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News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from politicians, candidates and interested parties - covering the U.S. political arena including state and national political parties.

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Tim Sheehy's Support for National Abortion Ban On Display As Anti-Abortion Group Campaigns for Him in Montana
HELENA, Montana, June 21 -- The Montana Democratic Party issued the following news release on June 20, 2024:

New reporting from the Washington Post highlighted Tim Sheehy's support for a national abortion ban as anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America (SBA) spends big to campaign for him in Montana.

SBA only endorses candidates that back a national abortion ban, "which has led the group to endorse fewer candidates" this cycle, according to the Washington Post. Sheehy is one of only two Senate candidates in competitive races to receive SBA's endorsement in 2024 because of the group's ... Show Full Article

PENNSYLVANIA WOMEN BLAST DAVID MCCORMICK AND DONALD TRUMP'S ANTI-CHOICE AGENDA
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, June 21 -- The Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following news on June 20, 2024:

Today, ahead of the second anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party hosted a roundtable of Pennsylvania women who said David McCormick and Donald Trump's anti-choice agenda is disqualifying.

"The overturning of Roe v. Wade two years ago brought us back decades to a time when women were unable to make healthcare decisions over their own body," said Representative Carol Hill-Evans. "Now, David McCormick and the guy we kicked ... Show Full Article

New Poll: Hispanic Voters Trust Republicans on Immigration
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- The National Republican Congressional Committee issued the following news:

A new poll released this morning reveals the advantage Republicans like Mayra Flores hold over Democrats like Vicente Gonzalez on immigration.

In TX-34, where 89% of voters are Hispanic and where the border crisis ranks as a top issue for voters, this news should have Gonzalez shaking in his boots.

Gonzalez has consistently voted against immigration policies -- He has voted against hiring more CBP agents, streamlining the asylum process, deploying improved technology to the southern border, and ... Show Full Article

ICYMI: Michigan Republican Mike Rogers Worked for Organization That Threatened Privacy Rights [American Journal News]
LANSING, Michigan, June 21 -- The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following news release:

American Journal News has reported that Mike Rogers worked for Mitre, "a federal contractor that designed civilian surveillance programs and pushed for right-wing social policies," including pushing ineffective, anti-choice "abstinence-only programs."

The story notes that "when Rogers joined Mitre it was working on one of its most infamous projects: developing technology that could lift fingerprints from photos posted on social media" which was called out by the ACLU and other human rights organizations ... Show Full Article

ICYMI: All In With Chris Hayes Highlights Senate GOP Candidate Quality Problems, Spotlight on Lake, McCormick & Hovde [MSNBC, All in With Chris Hayes]
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued the following news release:

This week MSNBC's All in With Chris Hayes highlighted Senate Republicans' candidate quality problem, with a spotlight on Kari Lake, David McCormick and Eric Hovde.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

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MSNBC All In With Chris Hayes: Freaks and Geeks

Chris Hayes

June 18, 2024

Chris Hayes: Kari Lake who ran for Governor in Arizona, former TV news reporter who campaigned against the fake news media. Not only parroted Trump's lies about the 2020 election, she also subsequently claimed her own election ... Show Full Article

BREAKING: SAM BROWN MANAGED TEXAS CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR '100% PRO LIFE, NO EXCEPTIONS' CANDIDATE - AND TRIED TO HIDE IT FROM NEVADA VOTERS
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, June 21 (TNSres) -- The Nevada Democratic Party issued the following news release:

A breaking report (https://nevadacurrent.com/2024/06/20/brown-recruited-managed-campaign-for-extreme-anti-abortion-candidate-in-texas/) from the Nevada Current exposed MAGA extremist Sam Brown for trying to hide his role as campaign manager for a radical anti-abortion congressional candidate in Texas.

In 2018, Brown "personally recruited" and managed the campaign of a far-right candidate who bragged about being "100% pro-life, no exceptions" and repeatedly supported anti-abortion laws without ... Show Full Article

Assembly Housing Committee Advances Bill Modernizing Foreclosure Sales
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 21 -- The New Jersey Assembly Democrats issued the following news release:

The Assembly Housing Committee advanced legislation last week that would broaden access to the sale of foreclosed-upon property by authorizing a sheriff or another officer or person to conduct a foreclosure sale of real estate online. Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberley and Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson sponsored Bill A3791 (https://njleg.gov/bill-search/2024/A3791/bill-text?f=A4000&n=3791_I1), also known as the "New Jersey Online Foreclosure Sale Act."

"Here in New Jersey, we firmly believe ... Show Full Article