Tea Party and GOP Members Believe Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted Cut a Secret Deal in 2018 Election

  There’s no hard evidence to back it up, but sources believe Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, both Republicans, allegedly made a secret pact during the 2018 election season to assist one another’s political fortunes. Initially, Husted ran for governor, but he later dropped out of…

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Commentary: Democrat Excess Leads to New and Improved Trump in 2019

by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Predictions. It’s what New Year’s is all about. It goes without saying that 2018 was full of surprises. Heading into this year Republican majorities in both houses of Congress had just passed a massive reorganization of the federal tax code, including a sizeable tax cut…

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Sherrod Brown Slammed for ‘Irresponsible’ Comments on Georgia Gubernatorial Race

​Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) confirmed Monday he is considering a run for the White House in 2020, and was already making national headlines again just two days later. On Wednesday, while speaking on stage at a National Action Network event, Brown questioned the integrity of Georgia’s election process as legal maneuvering plays…

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New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu Among Lone Republicans Left Standing

The blue wave made its way through New Hampshire Tuesday night when both U.S. House seats went to Democrats as well as both houses of the state legislature. Neither of the state’s U.S. senators, both Democrats, were up for reelection this year. The results left incumbent Gov. Chris Sununu (R-NH) among the…

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As the Democrats Regain Control of Maine’s Governor’s Office, Pugnacious Outgoing Republican Governor Heads to Florida

From the 1930’s to the 1950’s Republicans controlled the governor’s office in Maine, but since the early 50’s, Maine’s electorate appears to like the idea of playing ping-pong with the governor’s seat, as it has switched between the two major parties almost every election cycle ever since. This year is…

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LIVE Election Night Coverage by Citizens of the American Republic

The group Citizens of the American Republic announced it will live stream Election Night Coverage of the 2018 midterms. Dubbed ‘the most important election of our lifetimes’ by both the Left and the Right, voters from across the country will decide whether to keep Republicans the majority in the House and the…

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EXCLUSIVE Eric Trump Commentary: It’s Time for Another GOP Win in Ohio

by Eric Trump   In 2016, my father outperformed the polls in Ohio by a full six points. If the polls are underestimating Republican candidates again in this year’s midterms, Ohio just might deliver another big win for the GOP in 2018. Everyone in Ohio who agrees that the America…

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Virginia’s 7th District Contest between Rep. Dave Brat and His Democrat Opponent Could Set the Mood for the Night

It will definitely set your mood if you have been a supporter of President Donald Trump and his efforts to control immigration and get that wall built. Incumbent Republican Dave Brat (R-VA-07) is in a statistical dead heat in recent polls with political newcomer Democratic candidate Abigail Spanberger who said…

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TV Ad Reminds Voters of Rich Cordray’s Decision to Hire Corrupt Pakistani Who Stole $500K from Ohio

The Republican Governors Association released a new television ad in the Ohio governor’s race Thursday, drawing attention to what it considers to be “bad judgment” on the part of Democrat candidate Richard Cordray. The ad focuses on Cordray’s time as Ohio treasurer and his decision to hire a Pakistani-American named…

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Kathleen Clyde Tells Ohio Voters She’ll Be ‘Nonpartisan’ While Admitting to Out-of-State Leftists She Will Be Anything But

Kathleen Clyde, a Democrat whose campaign for Ohio secretary of state has been largely bankrolled by out-of-state liberals like Barbra Streisand, has promised that, if elected, she will be “nonpartisan.” 2/2 We’ve seen what partisan leadership does—13 voting rights restrictions in Ohio. I’ll be a nonpartisan leader as Secretary of…

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Commentary: Decisive Political Victory is the Only Way to End This Cold Civil War

Tennessee Star

by Ryan Williams   As even NeverTrump Republicans are coming around – grudgingly, and with caveats, of course – to recognizing the stakes in our ongoing domestic political fights, it is perhaps impolite to note: Some of us drew these conclusions quite a long time ago. The last two weeks of psychodrama in the…

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‘Don’t Screw Us Over,’ Ohio Workers Warn Candidates

by Ramon Taylor   Brandy Corwin likes that she can now wear makeup and nice clothes to work. That is because she is no longer working on the assembly line at the General Motors plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “I was laid off multiple times, and having a family, you can’t…

