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And yet in 2014, the US Senate confirmed Yellen by a vote of 56-26, the lowest number of “yes” votes a confirmed Fed chair has ever received. ... Jay Powell: Not an economist; investment banking & private equity experience: 84-13,” observed University of Michigan economist Justin Wolfers on Twitter.
Kid Rock last month donated $122,000 of the money raised by selling merchandise promoting “Kid Rock for US Senate” — his fake political campaign — to a voter-registration organization affiliated with the ... The Michigan rocker, who lives in Clarkston, apparently never created that 501(c)(4) organization.

As it did in a host of down-ballot races last year, the DNC will also deploy staff to competitive elections as well as people to train campaign aides and volunteers. The committee will make some donations to campaigns and the committees for House and Senate races, as well as $10,000 per month to each ...
The 2017 off-year election results in Virginia and New Jersey and the special Senate election in Alabama have also given GOP candidates and incumbents ... Much of the GOP anxiety stems from the way a handful of potentially competitive races have broken strongly toward the Democratic candidate. Rep.
This 2017 photo provided by Pensler for Senate show Michigan Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sandy Pensler. Pensler has given $5 million to start his campaign for U.S. Senate in Michigan. Spokesman Tom Shields confirmed the contribution Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, saying Republicans "now have ...
Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ron Weiser told BuzzFeed News that he has spoken to Trump about campaigning for candidates in the state this year, ... “He won a state that hadn't been won [by a Republican presidential candidate] in 30 years, and we have a Senate seat we haven't won in 18 years.

Martha McSally is set to become the 33rd departure when she launches her Senate campaign Friday. Why do ... Republican interim state senator and perennial candidate Dino Rossi will try to hold the seat against one of the nine Democratic candidates currently running. ... Dave Trott -- Michigan 11th.
The last time their lead was this big was in 2006 when Democrats ended up winning control of both the House and the Senate in that year's midterm elections. .... Arizona has gone for the Republican presidential candidate in every election since 1952 except when it voted to reelect Clinton in 1996, but even ...
On Wednesday, former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young dropped out of the Senate race. Lena Epstein, a businesswoman and former Michigan campaign co-chair for President Donald Trump, dropped out of the race to run in the 11th Congressional District, and U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St.
Met the candidates. Examined the issues. And she believes the Republican platform is the one that's best for women, for persons of color, for civil rights, for ... "Linda Lee is a hardworking, dedicated and passionate Republican activist," Schuette, the Michigan attorney general and a Republican candidate for ...
In November, every Democrat running for re-election to the New Jersey Senate won with a bigger victory margin than had been the case during their previous efforts back in 2013. On the Republican side, the reverse .... Michigan GOP candidate Bill Schuette's full embrace of Trump could put him in a perilous position. (AP) ...
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra greets supporters before giving a concession speech as his wife Diane, right, stands by, Tuesday, Nov. ... a Republican ex-congressman, won the cushy job of U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands after serving as Trump's campaign co-chair in Michigan.
Amidst growing signs of a potentially huge Democratic wave in the 2018 midterm elections, a raft of key Republican would-be candidates are ... Cramer's decision after both President Trump and Senate GOP leaders pushed to run leaves them without a well-known candidate in a state Trump carried by ...
The field includes former state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer, the early front runner for the nomination, and former Detroit health ... Thanedar's early commercial is a reminder of how long campaign cycles now last, said Craig Mauger of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network, whose non-profit ...
“He knows the issues in the 13th District. He's been campaigning for 10 months on the issues.” Conyers III never has been elected to a public post. Ian Conyers won a special election in 2016 for his seat. Young was elected in 2010 to the Michigan Senate. He served in the state House from 2005 to 2010.
Smith is a trusted former chief of staff for Dayton and also ran former Vice President Walter Mondale's brief Senate campaign in 2002 after Sen. ... 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 ...
Michigan's Republican governor says Democrat John Conyers' congressional seat will remain unfilled for about a year until the regularly scheduled ... Snyder said he opted against having an earlier special election to give potential candidates ample time to decide about running, provide voters in the ...

