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Remember Tom O’Halleran, the down-on-his-luck former Arizona state legislator who voters fired after the 2008 elections?  He’s been desperate to get back into power ever since, first by unsuccessfully running for state senate as an independent in 2014, and is now about to announce a run for Congress in AZ-01 as a Democrat.  Remember Nancy ...
roommate-slam door
As if an entire piece about their nationwide recruiting failures wasn’t bad enough for this week, the DCCC just got dealt another public recruiting blow by St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson in IL-12, a top priority for Democrats. The DCCC had been recruiting Watson to run in the 12th, a slap in the face ...
NV03_francis
After two very public recruiting failures, Democrats have unbelievably been turned down by a third potential candidate in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District. Add news anchor Paula Francis to the list of names that have declined to run for the open seat in CD3. The timing of a third recruiting failure in this open seat is ...
ruh roh
It looks like there is trouble brewing in PA-08 regarding Democrat Steve Santarsiero’s candidacy for Congress due to his poor fundraising numbers.  According to PoliticsPA, “Democratic Party leaders in Pennsylvania and Washington D.C. are beginning a push to convince PA-8 candidate and State Rep. Steve Santarsiero to drop out of the race.”  The only problem ...
recycle
Mike Derrick just can’t help himself.  Just days after admitting to NCPR that he has no idea how he’s different than Elise Stefanik or what he would do for the people of NY-21, he did admit one thing to the Glens Falls Post-Star that he knows for sure: Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are the ...
the-scream
Happy Hump Day, Unless you’re at the DCCC, that is. The wailing and gnashing of teeth you hear is coming from national Democrats after former Secretary of State Ross Miller announced last night that he will not run in the NV-03 open seat. The DCCC was heavily recruiting Miller, and his refusal to run is ...
Challenge-Accepted
This weekend, Collin Peterson engaged in some pretty serious sabre rattling, bragging to The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead that “I don’t think I’d need to spend a nickel to get elected” in 2016. We here at the NRCC formally accept Mr. Peterson’s challenge. Unless Peterson flip flops, this means Peterson For Congress won’t spend a “nickel” on ...