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Sun-Sentinel
Michelle Obama isn't running for office yet. But if she did ...offices or races over the next few elections that people are watching? A. The
Michelle Obama isn't running for office yet. But if she did ...
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
offices or races over the next few elections that people are watching? A. The 2018 race for governor! And this November's Mark Kirk vs. Tammy Duckworth U.S. Senate race. Democrats and organized labor have been in a protracted battle with... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Michelle Obama isn't running for office yet. But if she did ...offices or races over the next few elections that people are watching? A. The
Michelle Obama isn't running for office yet. But if she did ...
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
offices or races over the next few elections that people are watching? A. The 2018 race for governor! And this November's Mark Kirk vs. Tammy Duckworth U.S. Senate race. Democrats and organized labor have been in a protracted battle with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Michelle Obama isn't running for office yet. But if she did ...offices or races over the next few elections that people are watching? A. The
Michelle Obama isn't running for office yet. But if she did ...
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
offices or races over the next few elections that people are watching? A. The 2018 race for governor! And this November's Mark Kirk vs. Tammy Duckworth U.S. Senate race. Democrats and organized labor have been in a protracted battle with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ousted CPS principal won't commit to voting for Clintontrouble pronouncing his name. Now the Democratic nominee for the seat -- Duckw
Ousted CPS principal won't commit to voting for Clinton
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
trouble pronouncing his name. Now the Democratic nominee for the seat -- Duckworth is challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk -- it seems people are still having trouble with the Schaumburg businessman's name: Krishnamoorthi's name was... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Election hack likely not by a campaign, official saysLester has netted a number of statewide and national scoops, including the firs
Lester: Election hack likely not by a campaign, official says
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Lester has netted a number of statewide and national scoops, including the first sit-down interview with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk following his 2012 stroke, one-on-one interviews with presidential candidates, and breakthrough reports on the... Read more
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USA Today
Some Democrats in tight Senate races will steer clear of conventionsenators with competitive races who stayed away from the GOP convention: McCain
Some Democrats in tight Senate races will steer clear of convention
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
senators with competitive races who stayed away from the GOP convention: McCain, Blunt, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Two GOP senators who are in tough... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Several swing state Democrats skipping Phillytentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomi
Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
tentatively on Thursday, when Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination. Duckworth is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Kirk, who is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senators. Kirk skipped Cleveland and has said he will... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Heller to host mega-fundraiser in Las Vegas during Democratic convention'em -- of his colleagues in difficult races. They are: New Hampshire's Kelly A
Heller to host mega-fundraiser in Las Vegas during Democratic convention
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
'em -- of his colleagues in difficult races. They are: New Hampshire's Kelly Ayotte, Wisconsin's Ron Johnson, Illinois' Mark Kirk, Ohio's Rob Portman and Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey. The event's proceeds will go to the 2016 Senate Majority... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Democrats head to convention with Clinton-Sanders splitand are hoping to protect and perhaps build on supermajorities at the statehous
Illinois Democrats head to convention with Clinton-Sanders split
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
and are hoping to protect and perhaps build on supermajorities at the statehouse. The Senate seat, held by first-term Sen. Mark Kirk, is central to the party's efforts to capture control of that chamber. The outcome of state legislative races will... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump can't win Ohio, says state's governor, John Kasichsaid he planned to campaign for Republican U.S. senators up for reelection, suc
Trump can't win Ohio, says state's governor, John Kasich
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
said he planned to campaign for Republican U.S. senators up for reelection, such as John McCain of Arizona and Mark Kirk of Illinois. "I'm going to do this all over the country, both for Senate and House members, whenever they want... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Senators Durbin, Kirk announce reopening of mortgage assistance programand Democratic U.S. senators are teaming up in an effort to fight the foreclosu
Senators Durbin, Kirk announce reopening of mortgage assistance program
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
and Democratic U.S. senators are teaming up in an effort to fight the foreclosure crisis. Senator Dick Durbin and Senator Mark Kirk joined together Friday to announce the re-opening of a program to help struggling homeowners Kirk even joked that... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Poll gives Kirk edge over Duckworth, but Clinton clobbering TrumpDespite a real drag at the top of the ticket from Donald Trump, Sen. Mark Kirk
Poll gives Kirk edge over Duckworth, but Clinton clobbering Trump
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
Despite a real drag at the top of the ticket from Donald Trump, Sen. Mark Kirk is running strong enough to still have a real shot at hanging on to his U.S. Senate seat in November, a new poll taken for a Kirk-allied group suggests. The survey is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawsuit makes things awkward at Gov. Rauner and first lady appearancewe're reading From the notebook *Duckworth’s Dem speaking slot: U.S. Rep. Tam
Lawsuit makes things awkward at Gov. Rauner and first lady appearance
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
we're reading From the notebook *Duckworth’s Dem speaking slot: U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is trying to oust Sen. Mark Kirk, will address the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week, tentatively on its closing day, an... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why the GOP convention was a missed opportunityDemocrats need a net gain of four seats to win control if Clinton becomes presi
