Democrats hoping to wrest congressional seats away from diehard repeal-and-replace Republicans are campaigning on an unlikely issue for Texas — single-payer health care.read more
By Hastings Wyman –
Republicans and Democrats in Oklahoma will go to the polls on June 26 to choose their candidates for governor. For the GOP, there is likely to be a runoff on August 28. That’s because there are six candidates seeking the Republican nomination, at least three of them with substantial support, so no candidate is expected to win a majority on the first vote. The Democrats have only two contenders.
Many voters find it very easy to make choices in the November general election. All that strong partisans need do is find their party’s candidates and vote for them.
By Hastings Wyman –
Trey Gowdy (R) has served in the US House since 2011. He currently serves as chairman of the House Oversight Committee. Gowdy has been a forceful, independent voice in the House, grilling Hillary Clinton on the Benghazi deaths and supporting allowing Robert Mueller to complete his Russia investigation.
With Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial primary less than two weeks, two big questions remain. The first is just how much support can Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle muster in the final days of the election? The most recent AJC polling had him garnering 41% of the vote, by far the strongest showing in the field. His closest opponents are Secretary of State Brian Kemp and former state senator Hunter Hill with 10% and 9%, respectively.
By Elena Schneider (Politico) –
Rep. Robert Pittenger conceded the Republican nomination in North Carolina’s 9th District to opponent Mark Harris on Tuesday night, becoming the first congressman defeated in a primary in 2018.
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