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--Porn actress Stormy Daniels and her lawyer continued their media campaign against Trump as she seeks to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election so she can discuss their relationship. "People DO care that he lied about it, had me bullied, broke ... Women
He served as governor of Minnesota from 2003 to 2011, winning elections in 2002 and 2006. Pawlenty carries the distinction of being the last Minnesota Republican to win a statewide race. Democrats control all of the constitutional offices, and both US Senate seats. Pawlenty has taken criticism from ...

President Lyndon B. Johnson announced by the end of the month that he would not run for re-election. McCarthy is best known for his 1968 presidential campaign, which was the subject of a 2006 Minnesota Public Radio News documentary. Based on archival recordings, the audio documentary ...
A former mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Ventura launched a grass-roots campaign for governor on the Reform Party line. He was ... Minnesota must have a thing for electing celebrities. Franken ... She served in the House as a Democrat until 1951, after losing the 1950 Senate race to Richard Nixon.
Another intriguing prospect is that Moore, who butted heads with the GOP establishment throughout the Senate campaign, would entertain a third-party candidacy. Ventura, in 1998, won the Minnesota governor's race as a member of the Reform Party. Moore has flirted with the concept before. In 2006, ... Jesse Ventura
Peter Roskam, who came into Congress during the Democratic wave of 2006, may face a tight race in his Clinton-won district of Chicago's west suburbs. A loss for Rep. ... Bob Casey could face a tough re-election if Republicans raise enough money and run a strong campaign in the commonwealth.

Looking to furnish political cover to rank-and-file Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., only want to consider immigration bills that have Trump's support. Democrats say Trump's portrayal of immigrants as threats who commit crimes and ... guns
The best vindication of the Quatorze Quotient is that, at minimum, seven Democratic senators who won a big race in 2006 stand before the mirror every morning ... Most of them are running for re-election to the Senate this year, so overt presidential moves, in most cases, would come across as an affront ...
Minnesota State Senator Carla Nelson is Hagedorn's primary opponent. The primary is August 14, 2018. Tim Walz who was elected to that seat in 2006 announced he will not run for re-election. Instead, Walz is a candidate for Minnesota governor. Six democrats have said they plan to run for the First ...
Lawmakers in Minnesota introduced legislation last week that would prohibit local governments from adopting ranked-choice voting, a system that can ... Ventura of the Independence Party was state governor; his party continued to be active in subsequent elections, such as the 2008 U.S. Senate race ...
(CNN) As Tim Pawlenty weighs whether to run for Senate in Minnesota, Republicans have been attempting to persuade the former governor to jump ... Indeed, Pawlenty managed to narrowly win reelection to the governor's mansion in 2006, an election cycle that pummeled Republicans across the country.
With her swearing-in Wednesday, Smith became the 22nd woman in the Senate, a record for the body, and Minnesota joins a handful of states in history to have two sitting ... Smith will stand for election in November in what is expected to be a Minnesota political season that will draw national attention.
A Democratic path is now obvious, and the race for control is basically a tossup, perhaps with a Republican advantage. It is hard to overstate how surprising this would have seemed a year ago. Democrats needed three states to flip control of the Senate, but they entered the cycle defending 25 seats (two of ...
Shortly after that race, she was recruited to be the vice president of external affairs at Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, leaving that job in 2006 to serve as Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak's chief of staff and eventually run his campaign for governor in 2010. “I was seen as a ...
She also served as a vice president of external affairs for Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, from 2003 to 2006. After that, she served as chief of staff to Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak before taking the same job with Dayton. The special election for Franken's seat is certain to ...
BIRMINGHAM, AL. - Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones are vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate in Alabama on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Alabama Democrats see Tuesday's special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast ...
Before Franken's announcement, few high-profile Republicans were thinking about the Senate. That's because they'd have to run against U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat seeking her third six-year term. In 2006, Klobuchar cruised into the Senate with 58 percent of the vote. Her 2012 re-election was a ...

