Crist resigns from House ahead of gubernatorial election

Crist resigns from House ahead of gubernatorial election

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Charlie Crist (D-Fla.), the Democratic nominee for governor of Florida, is resigning from the House and leaving his term early as the heads into the height of campaign season. Crist’s resignation will be effective at the end of the day on Wednesday, according to...

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It’s the economy: Kemp, Abrams campaign on competing visions for Georgia’s surplus billions

It’s the economy: Kemp, Abrams campaign on competing visions for Georgia’s surplus billions

This post was originally published on this site Georgia has got a lot of extra money right now. If the state’s estimated $5 billion budget surplus were printed out in dollar bills, it would come up to just under 20 square miles, enough bills to carpet every square inch of...

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DeSantis won’t seek Trump’s endorsement as he prepares to potentially challenge him in 2024: report

DeSantis won’t seek Trump’s endorsement as he prepares to potentially challenge him in 2024: report

This post was originally published on this site Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis used former President Donald Trump’s endorsement to win his first race for governor in 2018 — but he won’t bother seeking it for his reelection campaign this year. Politico reports that DeSantis has not asked for Trump’s endorsement...

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Ballot meltdown in Michigan resets GOP race for governor

Ballot meltdown in Michigan resets GOP race for governor

This post was originally published on this siteA major upheaval is afoot in Michigan’s Republican primary for governor, leaving the party with no obvious front-runner to challenge Democratic incumbent Gretch

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Nevada GOP gubernatorial hopefuls debate gun violence, southern border

Nevada GOP gubernatorial hopefuls debate gun violence, southern border

This post was originally published on this siteFive of Nevada’s Republican gubernatorial candidates came face-to-face on the debate stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday touching on issues ranging from this week’s school shooting in Texas to migrants crossing the southern border. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, former Sen. Dean Heller...

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5 things to watch in the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries

5 things to watch in the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries

This post was originally published on this siteAnother primary day, another test of the force of former President Donald Trump’s grip on the Republican Party.

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‘Trying despite the odds’: Beto O’Rourke embraces return to long-shot status in bid to oust Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

‘Trying despite the odds’: Beto O’Rourke embraces return to long-shot status in bid to oust Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

This post was originally published on this siteTexas Democrat Beto O’Rourke, who is challenging GOP Gov. Greg Abbott, is running his third race in five years in what could be the toughest political environment he has faced to date. He is also taking on well-funded opponent in a state where...

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Ammon Bundy announces he won’t run in Idaho’s Republican primary for governor

Ammon Bundy announces he won’t run in Idaho’s Republican primary for governor

This post was originally published on this site Ammon Bundy, the politically conservative anti-government activist who was renounced by the Idaho Republican Party, now says he will not run in the Republican primary for governor after all. In a campaign announcement posted to Twitter Thursday morning, Bundy said he would...

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Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a 5-point lead over her top Republican rival, former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, according to a new poll released this week. The EPIC-MRA pollWhitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid…

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