Tuesday - April 13, 2021
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National Republican Senatorial Committee: Resume Inflation, Wisconsin-Style
WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following news release on April 12, 2021:

The oppo is already flying in Wisconsin in what will be one of the nastiest Democrat primaries in the country. Today it was revealed that likely Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski does not have a master's degree after all. And she's not the only potential Democrat candidate in Wisconsin to have lied about their educational background. Mandela Barnes, another likely Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, explicitly told media outlets that he had "finished" undergraduate ... Show Full Article

National Republican Senatorial Committee: Raphael Warnock Caught Lying About Georgia Election Law
WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following news release:

The Washington Post reported a shocking admission from the office of Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock: The wild claims they made about the Georgia election law were, in fact, lies.

"Sen. Raphael G. Warnock, one of two new Democratic senators representing Georgia, put out an email after the law passed claiming it ended no-excuse mail voting and restricted early voting on the weekends -- also early proposals that did not become law."

"A Warnock campaign spokesman said the senator signed off on ... Show Full Article

National Republican Senatorial Committee: Erica Smith Gets Jeff Jackson to Flip-Flop on the Filibuster in Under a Month
WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following news release:

Last month, Jeff Jackson dodged taking a stand on the filibuster, which Politico is calling a "litmus test" for liberal candidates. Shortly thereafter, a Meredith College poll was released in North Carolina showing former State Senator Erica Smith riding a wave of liberal support to a strong show in the Democrat Primary.

Now, just over three weeks later, Jackson is changing his tune to keep pace with Sen. Smith, who has long supported the abolition of the filibuster, and fellow liberal Cheri ... Show Full Article

N.C. Republican Party: Will Cal Jr. and Radical Liberal Erica Smith Support Biden's Court Packing Plan?
RALEIGH, North Carolina, April 13 -- The North Carolina Republican Party issued the following news on April 12, 2021:

Last Friday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to form a commission to begin the process of packing the Supreme Court. During the campaign, Biden repeatedly dodged questions about his plan to pack the Supreme Court because he knows that it is a political loser. Now that Biden has launched his court-packing commission, US Senate candidates Radical Liberal Erica Smith and Cal Jr. (Jeff Jackson), along with other Democrat candidates, should immediately declare whether ... Show Full Article

Libertarian Party: April 2021 Elections - 44% Victories!
WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The Libertarian Party issued the following news release on April 12, 2021:

Wednesday night, candidate coordinator Cara Schulz announced the exciting results achieved by Libertarian candidates this week. Seven brand new elected Libertarians -- for an overall 44% victory rate!Forty-four percent! Thanks to your hard work and generous donations, Libertarian candidates in three states celebrated electoral success this week.

As incredibly proud of these wins as we are, we know that this is just the beginning. Libertarians are in races across the country for local and state elections ... Show Full Article

Indiana Democratic Party: As Hoosiers Demand Responsible Government, INGOP Continues Civil War
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, April 13 -- The Indiana Democratic Party issued the following news release:

The Indiana Democratic Party, the organization that advocates for the future of Indiana and its families, today criticized the Indiana Republican Party for invoking more partisan infighting rather than leading Indiana out of the COVID-19 pandemic and getting things done for Hoosier families. This time, Governor Eric Holcomb issued a veto on House Bill 1123, which would strip some emergency powers away from the governor. The veto is expected to be overridden by the Republcian supermajority and would ... Show Full Article

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee:Senate Democrats Passed American Rescue Plan, Now 50% of Americans Ages 50-64 Have Received At Least One Vaccine Shot
WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued the following news release:

The United States reached a major milestone this weekend with 50% of the U.S. population between ages 50 and 64 having now received at least their first vaccine shot.

This enormous achievement was made possible by the Biden Administration and the American Rescue Plan -- which every Senate Democrat voted for and every single GOP senator opposed.

Reminder: every Republican Senator is on the record voting against a relief package that has:

* Delivered $1,400 direct relief checks

* Ramped up ... Show Full Article