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Analysis: Kavanaugh Fight Sharpens the Stakes for Midterms

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The bitter battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has exacerbated the nation’s political divide and left many Americans emotionally raw. It’s also given new definition to the high stakes of November’s election. Until now, the fight for control of Congress has largely been viewed as a referendum…

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Americans for Prosperity ‘Pounding the Pavement’ for Six State Legislative Candidates

Americans for Prosperity-Ohio launched an ad campaign Thursday in support of six Ohio state legislative candidates. The ads will be running on Facebook and Google, said Nicole Tardif, communications director for AFP-Ohio. Each of the candidates has been identified through AFP’s support for smaller, less obtrusive government. The candidates who…

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Commentary: Republicans Must Nationalize The Election On Kavanaugh Confirmation

by CHQ Staff   Prior to the middle of September, the Republican establishment was struggling to find a message that would motivate the Trump coalition to turn out for the November midterm election. However, the Democrats have now handed the GOP a national issue that has quickly proven it will…

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Commentary: Republicans Learning the Hard Way a Great Economy Ain’t Enough Anymore

by Jeffery Rendall   In the 2016 presidential election’s stretch run Hillary Clinton famously asked during an interview, “Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?” American voters knew the answer and shared it with the former first lady and legacy Democrat presidential candidate on Election Day. Clinton did end up a couple points…

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Dave Brat’s Democratic Challenger Apologizes After Threatening Message Left On His Doorstep

by Evie Fordham   Virginia Republican Rep. Dave Brat’s Democratic challenger apologized Monday after her canvassers reportedly wrote “Rot in hell Dave” on a Spanberger flier and left it on Brat’s door this past weekend. Four high school students who were volunteer canvassers for Democrat Abigail Spanberger were responsible, her…

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Commentary: Republicans Must Hang Together Now or They’ll Hang Separately on November

“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1776. As perhaps America’s quirkiest and most practical Founding Father Ben Franklin is remembered for many sayings, but this quote could be his most famous. Franklin spoke the words just prior to signing the…

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OFF THE RECORD: Far Left Phil Robinson Hopes Ohio House District 6 Campaign Will End Long Losing Streak

Far Left Phil Robinson, recently endorsed by former President Barack Obama, hopes that his fourth run for public office will be the charm.  Robinson, a former staffer for left coast liberal Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), moved back to Ohio and ran for University Heights City Council in 2009.  He lost. He…

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Keith Ellison Accuser, Karen Monahan, Says Democratic Party Doesn’t Believe Her

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by Hanna Bogorowski   Karen Monahan, the woman accusing Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of domestic abuse, responded to a Twitter user on Monday who asked if Democrats believe Monahan’s allegations, saying they don’t, and that she’s been threatened and isolated from her own party. The user was following up on a tweet…

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Georgia Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams Refuses To Reveal Source Of Million-Dollar Donations

Stacey Abrams

by Jason Hopkins   Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee in Georgia’s gubernatorial election, is refusing to disclose the origin of millions of dollars donated to two foundations that helped propel her political career. Former Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader Stacey Abrams is remaining mum on who funded two tax…

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FLASHBACK: Keith Ellison Once Proposed Making a Separate Country for Blacks

Keith Ellison

by Justin Caruso   Some newly discovered columns shed light on the shocking views expressed by one of the Democrat’s favorite politicians. According to columns written several years ago in the Minnesota Daily, obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller News Foundation, Ellison was once a proponent of a blacks-only nation…

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If You Like Your Charter School, You Can Keep Your Charter School – Richard Cordray Plan Would Destroy School Choice

Ohio Democrat Governor’s candidate Rich Cordray released his education plan this week and it was really, really bad. In fact, the only way to make the plan any worse would be if Rich Cordray stood up and announced that “if you like your charter school, you can keep your charter…

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Trump-Endorsed Eddie Edwards Wins Crowded Primary for New Hampshire’s Toss-Up Congressional District

Eddie Edwards

A former police chief backed by the Trump administration won the Republican nomination Tuesday in New Hampshire’s toss-up congressional district, while Democrats picked experienced, establishment-backed nominees for both that seat and for governor. Eddie Edwards, who was endorsed by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, defeated six Republican opponents in the 1st…

