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5 takeaways from Debbie Lesko’s tepid win Arizona’s special election

CLOSE The Arizona Republic reporters Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez and Ron Hansen talk about Debbie Lesko’s win in the Congressional District 8 special election. Republican congressional candidate Debbie Lesko is interviewed during an election-night party in Peoria on April 24, 2018. Lesko won a special election against Democrat Hiral Tipirneni for the 8th Congressional District seat vacated […]

Arizona special election: Debbie Lesko holds on to seat for Republicans | US news

Republicans held on to a deeply conservative Arizona congressional seat on Tuesday night in a special election race to replace an incumbent lawmaker who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations. The Associated Press called the race for Republican Debbie Lesko shortly after 8pm local time, when the results from the first batch of early votes showed […]

The Longest Litigated Presidential Election in History

The Democratic National Committee is suing Russia over the 2016 presidential election and party chairman Tom Perez couldn’t be more pleased. He recently told NBC’s Meet the Press he’s “confident that we will file an amended complaint over time.” That means more defendants and more allegations could be added. And no wonder: the complaint filed in […]

Arizona special election 2018: Republican Debbie Lesko wins by less than Trump did in 2016

Republican Debbie Lesko has defeated Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in the special election for Arizona’s Eighth Congressional District. But Tuesday night’s race should still give Republicans pause. In a deeply conservative district, Tipirneni was able to substantially narrow Lesko’s margin of victory over Donald Trump’s in 2016. And the national Republican Party and outside GOP groups […]

WV Election Commission rules candidate did not violate fair campaign law | News

State Election Commissioners Tuesday unanimously rejected a complaint from the Jefferson County Republican Executive Committee alleging that a moderate Republican county commissioner had violated the state Code of Fair Campaign Practices by encouraging Democrats to register as independents in order to vote for her in the May 8 primary. “I thought that was a reasonable […]

What's At Stake in Tonight's Special Election in Arizona

Today's special election in Arizona's 8th district to replace Congressman Trent Franks hasn't garnered nearly the attention of the other high-profile races of the past year. That's understandable, as the odds of Republicans keeping the seat seem, outwardly, very good. The district went for Trump by 21 … Source

Dem Sen’s Campaign Hits DNC for ‘Rehashing the Tired Political Arguments of 2016’

Sen. Joe Donnelly / Getty BY: Paul Crookston Follow @P_Crookston April 24, 2018 6:02 pm Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly’s campaign criticized his party’s national leaders Tuesday for filing a lawsuit against President Donald Trump for conspiring with Russia in the 2016 election. Donnelly is one of many Midwestern Democrats growing frustrated with Democratic National […]