Trump Seeks Revenge Against Republican Enemies in 2022 Midterms

Former President Donald Trump is on a mission to rid the party of some of his most fervent opponents at the state and federal levels. 

“UPTON QUITS! 4 down and 6 to go. Others losing badly, who’s next?” Trump said in a statement, referring to Representative Fred Upton (R-MI-04). 

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Congressional Black Caucus Endorses Hillary Clinton’s Pick for Ohio Special Election

Shontel Brown of Ohio

The Congressional Black Caucus’s political arm waded into the Democratic Primary for an Ohio special election Wednesday, endorsing Hillary Clinton’s preferred candidate, Politico reported.

The CBC Political Action Committee put their support behind Shontel Brown, the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party chair, who already has the backing of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, according to Politico.

“She is no stranger to adversity and has spent her career fighting for Ohioans. Shontel Brown worked alongside community leaders to install public wifi hotspots in the Greater Cleveland area in order to improve access to broadband, helping to close the digital divide,” CBC PAC executive director Yolonda Addison said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Franklin County Democratic Party Tells Local FOP Lodge Its Candidates Do Not Want Police Endorsements

The Franklin County Democratic Party has decided that the local Fraternal Order of Police does not need to endorse any of its candidates.

Party Chairman Michael Sexton informed the FOP Capital City Lodge #9 of the decision in a letter, available on the Democratic chapter’s Facebook page here from a Friday post.

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Ohio GOP State Central Committee Meets, Hears from Justice Kennedy and Trump Victory Ohio State Director, Tables Endorsement Policy Recommendation

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Republican State Central Committee met Friday and Chairman Jane Timken opened the meeting. Distinguished guests included Trump Senior Advisor Bob Paduchik, Trump Victory Ohio State Director Steve Buckingham and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy. One substantive agenda item was up for discussion – a change in their endorsement policy – which was tabled at the request of the Republican Senate and House Caucuses.

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Americans for Prosperity Reports Three of its Six Endorsed Candidates Won in Ohio Legislative Races

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) of Ohio issued a statement Wednesday congratulating its newly elected and re-elected members of the Ohio State Senate and Ohio House of Representatives. The organization applauded its activists for their “tireless efforts to support policy champions seeking to represent Ohioans in Columbus.” AFP State Director Micah…

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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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Columbus Dispatch Endorses Dave Yost for Ohio Attorney General

The Columbus Dispatch has endorsed Republican Dave Yost for Ohio Attorney General. The newspaper’s editorial board endorsed Yost because of his broad experience as state auditor and his proven history of fighting public corruption, said the Republican Attorneys General Association in a statement Monday. Yost’s opponent is Democratic Steve Dettelbach,…

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Americans for Prosperity Announces Endorsements for Ohio State Legislature

Micah Derry

Americans for Prosperity-Ohio announced its endorsement Tuesday for six Ohio state legislative candidates based on their support for a free-market economy, low taxes and quality education. Andrew Brenner, Mike Rasor, Jim Trakas, Tim Barhorst, Todd Smith and Kristina Roegner all support “removing barriers to opportunity and improving the lives of Ohioans,” said…

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State Employees Association Endorses Harwell, Fitzhugh In Gubernatorial Primaries

The Tennessee State Employees Association’s PAC has endorsed Beth Harwell and Craig Fitzhugh in their parties’ gubernatorial primary races, the Times Free Press reported. Harwell is the state House Speaker. Fitzhugh is the state House Minority Leader. “This was a lengthy endorsement process, including written and in-person interviews,” said Pat…

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