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  • Oprah Winfrey could replace Dianne Feinstein in Senate, report says

    05/23/2023 9:55:26 PM PDT · by thecodont · 46 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | May 23, 2023 | Eric Ting , SFGATE
    Among the many plot lines in the Dianne Feinstein saga is Gov. Gavin Newsom's pledge to appoint a Black woman to replace the 89-year-old should a vacancy arise before her term expires in January 2025. He made that promise during his 2021 anti-recall campaign, and a new article from the Associated Press' Michael R. Blood conveys the extent to which the governor may have boxed himself in. While many Black Democrats expect the governor to follow through on his pledge, the two candidates who seemed the most likely at the time of the pledge — Reps. Barbara Lee and Karen...
  • 'If I run, I win': Mitt Romney confident he could earn second term in US Senate

    12/22/2022 5:05:23 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 124 replies
    WGXA ^ | December 22, 2022 | Alec Schemmel
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (TND) — Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, is convinced he would win a second term in the U.S. Senate if he runs again, despite failing twice at becoming the Republican nominee for president and being known for breaking from his GOP colleagues during certain standoffs with Democrats. "I’m convinced that if I run, I win," Romney told Politico while discussing his potential bid for reelection that would come up in 2024. Probably the most noteworthy divergence Romney has taken from his own party was when he voted in favor of impeaching former President Donald Trump, becoming the...
  • Herschel Walker CRUSHES Raphael Warnock Exposing His Corruption In Heated Senate Debate

    10/16/2022 12:19:22 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 11 replies
    Black Conservative Perspective via YouTube ^ | October 14 2022 | Black Conservative Perspective
    When Walker won the GOP nomination for US Senate in Georgia, the usual Dem trolls here worked their butts off to smear Walker as some kind of dummy who couldn't go the distance in any confrontation with the super slimy Dem US Senator, Warnock. Well, they just had their debate and Walker cleaned Warnock's clock. Worth watching this video highlights from Black Conservative Perspective. Only 16 minutes long.
  • Tiffany Smiley Youtube

    10/09/2022 9:23:55 PM PDT · by garjog · 2 replies
    Smiley for Washington ^ | Oct 9 2022 | Smiley for Washington
    Help rank a Tiffany Smiley video on Youtube. We really need to get rid of Patty Murray here in WA state. Watch this short video. Like, subscribe and comment to drive Youtube minders crazy.
  • How the Founders' original design would affect the US Senate

    08/28/2022 11:01:14 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 66 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 28, 2022 | J.H. Capron
    There have been many details exposed over the last two years about how our government at all levels is not what we thought it was, and none of what we're hearing bodes well for this republic. Let's focus on one issue: the U.S. Senate. It's clearer than it has ever been that it's just a collection of elected officials, behaving as if they're independent actors with no restraint. It's as if they have no allegiance to anyone. The citizens of their respective states matter not, except once every six years, when they play the "how can I fool them again"...
  • Yeah, Trump's Dr. Oz Endorsement Probably Cost Us Pennsylvania and the Senate

    08/18/2022 10:04:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 270 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/18/2022 | Stephen Green
    Dr. Mehmet Oz, who earned former President Donald Trump’s primary-race endorsement in April, is going down in flames according to a new GOP poll. Republican-affiliated Public Opinion Strategies reports that surgeon-turned-TV-host Dr. Oz trails Democrat John Fetterman by nearly 20 points!Trump gave Oz his “complete and total endorsement” before the wide-open GOP primary of six candidates, a move that probably sealed the deal with Pennsylvania Republicans. The doc won in a squeaker, barely beating out second-place finisher David McCormick, 31.2% to 31.1%. The former president praised Oz’s positions on abortion, crime, the Second Amendment, border security, the military, education, energy...
  • GOP Senate campaign group blasts 'false' New York Times report on ad spending

    08/18/2022 5:10:06 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/16/2022 | Brandon Gillespie
    The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) blasted The New York Times Monday in response to an article reporting the group was slashing TV ad buys in three states with crucial Senate races due to possible "fund-raising trouble." According to The Times' piece, the NRSC canceled roughly $10 million in ad buys across multiple media markets in Arizona, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin due to "a likely sign of financial troubles" stemming from slowing online contributions. "This is false, as I told Shane," NRSC communications director Chris Hartline tweeted, referencing the article's author, Shane Goldmacher. "The NRSC is not cancelling spending. There is...
  • Project Veritas: Leaked Call with Prison Inmate Reveals Democrat Senate Candidate Calling For “Secret Sleepers” to Infiltrate South Carolina Republican Party

