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2016 House Overview (July 14, 2016) Indiana - New Jersey

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July 14, 2016 · 12:58 PM EDT

Indiana.
3rd District (Open; Stutzman, R). State Sen. Jim Banks, who also served in Afghanistan with the Navy Reserves, won the May GOP primary to replace Marlin Stutzman and will be a Member of Congress next year. He faces eight-time candidate/unemployed transient Tommy Schrader (D) in November.

2016 House Overview (July 14, 2016) New Mexico - Wyoming

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July 14, 2016 · 12:57 PM EDT

New York.
1st District (Zeldin, R). Former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst won the June 28 Democratic primary by 319 votes and will face Lee Zeldin in the general election. Democrats are emboldened by the way Zeldin has embraced Trump and stumbled through a CNN interview where he…

Evan Bayh, Indiana and the Fight for the Senate

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Nathan L. Gonzales July 14, 2016 · 12:56 PM EDT

Former Sen. Evan Bayh will run for the Senate after all, buoying Democrats’ chances of winning the open seat in Indiana and the Senate majority.

Bayh’s decision was surprising, considering he didn’t seek re-election in 2010 and had shown no interest in running or serving again despite Democratic…

Candidate Conversation - Tom Nelson (D)

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July 14, 2016 · 12:55 PM EDT

Candidate for Wisconsin’s 8th District

Interview Date: June 15, 2016

Date of Birth: March 3, 1976; St. Paul, Minn.

Education: Carleton College (B.A. 1998); Princeton Univ. (M.P.A. 2004)

Political Office: Outagamie County Executive; State Assembly (former); 2010 Lt. Gov. nominee

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Why Republicans Decline to Attack Democrats on “Culture of Corruption”

Nathan L. Gonzales July 13, 2016 · 11:34 AM EDT

Republicans are obsessed with one high-profile Democrat who isn’t going to be indicted — while giving a collective shrug after two Democratic House members have been indicted within the past 12 months.  

On Friday, Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida was indicted on conspiracy and fraud…

Ratings Change: Indiana Senate Moves to Toss-Up/Tilt Democratic

Nathan L. Gonzales July 11, 2016 · 11:55 AM EDT

Former Sen. Evan Bayh will run for the Senate after all, buoying Democrats’ chances of winning the open seat in Indiana and the Senate majority.

The news, first reported by CNN’s Tom LoBianco, is surprising considering Bayh, who didn’t seek re-election in 2010, had shown no interest in running,…

Colorado Primary Results Keep Senate Republicans on the Defensive

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Nathan L. Gonzales July 1, 2016 · 9:22 AM EDT

Colorado has been a Rocky Mountain roller coaster of emotion for Republicans.

Less than two years after unseating one Democratic senator, Republicans nominated a candidate with no paid staff to take on the other Democratic senator. 

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn won the GOP primary…

Rubio, Research Shake Up Florida Races

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Nathan L. Gonzales July 1, 2016 · 9:21 AM EDT

With just days before the July 24 filing deadline, Republican Marco Rubio reversed course and announced his campaign for re-election to the Senate, creating a domino effect on Florida races. 

Rubio announced his retirement early in order to focus on his presidential run and give GOP candidates…