Michael Williams, a state senator and a former Georgia co-chair for the Trump campaign, is running in the Republican primary race and promising to “expedite the deportation process and send a clear message to illegal communities that they are not welcomed in Georgia.” … [Read more...] about Georgia gov candidate announces ‘deportation bus’ tour through sanctuary cities
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Trump’s hold over the GOP voter base similarly explains the growing irrelevance of Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), one of the president’s loudest critics, who is retiring this year. A Democratic poll that was conducted in September of 2017, about a month before Flake announced his decision to retire, found the Arizona Republican with an abysmally low approval rating among GOP primary voters. … [Read more...] about Why Are GOP Lawmakers Afraid To Stand Up To Trump? This Race Offers A Clue.
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But both parties prepared for a long night of vote-counting in a series of House and Senate contests as well as governorships that are on a knife’s edge. The most uncertainty in governor’s races was centered on campaigns in large states like Georgia, Florida and Ohio, while Democrats were hoping to spring upsets in red states like South Dakota, Oklahoma and Kansas. … [Read more...] about Democrats on Track to Take House; G.O.P. Holds Senate with Braun, Cruz
I was 29 years old when Donald Trump was elected president. And like millions of people across the country, instead of sitting down in despair, I stood up. I ran for Congress in a district where the last Democrat had lost by 23 points. … [Read more...] about Can Jon Ossoff Help Turn Georgia Blue?