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Keith Ellison (D-MN) became the first Muslim elected to Congress in 2006, but there's never been a Muslim woman elected to serve on Capitol Hill. ... More than 30,000 women in total have reached out to Emily's List, a group that trains pro-choice Democratic women to run for office, since the 2016 election.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce secretly raised and spent $33 million between January 2006 and December 2017, the Democracy Campaign reported, most of it on broadcast ads to support conservative Republicans and to smear their Democratic opponents. Walker has been the top beneficiary ...

Every GOP senator along with four Senate Democrats—Sens. Joe Manchin (WV), Claire McCaskill (MO), Debbie Stabenow (MI), and Joe Donnelly (IN)—last month voted for the “Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act,” introduced by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA). The vote came amid Senate debate on how to ...
Newcomer Deborah Ross also lost a Senate race to incumbent Richard Burr that year, even though the party poured resources into her campaign. .... After then–Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean rebuilt the party infrastructure through the 2006 and 2008 election cycles, he was rewarded ...
Businessman and Democrat Shri Thanedar has nearly $6 million in contributions, mostly from himself, according to his year-end campaign statement. Whitmer previously served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006 and as state senator from 2006 to 2015, where she led her party.
Democrats have a problem. Yes, psephologists and other students of political history will tell you that Republicans, being the party of President Donald Trump, are the odds-on favorite to lose congressional seats in this the first mid-term election of the Trump-era. But deep and persistent divisions within the ...

The widening gap in the Axios poll could motivate other Republicans on the national level to direct more money into the Missouri race. After filing paperwork on the first day to run for the 2018 election, Hawley still hasn't become the Republican nominee as Missouri holds its primary election on August 7th.
From left to right: Michelle Lujan Grisham, running for governor of New Mexico, Gretchen Whitmer, running for governor of Michigan and Sharon Fairley, .... could be a repeat of 1992, “the year of the woman,” when more women ran for Congress than ever before and the number of female senators tripled.
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.
In addition, one Democrat (John Conyers of Michigan) resigned late last year, and his seat won't be filled until Election Day in November – making a total of ... not to seek re-election to the House this November, 20 are running for other offices instead – 11 for the U.S. Senate, nine for governor of their state.
Gary Herbert, who has been elected three times, the first time in a special election to replace Jon Huntsman, who resigned to become ambassador to China. The only two ... As a result, he was able to parlay his popularity as governor into an easy victory in a U.S. Senate race in 2010. He was "very popular ...
It's a huge opportunity for Democrats to regain the losses of 2010. In 2010, Democrats lost six Senate seats, 63 House seats, six governors, and 729 state legislative seats. And the biggest problem for Democrats was that was the election cycle before reapportionment and redistricting. This has been a lost ...
Even if 2018 is a wave election for Democrats, Republicans could still come out holding on to Nevada's governor's mansion, where Sandoval remains ... Still, a Democratic victory is far from certain, and former Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz and 2006 Senate nominee Ned Lamont are competing in a ...
Democratic voters in Bloom Township on Tuesday will decide a tense, three-way race for the party's township committeeman. ... DeLuca filled a vacancy created when George Scully became a Cook County judge, and Hutchinson was picked when Debbie Halvorson won election to Congress. "Sen.
LANSING — When the bartender yells "You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here," at 2 a.m., people partying in Detroit might get a two-hour reprieve under a bill introduced in the state Senate. Last call at bars in Detroit's central business district would be extended to 4 a.m. on weekends and ...
Young, who has served in the Michigan Legislature for the past decade but cannot run for re-election due to term limits, raised his profile this fall with an unsuccessful bid to unseat ... “What doesn't kill you makes you stronger,” Young said of the mayoral race, making clear he's ready for another campaign.
Harold Ford Jr. is a 47-year-old member of the prominent Ford family of Memphis and became a well-known figure on the national stage through his terms in Congress and his TV appearances. At one point he was considered one of Washington's most eligible bachelors. In 2001, People magazine listed ...

