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 2006 US Senate election in Wyoming

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The normally lower-profile panel has an unusual number of hot-button issues on this year's agenda including the future of the Senate filibuster, potential midterm voting fraud, sexual harassment on the Hill, and cybersecurity vulnerabilities not only at the Capitol but in the nation's election infrastructure.
In 2006, Ruffatto hired Brad Enzi, son of Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, to represent North American Power Group in dealing with state officials. However, the Two Elk plant was never built and local residents took to calling it “No Elk.” The younger Enzi, who was paid nearly $130,000 in salary and benefits ...

NO Vermont U.S. senator has lost a general election since the passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913. ... and two special elections – 1931 and 1972 – with 19 Republican, 17 Democratic and two independent candidacies of Bernie Sanders, running as the de facto Democratic nominee in 2006 and 2012.
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) speaks on the Senate floor on April 12, 2018 against the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be deputy administrator of the EPA. Whitehouse pointed to Wheeler's work as a lobbyist for coal company Murray Energy. CREDIT: C-SPAN/screenshot. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), ...
Last May, Wheeler hosted campaign fundraisers for two members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works — Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY) and James Inhofe (R-OK) — who voted to approve his nomination in February. Wheeler was first rumored to be chosen for the EPA in March 2017.
He accuses the incumbent of being more interested in helping campaign donors as opposed to Wyoming residents. Trauner has twice been the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2006 he lost an extremely close election to then-incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Cubin, falling ...

Vulnerability in our ratings does not mean an incumbent governor is at risk of losing a primary contest -- only a general election. ... Wyoming: Open seat; held by Gov. ... Democrats are hoping for a bloody GOP primary and some updraft from a competitive U.S. Senate campaign by former Democratic Gov.
President-elect Trump has been visiting several states that he won, to thank people for their support during the U.S. election. ... Mike Pence, 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee, left, and Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, gesture during a campaign event for Donald Trump, 2016 ...
Trump is often more subdued while testifying under oath, but he can show a combativeness familiar on the campaign trail. ... him for defamation after he denied claims that he had sexually harassed and groped her, and adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges a 2006 sexual encounter and is seeking to get out ...
This might be the most honest of all campaign imagery in this year's race, capturing Wyoming's battered status after several years of a slumped energy industry, ... senator from a state with a similar political composition as Wyoming and she's widely seen as a vulnerable incumbent during this year's election.
Wyoming Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Trauner talks with local activist Jane Ifland during a campaign stop at the Natrona County ... Trauner first ran for public office in 2006, when he was narrowly defeated by unpopular Republican incumbent Barbara Cubin for Wyoming's lone House seat.
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. Peter Welch, the newcomer to the delegation, was first elected in 2006. In that race, Welch defeated his Republican opponent, former Vermont National ...
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. Peter Welch, the newcomer to the delegation, was first elected in 2006. Welch, at 70, is also the youngest member of the delegation.
Tuesday's Illinois primaries could bring down the first congressional incumbent of 2018, set the stage for a highly competitive gubernatorial race, and give ... Lipinski, a member of the centrist Blue Dog Coalition, declined to endorse former President Obama in his 2012 re-election campaign, and former top ...
Then a senator from Alabama, Sessions chaired the meeting as head of the Trump campaign's foreign policy team. "Yes, I pushed back," Sessions told .... 2016 in Mobile, Alabama. President-elect Trump has been visiting several states that he won, to thank people for their support during the U.S. election.
Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., questions witnesses during a 2017 Senate hearing on Russian-backed ads on social media in the 2016 election. ... The proposal would update FEC regulations dating back to 2006, when cutting-edge digital politicking involved buying ads on websites and blogs, mobile apps were just ...
Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon meets with supporters Thursday in Casper during the first stop of his campaign for governor. ... Gordon is the only candidate who has won statewide office to have entered the race so far, though he may face tough questions about his political background, having donated to ...

Now, this month kicks off the 2018 election season, with Texas and Illinois primaries, plus more than a dozen filing deadlines when candidates must ... if 2018 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.
Seeking: Re-election in 20th Senatorial District — includes major portions of Luzerne and Susquehanna counties and all of Pike, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. Education: Graduate of Dallas High School and Shippensburg University, B.A. in Government Administration. Family: Baker resides in Lehman ...
John Barrasso in the 2018 Senate race, answered questions from voters on a range of topics at The Hub on Smith Wednesday as part of his statewide Open-Door Tour. Trauner is making his third run for a congressional seat in Wyoming after unsuccessful bids in 2006 and 2008. In 2006, he ran for ...
1 Board and currently as the chair of the Aspens Pines Water and Sewer District. He previously ran for Wyoming's sole U.S. House of Representatives seat, narrowly losing to former Rep. Barbara Cubin in 2006 and losing to former Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-WY, in an open race in 2008. Trauner said being ...
(The Senate is more of an uphill climb for Democrats, based on the multiple seats they are defending, so, for now, let's focus on the House). ... 2006, Democrats had an 11.5-percentage-point advantage in the polls and finished with about an 8-point advantage in the actual results on election night nationally, ...
Acting on a sealed motion from prosecutors, a Pittsburgh federal judge last week delayed for the eighth time sentencing Wyoming power plant ... In interviews, he said that he and his senator father maintained a “Chinese-wall relationship” when it came to business and that his father had never met Ruffatto.


 

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