Why the GOP convention was a missed opportunity
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Democrats need a net gain of four seats to win control if Clinton becomes president, five if Trump triumphs. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., arguably the most vulnerable of the seven, not only didn’t show here, he’s also been vocal in his disdain... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why the GOP convention was a missed opportunityDemocrats need a net gain of four seats to win control if Clinton becomes presi
Why the GOP convention was a missed opportunity
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Democrats need a net gain of four seats to win control if Clinton becomes president, five if Trump triumphs. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., arguably the most vulnerable of the seven, not only didn’t show here, he’s also been vocal in his disdain... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Duckworth Draws Scrutiny Over Tweet About Kirk, TrumpRep. Tammy Duckworth allegedly made false claims about Sen. Mark Kirk last mont
Duckworth Draws Scrutiny Over Tweet About Kirk, Trump
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
Rep. Tammy Duckworth allegedly made false claims about Sen. Mark Kirk last month, accusing the senator of calling for the mass arrest of 18,000 African-Americans and supporting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s mass... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTA, Metra are unworthy 'social engineering,' GOP says10.6 billion trips were taken on public transportation, no small figure." HOPI
CTA, Metra are unworthy 'social engineering,' GOP says
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
10.6 billion trips were taken on public transportation, no small figure." HOPING TO IGNORE IT Gov. Bruce Rauner, Sen. Mark Kirk, Reps. Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren and other leading area Republicans declined to comment, perhaps hoping the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Republicans to leave Cleveland lacking unityRepublicans kicked out a Trump delegate for posting racist statements on social
Illinois Republicans to leave Cleveland lacking unity
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Republicans kicked out a Trump delegate for posting racist statements on social media, saw Gov. Bruce Rauner and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk skip the event, and witnessed a Trump alternate delegate loudly opposing U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's plea to back... Read more
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The Atlantic
Chris Christie, Tom Cotton, and Paul Ryan: The Hollow MenThey also know that another path existed for them, a path traveled by Mitt Romn
Chris Christie, Tom Cotton, and Paul Ryan: The Hollow Men
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
They also know that another path existed for them, a path traveled by Mitt Romney, by the Bushes, by Ben Sasse and Mark Kirk and Jeff Flake. But they’ve so far chosen the path of submission and expediency and rationalization. It is not,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Donning the mantlefor arranging its ample security. A dozen notable congressmen also stayed away,
Donning the mantle
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
for arranging its ample security. A dozen notable congressmen also stayed away, especially those, such as Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois and Mr McCain, in Arizona, who face daunting re-election battles which Mr Trump’s name on the ballot... Read more
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Daily Herald
Arlington Heights man spots escaped prisoner in his garagein a state that leans Democratic and in a year when he's disavowed his party's
Arlington Heights man spots escaped prisoner in his garage
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
in a state that leans Democratic and in a year when he's disavowed his party's presidential candidate, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says the 2008 election looms large in his mind. Full story.Palatine teen held on $2 million bail on sexual assault... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
On campaign trail, Toomey gets earful of Trump questionssenators to skip the convention in Cleveland. Republicans Kelly Ayotte of New H
On campaign trail, Toomey gets earful of Trump questions
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
senators to skip the convention in Cleveland. Republicans Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, John McCain of Arizona and Mark Kirk of Illinois skipped it entirely. Ohio's Rob Portman was to appear on the convention floor this week, but not speak... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
On campaign trail, Toomey gets earful of Trump questionssenators to skip the convention in Cleveland. Republicans Kelly Ayotte of New H
On campaign trail, Toomey gets earful of Trump questions
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
senators to skip the convention in Cleveland. Republicans Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, John McCain of Arizona and Mark Kirk of Illinois skipped it entirely. Ohio's Rob Portman was to appear on the convention floor this week, but not speak... Read more
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Roll Call
Vulnerable Republican Senators Take Different Approaches to Trumpapproach he and his campaign are taking to Trump than another vulnerable senato
Vulnerable Republican Senators Take Different Approaches to Trump
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
approach he and his campaign are taking to Trump than another vulnerable senator in a neighboring state: Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk. They’re both first-term lawmakers who ran elections in the tea-party wave of 2010 but are running for re-election... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kirk faces tough re-election challenge as he skips Clevelandin a state that leans Democratic and in a year when he's disavowed his party's
Kirk faces tough re-election challenge as he skips Cleveland
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in a state that leans Democratic and in a year when he's disavowed his party's presidential candidate, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says the 2008 election looms large in his mind. Kirk, of Highland Park, was facing a tough race in the North... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Sen. Mark Kirk Changes His Vote for PresidentDuring a radio interview Tuesday, Sen. Mark Kirk announced he would write in fo
Sen. Mark Kirk Changes His Vote for President
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
During a radio interview Tuesday, Sen. Mark Kirk announced he would write in former Secretary of State Colin Powell for president, instead of voting for Republican nominee Donald Trump. The announcement comes days after his opponent, Rep. Tammy... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rob Portman: Sunny Cleveland days belie ‘underlying problem’ of opioidsefforts. Mr. Portman and two other Republicans facing tough re-election battle
Rob Portman: Sunny Cleveland days belie ‘underlying problem’ of opioids
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
