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Democrats have 24 seats up for election, Republicans have nine and the two Independent senators, Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Angus King (Maine), are both ... Other political pundits seem to agree, though Donnelly has raised more money than the three candidates vying for the GOP spot on the ticket.
Last week's Rhode Island political developments among both Democrats and Republicans shook up the 2018 political campaigns. RIPR political analyst Scott ... The last time most voters paid attention to Brown was in 2006, when his primary campaign for U.S. Senate crashed. He is already staking out ...

That's why Kansas voters could elect Democrat Kathleen Sebelius as governor in 2002 and 2006 but have not elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1932. ... Bredesen's December campaign announcement video, a two-and-a-half-minute spot, featured the candidate talking to viewers. Dressed in a plaid ...
Former U.S. Sen. Lincoln Chafee said he's highly likely to make a Democratic primary challenge to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse this year. "I'm 90 percent there," ... Campaign Committee is now led by Mindy Myers, a former chief of staff for Whitehouse who piloted his winning campaign over Chafee in 2006.
Sanders, who was first elected to the U.S. House in 1990 and the Senate in 2006, has not said whether he will seek reelection this November. ... But Sanders, who has declined to say whether he would mount a second presidential campaign in 2020, isn't using the money simply to stump in Vermont.
An active member in the greater Burlington community, Dutton is the chair of the Fletcher Allen Health Care Board of Trustees, a director of the Vermont Business Roundtable, and a director of the Flynn Center for Performing Arts. He earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University and his undergraduate ...

Democrats are hoping for a bloody GOP primary and some updraft from a competitive U.S. Senate campaign by former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen. Georgia: Open seat; held by Gov. Nathan Deal (R). Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp head the list of Republican candidates ...
Jackson joined the White House medical team in 2006 and is perhaps best known for his appearance before the press corps in January, announcing the ... Sen. Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont and a former chairman of the panel, cautioned that Jackson would not be approved if he supported ...
No one else comes close to either candidate. Biden even leads in New Hampshire, which is right next to Sanders' home state of Vermont and where he crushed Clinton in the 2016 primary. A February University of New Hampshire survey put Biden at 35% to Sanders at 24%. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, from ...
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders was elected to the Senate in 2006, after serving in the U.S. House, the post to which he was first elected in 1990. Vermont's lone U.S. Rep. ... Despite the lack of women in Congress, Vermont's political bench is filled with possible female candidates. A survey of women in ...
According to polls available to GOP leaders from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Hyde-Smith is currently in third place behind the anti-establishment Republican Chris McDaniel and a prospective Democratic candidate. President Trump · Donald John TrumpMcCaskill: Clinton should be ...
Supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are already calling on him to run for president in 2020. The Vermont politician has yet to confirm or ... Elected to the Senate in 2006, Sanders is the longest-standing independent in U.S. congressional history. He caucuses with the Democratic Party, which ...
November outlook: Democratic Sen. Bob Casey could face a tough re-election if Republicans raise enough money and run a strong campaign in the commonwealth. CNN currently rates seven of the 18 House seats as key races to watch. New districts that were handed down by the state Supreme Court ...
Receives 71% of the vote. 2013-2015 - Serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. April 30, 2015 - Announces his run for the Democratic presidential nomination in an email to supporters and media. May 1, 2015 - Sanders' campaign raises more than $1.5 million in its first 24 hours.
Bernie Sanders — elected to the Senate in 2006 after 16 years in the House — looks like he is out to follow the Reagan model by trying to hit it big with the 14-Year Rule after a failed run for the White House. (This may be the only time when the Vermont socialist and the Hollywood conservative are linked in ...
Running as a member of the Progressive Party (a left-wing Vermont third party formed by Bernie Sanders's supporters in the 1990s), she faces incumbent ... Sanders also served as a senior policy analyst for his father's presidential campaign, in addition to taking time off for Bernie's first Senate run in 2006.
Introduced in 2017 by Sen. Anthony Pollina, P-Washington, and approved by the Senate in March, S.120 amends Vermont's campaign finance laws to eliminate direct contributions from corporations and partnerships to political candidates or parties. The bill would rewrite Vermont campaign laws to ensure ...

