March 25, 2023

Poll: Kari Lake Tied with Ruben Gallego in Hypothetical Three-Way Matchup with Kyrsten Sinema for AZ Senate Seat

Rising Republican star Kari Lake is tied with Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) in a three-way hypothetical matchup with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) for Arizona’s Senate seat, a recent poll shows. Sinema, the incumbent once Democrat recently turned independent, is polling below Lake, who is tied with Democrat Gallego in a potential three-way race for the

Katie Porter launches Senate campaign for Feinstein’s seat

Photo by Francis Chung/POLITICO Rep. Katie Porter on Tuesday launched her 2src24 campaign for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s seat — even though the Democratic incumbent hasn’t yet announced her widely expected plans to retire. “California needs a warrior in the Senate — to stand up to special interests, fight the dangerous imbalance in our economy, and

Cherokee tribes turn to K Street to fulfill a 187-year-old promise for a seat in Congress

They’ve also donated generously to lawmakers. Since the beginning of 2src21, Federal Election Commission reports show the Cherokee Nation made more than $9srcsrc,srcsrcsrc in donations to candidates or political action committees; while the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians made nearly $5srcsrc,srcsrcsrc in donations; and the United Keetoowah Band, the third, has given more than $9,srcsrcsrc.

Ricketts tapped to fill Nebraska’s open Senate seat

Former Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said he would pass on any other opportunities that come along over the next 1src years as he shifts his focus to federal office. | Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen has appointed Pete Ricketts, the state’s former GOP governor, to fill retired Sen. Ben Sasse’s seat through

Gallego officially launches bid for Sinema’s seat

Rep. Ruben Gallego on Monday officially announced he will run for Senate in 2src24, potentially setting up a challenge with incumbent independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. “The problem isn’t that Senator Sinema abandoned the Democratic Party — it’s that she abandoned Arizona,” Gallego, a Democrat, said in a release. “She’s repeatedly broken her promises, and fought

Straight man accidentally books seat on gay pride-themed flight

George Rogers thought he’d booked a ticket for a standard flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia. So understandably the 29-year-old got quite the shock when he checked in at LAX and realized he’d actually booked a seat on Qantas’ WorldPride flight which was created to bring members of the LGBTQI+ community from the US to Australia […]

House Dem laments ‘friendly fire’ after losing a plum panel seat

Mike Quigley lost his perch on the House Intelligence Committee thanks to his own party. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell got evicted from the House Intelligence Committee by the GOP. Their fellow Democrat Mike Quigley lost his perch there thanks to his own party. The Illinois lawmaker, who has served on

Catherine Cortez Masto Holds On to Nevada U.S. Senate Seat, Democrats Win Senate Control

Democrats will keep control of the Senate due to Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s (D-NV) narrow election victory against Republican Adam Laxalt, the Associated Press projected on Saturday evening.  The race results come after several days of delayed mail-in ballot counting — Cortez Masto secured a win with just under 5,srcsrcsrc votes by the time the

Mo Brooks Announces Bid for Alabama U.S. Senate Seat

For more than a decade, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has represented Alabama’s fifth congressional district in the U.S House of Representatives. But next year, he hopes to change that with a successful run for higher office. On Monday, Brooks announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL). The…

Report: China Blocking India’s Campaign for a Permanent U.N. Security Council Seat

China is the “biggest stumbling block” for India in its bid to win a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the Hindustan Times reported Thursday. As a permanent member of the UNSC, China has the power to veto any resolution put forth by the council, including those seeking to expand its membership. China…

Dems’ path to House takeover narrows: Party trails in Calif. races, as NY seat comes into play.

Democrats appear to have avoided a worst-case scenario in Tuesday’s California primaries – the possibility of getting shut out of the general election in key congressional races – but the results expose other potential problems for the party as it seeks to flip the House in November. Democrats’ hopes of a “blue wave” in November […]

Soros Buying A Texas DA Seat

Leftist billionaire George Soros has been pouring big money into a Texas district attorney race as part of his effort to install extremist prosecutors across America who will protect lawless so-called sanctuary cities that obstruct the enforcement of federal immigration law. We already knew that pressure groups funded by Soros are litigating to keep U.S. […]

John Conyers Announces His Retirement: Endorses Son to Take Seat But Nephew Already Announced Run.

Rep. John Conyers  announced his immediate retirement Tuesday and endorsed his son John Conyers III to take his seat in Congress. Conyers made his announcement on a local radio station, making his decision two weeks after sexual harassment allegations surfaced and after discussing his political future with family and advisers. Although Conyers has steadfastly denied all […]

By the Way, Republicans Won Another Senate Seat Over the Weekend

Cortney covered this news yesterday, but I wanted to make sure you saw it because with Louisiana’s Congressional runoffs complete, we can now close the books on the 2016 election cycle. Donald Trump won the presidency with 306 electoral votes, as Wisconsin’s recount hasn’t even remotely approached changing the outcome (as expected), while Michigan’s was halted by a judge. […]

Emails: Huma Abedin Left Classified Material Unsecured In The Front Seat Of Her Car

Emails released on Monday show that Hillary Clinton’s top State Department aide, Huma Abedin, left classified government information that needed to be burned in the front seat of her vehicle. “Favor” is the subject of Abedin’s July 20, 2009 email to Lauren Jiloty, Clinton’s personal assistant. Judicial Watch obtained the records and hundreds more pages of […]

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