efforts. Mr. Portman and two other Republicans facing tough re-election battles — Sens. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and Mark Kirk of Illinois — did, however, support a Democratic effort this year to add $600 million in new money to the Senate... Read more
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Business Insider
A major Democratic group is trolling Republicans who skipped the RNC with fake 'Texts from Trump'opposing equal-pay legislation where Trump is on the same page with candidates
A major Democratic group is trolling Republicans who skipped the RNC with fake 'Texts from Trump'
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
opposing equal-pay legislation where Trump is on the same page with candidates like Sens. John McCain, Kelly Ayotte, and Mark Kirk. "Vulnerable Republican incumbents might try to run as far away as they can from Trump's convention, but they... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
RNC 2016 Day 2: Rep. Peter Roskam on the future of the GOPWhile several Illinois Republicans skipped the convention in Cleveland, includi
RNC 2016 Day 2: Rep. Peter Roskam on the future of the GOP
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
While several Illinois Republicans skipped the convention in Cleveland, including Gov. Bruce Rauner and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, the highest-ranking member of the Illinois congressional delegation, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam decided to come to help move the... Read more
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Roll Call
Vulnerable Republican Senators Take Different Approaches to Trumpapproach he and his campaign are taking to Trump than another vulnerable senato
Vulnerable Republican Senators Take Different Approaches to Trump
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
approach he and his campaign are taking to Trump than another vulnerable senator in a neighboring state: Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk. They’re both first-term lawmakers who ran elections in the tea-party wave of 2010 but are running for re-election... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mitch McConnell launches all-out assault on Hillary Clintonlied about her server. She lied about Benghazi. She even lied about sniper fire
Mitch McConnell launches all-out assault on Hillary Clinton
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
lied about her server. She lied about Benghazi. She even lied about sniper fire.” The mogul has tussled with senators like Mark Kirk of Illinois and Jeff Flake of Arizona, who’ve declined to endorse him, and the majority leader largely avoids... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jeff Flake, Ben Sasse among Republicans who still reject Donald Trump despite coronationfrom the Democratic National Convention next week in Philadelphia. Among other
Jeff Flake, Ben Sasse among Republicans who still reject Donald Trump despite coronation
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
from the Democratic National Convention next week in Philadelphia. Among other prominent GOP Trump critics: • Sen. Mark Kirk, who is up for re-election in Illinois, released a campaign video pronouncing himself “Mr. Illinois” and answering... Read more
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Daily Herald
Skipping GOP convention, Dold ready for another battle with Schneiderthe party line. Dold is a fiscally conservative and socially moderate Republic
Skipping GOP convention, Dold ready for another battle with Schneider
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
the party line. Dold is a fiscally conservative and socially moderate Republican in the mold of Republican predecessors Mark Kirk and John Porter, who together held the district for 30 years between 1980 and 2010. But in 2012, a new political... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
John Kasich makes no mention of Trump in speech to Michigan delegatesto spend the next few months raising money and helping Republican candidates fo
John Kasich makes no mention of Trump in speech to Michigan delegates
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
to spend the next few months raising money and helping Republican candidates for the U.S. House and Senate, including Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, both in tight re-election campaigns. He added that if he’s wanted or... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Blunt keeping distance from GOP conventionpolicy stances. A bevy of other GOP senators facing tough re-election bids will
Blunt keeping distance from GOP convention
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
policy stances. A bevy of other GOP senators facing tough re-election bids will also be watching from home, including Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois, John McCain of Arizona, and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire. Like Blunt, those lawmakers said it was... Read more
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New York Post
Ohio Gov. John Kasich ignores RNC during speech to delegatesMichigan he’d focus on electing down ballot Republicans in 2016, such as New Ha
Ohio Gov. John Kasich ignores RNC during speech to delegates
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
Michigan he’d focus on electing down ballot Republicans in 2016, such as New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, both of whom have shunned the convention that will nominate Donald Trump. “For me throughout this election... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Kasich makes no mention of Trump to Mich. delegatesto spend the next few months raising money and helping Republican candidates fo
Kasich makes no mention of Trump to Mich. delegates
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
to spend the next few months raising money and helping Republican candidates for the U.S. House and Senate, including Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, both in tight re-election campaigns. He added that if he’s wanted or... Read more
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Roll Call
National Security May Be Exception to House Republicans Localizing Campaignspositions. Trump has already lashed out against incumbents who haven’t backed
National Security May Be Exception to House Republicans Localizing Campaigns
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
positions. Trump has already lashed out against incumbents who haven’t backed him — as he did against Sens. Jeff Flake and Mark Kirk when he came to Washington earlier this month. Could he do the same to House incumbents? “You haven’t seen Trump... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Struggle to unify GOP evident as convention opensconcern that being associated with Trump may hurt their own standing with voter
Struggle to unify GOP evident as convention opens
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 8 days ago
concern that being associated with Trump may hurt their own standing with voters. GOP Sens. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Mark Kirk of Illinois and John McCain of Arizona — all on November's ballot —bowed out. So did Mitt Romney, the party's most... Read more
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