Tim Pawlenty — the last Republican to win a statewide election in Minnesota, in 2006 — was seen as a potential heavyweight contender in the GOP. ... Trump and fellow Republicans have also endorsed Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual ...
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 ...
The senator also took aim at President Donald Trump and Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. ... on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office, and a man who has repeatedly preyed on young girls campaigns for the Senate with the full support of his party," Franken said.
Levin and Bieda each launched campaigns Wednesday for the seat long held by U.S. Rep. Sander Levin ... 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. ... Other potential candidates are likely eying the seat as well.
In a swipe at the GOP, Perez highlights accusations against both President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. Perez says: "The ... Al Franken is denying an accusation by a former Democratic congressional aide that he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006.
Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer, one of only two women to have been a legislative leader in Michigan, said the male-dominated Capitol has a "locker room" ... 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.
(AP) — Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer, one of only two women to have been a legislative leader in Michigan, said the male-dominated Capitol has a "locker ... 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.
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 ... not coincidentally, both won six years ago when Republicans nominated unusually weak candidates who imploded after saying stupid things about rape.
Even more explosive was a BuzzFeed report Monday night about John Conyers, the Michigan Democrat. According to documents obtained by ...
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is facing allegations of sexual ... a USO tour in 2006, where Franken was headlining as a comedian.
Pensler, 61, is formally launching his campaign Monday after spending more ... Pensler joins a GOP primary race that includes former Michigan ... Stabenow won re-election by wide margins in 2006 and 2012, but ... None of the Republican candidates have wide name recognition in Michigan, Dulio said.
Barrasso was first elected in 2006 and reelected in 2012, although CNN ... Bannon has supposedly supported Prince's interest in a Senate run. ... would or could donate to Erik Prince's campaign if he ran, as well as ... One thing to keep in mind: DeVos has said she wouldn't contribute to political campaigns ...
Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell said Friday she has "too many" ... was accused of sexually harassing Leeann Tweeden during a 2006 USO Tour in ... Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore was first accused of ...
Fred Upton of southwest Michigan said Friday he will not run for U.S. Senate and ... “I will not be a candidate for the U.S. Senate,” Upton said in a statement. ... Stabenow won re-election by wide margins in 2006 and 2012, but the ... Upton openly discussed the possibility of a Senate campaign for several ...
... for Bush's re-election campaign with her father in Dearborn, Michigan ... candidate for state Senate in Maine, said Bush groped her in 2006.
(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 ...
Democratic Candidates Are Hanging Roy Moore Around The Necks Of Their GOP Opponents ... of a last-minute write-in campaign for another Republican candidate ... who is considered one of the most vulnerable GOP senators facing ... to advancing GOP Senate campaigns, officially dropped Moore from ...
Republicans have to figure out how to run campaigns in the era of Trump. ... people in the mold of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore enter the stage. ... will work to support GOP campaign efforts — or whether candidates in certain ... margin — the widest edge for Democrats since just ahead of 2006, the ...
A justice on the Michigan Supreme Court since 2015, Larsen worked in the ... Larsen gave $1,000 to former Republican presidential candidate Mitt ... Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., specifically prodded Larsen on a 2006 op-ed ...
Out of the 30 seats won in 2006, 20 of those elected no longer serve in congress ... and Senate will remain in Republican control after the 2018 midterm elections. ... they shift to the center: “When the Democratic candidate allows himself to ... candidates” backed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign ...
If Michigan Democrats thought next year would be easy, they may need to think a little harder ... look at what happened to Democrats in 2010 or Republicans in 2006. ... So far, the only Republican candidates are minor-leaguers. ... former State Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer will be the nominee, ...
The most expensive governor's race in Michigan history was 2006, when Grand ... balance in his campaign committee for governor and was holding another ... Former Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer of East Lansing reported a ... On the Democratic side, another largely self-funded candidate for ...
Rick Snyder gave to his own campaign during the 2010 Republican primary. ... Whitmer like we did in 2014 when Mark Schauer was the candidate.” ... his bid in 2006 after he and his family poured $35.5 million into the race. ... In a July letter, the Michigan Bureau of Elections told Democratic candidates the ...
“Politics is about who the right candidate is at the right time, so I'm just ... or that detail of that campaign, or the particular candidates, it's about a ... Levin ran for the state Senate in 2006 but lost to Republican John Pappageorge by 702 votes. ... other declared candidates in a telephone town hall the Michigan ...
GOP Senate challengers post low fund-raising totals ... said the figures sounded more like fundraising for U.S. House candidates. ... Trump narrowly took Michigan, but Stabenow handily beat back challengers in 2012 and 2006. ... $60 million, said Craig Mauger of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.
They include party institutions like Russ Feingold and candidates who lost their races, like insurgent 2006 Connecticut Senate hopeful Ned Lamont. ... National Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, each of which ... Over her career as a candidate for both the U.S. Senate and the ...
A telling sign of the Democratic Party's challenge in the next Senate ... an additional six to flip control of the upper chamber in 2006, and ... running for reelection, or another Republican candidate, should be ... target incumbents in presidential swing states Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Virginia.
The resident of Hart in southwest Michigan was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004 and won reelection in 2006 and 2008. In 2010, she was elected to the state Senate and reelected in 2014. She has been a lead sponsor of legislation that cracks down on elder abuse, human ...
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. ... and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said Conyers should step down, and three Michigan Democrats in Congress and another gubernatorial candidate, ...
Donald Trump is facing fresh criticism after he publicly endorsed a Republican Senate candidate who has been accused of sexually molesting minors as ... allegations, telling the newspaper they were "a desperate political attack by the National Democrat Party and the Washington Post on this campaign".
A Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Howell ... law at both Harvard Law School and the University of Michigan. ... Even with accelerated workplace sexual harassment classes and other campaigns, the presumptive ... in 2006 (before Franken was in the Senate), the response was swift.
LANSING — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Lena Epstein said Thursday ... co-chaired President Donald Trump's successful Michigan campaign. ... Young are the two declared GOP candidates to face third-term Democratic Sen. ... In the Senate race, Stabenow coasted to re-election in 2006 and 2012.
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions ...


 

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