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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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W.Va. Republicans Vote Against Addressing Baby Formula Shortage
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, May 21 (TNStalk) -- The West Virginia Democratic Party issued the following statement on May 20, 2022, by Chairwoman Belinda Biafore:

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West Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement after Congressman Alex Mooney and Congresswoman Carol Miller voted against the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act late last night, which would provide emergency funding to address the shortage of infant formula in the United States.

"As Democrats are moving quickly to pass legislation that would help families and address the shortage ... Show Full Article

Ind. Democratic Party: Pause Impending Hike on Gas Tax, Pause Existing Tax on Motorists
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, May 20 -- 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 called on Indiana Republicans at the statehouse to save Hoosiers money by pausing the impending hike on the state's gas tax - an increase that would further burden motorists across the state. The planned increase will occur on July 1, and will add to the already burdensome tax rate on families during a global inflationary period. Indiana Democrats also join elected leaders like Mike Andrade, ... Show Full Article

Ohio Democratic Party: Before Mike DeWine Tries to Take Credit for It, Let's Be Clear About Who Secured Funding Likely Headed to Ohio Communities
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 19 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news:

Ahead of an expected vote in the Ohio House tomorrow to distribute more than $420 million to local communities across Ohio, the Ohio Democratic Party is making sure Ohioans know who is (and isn't) responsible for the critical investments expected to come their way. The American Rescue Plan, which makes this funding possible, passed thanks to support from Sherrod Brown, Tim Ryan, Marcy Kaptur, Joyce Beatty, Marcia Fudge and Nan Whaley. Not a single Republican voted for the measure - and Mike DeWine even went on record ... Show Full Article

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Rick Scott Statement on Sen. Paul's Primary Victory
WASHINGTON, May 19 (TNStalk) -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following statement:

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NRSC Chairman Rick Scott released the following statement on Senator Rand Paul's primary victory in Kentucky.

Statement from NRSC Chairman Rick Scott: "Kentucky voters are one step closer to sending Rand Paul back to the U.S. Senate. As one of our nation's leading advocates for liberty, Rand is determined to fight to protect against government overreach and against the Democrats' radical agenda that is hurting hard-working families in Kentucky.

"I am proud to support Rand Paul. ... Show Full Article

Mich. Democratic Party: Tudor Dixon Used First Debate of Republican Gubernatorial Primary to Praise Michigan's Dangerous 1931 Abortion Ban as 'Good Law'
LANSING, Michigan, May 19 -- The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following news release:

Last week in Livingston County, wrong-for-Michigan radical Tudor Dixon used her time on the debate stage to push her dangerous anti-choice agenda.

And as she has repeatedly done over her several months on the trail, Dixon once again promised to strip reproductive freedom from women even when their lives are at risk, saying "The [currently dormant 1931 near-total abortion ban] that we have now is a good law. We need to protect life in this state."

Dixon has previously gone on the record to give full-throated ... Show Full Article

Maine Democratic Party: Leading Maine Anti-Abortion Activist Calls Paul LePage 'Ally'
AUGUSTA, Maine, May 19 -- The Maine Democratic Party issued the following news release:

In case you missed it, in a Maine Public article about the threat Republicans pose to abortion rights in Maine, far-right anti-abortion activist Mike McClellan of the Christian Civic League called Paul LePage an "ally" of their cause. McClellan also said his organization's goal is "no abortions at all in Maine" and that he anticipates a wide slate of anti-abortion bills if Republicans gain control of the State House.

McClellan's comments come after the Maine GOP policy platform endorsed draconian abortion ... Show Full Article

Ariz. Democratic Party: Dirty Laundry - #AZSen Candidates Squabble Over New Puppet Ad
PHOENIX, Arizona, May 19 -- The Arizona Democratic Party issued the following news release:

It all started with Puppet Masters and a self-funded ad buy...

Last Friday, Jim Lamon turned up the temperature in this already heated GOP Senate primary, releasing a new ad on Phoenix and Tucson airwaves to introduce Arizonans to his opponent, "fake" Blake Masters, "the puppet of California Big Tech."

Twelve hours later, Blake Masters responded with a temper tantrum tweet thread, calling Lamon "desperate" and "lame" and trolling the self-funded multi-millionaire for "getting rich from Chinese solar" ... Show Full Article