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Dean Petrone, president of Go Big Media, a Washington-based firm that works with Republican candidates and political action committees, or PACs, on digital media, said he still expects robust digital ad spending by clients. "There's no expectation in our industry that we see any candidate, campaigns or ...
More than a dozen women came forward during the 2016 campaign to say that Trump had harassed them or worse, many speaking out in the wake of the ... The president last year backed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who was accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls when ...

A former mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Ventura launched a grass-roots campaign for governor on the Reform Party line. He was elected in 1998 ... He joined the cast of “Law & Order” while he was still in the Senate, and began filming during the Senate recess in the summer of 2002. After leaving the ...
In 1998, as a third-party candidate, Ventura defeated two well-honed political establishment candidates to wrestle away the Minnesota governor's race in one of the ... Another intriguing prospect is that Moore, who butted heads with the GOP establishment throughout the Senate campaign, would entertain a ...
Washington (CNN) The 2018 midterm season is upon us and the storyline in the House and Senate will be the balance of power and whether ... 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 ...
Klobuchar's first legislative hearing came in the Senate Agriculture Committee, on which she and fellow Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman ... own small plane. Klobuchar was supposed to join Peterson for a flight during the 2006 campaign season, but she was advised not to because of bad weather that day.

Political scientist Samuel Popkin in his 2012 book, “The Candidate,” described the ideal presidential contender as an “experienced virgin.” ... 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 ...
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty today took another big step in the direction of running for governor in 2018. The Republican filed paperwork with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, formally declaring he has established an exploratory committee to run for Governor.
Unlike traditional first-past-the-post voting systems — in which the candidate with the biggest number of votes wins — under ranked-choice voting, voters rank candidates on their ballot instead of voting for just one. If no one gets a majority of votes in the first round, next-preference votes are counted until a ...
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor ... A nurse and former executive director of the Minnesota Nurses Association, she was first elected to the House in 2006, chosen assistant minority leader in 2009 and ... This year, his campaign got a boost when state Rep.
As he announced his departure, only six months after his bestselling memoir, "Al Franken: Giant of the Senate," was published, Franken lamented that he was leaving the Senate while .... While running for the U.S. Senate in 2006, two close advisers to Menendez were forced to resign their campaign posts.
Last month, he ruled out a special election campaign for the U.S. Senate seat that Sen. Al Franken ... in Minnesota. He narrowly won a second term in 2006 in a three-way contest. ... Democratic candidates for Minnesota governor are crushing their Republican opponents in the fundraising race. Story, Page ...
Franken resigned last year after an avalanche of his fellow Democrats in the Senate called for his resignation amid multiple accusations from several women that the Minnesota senator groped them without their consent during photo opportunities. Tweeden was the first woman to accuse Franken of ...
Keith Ellison, the progressive congressman and deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, is exploring a run for Minnesota attorney general, ... First elected to Congress in 2006, Ellison has grown listless and bored in the House, according to multiple people who've spoken with him in recent ...
So far, three people have registered their campaign committees with the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board for the District 38B seat held by Rep. ... He worked at the Minnesota State Senate from 2006 to 2016, with six years as legislative assistant for current Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka.
In 2006, when Democrats took the House and Senate, they held a roughly 10 percentage point average lead in the generic ballot. ... But only two candidates have stepped up so far to challenge Kaine: Corey Stewart, a Northern Virginia politician whose campaign of white racial resentment nearly toppled ...
In this undated photo provided by the Patty for Senate Campaign, Patty Schachtner, the St. Croix County medical examiner and Somerset school ... The district in northwestern Wisconsin, a mix of rural areas, small towns and two larger college towns just across the St. Croix River from Minnesota's Twin ...