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Democrat Candidate in Ohio-19 House Race Mary Lightbody Doesn’t Think Voters There Pay Enough Taxes

Mary Lightbody

According to her campaign website, Democrat Ohio House District 19 Candidate Mary Lightbody wants to “Light up Ohio with Lightbody.” However, if her far left agenda is enacted, Ohio taxpayers may be left simply too poor to afford a lightbulb. Ohio House District 19 is located in Eastern Franklin County.  The…

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Michigan Republican John James Dings Opponent Debbie Stabenow For Taking Money From Drug Industry She Claims To Fight

John James

by Evie Fordham   Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow was called out by Republican challenger John James’s campaign for the disconnect in her anti-big pharma rhetoric and the roughly $400,000 she has received in campaign contributions from the drug industry. Stabenow published an ad about her opposition to high drug…

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Wisconsin GOP Senate Hopes Rely on Underdog Leah Vukmir

leah Vukmir, Tammy Baldwin

Leah Vukmir is used to being the underdog. Few gave the Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Wisconsin much of a chance of defeating her better-funded primary challenger last month, but she prevailed thanks largely to support from the party establishment. Now Vukmir faces another opponent with deeper pockets – Democratic…

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Ohio Democrat Auditor Candidate Zack Space Racks Up Big Dollars From Billionaire Impeachment Advocate Tom Steyer

Zack Space, Tom Steyer

According to Politico, billionaire, left wing climate activist Tom Steyer plans to spend at least $110 million in the 2018 elections to elect Democrats.  Their goal?  Vote to impeach President Donald Trump.  Until recently, most of this money was expected to be spent on congressional candidates and governors’ races.  But now…

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Commentary: Will the Democrats’ Sad Shaming of Kavanaugh Ignite a Fury in the GOP Grassroots?

by Jeffery Rendall   With the confirmation hearings for Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now concluded talk slowly returns to the hot topic of the hour, the 2018 midterm elections. But first let’s digest the big glob of goopy phlegm America was forced to swallow last week, served up…

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All Eyes On Red State Dems As Kavanaugh Emerges From Hearings Intact

Brett Kavanaugh

by Kevin Daley   Attention is fixed on a handful of moderate senators expected to cast the decisive votes on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, after Kavanaugh emerged relatively unscathed from several days of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Democrats tried to infuse the hearings with defiant…

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Commentary: It Isn’t Just Trump vs. Bernie in Florida Governor’s Race

Ron Desantis, Andrew Gillum

by George Rasley, CHQ Editor   Tuesday’s Florida Primary Election rocked the Florida political establishment of both parties and set up what will likely be the most expensive and certainly the most important gubernatorial election of 2018. On the Republican side Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-6) one of the most visible…

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Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill Accuses Democrats Of Ignoring Allegations Against Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

by Nick Givas   The Daily Caller’s video columnist Stephanie Hamill accused the Democratic party of purposely ignoring abuse allegations against House Democrat Keith Ellison, on “Fox & Friends First” Saturday. “You would think that the #MeToo movement people, the women’s march, the Democrat leadership, you think they would be speaking out…

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Commentary: If Republicans Care About Winning in 2018 They’ll Play Follow the Leader

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by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Here’s a little quiz for you: what do West Virginia, Montana, Missouri, Florida, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio have in common? It’s an easy one for close watchers of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, since all of these are states President Donald…

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Republican-Turned-Democrat Gasper Aims to Unseat Incumbent Republican Congressman Turner

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Dayton real estate mogul-turned-politician Theresa Gapser hopes to defeat Republican incumbent Mike Turner in Ohio’s 10th U.S. Congressional District race in November. What’s the catch? Gasper used to be a Republican in 2004, The Dayton Daily News said. She began drifting in her political values, and then voted for President…

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Commentary: It’s Up To Conservatives To Nationalize The 2018 Midterm Election

by Richard Viguerie   For many years I’ve been telling the GOP establishment that Republicans never win a big election unless they nationalize the election – that means drawing a clear contrast with the Democrats and giving the voters “a tune they can whistle” on big conservative themes. The Republican…

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Trump, Trump Campaign Weigh In Late for Foster Friess in Today’s Wyoming GOP Primary for Governor