But fellow Democratic candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, blasted the legislative proposal as political fantasy that would be too costly for the ... Single-payer health care is being pushed by the liberal wing of the Democratic Party as a new litmus test, fueled in part by Vermont Sen.
Following Jim Jeffords' retirement from the U.S. Senate, Bernie became a U.S. senator in the 2006 election. ... Party, details in her book (“Hacks: The Inside Story”) how the Democratic National Committee was run by the Clinton campaign long before the Democratic Convention chose her as its candidate.
The company's clients included liberal stalwarts such as the Teamsters union and high-profile “resistance” players like Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.), the feminist .... Scott Goodstein (center) participates in a January 2006 rally organized by MoveOn.org Political Action as part of a nationwide anti-corruption campaign.
Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential candidate was first elected to public office in 1994, serving as a city councilmember and then Mayor of Richmond. He became lieutenant governor of Virginia in 2002 and was inaugurated as Virginia's 70th governor in 2006. "I'm thrilled to be a part of Radford ...
Meanwhile, candidate Alex Triantaphyllis, a former Goldman Sachs analyst, has told people on the campaign trail he was recruited by the DCCC, .... But in 2006, the last time Democrats were washed into the House on a blue wave, the DCCC also worked against a handful of candidates it believed couldn't ...
The former vice president was at 35 percent, ahead of Vermont Sen. Bernie ... Oprah Winfrey, who has been touted in the press as a potential candidate but does not sound as though she is interested in running, bested Trump 51 percent to 42 percent. ... Those candidates all won their parties' nominations.
Like the veteran politician he is, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders deftly turns aside speculation about his political future, especially as it relates to another White House run. “2020 is a very long way off,” Sanders said earlier this week, denying his campaign-style rally at 7 p.m. Friday at the Veterans Memorial ...
US Senators Tom Harkin and Bernie Sanders visit comes ahead of a July 2008 certification deadline to ensure cocoa heading to the United States -- the third ... U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont and 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, greets supporters during a campaign rally in ...
Sanders and guns. The senator has always been hesitant to vote for gun control, as he lives in rural Vermont. But during the 2016 presidential campaign, Sanders got called out on guns — and what did he do? He morphed into a new and improved Bernie. It started in 2003 and 2005, when Sanders voted ...
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has vowed to no longer accept campaign contributions from corporate PACs, she announced Tuesday. With the new ... Gillibrand touted her record of transparency since she was first elected to the U.S. House in 2006, which includes publishing her schedule, requests for ...
His strategy seems clear: Try to outflank the often centrist, pragmatic-sounding Feinstein by fanning the liberal flames set by Vermont Sen. ... "Republicans desperately need a viable statewide candidate in November to bring out their voters," wrote GOP analyst Tony Quinn in an online column last month.
Over and over again, the candidates who were assumed to be electable lost, and the ones who were dismissed as unelectable early in the primary campaign ended up winning. That's because we often think of electability in bloodless terms, assuming that the electable candidate is someone with a record ...
11, 2017, file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Midland City, Ala. ... To this day, Republicans note, Moore has not conceded his losses in the 2006 or 2010 Republican primaries for governor, and there is already speculation in Montgomery that he might run for governor ...
Rather than nominate a candidate for mayor, Burlington's Progressive Party decided in early December to endorse Carina Driscoll, who had announced in advance her ... He had since served four terms as Burlington mayor and eight as a US Congressman, before running for the US Senate in 2006.
Peter Welch, D-Vt., cruised to re-election in 2016, facing no primary or Republican opponent and defeating a fringe candidate with almost 78 percent of the ... against Trump-era policies, Freilich said he considers the Norwich Democrat to be part of the problem in Washington, given his campaign warchest.
He has been consulting closely with the Centrist Project, a Denver-based organization working to recruit and help fund independent candidates for Senate in several states next fall. “I'm part of a national movement that is gaining a ton of momentum,” Simon said. “And we share a common platform.”.