In explaining his decision, Pawlenty said he would only have had less than a year to mount a campaign in a “tough” state for Republicans. No Republican candidate has won statewide in Minnesota since 2006, though Trump came close to winning the state in the 2016 presidential race. “I certainly ...
Minnesotans might have a new attorney general after the fall election, even if many voters don't know it yet. Behind the scenes, there's a major campaign going on to be the state's top attorney. Yet because there are so many other high-profile races on the ballot this fall — including two U.S. Senate seats ...
Andrea Ramsey, a 56-year-old Democratic candidate from Kansas, announced the end of her campaign on social media, dropping out of the race to unseat .... Earlier this month, Al Franken, a Democratic junior senator from Minnesota, announced his resignation in an emotional appearance on the Senate ...
At this time last year, the Democratic path to Senate control seemed impossible: Hold all of the Democratic seats, flip Arizona and Nevada, then hope for a ... Republicans did get some good news in Al Franken's retirement, but Democrats would clearly be favored to hold a Minnesota seat in this political ...
Smith has already been traveling around the state as part of her job as lieutenant governor, giving her a head start on the campaign, Broton said. And already, her relationships with DFL groups are paying off: Various candidates and groups quickly lined up behind her as a candidate in 2018. Dayton threw ...
Other allegations followed, including a woman who says Franken put his hand on her buttocks as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. Two women told the Huffington Post that Franken squeezed their buttocks at political events during his first campaign for the Senate in 2008. A fourth ...
Pawlenty has been one of the potential candidates floated to replace Franken in the Senate. Minnesota Gov. ... Pawlenty said Friday that he remains retired from politics, but did not rule out a possible return to the campaign trail. ... No GOP candidate has won statewide office in Minnesota since 2006.
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 ...
In a tweet posted shortly after Franken announced that he would step down in the coming weeks, Fleischer argued that the facts surrounding sexual misconduct allegations against the Minnesota Democrat were different than those against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore and former Rep.
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.
WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said ... “I may be resigning my seat, but I am not giving up my voice,” Franken said in the otherwise-hushed Senate chamber. Franken ... Wednesday morning, one woman said he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006, an accusation he vehemently denied. Hours later ...
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. (AP Photo/Alex ... One irony: While Franken apparently is departing, Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore could be arriving, if he prevails in a Dec.
An anonymous woman — a former Democratic congressional aide — accused Franken of trying to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006. The alleged incident occurred three years before he joined the U.S. Senate. The former staffer said that she had to duck to avoid Franken's lips as he ...
The highly anticipated Alabama Senate special election race will conclude on Dec. 12, when voters will decide whether Republican Roy Moore or Democrat Doug Jones will fill the seat left vacant by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The special Senate race was largely seen as Moore's to lose after the ...
WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he doesn't remember whether he touched women inappropriately while having his picture taken with them at campaign events. The Democrat's comments were the latest indication that he had no plans to step down amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
... by Donald Trump that blew up during his presidential campaign last year. ... Strange is among several candidates filing for the Republican special election ... Al Franken, a progressive Democratic U.S. Senate from Minnesota, and ... her in 2006, while still a comedian, in a skit during a USO tour overseas.
Al Franken vows to regain Minnesota's trust after harassment allegations ... Al Franken plans to stay in the U.S. Senate and try to win back Minnesotans' trust. ... tweeted that he forcibly kissed and groped her during a 2006 USO tour. ... Trump and Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, have been ...
The political ascent of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken has been abruptly ... ended up as a surprisingly decisive victory for Democratic candidate Ralph Northam. ... He faces a Senate ethics investigation for improper conduct and hasn't ... in her mouth during a 2006 USO tour, before he became senator.
Schoen planned to announce his resignation from the Senate on Wednesday ... City Council, was elected to the House in 2006 and re-elected in 2008. ... for the Minnesota Senate following Dan Schoen's planned resignation.
Last week, radio host Leeann Tweeden said that Senator Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, had kissed her against her will during a 2006 ...
He said Moore is “obviously not fit to be in the Senate,” suggesting that Senate ... The Moore campaign quickly seized on Trump's remarks attacking Jones and ... Trump had previously criticized Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, a Democrat, who was accused of groping a woman during a 2006 USO tour and ...
Franken already faced a Senate ethics investigation over ... booth at the Minnesota fair and that she took photos with several elected officials and political candidates as they stopped at the booth. ... Republicans, still forced to answer for the multiple allegations facing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, ...
Alabama Candidate's Sexual Abuse Accuser Says She Took ... The Alabama woman who has accused Republican U.S. Senate ... Meanwhile, a second woman has accused Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota of groping her. ... Tweeden accused Franken of forcibly kissing her in 2006 while they ...
Franken already faced a Senate ethics investigation over ... week — and Democrats nationally and in Minnesota were silent. ... photos with several elected officials and political candidates as they ... Republicans, still forced to answer for the multiple allegations facing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, ...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N. ... From Washington, Schumer oversaw the Minnesota Democrat's first campaign in 2008. ... had groped a fellow entertainer on a United Service Organizations trip to Iraq in 2006. ... Weinstein, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama and others.
Moore made the statement Flake was referring to in a December 2006 op-ed piece on the conservative web site WorldNetDaily concerning the election to the U.S. House of Representatives of Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota), a Muslim. The article was unambiguously titled “Muslim Ellison Should Not Sit in ...
Not only would Trump be president, but the Senate remained in G.O.P. ... The phrase, which had been poll-tested by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, was an .... All photographs from candidates' campaigns. .... a dozen more than the party went after in its 2006 bonanza year, when it ...
Alabama Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore speaks ... Republican establishment he has villainized on the campaign trail. ... Keith Ellison, D-Minnesota, should not be a member of Congress because he's Muslim, as Moore wrote in a 2006 opinion piece, Moore replied, “I'll address that later.”.
... Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore would not say if he ... following a primary campaign where his opposition to McConnell was a central focus. ... the 2006 article he wrote saying the Minnesota Democrat should not be ... reluctant to weigh in on their party's controversial Senate candidate.
Amanda Staples, a former candidate for state Senate, told the Portland Press Herald in Maine that she was groped by Bush in 2006 in ...
Jim Mone • Associated Press On election night in 2006, Republican Gov. ... while the Senate flipped from DFL to GOP control — felt transformative, ... This would seem to illustrate the challenge for any Republican statewide candidate. ..... Hillary Clinton's campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, ...
Complete coverage of Russia's campaign to disrupt the 2016 presidential election ... Since 2006, most online political activity has been exempt from the ... In response, they have ramped up lobbying and public relations campaigns, with ... ad is political or commercial because candidates are often changing ...
Gregg Peppin's project is Minnesota's wide-open 2018 governor's race, the ... Since then, he's worked on dozens of Minnesota Republican campaigns, most recently ... whom Peppin helped during his 2014 campaign for governor. .... a Republican candidate for a tough Minneapolis Senate district who was ...


 

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