Foster Freiss, Donald Trump

As Wyoming voters head to the polls today a late endorsement from the Donald J. Trump for President campaign for mega-donor Foster Friess in the GOP Gubernatorial Primary could tip the scales.  The campaign endorsement follows President Trump’s endorsement tweet of Foster Friess earlier in the day.  Over 32,000 votes…

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RNC Breaks Yet Another Fundraising Record In July

Rhonna McDaniel

by Hanna Bogorowski   The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a record-breaking $14.2 million in July, the most the organization has ever raised for that month in a non-presidential year, bringing its cycle total to $227.2 million. The RNC reports having $41.9 million cash on-hand and zero dollars in debt.…

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Left Wing Florida Dem. Representative Alcee Hastings Jokes That a ‘Catastrophe’ Is Anyone Saving President Trump from Drowning

Alcee Hastings

Apprearing at a “Stronger Together” rally as emcee Sunday in the south Florida town of Sunshine, Democratic firebrand Representative Alcee Hastings (D-FL-20) made a joke at the expense of President Donald Trump that, while delighting the crowd assembled, caused some political watchers to take notice. In video posted on YouTube,…

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Turnout in Minnesota, Wisconsin Primary Elections at a Twenty-Year High

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Reuters   Voter engagement in the 2018 U.S. midterm races remains feverish, primaries in notable swing states Wisconsin and Minnesota showed on Tuesday. Both states showed sharp increases in participation as voters picked candidates for Congress, Senate and governor, with Minnesota’s turnout surpassing a two-decade high and Wisconsin’s hitting levels…

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Reports of Election Site Hacking Rankle Florida Officials

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Child’s play or a signs of a serious security problem in one of the nation’s swing states? That’s the question confronting Florida election officials who are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state’s election website. Multiple media outlets over the weekend reported that children…

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Commentary: Media and Republican Establishment Nay-Sayers Frantic to Spin Ohio Primary Victory into Defeat for Trump’s GOP

Donald Trump

by Jeffrey A. Rendall   It should come as no surprise to conservatives that the media took last week’s mostly positive Republican election results and spun them as though they were lopsided losses for President Donald Trump and his party – and that they represented a giant leap forward for the…

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Liberal Women’s Group: Ellison Must Resign, Drop Out Of AG Race Following Domestic Abuse Allegations

Keith Ellison

by Peter Hasson   A liberal-leaning women’s group is calling on Democratic Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison to resign from Congress and end his attorney general campaign following allegations that he physically abused his ex-girlfriend. “We believe women. We believe Karen Monahan,” UltraViolet executive director Shaunna Thomas said in a statement Monday. “A domestic abuser does…

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Minnesota Activist’s Son Accuses DNC Co-Chair Rep. Keith Ellison Of Physically Assaulting His Mom

Keith Ellison

by Chris White   A person claiming to be the son of a prominent Minnesota-based environmental activist is accusing Rep. Keith Ellison of physically assaulting his mother while the two were in a relationship. Ellison physically assaulted and psychologically abused Sierra Club activist Karen Monahan while the two were in…

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Latino Groups Go To War With Facebook For Requiring ID To Buy Political Ads

Florida Immigration Coalition

by Peter Hasson and Joe Simonson   Facebook’s recent policy changes requiring proof of identity to purchase political ads is unfair to Latino immigrants, several progressive groups claimed Thursday. Facebook began requiring users to submit a government-issued ID and mailing address before purchasing any political ads in April as part of the company’s…

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Mark Skoda Commentary: Diane Black for Governor

Mark Skoda

Over the years, I have observed Diane Black support pro-life issues, our 2nd Amendment gun rights and more recently, President Trump.  Her conservative bona fides are clear reasons for this endorsement.  Her experience and tenacity in the face of vocal opposition are what we need in Tennessee’s next gubernatorial term.…

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Florida GOP Governor Race: Ron DeSantis Ad Cuts Through the Clutter with Humor and Delivery

Ron Desantis

Florida Republican Congressman and candidate for Governor Ron DeSantis is having a great week. Not only did President Donald Trump endorse him a few weeks ago, the President followed up with a rally in Tampa, Florida Tuesday night to promote both DeSantis and current Governor Rick Scott — who is…

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