Takeaways from primaries in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Arizona

Takeaways from primaries in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Arizona

This post was originally published on this siteA surprise show of support for abortion in Kansas, and election deniers in Arizona have a good night.

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Missouri GOP voters revolt: Trump ‘doesn’t deserve to be president again’

Missouri GOP voters revolt: Trump ‘doesn’t deserve to be president again’

This post was originally published on this site Reacting to continuous reporting from polling expert Sarah Longwell that Donald Trump’s popularity is waning with conservative and Republican voters, pollster Rich Thau and Jill Ditommaso sat down with Missouri voters — who are headed to the polls on Tuesday — to...

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Greitens leads Missouri GOP Senate primary field: poll

Greitens leads Missouri GOP Senate primary field: poll

This post was originally published on this siteDisgraced former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leads the field of Republicans vying for the party’s nomination to succeed retiring Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), according to a new poll from The Hill and Emerson College. The poll of 1,000 likely GOP primary voters in...

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Missouri legislators reach redistricting compromise

Missouri legislators reach redistricting compromise

This post was originally published on this siteThe Missouri state Senate on Thursday reached a compromise on new congressional district map lines, ending a deep division among Republicans that created a month-long impasse in one of the final states left to complete the decennial redistricting…

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Cruz endorses Schmitt in Missouri Senate race

Cruz endorses Schmitt in Missouri Senate race

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday endorsed Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in the Show Me State’s crowded GOP Senate primary.“I’m proud to endorse Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate in Missouri. Eric is a fighter who will hold China accountable…

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House lawmaker to forgo Senate bid in hope of claiming Ways and Means gavel

House lawmaker to forgo Senate bid in hope of claiming Ways and Means gavel

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jason Smith, R-Mo., is telling colleagues he wants to be the next chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, a move that will require him to forgo what would be a crowded GOP primary for a rare open Senate seat.

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Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

This post was originally published on this siteState legislators who oppose abortion rights are preparing legislation to mirror a Texas law passed last year that would allow residents to sue doctors who perform abortions, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers striking down or undermining the half-…

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