Trump did not respond to similar resignation calls from three male Democratic senators, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Jeff Merkley of Oregon. Rep. ... Trump donated $4,800 to Gillibrand's Senate campaign in 2010, according to federal campaign finance records. Before ...
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 ...
Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones also believes Franken should step down. “From what I have seen, and I haven't followed ... Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who both caucus with the Democrats, also called for him to resign. “I consider Senator Franken a dear friend ...
Rather than nominate a candidate for mayor, Burlington's Progressive Party decided in early December to endorse Carina Driscoll, who had announced in advance her ... He had since served four terms as Burlington mayor and eight as a U.S. congressman, before running for the U.S. Senate in 2006.
In fairness, while “Medicare for all” is primarily associated with Sanders (I-Vt.), Gillibrand backed a Medicare buy-in as long ago as her first 2006 race for the House, and ... Though none of the six Senate Democrats cited has formally declared intentions for 2020, each is on the list of potential candidates.
Capitol Police arrested the seven Dreamers, and one ally, after they staged a sit-in outside the offices of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N. ... “Our lives are at stake,” said Andiola, a former presidential campaign staffer for Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in an interview with The Intercept minutes after she ...
The two-term senator had risen as far as to be discussed as a possible candidate for president in 2020, until a woman said last month that he had grabbed her breasts while she was sleeping and forcibly kissed her in 2006. That woman, Leeann Tweeden, was followed by many others who alleged sexual ...
Neal Simon, the chief executive officer of a Rockville-based wealth management firm, said Wednesday that he is “very seriously considering” running as an independent next year for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Ben Cardin, and is beginning a “listening tour” of the state. In his first public ...
Democrat Doug Jones' upset victory over Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday's Alabama Senate election has energized Democrats around the country. And former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who had considerable success with his “50-state strategy” as Democratic National Committee chairman almost a ...
The Democratic win Tuesday in Alabama's U.S. Senate race may have seemed the most striking example yet of the bitterly negative tenor of American politics in the last ... Jones' success rested on Democratic anger at Trump, reinforced by opposition to the controversial Republican candidate, Moore.
Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat would come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "do anything" to ... The phrase "she persisted" went viral earlier this year after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell silenced Warren as she tried to read a letter from ...
30, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, in Dora, Ala. In the Alabama ... (The Senate page program is completely separate from the House's page program, which was linked to the 2006 resignation of Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., ...
Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania was the first male Democratic senator to call on Franken to resign just after noon Wednesday. Sens. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Michael Bennet of Colorado, Ed Markey of Massachusetts, Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Ron Wyden of Oregon, Martin Heinrich of New Mexico, Sen.
Receives 71% of the vote. 2013-2015 - Serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. April 30, 2015 - Announces his run for the Democratic presidential nomination in an email to supporters and media. May 1, 2015 - Sanders' campaign raises more than $1.5 million in its first 24 hours.
Both lawmakers represent Tigard, although Burdick's Senate district also ... whichever candidate wins the outright majority of votes nationwide. ... Since 2006, the bill has passed 35 state legislative chambers in 23 rural, ... Massachusetts, New Mexico (5), New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.
For women in Vermont, leadership roles have been difficult to grasp over the ... and nine in the 30-member Vermont Senate, for a total of 74 women in the ... a run for the Vermont House of Representatives in 2006, thinks Vermont “has .... She thinks smear campaigns against her in the 2016 election that ...
Ex-Vermont Governor Howard Dean and former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt ... take control of the House of Representatives in 2006 and the Senate in 2008. ... Mr. Gingrich ran a surprisingly strong campaign for the 2012 ...


 

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