Daily Archives: May 24, 2017

Montana House special election candidate Greg Gianforte assaults reporter for asking TrumpCare question

Greg Gianforte is under a lot of pressure. This election shouldn’t be close, but it is. When Ben Jacobs, a Guardian political reporter, asked Republican candidate Gianforte about his support for Trump’s healthcare plan the candidate “body slammed” the reporter. The … Continue reading

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Petula Clark: “Don’t Sleep in the Subway” (1967)

Writers: Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent; Producers: Tony Hatch; Genre: Pop; Label: Warner Brothers; Release Date: April, 1967; Chart Position: Peaked at No. 5 in the U.S. in July, 1967 B-Side: “Here Comes the Morning”

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Campaign Headlines

Washington Post: DCCC sees ‘tough road’ in Montana, commits $2 million more to Georgia Roll Call: 19 House races shift towards Democrats StarTribune: Sen. Al Franken won’t run for president in 2020 Nola.com: Desiree Charbonnet announces she’s running for mayor [of New Orleans] … Continue reading

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First two seats flip to Democrats in the Trump era

In New Hampshire, Democrat Edie DesMarais won a state house race on Tuesday, which is the first seat to flip from Democrats to Republicans in the country since President Trump was elected. The district voted for Trump in 2016 by … Continue reading

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Could the special House election in Montana actually be close?

Just because Vice President Pence took a break from lying for Trump to record a robocall in support of Republican candidate Greg Gianforte three days before the Montana special House election doesn’t mean the GOP is in trouble here, but … Continue reading

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Trump asks NSA and DNI to influence Russia investigation

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Morning Headlines

NBC News: Trump to retain private attorney Marc Kasowitz in Russia investigation Politico: Trump’s budget surprises and wishful thinking New York Times: Terror alert in Britain is raised to maximum as ISIS claims Manchester attack CNN Politics: Ex-CIA chief John … Continue reading

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