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    Andrew O'Hehir August 9, 2020 6:39PM (UTC) This entire extraordinary year has offered an extended lesson in the age-old truth that apparently contradictory things can both be true — usually because the contradiction is imaginary.  Consider the apparent confusion within the forces of "resistance" arrayed against Donald Trump, reflected in the unanswerable question afflicting...
    HONOLULU (AP) — Kai Kahele was prepared to do the unthinkable: take on an incumbent from his own party for a U.S. House seat. He felt so strongly that Hawaii residents were being hurt by the presidential ambitions of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard that he announced early on he would challenge his fellow Democrat. Then, just...
    HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday’s primary election. The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat who decided not to run for reelection so she could focus on her presidential campaign, which was ultimately unsuccessful. Kahele faced...
    By AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday's primary election. The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat who decided not to run for reelection so she could focus on her presidential campaign, which...
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              While there were 115 Tennessee General Assembly seats open for Thursday’s primary, most went uncontested.  In fact, there was just a fractional 36 primaries yielding some surprising results. In the Senate, all of the incumbents won their primary bid. In the House, Representatives Micah Van Huss and Matthew...
    The Democratic Party of Georgia has sued its state’s election officials over the long lines that voters faced during multiple recent elections, most notably the June primary, in which some voters waited for hours to cast their ballot. As The Associated Press reported, the lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in Atlanta, alleges that Georgia...
    More than 1 out of every 4 mail-in ballots submitted by New York City residents in the June 23 Democratic presidential primary were not counted because they failed meet one or more submission criteria, according to the New York Post. The city Board of Elections received over 400,000 mail-in ballots, but certified results released...
    By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The race for Washington's 10th Congressional District is certain to be between two female Democrats, but one of the two is still undetermined as ballots continue to arrive in elections offices and be counted in the state's vote-by-mail primary. With the announcement of Democratic U.S....
    The Minneapolis Star Tribune is endorsing Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarTlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary The Memo: Biden faces balancing act Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE’s (D-Minn.) challenger ahead of next week's primary, saying the first-term lawmaker "wants to lead a movement" instead of serving her constituents. The editorial board on...
    Kerem Yucel/Getty Images The Minneapolis Star Tribune has endorsed Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) opponent in the Democratic primary race for her seat, calling him “the kind of leader who could unite a fractured district.” The paper’s editorial board said Omar’s challenger, Antone Melton-Meaux, “brings a different sensibility to his race, one grounded in helping resolve...
    Disgraced former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff: With 387,000 votes tabulated...
    The New York City Board of Elections disqualified 84,208 vote-by-mail ballots — 26% of the total cast — in the June 23 Democratic presidential primary, according to a report cited Wednesday evening by the New York Post. The Post reported: The city BOE received 403,213 mail-in ballots for the June 23 Democratic presidential primary. But the certified results...
    By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The governor’s race in November is set, and Democrats appear to be the top two candidates in both the lieutenant governor’s race and the 10th Congressional District following Washington’s top-two primary. Tuesday night, incumbent Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, who is seeking to become the first...
    Welcome to The Hill’s Campaign Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news in the 2020 presidential, Senate and House races. Did someone forward this to you? Click here to subscribe. We’re Julia Manchester, Max Greenwood and Jonathan Easley. Here’s what we’re watching: CAN YOU HOLD A CONVENTION IF THE CANDIDATES DON'T COME? Joe...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The heated race to become the Republican nominee for an open U.S. Senate seat tops Tennessee's primary election Thursday, as well as contested challenges in a handful of U.S. House and legislative seats. Here is a summary of those offices on the ballot: U.S. Senate Republicans Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan...
    Progressives crowed Wednesday after a number of their candidates scored pivotal wins in Tuesday’s primaries, pushing back against the notion that the party’s left flank faces barriers to electability.  Cori Bush, a candidate backed by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Hillicon Valley: NSA warns of new security threats...
    A powerful Manhattan lawmaker revealed the embattled city Board of Elections blew off state regulators seeking reforms as she tore into the agency over the recent string of voting fiascos that left thousands uncertain if their ballots were tallied. “The failure of the NYC Board of Elections over the last several elections has been appalling,”...
    Kansas Republicans managed to avoid nominating Kris Kobach again The biggest news of Tuesday’s primaries was the defeat of two House members, Kansas Republican Steve Watkins and Missouri Democrat Lacy Clay, but there was a ton of other action across the country. Arizona • AZ Corporation Commission: While the secretary of state’s website has not yet...
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Trump campaign rolls out TV spots in early voting states after advertising pause Trump adviser Jason Miller: Biden running mate pick 'his political living will' MORE (D-N.Y.) congratulated fellow progressive Cori Bush (D) on her victory over longtime Rep. Lacy ClayWilliam (Lacy) Lacy...
    Cori Bush, a racial justice activist who was once homeless, has ousted a 10-term political veteran in Missouri's Democratic primary election. She defeated Congressman William Lacy Clay 49% - 46%. Either Mr Clay or his father, a civil rights activist, has held the seat since the 1960s. An ordained minister and former nurse, Ms Bush...
    Cori Bush, the “progressive” Black Lives Matter activist who defeated ten-term incumbent Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-MO) in the Missouri primary on Tuesday, is the latest left-wing Democrat with anti-Israel views to rise within the party. The Democratic Party has been moving to the left on the Israel issue for years. In 2012, the party...
