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 20 replies
    WBIW Topeka ^ | 8/6/18 | Anon
    President Donald Trump has weighed in on the Kansas gubernatorial race. Just a day before Republican voters head to polls to pick their nominee for governor, Trump tweeted his support for Secretary of State Kris Kobach. Noting that Kobach was an early supporter of his, Trump called the GOP candidate “a fantastic guy who loves his State and our Country.” “(H)e will be a GREAT Governor and has my full & total Endorsement! Strong on Crime, Border & Military,” Trump continued.
  • Republican, Marsha Blackburn massively wins GOP TN U.S. Senate primary

    08/02/2018 5:58:37 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 99 replies
    Republican, Marsha Blackburn wins the U.S. Senate primary copying the recent Georgia wipe out of Democrats. The Republicans, across the board, are amassing hundreds of thousands of votes more then Democrats. The Democrat vote turn out was dismal to say the least. Marsha Blackburn will be elected the next Senator of Tennessee Texas, Florida, Georgia & now Tennessee will be "bright red" come election day in November, 2018.
  • Poll: McSally leads GOP primary, but trails Dem challenger

    08/02/2018 1:47:25 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 1, 2018 | Lisa Hagen
    Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) is the front-runner in Arizona’s heavily contested GOP Senate primary, but she still trails Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) in a hypothetical general election match-up, according to a new poll. A poll conducted by Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights (OHPI) has McSally ahead by 8 points over her toughest primary opponent, former state Sen. Kelli Ward (R), 35 percent to 27 percent. Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is far behind in third, with 15 percent. Twenty-three percent of voters remain undecided going into Arizona’s primary on Aug. 28.
  • Kelli Ward refuses to say whether she'd back Rep. Martha McSally as Arizona Senate primary nears

    07/29/2018 4:14:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 41 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | July, 25, 2018 | Dan Merica
    There is no love lost between state Sen. Kelli Ward and Rep. Martha McSally, the two top Arizona Republicans vying to represent the party in November's Senate election. But their race has grown so contentious roughly a month before Republican voters pick their nominee that Ward, who's challenging McSally from the right, is making the case that it would be "disingenuous" for her to support McSally should the sitting congresswoman win the nomination. Arizona is one of the few states where Democrats believe they are in a position to flip a Senate seat this fall. Arizona narrowly backed President Donald...
  • Cagle/Kemp Georgia Primary runoff election live feed.

    07/24/2018 4:39:44 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 55 replies
    Republican, Brian Kemp, (Trump/Pence endorsed) has lead over Republican, Casey Cagle with first election returns reports.
  • Trump-backed candidate wins Georgia governor nomination

    07/24/2018 6:01:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 24, 2018 | Reid Wilson
    Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R) completed his surprise comeback on Tuesday, claiming the Republican nomination for governor after winning late endorsements from President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Kemp, serving his second term as secretary of State, bested Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle (R) in a low-turnout runoff two months after Cagle finished first in the primary, the Associated Press reported. Cagle called Kemp to concede the race about an hour-and-a-half after polls closed, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. In the end, the contest wasn't even close. With 36 percent of the vote reporting, Kemp had taken 69 percent....
  • With Putnam-DeSantis race ‘closing,’ danger lurks for GOP, Chamber’s political guru says

    07/17/2018 8:13:29 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 9 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 7/17/2018 | Steve Bousquet
    Marian Johnson says if DeSantis is the GOP's nominee, it could be curtains for party in November. Marian Johnson has tracked political trends in Florida for a long time. The senior vice president for political strategy at the Florida Chamber of Commerce says the Republican race for governor between Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis is so volatile it could go either way, and could wreck the GOP come November. "The tide is going right now in Mr. DeSantis' way," Johnson told leaders of Floridians for Better Transportation in St. Petersburg Monday. She said the latest polling data she has seen...
  • 'Bigotry Has No Place in Society': GOP Pulls Support from N.J. Congressional Nominee

    07/10/2018 5:18:11 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 25 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 9, 2018
    The National Republican Congressional Committee pulled its support for a New Jersey attorney, radio host and pundit who posted an article calling African-Americans "a threat to all who cross their paths." Seth Grossman won the GOP nomination in the June 5 primary for the 2nd Congressional District seat vacated by retiring Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.). The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting the seat for a red-to-blue switch, and the party nominated state Sen. Jeff Van Drew to face Grossman in November. But now, the NRCC wants Grossman to drop out. "Bigotry has no place in society -- let alone...
  • Scarborough Republican Primary Voters a “Trumpist Cult,” Will Produce “Massive” Dem Wave

    06/13/2018 4:18:08 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 57 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Decrying Mark Sanford’s defeat in his congressional primary race, Joe Scarborough today attacked Republican primary voters and predicted that their devotion to President Trump will have a disastrous impact on the 2018 midterms. Scarborough on Morning Joe: “Primary voters in the Republican party have devolved into a Trumpist cult,/B> . . . What Republicans did last night, and what they are doing, in subservience to Donald Trump, is going to lead to a massive Democratic wave this fall.”Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Rep. Barbara Comstock hangs on in GOP primary

    06/12/2018 7:21:15 PM PDT · by TBP · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 12, 2018 | W. James Antle III
    Rep. Barabara Comstock, R-Va., beat back conservative primary challenger Shak Hill to defend her House seat this fall. Comstock will face off against Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Wexton in Virginia's 10th Congressional District, which voted for Hillary Clinton by 10 points in 2016. The suburban district's support for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in 2017, as well as its centrist voters' continued antipathy toward President Trump, has made it one of the Democrats' top targets in the midterm elections.