    06/27/2022 6:25:29 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 41 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 26, 2022 | Cristina Laila
    Project Veritas on Sunday released leaked audio of a Democrat US Senate candidate’s phone call with an inmate at Perry Correctional Institution calling for “secret sleepers” to infiltrate the South Carolina Republican party. “We need some secret sleepers. Like you need them to run as the other side, even though they for our side. And we need them to win,” Krystle Matthews, a Democrat South Carolina State Rep. running for US Senate said in the leaked audio. “We need people to run as Republicans in these local elections. This is the only way you’re gonna change the dynamics in South...
  • Senator in 2010 deposition: 13-year-olds can consent to sex

    06/26/2022 7:16:51 AM PDT · by LouAvul · 42 replies
    <p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Before he became a leading voice for conservative causes on Capitol Hill, U.S. Senator James Lankford spent more than a decade as the director of youth programming at the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, a sprawling campground about 80 miles south of Oklahoma City that attracts more than 50,000 campers in grades six through 12 each year.</p>
  • Exclusive — Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Biden Administration ‘Trying to Wreck Our Economy’ for a ‘Socialist Takeover’

    06/17/2022 7:24:54 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 54 replies
    breitbart ^ | 16 Jun 2022 | ROBERT KRAYCHIK
    Rep. Markwayne Mullen (R-OK) said the Biden administration is deliberately harming the U.S. economy to create pretexts for further governmental seizures of power and control over society. Inflation of gas prices due to government decrees and policies is part of a broader undermining of U.S. prosperity driven by the Democrat Party to create citizens’ dependency on the state, Mullen stated. “There are three things that a socialist takeover has to control,” Mullen said. “They have to control the education system, the healthcare system, and the energy sector. The energy sector, because the energy sector is the backbone of every economy....
  • America LAST: US Senate REJECTS $48 Billion Aid Package For Small Businesses and Restaurants Just Hours After Approving ANOTHER $40 Billion for Ukraine – 34 RINOs Voted Yes for Ukraine and No for Americans

    05/20/2022 7:01:17 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 13 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 20, 2022 | Jordan Conradson
    On Thursday – just hours after approving another $40 billion in US taxpayer dollars for Ukraine – the US Senate blocked a bipartisan $48 billion aid package for restaurants, gyms, and other small businesses that have been struggling in Biden’s post-lockdown economy. Presumably, they can’t launder that money as easily as shuffling it off to Ukraine, so American business owners get the shaft yet again from its traitorous elected officials. In other words, just another day in the DC Swamp… Needing 60 votes to move forward, the Senators killed the package with a 52-43 vote. Five Senators refrained from casting...
  • ‘I Have Not Embellished On My Record’: Kathy Barnette Addresses Controversy Over Past Tweets, Personal History

    05/15/2022 9:37:50 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 81 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | May 15, 2022 | John Rigolizzo
    Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Kathy Barnette addressed several recent controversies over her record on Sunday, as she continues to surge in the polls ahead of Tuesday’s primary. Speaking with host Shannon Bream on “Fox News Sunday,” Barnette responded to criticisms about parts of her past that have come under fire in recent days, including questions about her military service record and insensitive tweets she had made in the past. She also blasted her primary opponents for raising controversy, claiming that they were “mad” because of her recent rise. “So I want to give you a chance to answer some of...
  • Never Relent – Why Did The DOJ Release SSCI Vice-Chairman Mark Warner’s Text Messages on February 9, 2018?…

    07/10/2020 10:10:06 PM PDT · by bitt · 23 replies
    Everything is disconnected until somebody connects it. On February 9, 2018, the DOJ released a batch of captured text messages between Senate Intelligence Committee Vice-Chairman Mark Warner and the lawyer for Christopher Steele, Adam Waldman. At the time the texts were released the media narrative surrounded the top-line story that Senator Warner was having back channel discussions to communicate with the author of the now famous Trump dossier, Chris Steele. However, no-one seemed to wonder why these messages were captured, and even more curiously why they were released. Immediately following the release, SSCI member Marco Rubio, the current acting chairman...
  • VIDEO: "Thank You For The Question, Senator"