Al Franken's U.S. Senate seat. The Republican governor and one-time ... of sexual misconduct allegations. Pawlenty became the last Republican to win a statewide election in Minnesota when he won his second term in 2006. And he considered running for Senate before he decided to run for governor.
Washington (CNN) The most interesting Senate race in 2018 might have nothing to do with whether Republicans or Democrats control the chamber ... Jacky Rosen, meanwhile, lies ahead in the general election, ready to seize on a favorable environment for Democrats in a state that Hillary Clinton won in ...
His remarks referred to the allegations leveled against the senator by radio host Leeann Tweeden, who said Franken kissed and groped her without her consent during a 2006 USO tour. Other women then publicly accused Franken of inappropriately touching them. Franken resigned from the Senate last ...
Before Franken's announcement, few high-profile Republicans were thinking about the Senate. That's because they'd have to run against U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat seeking her third six-year term. In 2006, Klobuchar cruised into the Senate with 58 percent of the vote. Her 2012 re-election was a ...
Before Franken's announcement, few high-profile Republicans were thinking about the Senate. That's because they'd have to run against U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat seeking her third six-year term. In 2006, Klobuchar cruised into the Senate with 58 percent of the vote. Her 2012 re-election was a ...
Pawlenty became the last Republican to win a statewide election in Minnesota when he won his second term in 2006. And he considered running for Senate before he decided to run for governor. Franken's resignation has forced him and others to think about how to improve the state and nation, he said.
Franken had gained respect as a serious lawmaker in recent years and has even been mentioned in talk about the 2020 presidential campaign. His resignation means Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, a fellow Democrat, will name a temporary replacement. The winner of a special election in November would ...
While Dayton weighed his choice, eyes were already turning to the 2018 race, especially among Republicans. Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty — the last Republican to win a statewide election in Minnesota, in 2006 — was seen as a potential heavyweight contender in the GOP. Another possibility, former Sen.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) listens during a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on Capitol Hill, October 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. ... Leann Tweeden in a photo and her claim that he forcibly kissed her during rehearsal for a USO tour in 2006 would have made the race even tougher, ...
In 2008, when he was running his first Senate campaign in Minnesota, he had to deal with a controversy over his more risque material and past, including rape jokes he made in the SNL writers' room. He barely squeaked by in that election, winning by just 300 votes, but has since become popular on the ...
WASHINGTON — A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Thursday, when a radio newscaster accused Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Mr. Franken ...
Klobuchar, a Democrat, won her office in 2006, becoming the first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate. ... the one-time comedian and Saturday Night Live performer, who won office in a 2008 election.
Since 2011, Facebook has asked the Federal Election Commission for ... business generate hundreds of millions of dollars in political campaign spots. ... its platform was still subject to a 2006 ruling by the FEC requiring disclosure. ... and Senate leaders are set to hold a news conference Wednesday to ...
(Grimes ultimately lost the general election to Mitch McConnell.) ... Senator Al Franken of Minnesota took in $10,000. Senator Cory Booker of ...
The U.S. Senate is a curious, unique legislative body for a lot of reasons. ... in 2000, an additional six to flip control of the upper chamber in 2006, and then ... Arlen Specter's party switch, although the contested election of Sen. ... strong incumbent who arguably ran the best GOP campaign in 2014, Colorado ...
... U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks during his election party Tuesday ... Keith Ellison in 2006 because he is Muslim. ... “People in Minnesota should not think, 'Oh that's Alabama,' ” Ellison said, “We cannot feel safe. ... Attempts to reach Moore's campaign by telephone and e-mail weren't successful.
What Alabama's GOP Senate Frontrunner Told Me Should Scare ... Trump had to be convinced by several GOP senators to campaign for Strange this weekend: ... Keith Ellison, a Minnesota House member who in 2006 became the ... Now Moore could win the GOP primary in the Senate race in Alabama.
The Minnesota House and Senate are supposed to provide some ... The gas tax was last increased in 2006, when the legislature voted to override a veto by Republican Gov. ... announce his campaign in the coming days, said in an interview. ... is weighing whether to run again or join the governor's race.
Both the House and Senate Republican caucuses filed a lawsuit over the ... While local candidates race to the 2017 November general election, multiple DFL ... filed candidate committees with the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board. ... He left office in 2006 to run for attorney general against Lori Swanson.
According to Minnesota state law, Franken's resignation would spur a November 2018 race to fill the last two years of Franken's term, followed by a ... has recently argued that had news of Franken's sexual misconduct floated during the 2008 campaign, it could have tipped the race in Coleman's favor.
Chuck Schumer in October 2006Sylvain Gaboury/Getty Images. Harvey Weinstein, the ... He also notably supported Al Franken's run for senate in Minnesota in 2007. ... Weinstein supported Obama in his re-election campaign.
Minnesota GOP governor hopefuls all back voter ID ... Election Day begins at Martin Luther King Recreation Center in St. Paul on November 8, 2016. ... They blame the defeat on the campaign, not the concept, and remain ... and Senate would not need to ask voters to weigh in on the change, ... 24, 2006.
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar told a crowd of more than 800 in Ames last night ... “People don't want to just hear — I know this from my election — 'Oh, we need a woman. ... a point, like her admission it was hard to raise money in her first senate race in 2006 ... Campaign surrogates: asset or liability?
"The election architecture in Minnesota is old-school," he said. ... There's no federal money to help states at this point, but U.S. Sen. ... A lot of election equipment in Minnesota was purchased from 2004 to 2006, with federal ...
Lou Barletta made his long-expected Senate campaign official, leaving .... Republican primary runoff in Alabama's Senate special election and ... State, and they found a tight Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill ... Jim Barnett, who was the 2006 GOP nominee. ○ MN-Gov: While GOP state Sen.
That can only help to cement his alliance with the Senator, whose ... with the 2016 election seemed to get more serious, raising murmurs that Trump might ... Indiana, South Carolina, Arkansas, Minnesota, Utah, Alabama, and Georgia. ... millions from the partisan donors who could fund a national campaign.
The question of whether Robert Menendez will remain one of the most powerful Democrats in the U.S. Senate or go to prison could turn on ...
AMES, Iowa – The first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate ... “Following the 2016 election, we've seen a dramatic increase in Iowa ... to the U.S. Senate in 2006 in an open-seat race and has since built a ...
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency, 2018's race for the Senate ... looked at all of the Senate midterm elections in the popular election era, ... including the last three (2006, 2010, and 2014), no such incumbent lost reelection. .... the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee likely just won't have ...
Minnesota Public Radio; MPR Services ... He reprised other campaign hits in the rally, with attendees chanting "build the wall" and ... He spent several minutes recounting the Senate health care debate earlier this ... Before 2006, there were only 5.2 miles of border fence in what's known as the Yuma sector.
Sen. Luther Strange, the national Republicans' preferred candidate, topped Rep. ... Tuesday's Democratic primary -- in the December special election to fill Attorney ... PAC and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, poured into the race. ... He also in 2006 argued in an op-ed that Minnesota Rep.
The Minnesota House and Senate are now in Republican control as DFL Gov. ... The GOP has been unable to win a statewide office since 2006 when ... Carnahan, 39, views her election as an opportunity to change ...
Newberger launched a campaign this weekend against incumbent U.S. Sen. ... Both of Minnesota's delegates in the Senate, Klobuchar and Sen. ... RELATED: DFL reacts to Newberger's plan for Senate race ... She was first elected in 2006 and took nearly two-thirds of the votes in her 2012 re-election bid.


 

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