Sandy Levin was the Democratic nominee for governor of Michigan in 1970, in what turned out to be a cliffhanger of an election against Gov. William Milliken. Early returns on ... His only previous foray into politics was a race for state senate that he narrowly lost in 2006. But the Levin name has been magic ...
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.
Andy Levin, who briefly explored a gubernatorial run this fall, last ran for office in 2006, when he lost a bid for state Senate by 720 votes. The congressional race quickly turned combative when a consultant for Bieda's campaign questioned a claim by former U.S. Rep. David Bonior, who praised Levin for ...
Sandy Levin is quickly taking shape in Michigan's 9th Congressional District, where several high-profile Democrats are already preparing or .... he's disappeared for the past eight years after losing his race for the state Senate,” he said, referencing the 2006 race Levin lost to former Republican state Sen.
Donald Trump is facing fresh criticism after he publicly endorsed a Republican Senate candidate who has been accused of sexually molesting minors as ... The Senate race is extremely close in Alabama, with Moore holding a slight lead at 49 percent over his main challenger, Democrat Doug Jones, who is ...
In part the product of two exceptionally good years for Senate Democrats in 2006 (when they gained five net seats) and 2012 (when they gained two more), ... Thanks to a potential GOP calamity in a special Senate election in Alabama on December 12, Democrats actually have a decent chance of making ...
Fired up by stunning election victories in Virginia and New Jersey, ... seats in 1990 and 30 seats in 2006, though they gained eight seats in 2002. ... of 24 seats in the House and three in the Senate to regain the majority in each chamber. ... Carolina, Republicans won 9-4; in Michigan, 9-5; in Wisconsin, 5-3.
Al Franken in 2006, before he was elected to office. ... John Conyers of Michigan, facing allegations of sexual harassment. ... The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday morning on the nomination ... later, as the committee did with former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.
Unless the Republican Party finds some way around the election in ... John Conyers (D-MI), is just as important as how Republicans respond to Moore. ... on a USO tour in 2006, before he was a senator, Franken pressured her to ... his impeachment — Al Gore's presidential campaign kept Clinton away ...
Fred Upton of southwest Michigan said Friday he will not run for U.S. Senate ... Stabenow won re-election by wide margins in 2006 and 2012, but the ... of Sabato's Crystal Ball newsletter, which rates the race as “likely” Democratic. ... Upton openly discussed the possibility of a Senate campaign for several ...
(CNN) The US Senate is reeling from one woman's account of how she was kissed without her consent and groped in 2006 by Democratic Sen. ... His re-election campaign also canceled an appearance with Franken this weekend. ... Gary Peters, of Michigan, told reporters off camera that the allegations ...
"When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't imagine serving for more than two terms ... Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania, announced in early September that he won't seek re-election. ... Dave Trott, R-Michigan ...
Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen, who made the short list for ... Alliance for Justice pointed to a 2006 guest column in the Detroit ...
Out of the 30 seats won in 2006, 20 of those elected no longer serve in congress at all, a stark contrast from the re-election percentage rates for incumbents in the ... and Senate will remain in Republican control after the 2018 midterm ... the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2006 and 2008 ...
... look at what happened to Democrats in 2010 or Republicans in 2006. ... The election is still a year away, and if we've learned anything, it is that ... When it comes to the governor's race, it seems likely that former State Senate Minority ... more than $5 million of his own money into a quixotic campaign.
The most expensive governor's race in Michigan history was 2006, when Grand ... balance in his campaign committee for governor and was holding another ... quarter that ended Oct. 20 and has raised $3.2 million for the election cycle. ... Former Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer of East Lansing ...
Levin's continued interest in the governor's race comes as ... this or that detail of that campaign, or the particular candidates, it's about a long ... Levin ran for the state Senate in 2006 but lost to Republican John Pappageorge by 702 votes. Snyder cannot run for re-election due to the state's term-limits law.
Trump narrowly took Michigan, but Stabenow handily beat back challengers in 2012 and 2006. ... The 2014 Senate race between Democrat Gary Peters and ... $60 million, said Craig Mauger of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network. ... judgments based on fundraising totals a year from the election.
... Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, each of which has ... Over her career as a candidate for both the U.S. Senate and the ... (Grimes ultimately lost the general election to Mitch McConnell.) ... During that cycle, the Democratic National Committee docked Michigan and Florida ...
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 ...
In wave elections like those in 2006, 2008 and 2010, a majority of .... The more Republicans who choose not to run for re-election, the more the ...
Tennessee U.S. Senator Bob Corker is the latest Republican to announce he will not seek re-election next year. ... “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't imagine serving for more than two terms. ... They include U.S. Congressmen Dave Trott (R-MI), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Dave ...
The 2018 U.S. Senate Republican primary in Michigan is likely to get more ... Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young entered the race earlier this year ... His campaign recently put out an ad featuring the slogan "Bow Tie. ... easily fended off Republican challenges to her seat in 2006 and 2012.
The prospect of an Upton Senate campaign is already generating ... Trump's surprise victory in Michigan's November 2016 election. ... Stabenow is a strong fundraiser who won re-election by large margins in 2012 and 2006.
Lansing – Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer, one of only two women to have been a legislative leader in Michigan, said the male-dominated Capitol has a ... When Whitmer won a special election to the Senate in 2006, she was one of a record-high dozen women in the 38-member chamber.
Pensler, 61, is formally launching his campaign Monday after spending ... Pensler joins a GOP primary race that includes former Michigan Supreme ... Stabenow won re-election by wide margins in 2006 and 2012, but Pensler ...
The Florida Senate's top Democratic leader, Jeff Clemens, resigned Friday after ... was charged with leading the election efforts of Senate Democrats in 2018. ... a bachelor's degree from Michigan State (2006) and a master's from East .... Miami Beach mayor enters governor's race: 'I call 'em like I see 'em' ...
The reelection rate for non-presidential party Senate incumbents in ... Of the 27 non-presidential party general election midterm incumbent ... nor did any of the last three midterms (2006, 2010, and 2014), all of ... York Senate race by double digits (Schumer beat D'Amato by a little over 10 points in 1998).
Tennessee U.S. Senator Bob Corker is the latest Republican to announce he will not seek re-election next year. ... “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't imagine serving for more than two terms. ... They include U.S. Congressmen Dave Trott (R-MI), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Dave ...
The 2018 U.S. Senate Republican primary in Michigan is likely to get more ... His campaign recently put out an ad featuring the slogan "Bow Tie. ... and he won the most votes for the Senate race in an informal straw poll at the ... a one-term senator elected in 1994 who lost his re-election bid to Stabenow.
"It's shaping up to be McConnell, the Senate Leadership Fund and the Chamber ... but he also lost two primary campaigns for governor, in 2006 and 2010. ... to buy this United States Senate race thinking that with impunity they can run ... the Moore campaign, culminating in a major rally before the election.
Epstein, who had $456,000 in her Senate campaign in June and has ... In the Senate race, Stabenow coasted to re-election in 2006 and 2012.
... gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer brings campaign to CMU ... She previously served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2000-06, and served as the Senate Democratic Leader from 2006 to 2014.


 

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