    Jake LaTurner, the new Republican nominee for a traditionally conservative Kansas House seat, faces a tougher-than-expected general election race, according to a new poll. LaTurner, Kansas's treasurer, is in a statistically tie with Democratic Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla in the state's 2nd Congressional District, 45% to 41%, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee found....
    Democratic Rep. Lacy Clay lost his primary in Missouri’s 1st District Tuesday to Cori Bush, a former nurse and pastor, becoming the seventh incumbent congressman to be unseated this year. Bush, a progressive who supports the Green New Deal, Medicare-for-All and defunding the police, beat Clay by just over three points, according to The New...
    DETROIT (AP) — A man who spent millions on an unsuccessful run for governor appears likely to get to the Capitol in another way. Shri Thanedar was in first place in the Democratic primary for a seat in the House, with 98% of precincts reporting in the 3rd District. There were eight candidates in a...
    Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer's fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri's Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century. Bush's victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed...
    There are two key takeaways from the outcome of Tuesday’s primary elections in Kansas, Michigan, and Missouri. Ultimately, the results underscore the delicate balance between moderates and progressives in the Democratic party and the potential peril that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden faces if the progressives are able to push him too far to the...
    Among the notable results from Tuesday’s elections across the United States: Rep. Rashida Tlaib won a challenge for her House seat in Michigan’s Democratic primary. Tlaib, 44, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, easily defeated Detroit City Council President President Brenda Jones. She will face an underdog Republican candidate in November. Sen....
    (CNN)Freshman Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan has prevailed against a Democratic primary challenge from Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, CNN projected Wednesday morning.In Michigan's 13th Congressional District, Tlaib faced a rematch in Tuesday night's Democratic primary against Jones, who beat her once before to serve out the remainder of former Rep. John Conyers'...
    The U.S. Capitol stands in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Voters picked their nominees in several key Senate races and two more House members lost to challengers as five states held their primary elections Tuesday.  Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state all voted in an...
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib declared victory Wednesday morning in her primary election in Detroit and proclaimed her win shows the progressive Squad is coming back to Congress stronger and bigger. Tlaib, one of four members of the freshman Squad, beat Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones in the 13th District primary, The Associated Press called Wednesday morning. "Let...
    The "Squad" will likely be reunited in Congress next year after Rep. Rashida Tlaib won her Democratic House primary rematch in Michigan. Tlaib, 43, vied for a second term representing Michigan's 13th congressional district against Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, 60. Their election was defined by the issues of race and her resource monopoly...
    DETROIT (AP) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan wins Democratic primary after challenge from Detroit City Council president. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Cori Bush, the upset winner of the Democratic primary for Missouri's 1st Congressional District Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Washington held their primaries on Tuesday. You can find current results at the links for each state; we’ll have a comprehensive rundown in our next Digest. Leading Off ● MO-01: In a major upset, nurse and...
    In a major upset, nurse and activist Cori Bush defeated 10-term Rep. Lacy Clay in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. With 150,000 votes in, Bush led the incumbent 49-46. Bush will now be the overwhelming favorite in November in a St. Louis-based seat that backed Hillary Clinton 77-19. The race featured two strikingly different candidates:...
    Congressman Roger Marshall fended off 10 challengers, including former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, to win the Republican Senate primary in Kansas. He will now face state Senator Barbara Bollier, who won the Democratic contest on Tuesday, in the general election. While President Trump had not endorsed Kobach in this race, Mr. Trump had...
    Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer's fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri's Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century. Bush's victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed...
    Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri’s Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century. Bush’s victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed...
    By JONATHAN J. COOPER and BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona will be in the national spotlight in November as a presidential battleground and the home of one of the most closely watched Senate contests in the country. But Tuesday's primary featured few big-ticket contests. Republican Sen. Martha McSally comfortably defeated businessman Daniel...
    Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri’s Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century. Bush’s victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed...
    The polarizing St. Louis prosecutor who charged a couple for flashing guns at a crowd marching to the mayor's home last month has been nearly assured another term after winning Tuesday's primary election. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner defeated Mary Pat Carl in the Democratic primary by a 61-39 margin, according to Fox 2 Now. Due to St....
    (CNN)The New York City Board of Elections certified Rep. Carolyn Maloney as the winner of the 12th Congressional District's Democratic primary Tuesday, defeating progressive challenger Suraj Patel. The decision comes six weeks after the primary and the day after a federal judge in Manhattan ruled that some absentee ballots, which had been invalidated, be counted....
    Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri’s Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century. Bush’s victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed...
    By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee advanced Tuesday in Washington's primary election as he seeks to become the first incumbent elected to a third term in the state in more than 40 years. Inslee was leading decisively in early returns. He briefly ran for his party's Democratic...
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    Missouri Democrat Cori Bush, the surprise winner of Tuesday's Democratic primary. In a major upset, nurse and activist Cori Bush defeated 10-term Rep. Lacy Clay in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. With 150,000 votes in, Bush led the incumbent 49-46. Bush will now be the overwhelming favorite in November in a St....
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee advanced Tuesday in Washington’s primary election as he seeks to become the first incumbent elected to a third term in the state in more than 40 years. Inslee was leading decisively in early returns. He briefly ran for his party’s Democratic presidential nomination last year and has...
    Progressive Cori Bush scored a stunning upset victory over longtime Rep. William Lacy ClayWilliam (Lacy) Lacy ClayGrim: Past voting record could make August primary tough for Missouri Rep Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush on running for Congress: 'We have to have progressive change' GOP House candidate publishes 23-page report claiming George Floyd death was...