Gov. Greg Abbott taps into parent anger to fuel reelection campaign

Gov. Greg Abbott taps into parent anger to fuel reelection campaign

This post was originally published on this site Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott made a promise to Texas parents. In the midst of continuing Republican-led political fights over what is allowed to be taught in public schools — namely over race, gender and sex — Abbott has put parental rights...

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Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a 5-point lead over her top Republican rival, former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, according to a new poll released this week. The EPIC-MRA pollWhitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid…

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey jumps into gubernatorial race

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey jumps into gubernatorial race

This post was originally published on this siteMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (D) on Thursday entered the state’s gubernatorial race, handing Democrats a top-tier contender as they try to retake the top job in Boston.Healey, a progressive, touted in her launch ad several of her…

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises $12.8M since launch of Arkansas governor campaign

Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises $12.8M since launch of Arkansas governor campaign

This post was originally published on this siteArkansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders has raised more than $12.8 million since launching her candidacy.The campaign reported the haul came from 87,000 donors, with more than $1.6 million raised in the fourth…

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Republican businessman unveils new bid for Connecticut governor

Republican businessman unveils new bid for Connecticut governor

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Bob Stefanowski is jumping into the race for Connecticut governor, setting up a potential rematch against Gov. Ned Lamont (D) after a narrow loss in 2018. “I’m running because I fundamentally believe that by working together, we can…

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Elder decides not to challenge Newsom

Elder decides not to challenge Newsom

This post was originally published on this siteConservative talk show host Larry Elder announced Tuesday he will not be challenging current California Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2022.Elder was the top challenger in a failed recall election against Newsom in 2021, with two-thirds of the state…

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Beto O’Rourke’s blunt support of marijuana legalization gives advocates hope for policy change

Beto O’Rourke’s blunt support of marijuana legalization gives advocates hope for policy change

This post was originally published on this site At a crowded rally in downtown Austin, Beto O’Rourke ticked off his usual laundry list of campaign promises: stabilizing the power grid, rolling back the state’s new permitless carry law and expanding health care access. But the El Paso Democrat got some...

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De Blasio to decide ‘very soon’ on possible gubernatorial bid

De Blasio to decide ‘very soon’ on possible gubernatorial bid

This post was originally published on this siteNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said he would decide soon whether to run for governor after his second term as mayor ends. De Blasio, who is in his final week as mayor and is barred from running for a third four-year...

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GOP optimism grows over possible red wave in 2022

GOP optimism grows over possible red wave in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteWith less than a year to go until the 2022 midterms, Republicans are increasingly bullish on the prospect of a red wave that could flip both chambers of Congress and end Democrats’ unified control in Washington.Heading into 2022, Democrats find…

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Beto O’Rourke targets Gov. Greg Abbott for vetoing bill to improve internet access in rural Texas

Beto O’Rourke targets Gov. Greg Abbott for vetoing bill to improve internet access in rural Texas

This post was originally published on this site As he campaigns in rural Texas, Beto O’Rourke is accusing Gov. Greg Abbott of stifling efforts to improve broadband internet access there, even after Abbott prioritized the issue in the regular legislative session earlier this year. O’Rourke, a Democrat who announced in...

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