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Campaign News

NPR: ‘Bigger than the 6th’: Voters head to polls in Georgia race that’s turned on Trump USA Today: 5 things you need to know Tuesday Roll Call: DCCC hits record-breaking fundraising number for May The Kansas Star: Former state Sen. Jim … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: Facts are so annoying

“Reflecting on Kansas’ congressional special election, Donald Trump said this morning that the Republican won “easily” against Democrats “who spent heavily [and] predicted victory.” All of this is true, except for the parts about the Republican winning easily, Democrats spending … Continue reading

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What do early special elections really tell us?

Sean McMinn at Roll Call has a piece today arguing we shouldn’t read too much into special elections in the first hundred days of a new administration. Historically speaking, the challenging party has done well in early special elections though … Continue reading

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GOP holds onto the Kansas 4th – barely

Maybe Kansas Republicans will argue that a win is a win, and that there’s nothing to see here. The fact is that there is quite a lot to see in  the surprisingly close results in yesterday’s special election to replace … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

Politico: Dems to unveil populist agenda showing Sanders’ sway New York Times: Trump’s shift on Russia brings geopolitical whiplash The Hill: GOP infighting imperils agenda Roll Call: With enthusiasm high, Democrats school potential candidates on realities of running CNBC: Republicans … Continue reading

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Election Day in Kansas (4th CD)

Well, now we know why Republicans are panicking about the special election today for the 4th congressional district in Kansas. The Witchita Eagle is reporting that an internal poll circulating among Republicans shows GOP candidate Ron Estes leading by a … Continue reading

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Trump robocalls for Kansas 4th congressional special. Interesting

President Trump has recorded a robocall on behalf of Republican congressional candidate Ron Estes for the Kansas 4th special election. Mike Pompeo held the seat until stepping down to assume responsibilities as Director of the Central Intellgence Agency. The election will be … Continue reading

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