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Category: 2018 Elections

A Red-State Senator Just Issued a Moving Statement On Why She’s Voting Against Kavanaugh

Tom Williams/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Embattled North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Thursday that she will vote against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, putting to rest weeks of speculation on how the conservative Democrat would vote amid a tight race against her Republican challenger, Rep. Kevin Cramer,…

Donald Trump Jr. Is Here to Rescue Ted Cruz

Win McNamee / Associated Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Two years ago, Ted Cruz stood up the president. On Wednesday, Donald Trump Jr. came to Wichita Falls, Texas, to tell Republican voters that all was forgiven. With a little more than a month to go before election day and control…

Devin Nunes’ War on the Media Just Got Even Weirder

Devin Nunes Campaign Committee Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Late last week, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) sent constituents in his Central Valley, California, district a curious bit of campaign literature. It wasn’t a typical half-page or full-page mailer, but a 38-page glossy mini-magazine entirely dedicated to lambasting the area’s largest…

Republicans Put Out a Very Misleading Ad Attacking Medicare-for-All

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. A new ad from the National Republican Campaign Committee, the main organization dedicated to electing Republicans to the House of Representatives, opens ominously. The ad, which appeared online Tuesday, targets Xochitl Torres Small, the Democratic candidate in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District. It features a mother…

A California Republican Candidate Is So Desperate for Positive Press That She Quoted Herself in Her Latest Ad

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. California congressional candidate Young Kim is “addressing the homeless youth crisis,” according to an ad released by Kim’s campaign this month. In the ad, Kim, a Republican running for a House seat in Southern California’s 39th District, is shown working in her office and chatting…