    02/27/2022 7:36:24 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 27, 2022 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOFor years, nominees for federal offices as well as witnesses appearing before the Senate were advised by their handlers to preface their answers to questions with "Thank you for the question, Senator." Was it be be polite? Not really because they frequently hated answering the questions. The real purpose of that reply was simply to burn up time so they could answer fewer of the questions. As a technique it worked... until recently when Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana absolutely DESTROYED that technique with a simple but obvious reply--- "You're welcome!"As a result anybody who tries to use that age-old...
  • GOP senator faces challenge on Trump credentials (Boozman-AR)

    02/19/2022 12:02:38 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 15 replies ^ | 2/19/22 | JORDAIN CARNEY
    GOP Sen. John Boozman (Ark.) voted with former President Trump more than 91 percent of the time and snapped up an early 2022 endorsement and a donation from his PAC. But as Boozman seeks a third term for his reliably red Senate seat, his primary opponents are coming after him by trying to paint themselves, and not the 71-year-old, as the real Trump candidate. The under-the-radar race has echoes of the broader headaches facing Republicans heading into primaries: anti-establishment challengers trying to claim the former president’s mantle, and his voter base, while they face off with traditionally conservative — and...
  • New Mexico transparency group demands more info on Sen. Luján’s health after stroke

    02/11/2022 9:44:54 AM PST · by Political Junkie Too · 45 replies
    Axios via Yahoo News ^ | February 10, 2022 | Russell Contreras
    New Mexico's main transparency group is urging U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and his staff to release more information about his health following a stroke two weeks ago.Why it matters: Luján is notoriously private, but a lack of health updates is making some New Mexico Democrats nervous about the future of his seat in a 50-50 Senate. Driving the news: The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government said in a statement Tuesday that state residents have been "left confused and concerned" about the lack of information from the senator’s office."While all of us respect the family’s wishes for privacy...
  • Maryland Gov. Hogan will not run for Senate

    02/08/2022 6:16:44 PM PST · by RandFan · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/08/22 01:33 PM EST | BY REID WILSON -
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) will not run for the Senate, rebuffing overtures from senior Senate Republicans who had sought to put another seat in play during the midterm elections. At a press conference Tuesday, Hogan said he had considered a run but that he ultimately concluded he should focus on finishing out his second term as governor. Hogan is term-limited and cannot run for reelection this year. “I will not be a candidate for the United States Senate. I sincerely appreciate all the people who have been encouraging me to consider it. A number of people have said they...
  • Larry Hogan says he won't run for Senate in Maryland (McConnell loses his latest Arlen Specter or Mike Castle)

    02/08/2022 4:59:25 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 28 replies ^ | 2/8/22 | Allahpundit
    This makes three Senate races this fall in which the GOP won’t be fielding its strongest possible candidate, almost certainly because moderate Republicans don’t want to come to Washington knowing they’ll have to operate under Trump’s thumb. Or potentially have to contend with a Trump-backed primary challenge before they’ve even won their seat.
  • Budd surpasses McCrory in latest fundraising haul

    02/01/2022 8:19:06 PM PST · by T Ruth · 2 replies
    WRAL ^ | January 31, 2022 | Bryan Anderson
    New campaign filings show North Carolina U.S. Rep. Ted Budd brought in more money during the final three months of 2021 than his opponents in his bid for the Republican Party’s U.S. Senate nomination. It’s the first time since both candidates entered the race in April that Budd has reported raising more money than former Gov. Pat McCrory, his top competitor. Budd’s campaign on Monday reported raising more than $968,000 during the period ending Dec. 31, according to a Federal Election Commission filing. McCrory took in more than $748,000. Campaign finance filings are an indicator of a candidate’s strength and...
  • Democratic Senator Ben Ray Lujan Suffers Stroke, Has Surgery

    02/01/2022 2:35:24 PM PST · by rexthecat · 110 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 1, 2022 | Michael Ginsberg
    Democratic New Mexico Sen. Ben Ray Lujan was hospitalized on Thursday, Jan. 27 due to a stroke, a top aide announced.