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Wis. Democratic Party: Eric Toney's NRA Questionnaire
MADISON, Wisconsin, Sept. 30 -- The Wisconsin Democratic Party issued the following news:

GOP Attorney General nominee Eric Toney is proud to be endorsed by the NRA with an "AQ" rating, the highest grade the group bestows on a politician without a voting record.

But how did Eric Toney get his sky-high AQ rating? It's a question worth asking.

Several months back, after Tim Michels got caught lying on a piece of direct mail about being endorsed in his primary by the NRA, a few details emerged about Michels' true status with the NRA: he was AQ-rated, the same as Eric Toney:

"Michels' campaign ... Show Full Article

Statement From Massachusetts Republican Party Chairman Jim Lyons On The AG Campaign Of Andrea Campbell
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept. 30 -- The Massachusetts Republican Party issued the following news release:

Attorney General Maura Healey's preferred successor, Democrat Andrea Campbell, has finally agreed to a single debate with Republican AG candidate Jay McMahon, a development Massachusetts Republican Party Chairman Jim Lyons said will show voters "just how radically far-left" Campbell is.

"Andrea Campbell led the charge in Boston for defunding the police, choosing politics over public safety, and that should immediately disqualify her for the job as the state's top law enforcement officer," ... Show Full Article

National Republican Congressional Committee: Nickel's Plan Of Lies
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The National Republican Congressional Committee issued the following news on Sept. 29, 2022:

Wiley Nickel is getting desperate. Today, he released a plan that he claims will help reduce high costs for North Carolinians.

But Nickel supports Democrats' disastrous agenda that has fueled inflation and will hike taxes on the middle-class.

That's not the solution North Carolinians need.

NRCC Comment: "If elected, Wiley Nickel will go to Washington and support Democrats' agenda that has only made the inflation crisis worse for North Carolinian families." -NRCC Spokeswoman Camille ... Show Full Article

NCGOP Pursues Court Order To Verify Absentee Ballots.
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 30 -- The North Carolina Republican Party issued the following news:

This week, the NCGOP continued its fight to ensure Absentee By-Mail Signatures are only approved in accordance with the law. The NCGOP filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and a motion for a preliminary injunction in Wake County Superior Court against the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

Specifically, the NCGOP is asking the court to enjoin the State Board of Elections from enforcing its prohibition of county boards of elections from comparing and verifying signatures on absentee ... Show Full Article

Democratic Governors Association: Report - Republican Joe Lombardo Oversaw A Record Spike In Murders As Clark County Sheriff
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news:

A new report highlights how, under Joe Lombardo's leadership as sheriff, Clark County saw a record spike in homicides.

The report indicates Lombardo's actions had a direct and devastating impact on violent crime. After Lombardo implemented a major restructuring of the police department, Clark County saw a record 67 percent spike in homicides.

Lombardo's changes "hindered law enforcement by decentralizing detectives and taking officers off of critical investigative and gang units," and law enforcement experts, ... Show Full Article

Dem Govs Get It Done: Gov. Janet Mills Announces New Conservation Projects, Including Historic Protection Of Deer Wintering Habitat
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news on Sept. 29, 2022:

Gov. Janet Mills announced twelve new Land for Maine's Future conservation projects to expand public access to the outdoors and protect working lands and wildlife habitat, including the state's largest ever conservation project to protect deer wintering habitat.

"As an avid sportswoman myself, I always look forward to announcing new Land for Maine's Future Projects that conserve our lands for the public, but today is a special day," said Gov. Mills. "Today, we mark the state's largest conservation ... Show Full Article

DSCC: Laxalt "Refuses To Back Fbi" & "Took Donation From Accused Arms Smuggler"
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued the following news release:

Reports are highlighting how Adam Laxalt is attacking law enforcement - telling NBC News he "refused to support the FBI" - while new reporting revealed he "took the legal maximum from Curtis Debord, who was indicted for illegal weapons trafficking."

See for yourself:

NBC News: Republican challenger in Nevada Senate race refuses to back FBI, calls it 'far too political'

By Natasha Korecki

September 28, 2022

* Laxalt, a Republican who was once Nevada's top law enforcement official, refused ... Show Full Article